Are you the type that enjoys packing every instant of your vacation itinerary with a new and exciting activity? You’re in luck – each corner of the Daytona Beach area is filled to the brim with opportunities for exhilarating entertainment. Without having to travel far from your cozy Daytona bed and breakfast accommodations, you can enjoy close-up experiences with natural Florida, thrill rides, fantastic fishing, and so much more. So, before you finalize your trip’s activity schedule, let’s explore all the best things to do in Daytona Beach!
Make a Splash
If there’s one thing our local area is known for, it’s the beach! With a shoreline spanning 23 miles of white sand, Daytona Beach vacations make a full-fledged beach day a necessity for your family. Pack supplies for all your favorite seaside activities – whether that means teaming up for beach volleyball, splashing in the oncoming waves with a boogie board, or tossing around a Frisbee. To elevate your experience, stop by one of our plentiful local surf shops to rent a surfboard or paddleboard. Seeking thrilling fun along the Halifax River? Businesses like Southside Jet Ski offer jet ski, kayak, and canoe rentals for plenty of family fun. If you’ve had your fill of sand, try out water slides, a wave pool, and a lazy river at Daytona Lagoon, a fun-filled water park and entertainment center!
Get a Taste of Racing History
Daytona Beach and NASCAR practically go hand-in-hand, and that is never more apparent than when you visit the Daytona International Speedway. This impressive track stands as a monument to all things racing. After all, nearby Ormond Beach is regarded as the “Birthplace of Speed” and Daytona Beach has historic roots that dig deep into racing.
Even if your visit to Daytona Beach does not overlap with one of the many events held at the Speedway year-round, you should still consider stopping by for one of their famous tours. In only 30 minutes, you can see all there is to see behind the scenes of all the racing action that goes on here. Whether your passion revolves auto racing or bike racing, Ms. Maggie’s South Country Inn offers secure monitored parking for all cars, trucks, and motorcycles that find their way to Daytona Beach.
Cast a Line
Angling enthusiasts will feel right at home in Florida. If you’re hankering to find the best fishing tips, there’s a local captain ready to assist you and your family! It’s easy to find different fishing charter opportunities for whatever experience you have in mind, whether that means cruising along the Halifax River or heading offshore for some impressive deep-sea fishing. You never know what you’ll reel in – and you’ll have plenty of amazing fishing tales to bring home with you!
For high-flying thrill seekers, try traveling tree-to-tree from a new perspective with Daytona Beach Zipline Adventure in Tuscawilla Park! This park activity is a perfect way to shake up a seaside vacation with an unusual outdoor adventure. Or, rain or shine, Daytona Beach’s Sky Zone Trampoline Park is another perfect spot to catch some serious air! This complex boasts wall-to-wall trampolines, obstacle course activities, agility challenges, and much more.
Not enough adrenaline yet? Pair your beach day with a visit to the Daytona Beach Slingshot, where you’ll soar to 360 ft in the air – and can even get a video of your experience to share with your friends online!
Want to get in touch with Florida’s natural world? There’s plenty of local spots where you can do just that! Plan a family hike on one of our favorite natural trails – like those throughout Tomoka State Park, where you’ll spot plentiful bird species and a live oak hammock. Or, interested in spotting dolphins or even manatees? Plenty of boat tours offer an opportunity to watch for local aquatic creatures. Try Daytona Beach’s Dine and Cruise to enjoy dinner and sightseeing, or enjoy a scenic river cruise aboard The Manatee in Ponce Inlet!
Rest Your Head
What’s the best way to relax during Daytona Beach vacations after a long, exciting day? Settling into a cozy, relaxing Daytona Beach bed and breakfast to enjoy a good night’s sleep! For a quiet, serene, comfortable atmosphere (and a full breakfast, too!), book your stay at Ms. Maggie’s South Country Inn. It’s the best place to catch your breath in beautiful, historic surroundings before heading back to your busy itinerary. We’re excited to welcome you!