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Daytona BeachUnited States of America

The ocean-front home of NASCAR is where to catch a ground-shaking race before cooling off in the surf.

Visit Daytona Beach for its world-famous, adrenaline-fueled action at the NASCAR International Speedway and then explore the many other attractions on offer. The area is home to an amusement pier and water park, museums, galleries and many outdoor and eco-adventures.

Kick off your stay at Daytona by watching sports cars, motorcycles and even trucks race around the track at breakneck speeds at the International Speedway. The speedway hosts the legendary Daytona 500 and dozens of other events throughout the year. Discover what it’s like inside a stock car, explore the garages and get onto the track during one of the tours available at the speedway. Most types of tours are run daily and last from 30 minutes to three hours. Book in advance for the VIP tour. Check the official website for details.

Hit the beach where motoring enthusiasts have been flocking since the early 20th century. The compacted sand made it a prime spot for early racing and land-speed record attempts. By the 1930s, stock cars were racing along the beach. The sport soon became popular, and races moved to the NASCAR International Speedway when it was constructed in the 1950s.

You can drive along designated parts of Daytona Beach during the day for a small fee.Be aware that you’ll be sharing the sand with pedestrians, bicyclists and wildlife, so speed limits are low.

Take a swim anywhere along the beach or sit back and relax on the car-free stretch. Dry off and go for a walk along the old-fashioned boardwalk. Kids will love the amusement pier and arcades. Stop at the Halifax Historical Museum or check out the Museum of Arts and Sciences. When it’s time to get wet again, head to Daytona Lagoon Water Park or book an aquatic adventure, from scuba diving to Jet Skiing.

Daytona Beach is a winning combination of race tracks, beach culture, adventures and history.

Top Hotels in Daytona Beach

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
4 out of 5
100 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL
The price is CA $143 per night

Offering direct access to the beach, this Brush - Stewarts hotel is connected to a shopping centre, steps away from Ocean Center and Daytona Beach Boardwalk. ...

4/5Very Good! (5,390 reviews)

"Location and accessibility to Main Street"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 3, 2020

Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort
Hyatt Place Daytona Beach - Oceanfront
Hyatt Place Daytona Beach - Oceanfront
3 out of 5
3161 South Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores, FL
The price is CA $161 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Daytona Beach Shores hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Daytona Beach Drive-In Church and Beach at Daytona Beach. Oceans Golf Club ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,908 reviews)

"This is such a nice hotel and as long as the price remains what I paid, I will be coming back here again and again."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 4, 2020

Hyatt Place Daytona Beach - Oceanfront
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
4 out of 5
918 N Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, FL
The price is CA $209 per night

Located in East Daytona, this beachfront hotel is in the entertainment district and within a 15-minute walk of Beach at Daytona Beach and Daytona Beach Boardwalk. ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,549 reviews)

"I liked the lobby and design of the hotel structure and the fact there was a spa but due to cov 19, we were unable to enjoy it."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 4, 2020

Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach

Popular places to visit in Daytona Beach

Daytona International Speedway
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Daytona International Speedway

4.5/5(99 reviews)

Whether you’re a casual observer or a diehard racing fan, this speedway is the go-to destination for adrenaline-filled entertainment.

Top things to do in Daytona Beach

Daytona Inshore Fishing
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Daytona Inshore Fishing

100% of travellers recommend
CA $207
Per adult
The night out at the BAD GIRL, Anichka
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The night out at the BAD GIRL, Anichka

CA $34
Per adult
Nikola Tesla the mad genius
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Nikola Tesla the mad genius

CA $35
Per adult
Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Florida
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Survival Challenge by Zombie Scavengers of Florida

CA $28
Per adult
Cookery - Who's in Dinner
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Cookery - Who's in Dinner

CA $35
Per adult
New Smyrna Beach Inshore Fishing Charter
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New Smyrna Beach Inshore Fishing Charter

CA $207
Per adult

Reviews of Daytona Beach

4.3

Top Destination

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5 - Excellent 47.674418604651166%
4 - Good
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4 - Good 37.2093023255814%
3 - Okay
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3 - Okay 11.627906976744185%
2 - Disappointing
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2 - Disappointing 3.488372093023256%
1 - Terrible
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1 - Terrible 0%

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

May 10, 2020

If it was not for the corona pandemic it would’ve been a much more enjoyable trip but that’s nobody’s fault Daytona did a wonderful job trying to make everybody safe

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Mar 1, 2020

I loved this beach and haven’t been here since 2009 so it was great to be back. Although I noticed there are no vehicles parked on the beach anymore which was one of the things I used to love about Daytona. I don’t believe they do this anymore.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Nov 23, 2019

The hotel pictures on the Internet look much better than the actual hotel. Says it has restaurant for lunch and diner but was only open 2 days a week.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Jul 31, 2019

I love that you can pay $20 and drive down the beach. This was awesome

2/5 - Disappointing

Verified traveller

May 22, 2019

Felt unsafe

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Apr 25, 2019

The beach itself was beautiful. White, clean dusty sand. Didn't leave the resort other than to walk to the pier. It was lovely 

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