Points of Interest
Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory & Tours
Visit Angell & Phelps in the beautiful Downtown Daytona Beach on Beach Street and receive a free tour! Each guided tour lasts 20 minutes and visitors can enjoy free chocolate samples at the end of each tour.
Art League of Daytona Beach
The Art League of Daytona Beach is located in the heart of Daytona’s historic district. Visitors can enjoy unique gallery exhibits from a variety of talented local artists. The Art League of Daytona Beach also offers regular classes and workshops on a weekly basis.
Beach Street Historic District
Downtown Daytona Beach is a shopping and dining district, featuring a wide range of antique shops, museums, clothing boutiques, and more. Beach Street Historic District is a great spot for shopping and entertainment for locals and travelers alike.
Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park
A 150-acre monument of the Second Seminole War. Discover ruins of the plantation, a springhouse, sugar mill, and more at this unique historic state park. Visitors can also enjoy bicycling, fishing, museums, picnics, canoeing and kayaking, nature trails, and more!
Daytona Beach Oceanfront Bandshell
A popular amphitheater located at the north end of the Boardwalk. Enjoy free concerts and live entertainment at this beautiful venue overlooking the Atlantic Ocean.
Daytona Beach Pier & Boardwalk
Offering a wide range of excitement for locals and travelers. With indoor and outdoor amusement rides, gift shops, live entertainment, and restaurants overlooking the beach, the Daytona Beach Pier & Boardwalk is a must-see when visiting Daytona Beach.
Breakers Oceanfront Park & Environmental Learning Center
The perfect spot for families and children to enjoy a variety of activities, including volleyball, walking areas, a playground, and more!
A casual, pristine beach along Florida’s Atlantic Coast between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine. Flagler Beach is a popular spot for surfing, water sports, and relaxing, and offers a myriad of unique local shops and restaurants.
Casements Cultural Center & Museum
This famous mansion was the winter residence of American oil magnate, John D. Rockefeller. This historic memorabilia invites visitors Monday through Saturday to learn about the mansion’s unique history.
Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
This 116-acre zoo and botanical garden, located just south of Daytona Beach, offers lush vegetation, over 500 animals, and an overall exciting experience for families and friends. With an aerial adventure course, a tropical splash ground, and a plethora of unique flora and fauna, visitors are never short on options.
Ponce Inlet Watersports
Choose from a wide variety of water sports, tours, and boat rentals at Ponce Inlet Watersports, perfect for the whole family! There’s always something exciting to see and experience in Daytona Beach, whether it’s catching your first wave, spotting a school of dolphins, or parasailing from hundreds of feet above the water.
Daytona International Speedway
This world famous racetrack is home to some of the most prestigious NASCAR events, including the Daytona 500, Coke Zero 400, and more. Perfect for families and friends seeking a fun, classic event.
Daytona Lagoon is a family-friendly water park with a wide range of amusement, including water slides, go-karts, mini-golf, an arcade, laser tag, and a rock-climbing wall. Located in the heart of Daytona Beach, visitors can conveniently experience a variety of fun and excitement!
A nonprofit organization, aspiring to help the community with various volunteer projects in theatre production. With several traditional theatre performances, the Daytona Playhouse is perfect for visitors of all ages seeking live entertainment.
Bulow Creek State Park
One of the largest remaining stands of southern live oak forest boasting approximately 5,600 acres. Visitors can enjoy a wide range of activities, including bicycling, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, picnics, interpretive exhibits, and more!
Halifax Historical Museum
Enjoy a variety of exhibits and collections at the Halifax Historical Museum, located in Daytona Beach. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to learn about the history of the Halifax River area.
Howard Thurman Home
The first home of Dr. Howard Thurman, a historical figure during the Civil Rights Movement. The Howard Thurman Historical House has been preserved as an educational and cultural center, available for visitors to take tours and learn about Thurman’s life work.
Lighthouse Point Park
At the southern tip of Ponce Inlet, you’ll find the pristine Lighthouse Point Park. With 52 acres of alluring nature trails, observation deck and tower, swimming, picnics, and more, visitors can experience a wide range of excitement.
Living Legends of Auto Racing Museum
Living Legends of Auto Racing Museum honors the pioneers of beach racing and stock car racing. Enjoy a complimentary presentation and learn about the history of automobile racing on the beaches of Volusia County.
Lyonia Environmental Center
Featuring several hands-on displays, exhibitions, an outdoor amphitheater, and more to promote the county’s natural environment, heritage, and obstacles. This is a fun and interactive way to educate visitors on Volusia County’s environment and green practices.
Enjoy a 20-minute video presentation and unique exhibits at Billy MacDonald’s house. Learn about the history of Ormond Beach and take the two-hour trolley tour where visitors can see more than 30 historical sites.
Mary McLeod Bethune Home & Gravesite
Located on the campus of Bethune-Cookman University, you’ll find the historic home of its first president, Mary McLeod Bethune. Enjoy a guided tour and learn about the successful civil rights leader, educator, and founder of Bethune-Cookman.
Museum of Arts & Sciences & Center for Florida History
Discover the area’s largest museum, the Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) and enjoy showcases of some of the most significant collections and exhibits of cultural art and paintings. This nonprofit educational institution is a great spot for families and friends from all over.
Ormond Beach Performing Arts Center
Providing visitors exceptional entertainment, from theatrical performances, live concerts, dance classes, and more. This 23,000+ square foot theatre features 600 stadium-styled seats and is great for the whole family!
Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens
Discover the lush tropical gardens, enjoy original art exhibits, and explore the veteran memorials at the Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens. This unique museum also offers creative art classes for kids and adults.
The Peabody Auditorium is home to the unique performances of the Daytona Beach Symphony Society. From live concerts, stand-up comedy, dinner and shows, the Peabody Auditorium is Daytona Beach’s hub for talent and exceptional entertainment!
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Located 10 miles south of Daytona Beach, the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum is a unique, historical landmark that is a must-see when visiting the area. The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Florida at 175 feet and is visited by over 170,000 people each year. Discover incredible views of the beach from the top of the tower, enjoy some of the finest collections and exhibits, and learn about its fascinating history along the way.
Southeast Museum of Photography
Visit one of the largest photography museums in the nation, located on the Daytona State College campus. The Southeast Museum of Photography features more than 12 exhibits annual and offers various films, workshops, lectures, and more. Perfect for friends and families seeking some of the most unique photography exhibits by talented artists and scholars!
Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens
Explore the unique historical site and botanical gardens in Port Orange at the Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens. The Dunlawton Plantation and Sugar Mill was a plantation that was destroyed at the beginning of the Second Seminole War. Enjoy free admission and experience the lush gardens and riveting history this site has to offer.
Tomoka Mounds & Middens
An archaeological site worth visiting to learn about the Daytona Beach area’s fascinating history. Discover the Mounds and Middens that date back to the archaic ages, up to 5,500 years ago. Located in Ormond Beach, the Tomoka Mounds & Middens is an alluring site with tons of interesting artifacts and shells that you won’t want to miss!
Visit the Planetarium for a riveting experience, located at the Museum of Arts & Science in Daytona Beach. Take a journey through the universe and experience the wonders of the solar system with these fun, eye-catching shows.