Daytona Beach

Big beach, big fun

Daytona Beach is synonymous with auto racing and spring break. Known as the "Birthplace of Speed", it garnered attention in the 1930s and 40s when racing automobiles and setting new speed records was all the rage. The beach itself is a 23-mile, 500-foot-wide racetrack (in low tide).

Today, Daytona Beach is an eclectic mix of affordable spring break action, hopping nightlife and family-friendly fun.

Outdoor Focus

Cruising Daytona Beach can be an adrenaline rush, but be warned, this high-octane destination offers so much eye-candy, many vacationers arrive as couples but leave as singles - or so rumor has it. Once you tire of cruising, hit the waters. Rental shops are well equipped for the following water sports:

Area Attractions

Area Events


Where to start? Racing's North Turn, a popular restaurant and bar, sits on a patch of Daytona racing history at the site where it all began in 1936. The Highlander Café is an event complex covering two-and-a half acres. With live music every Friday and Saturday night and an 1890s Ice Cream Parlor and gift shop, there's plenty to see and do.


Daytona Beach offers hundreds of affordable, student-friendly hotels, small motels, resorts, oceanfront condos, rental homes, cottages and campgrounds right in the heart of Daytona. Try the Daytona Beach Chamber of Commerce for up-to-the-minute details.

Need to Know

Daytona lives life in the fast lane. Start your engines for an unforgettable Daytona Beach vacation.

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