of the Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach areas offer breathtaking
beauty and water related fun! At low tide, the beach is up to 500
feet wide. It's easy to see why our beaches are considered among the
best in the world. Whether your day at the beach is to relax and
read a book; cast a line into the surf; build sand castles with the
children; or cruise along the shoreline with the top down, Volusia
County beaches can accommodate your desired experience.
Home of Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR's premiere
track. In February, races include the Rolex/24 and the
Daytona 500. In July, the Pepsi 400 is run under the lights.
Many shops and restaurants are located in the new downtown district.
Beautifully landscaped, this historic area borders the Halifax River
and is close to the Jackie Robinson Stadium and the Volusia County
A wide variety of fishing opportunities exist including surf
fishing, party boats, piers and private charters. For the ultimate
fishing experience, travel to the nearby Gulf Stream for exiting
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse
4931 South Peninsula Drive
of the tallest lighthouses in the United States open to the public.
The facility includes three original keepers' homes which are now
museums, a historic 46-foot tugboat, and the First-Order Fresnel
lens used in the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse from 1868 to 1993.
climb to the top of Lighthouse for a breathtaking view of the
Daytona Beach area.
Place/Spruce Creek Preserve
The 150-acre facility
is home to hundreds of native flora and fauna, including cypress
trees, alligators, pileated woodpeckers and osprey. Once the
property of James Gamble of Proctor and Gamble, the preserve offers
pontoon boat trips and tours by reservation only.
County is well-known as one of the premiere golf locations in the
Southeastern United States, offering golfers the opportunity to
refine their skills year-round. These courses provide challenges to
match every skill level.
semi-private courses in the Greater Daytona Beach Area include:
- City of Daytona
Beach (36 holes) Daytona Beach (386) 258-3119
- Cypress Head Golf
Course Port Orange (386) 756-3119
- Halifax Plantation
Ormond Beach (386) 676-9600
- Hidden Lakes New
Smyrna Beach (386) 427-4138
- Indigo Lakes Golf
Resort Daytona Beach (386) 254-4138
- LPGA International
Daytona Beach (386) 274-3880
- Monastery Golf
& Country Club Orange City (386) 774-2714
- New Smyrna Beach
Municipal Course New Smyrna Beach (386)
- Oak Hill Golf
Course (9) Oak Hill (386) 345-2624
- Oceans Golf &
Racquet (11) Daytona Beach Shores (386) 788-2998
- Pelican Bay
Country Club North Daytona Beach (386) 756-0042
- Pelican Bay County
Club South Daytona Beach (386) 788-6496
- River Bend Golf
Club Ormond Beach (386) 673-6000
- Riviera Country
Club Ormond Beach (386) 677-2464
- Spruce Creek
Country Club Daytona Beach (386) 756-6116
- Sugar Mill Country
Club (27) New Smyrna Beach (386) 426-5210
- Tomoka Oaks Golf
& Country Club Ormond Beach (386) 677-7117
- Turnbull Bay Golf
Course - New Smyrna Beach (386) 427-8727
Lake Ashby Park
Boy Scout Camp Rd.
New Smyrna Beach
This 64-acre park
includes a boardwalk, nature trail, picnic area and pavilion, tent
camping, fishing docks, horseshoes and playground.
Point Park & Recreation Area
5000 South Atlantic Avenue
accessible nature trails and a fishing jetty are great at this
ocean-front park. Covered picnic areas are available. The park also
features the famous Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and maritime museum,
which is available for tours seven days a week.
This is an oceanfront
eco-center for native animal and plant life, sand dunes and nesting
birds, with a mile-and-a-half wheelchair accessible boardwalk. A
favorite of joggers. Numerous pavilions are available for
Spruce Creek Park
6250 S. Ridgewood Ave.
The park has a
fishing pier, hiking trail, tent camping and a picnic area.
950 Old Sugar Mill Rd.
There are 12 acres of
scenic trails and the ruins of the 1846 Dunlawton Plantation.
Sugar Mill Ruins
600 Mission Rd.
New Smyrna Beach
historical site has the ruins of a sugar mill and nature trails.
Daytona Beach is within easy driving distance of Disney World,
Universal Studios, Sea World, Kennedy Space Center, St. Augustine
and a wide variety of other attractions, state and national parks.