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Daytona Beach Hotel

Best Western International Speedway Hotel
$74+ per night Fitness Room/Gym Swimming pool Refrigerator Cable / Satellite TV Pool Outdoor View Deals
Super 8 by Wyndham Daytona Beach
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Holiday Inn Daytona Beach LPGA Boulevard
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Emerald Shores Hotel - Daytona Beach
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Hilton Garden Inn Daytona Beach Airport
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Ocean Breeze Club Hotel
$96+ per night Fitness Room/Gym Restaurant Swimming pool Private beach Pool Indoor Pool Outdoor View Deals
El Caribe Resort and Conference Center
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Tropical Winds Resort Hotel
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Courtyard by Marriott Daytona Beach Speedway Airport
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Hampton Inn Daytona Speedway-Airport
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Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Daytona Beach Speedway/Airport
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Homewood Suites by Hilton Daytona Beach Speedway-Airport
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Boardwalk Inn and Suites
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Best Western Aku Tiki Inn
$113+ per night Fitness Room/Gym Restaurant Swimming pool Private beach Pool Outdoor View Deals
Residence Inn by Marriott Daytona Beach Speedway Airport
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La Quinta Inn & Suites Oceanfront Daytona Beach
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Best Beaches in Daytona Beach

1. Daytona Beach

Fast and Furious

When you hear "Daytona," a family beach vacation may not be the first thing that comes to mind. Though the Daytona 500 is the area's biggest event, the beach itself is paradise for many families who have no plans to visit the speedway.

The beachfront's unusual hard-packed sand allows vehicles to drive over it, which is why it was popular with the likes of Henry Ford in its early days. But nowadays, the beach draws crowds more interested in its 23 miles of fun, lively atmosphere and sunny weather.

Dining and Activities

Though it has a bit of a reputation as a wild Spring Break destination, Daytona Beach is also the ideal place for a family vacation, and it has plenty of draws for the little ones.

Head to the Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier, where a roller coaster, Ferris wheel and go-karts will get the thrill-seekers among you excited. Along the beach, you can find jungle gyms, water parks and ice cream shops.

For a good sit-down meal, head to Joe's Crab Shack on Main Street Pier, offering seafood and beach-inspired cocktails along with great views of sand and surf.

Out to Sea

When it's time to hit the water, give paddle-boarding or kayaking a try; if you're more adventurous, opt for surfing or parasailing. The water is perfect for a leisurely swimming session.

Feel like changing spots? No big deal—this beach goes on for miles and miles, and no matter how many times you return, you'll almost certainly discover something new. Enjoy!

Daytona Beach at a glance

City: Daytona Beach

Country or State: Florida

Length of Beach: 23 miles

Access: By car, taxi, bus, on foot

Best time to visit: March to May

High Season: December to May

Low Season: June to November

Facilities:

  • Restaurants, bars, nightlife
  • Chair and umbrella rental
  • Lifeguards
  • Public restrooms

Beach Type:

  • Golden sand
  • Saltwater
  • Popular

Beach Type:

  • Daytona 500, Spring Break, Daytona Beach International Festival

2. New Smyrna Beach

Under the Radar

New Smyrna Beach is set along Florida's east coast, about an hour's drive from Orlando and 20 minutes from Daytona Beach. Sure, there are beach towns with higher profiles in the area, but travelers keep coming back to this down-to-earth destination not only for its hospitable feel, but because it's a hive of recreational activity.

Something for Everyone

Like to swim, scuba dive or surf? This beach has that covered. In fact, New Smyrna has been called a top Florida surfing spot by both Surfer Magazine and National Geographic. Be careful, though. The city has garnered the unfortunate title of the shark bite capital of the world.

If your activity of choice is fishing, golfing, hiking or sailing, there are plenty of resources in town to help you have a blast. Fishers can try their luck at the fishing pier over the lagoon, or just set up on the beachfront, as many other fishing enthusiasts do.

Head to the Canaveral National Seashore, just south of New Smyrna Beach, for a stroll underneath a canopy of subtropical trees. Kayaking, canoeing and paddle-boarding are the most popular activities in this coastal stretch.

Local Color

With so many beach areas to choose from, it won't be hard to find a stretch of sand that suits your tastes. There's even Playalinda Beach, the area's unofficial nude beach, where sunbathers take advantage of a loophole to flout the rules about clothing requirements.

In town, be sure to check out the sprinkling of art galleries hosting openings and performances throughout the year. Some standouts are Galleria di Vetro and the Atlantic Center for the Arts.

New Smyrna Beach at a glance

City: New Smyrna Beach

Country or State: Florida

Length of Beach: 5 miles

Access: By car or bus

Best time to visit: March to May

High Season: December to May

Low Season: June to November

Facilities:

  • Chair, umbrella and water sports equipment rental
  • Shopping and dining in downtown New Smyrna Beach
  • Lifeguards on duty
  • Public restrooms

Beach Type:

  • Golden sand
  • Saltwater
  • Popular

Weather in Daytona Beach °F°CAverage monthly temperatures

Jan
 16 days
Feb
 19 days
Mar
 27 days
Apr
 20 days
May
 16 days
Jun
 26 days
Jul
 30 days
Aug
 28 days
Sep
 30 days
Oct
 20 days
Nov
 18 days
Dec
 16 days
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