15 Reasons Why Your Family Should Visit Daytona Beach. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Daytona Beach Area Convention & Visitors Bureau. All opinions are 100% mine.
15 Reasons Why Your Family Should Visit Daytona Beach
When is a good time to visit a Florida beach? ANYTIME! While fall is in the air, we hit record 90+ degree temperatures here in Florida. Can we say perfect beach weather? Grab the whole family and come on down to Daytona Beach today as we explore one of my favorite family beach getaways. I’m talking about 15 Reasons Why Families Should Visit Daytona Beach for the ultimate family vacation (including a whole bunch of FREE!).
The last time I visited Daytona Beach, I was with my husband for a romantic anniversary getaway. We loved how Daytona Beach is great for couples. While we discovered an amazing beach and ate great food, all I could think about was how we needed to take the kids next time. With this amazing list of Daytona Beach must sees for families, you will be set with great vacation plans everyone will love.
The Beach for Every Budget
What makes Daytona Beach different from many of the other beaches in Florida? It’s one of the most accessible beaches in the state! One of the few 24/7 open beaches with designated car parking allowed on the beach, it’s really great for families to be able drive up their vehicle and park for the day.
With 23 miles of sandy beaches at Daytona Beach, there’s definitely a wide range of places to stay for your family vacation as well. From 4-star hotels to Bed & Breakfasts, condo rentals and even campgrounds, there’s a beach for every family budget too!
Can you hear it calling your family? Yes, the beach awaits.
The Festival Capital of the World
Bet you didn’t know this one. Daytona Beach is known as the festival capital of Florida! More than 50 festivals occur throughout the year, with plenty of sights and strolls to take in. In fact, Daytona Beach fall festivals make this one of the best times of the year to visit.
For the art lovers, be sure to attend the Halifax Art Festival in scenic downtown Daytona Beach. If you love classic cars, it’s the Daytona Turkey Run at Daytona International Speedway for sights of tons of varieties of cars. And for a bit of cultural inspiration, dancing and tasty gyros, don’t miss the Greek Festival. During the Daytona Blues Festival, you’ll enjoy a top-notch line-up for blues greats performing at historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark.
Daytona Beach is filled with lots of rich Florida history! The Ponce De Leon Lighthouse is always a family must see! Dummit’s Tomb, lots of ruins, the Old Stone Wharf, and many other areas offer places for families to explore and learn! And be sure to check out the amazing museums in the area, including the new Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, the largest collection of Florida art in the world.
Love outdoor fun? Daytona Beach is one of the best places to go for Deep-Sea Fishing for fresh bass. Definitely a fun family activity!
Family is definitely a theme of Daytona Beach. There’s lots of great fun attractions in the area for every type of vacation explorer! Enjoy world-class attractions like Daytona International Speedway and walk the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. Kids love petting the sting rays at the Marine Science Center too! Check out all of the kid friendly options for family fun!
10 FREE Things to Do
Would you love a FREE Chocolate Factory Tour and a walk in a beautiful botanical gardens? Cool off at an interactive splash park or visit one of the many free museums? Check out these 10 free things to do in Daytona Beach.
Heading to Daytona Beach soon? Hope you’ll take these 15 reasons to visit with you! We definitely cannot wait to head back with the family this time for jam packed vacation memories!
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Linda Manns Linneman says
I love visiting Daytona Beach. You have shared some things I have not done there yet. Thank you for sharing
Deborah D says
Would be nice to see Daytona beach. Haven’t been on vacation for over 14 years.
Stephanie of The TipToe Fairy says
Daytona Beach looks like so much fun. We usually head to Orlando, but I know my kids would love the beach, too.
We’ve been to Daytona Beach before and loved it. This is such a great list!
Jessica M. says
Sounds like an amazing place visit. I would love to take my family some day!
Would love to visit
I love Florida beaches but have never been to Daytona! I would like to catch one of the festivals, though!
RANDY FULGHAM says
this is a great post –i have a friend that lives there and he is always telling i need to come down and stay with them…i might just do this next year
Lula Ruger says
I am a beach person and i love Daytona beach it is just so beautiful I would love to take my grandson there some day .
Cindy S. says
I would love to visit Florida with my family. It looks so beautiful there!
Tanika C says