Daytona is fun for all ages. From turbo-charged racecars to relaxing beaches, visitors will find their niche on one of Florida's most famous beachs. Count on taking in some of these attractions when you come to town to get the most out of your visit.
If you can’t come for one of their world-famous races, daily tours give you a look inside the World Center of Racing. See the famed track and pit road, the Drivers Meeting Room, Sprint Cup garagesand the press box. “NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience” puts you in the driver’s seat, with the sounds and sights of a speedway.
Wide, smooth beaches make driving on the sand a unique experience. No need to lug your stuff from the hot parking lot. (Vehicle-free beaches are allocated.)
This quaint, palm-tree-lined street runs through the heart of downtown’s riverfront. You’ll find a playground, cafés, history museum, boutiques, a magic store and even a chocolate shop with free tours.
The museum houses more than 30,000 objects including American and Cuban art, Chapman Root’s collection of Americana and a planetarium. There’s also a children’s museum and sculpture garden.
This beautiful point is where the Atlantic Ocean and Halifax River converge. Visit the quieter side of Daytona Beach, and take in the scenery on a secluded beach or nature trail. Hop aboard a 90-minute ecotour, take a water taxi, play on the dog beach or grab a bite at a seafood shack.
Built in 1874, the impressive structure is Florida’s tallest lighthouse. At 171 feet, and a few hundred steps up, visitors can see incredible views of the Halifax River, Atlantic Ocean and surrounding areas.
Learn about the area’s ecosystems from the St. Johns River to the Atlantic Ocean, observe the sea turtle and bird rehabilitation center and play in the stingray touch tank.
This classic landmark was first built at the turn of the century and was later rebuilt in the 1920s as a grand casino with an ornate ballroom. Today it remains a popular hangout and is home to Joe’s Crab Shack, where patrons take in fabulous views from the top deck.
Ride the Sand Blaster, the attraction’s roller coaster or head to the shell stage for the free summer concert series.
This six-level, oceanfront complex is anchored by a 10-screen movie theater and is easily noticeable by its bright, geometric shape. It includes such stores and restaurants as Maui Nix Surf Shop, Sunglass Hut, Global Candle Gallery, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Johnny Rockets and the Mai Tai Bar. It overlooks the historic