New Smyrna Beach

Where the ocean meets the sky

New Smyrna Beach prides itself on being a casual, unhurried coastal town, free of crowds, pollution and noise. No wonder snowbirds flock here, as do vacationers seeking best value. With 13 miles of white sand, locals describe this slice of Florida as the place "where the ocean meets the sky". While water sports rule, offshore activities include museums and art galleries paying homage to its status as the second oldest settled city in Florida. Protected by rock ledges 45 miles offshore, New Smyrna Beach has no dangerous undercurrents and is considered one of the safest swimming beaches in the world.

Outdoor Focus

Golf, hiking, tennis and shelling are popular outdoor activities. Other highlights include:

Area Attractions

On shore, shopping on Canal Street or Flagler Avenue will satisfy your retail needs with numerous antique shops and boutiques, and fabulous seafood restaurants are plentiful when you need a break. With Orlando only 45 minutes away, New Smyrna is the closest beach to the many theme parks of Walt Disney World. Closer to home, there's:

Area Events


Flagler Avenue and Canal Street offer up a varied menu of clubs, pubs and nightlife for every taste.


Affordable accommodations range from motels to oceanfront hotels, condos and cozy bed and breakfasts.

Need to Know

More than a laidback sleepy town, New Smyrna Beach offers surf and sun. Your New Smyrna Beach getaway is only a click away.

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