Daytona Beach Travel Guide

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Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum Grounds

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum Grounds

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Preservation Association

Daytona Beach is a favorite vacation destination to enjoy NASCAR Racing, Bike Week, Spring Break, Black College Reunion, Summer vacation, Biketoberfest, the Turkey Rod Run classic car show, with other special events.

The area is well known for its beach area, which has sparkling, fine grained sand. Walking or bathing on the beach is free all year round. In some areas, driving is permitted on the beach for a small entrance fee.

There is a large retired person's community around the Daytona Beach area. The senior citizens enjoy the area's many golf courses, tennis courts, bowling lanes, deep sea and inshore fishing guide charters, art and cultural activities.

In the Winter months, it is too chilly for beach going, but Daytona Beach is still warmer than many places up North. The area is visited my many so-called "snow-birds" who have Winter homes or condos in Florida. Hotel rooms are cheap and plentiful, particularly in December and January.

February through mid-April are busy months in Daytona Beach, as loads of tourists flock to town for special events, starting with the Rolex 24 Hour race, the Daytona 500 race, Bike Week (now actually two weeks), Spring Break, and Black College Reunion. Local accommodations are jammed to capacity during this period.

 

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