Daytona Beach Travel

Daytona Beach lies in Volusia County of Florida. It has been a place loved by vacationers for over a century. It is the only beach in the world that allows motorized vehicles.

The first hotel in the area was built by Matthias Day in 1874 and he named it Palmetto House. Many other entrepreneurs contributed to the development of the area. Some of them include entrepreneurs like Commodore Charles Burgoyne who built first community center, and John D. Rockefeller who revealed golf courses of Ormond Beach.

Persons of all age groups can enjoy the different activities of the Daytona Beach area. The beaches and motor sporting activities of the Daytona Beach are most famous. There are other activities such as cultural events, nightlife, sporting events and shopping in the area, thus making it a perfect holiday spot for the whole family.

This Place is open all year and access is free for pedestrians. A relaxing day can be spending at the beach and 23 mile sandy area is open 24 hours a day. On this beach, cars can be taken but only on designated areas and these are allowed from sunrise to sunset keeping in view the tidal conditions. The travelers having disabilities can also enjoy the beautiful beach by using the special surf chairs available and these chairs can be reserved free of cost.

There are many popular tourist attractions in Daytona Beach. The Halifax River tours are organized by Daytona Beach River Cruise and manatees and dolphins are often sighted. The breathtaking view of the coastline and city from the sky can be enjoyed by taking the Daytona Parasail trip.

The visit to this Beach is incomplete without a visit to the Daytona International Speedway. It is host to the Daytona 500 racing and it is open for visitor’s everyday. The gift shop here has latest NASCAR clothing that can be bought and at the video games arcade, the racing skills can be put to a test.

Some other attractions are Trolley Boat Tours, Daytona USA, Ghost Walk, Sugar Mill Ruins Oceanfront Park and Lighthouse Point Park.

There are many art galleries and museums in the area. Halifax Historical Museum is the most famous and it contains complete information on Halifax region history. In the Museum of Arts and Sciences, any information related to science, history and art can be found. The Klassic Auto Attraction of Daytona Beach has on display vintage cars and motorcycles. Regular art exhibitions are held at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum. The first photographic museum of Florida is the Southeast Museum of Photography and exhibitions are held here regularly.

There are options from budget hotels to luxury resorts in here. The hotels are vastly in South Atlantic Avenue, North Atlantic Avenue, Daytona’s International Speedway and Daytona Beach International Airport.

Some other tourist destinations that are close to this place are Adventure Island, an entertainment park near the Daytona Beach and has slides and Water Park that can be enjoyed by the family; Kingsley Plantation, an original cotton plantation of 18th century and visitors are given information about the cotton growing process; Kennedy Space Center, place from where satellites are launched.