170 Williamson Blvd.
Ormond Beach, FL 32174
Phone: (386) 673-6030
Fax: (386) 673-7017
170 Williamson Blvd., Ormond Beach, FL, US, 32174
- Phone: (386) 673-6030
- Fax: (386) 673-7017
Come visit the Casements, the former winter home of John D. Rockefeller during the early 20th century. This historic place is named after the numerous casement windows that adorn the building, and once hosted a number of Rockefeller's infamous Christmas parties. It now serves as a cultural center that offers exhibits, events, and classes. Head outside and stroll through the citrus trees and across the bridges and streams that adorn the property's two-acre garden. Guided tours are available at various times during the center's regular hours of operation. Check the website for further details.
Thirty-six challenging holes, mysterious pirate hideouts, and loads of family fun are available at this miniature golf course where you putt around historical markers of pirates in a lush tropical setting complete with a cool sea fog.
Drive 300 horsepower, tire-screeching dragsters while at this motorsports venue that also features three of the fastest go-kart tracks in the area. The Sprint Challenge is a high speed track filled with plenty of tight turns, The Sport Grand Prix track will test your driving skills following a 1,200 foot long serpentine trail, and Thundermania includes the challenging turns of a high banked oval track. They also have Space Coast's largest arcade.
The Daytona 500 Experience is "the official attraction of NASCAR." The Richard Petty Driving Experience offers you the chance to ride-along in a two-seat stock car driven by a professional instructor for a simulated two-lap NASCAR qualifying run at speeds exceeding 160 m.p.h. View the 45-minute "NASCAR 3D: The IMAX Experience" at the Coca-Cola IMAX Theatre. "Fans maneuver NASCAR simulators at speeds of over 200 m.p.h., combining motion, video projection and sound for the ultimate head-to-head racing experience," at Acceleration Alley. Daytona Dream Laps is an iWERKS motion simulator ride based the Daytona 500. Other attractions include the Chevy 16-second Pit Stop Challenge, DuPont Technology of Speed, Gatorade Victory Lane, a 30-minute, guided tour of the Speedway, the Goodyear Heritage of Daytona history walk, and the Car of Tomorrow.
This company offers exciting parasailing over the scenic Atlantic Ocean plus offers jet ski and four wheel beach vehicle rentals.
Tarragona Tower is located at Daytona Beach, Florida, United States. It was built in 1925 C.E as an entrance to a defunct subdivision and had two arches. It was designed by architect Charles Ballough and it was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on May 6, 2005.
A National Historic Landmark, this historic home was the former home of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, a civil rights leader, educator, and founder of Bethune-Cookman College. Artifacts, citations, plaques, and pictures of dignitaries are on display and the gravesite of Dr. Bethune is on site. Weekend tours are available by appointment.
The waters around Daytona Beach are renowned for the population of manatees that thrives there. Built as a sanctuary for these gentle creatures, the Manatee Island park is a venue sequestered a few meters from the mainland by a bridge. A popular recreation point for the locals as well as visitors, this park has picnic pavilions, a children’s play area, and restrooms. The park also plays host to popular events, like the Daytona Seafood Festival. Call for more information.
Taking up over 5,600 acres, the Bulow Creek State Park is home to thousands of oak trees, the ruins of a 19th century plantation, and Bulow's Trail, a popular seven mile hiking trail. Hikers can look out for white-tailed deer, barred owls and raccoons. Other activities enjoyed by visitors include fishing, canoeing and kayaking. Or come and picnic in a pavilion or one of the many picnic tables.
A combination of pristine beaches, expensive hotels, a riveting nightlife, and glorious sunshine is what makes Daytona Beach a tourism hot-spot in Florida. The city lies along the state’s eastern coast, stretching for miles, thus offering an excellent beach where folks can bask in the sun, get that much sought-after tan, or go for a swim in the pristine blue waters, or just surf amid the intimidating waves. Though most known for the beach, Daytona Beach also has a host of other attractions that are equally worth a visit, like the Daytona International Speedway, the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, and the Daytona Lagoon Water Park. See the website to know more.
J.L. Saxton Riverfront Park & Ball Fields is more popularly known as Riverfront Park, amongst the locals. The spacious grassland is used for quite a few events like social gatherings and sporting activities whereby individuals of all ages have a good time. Riverfront park is now owned by the City and was previously under the Trust for Public Land or TPL . The city officials is all geared to protect the park instead of developing it.
When traveling with kids, this is the ideal place to visit. Daytona Lagoon features several activities including the Lagoon Waterpark, Go-Karts, Miniature Golf, Laser Tag and more, all of which ensure fun filled activity with no time for boredom! Check out the website for regular updates on the daily specials offered at Daytona Lagoon—they are definitely worth it! Open hours vary, so check the website for updated timings.