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December 1, 2020

Vacation Traveling in Florida

Daytona Beach and Boardwalk

Originally built in 1938, the Daytona Beach and Boardwalk on North Ocean Ave. earned this name because of the width of the walkway and as a matter of fact that it was made of concrete and not wooden boards. Today most people simply call it the Boardwalk. It is lined with many bars, hotels, restaurants, shops, and the City Walk shopping and entertainment complex.

When planning a vacation to visit in Daytona Beach, the Daytona Beach Boardwalk also features many forms of entertainment and attractions. There are arcades with games, indoor and outdoor amusement rides like a roller coaster, a Ferris wheel, and many more. There is a bandshell on the boardwalk, and free concerts often take place here during the summer.


A Great Beach

When vacationing in Daytona the beautiful beach is a 23-mile stretch of white sandy beach and one of the top places to visit. It is known for its very hard-packed sand that allows cars to drive in some restricted areas of the beach, and the beach was used for car and motorcycle racing as early as 1902. Around 1936, it became the location for the Daytona Beach Road Course; this ended in 1958 with the creation of the Daytona International Speedway. If you are looking for a No Booking Fee Vacation Rental Click Here.

Today, the beach is known for being family-friendly and having beachfront parks with picnic areas, pavilions, boardwalks, and restrooms. Some of the most popular beachfront parks include the Michael Crotty Bicentennial Park, the Lighthouse Point Park, and the Smyrna Dunes Park.

Beautiful sunset in Florida with sun on horizon


Lighthouse Point Park at Daytona Beach, Florida

Lighthouse Point Park at Daytona Beach, FL is a public park located on South Atlantic Avenue in Ponce Inlet south of Daytona Beach and Daytona Beach Shores. It is a scenic 52-acre park located at the southern tip of Ponce Inlet and has many fun activities while on vacation, amenities, facilities such as swimming, great fishing, pavilions, an observation viewing deck, nature trails, and much more.

The park is known for its natural beauty and wildlife. When planning activities to do in Daytona Beach with active kids, this is a great spot for the whole family. Visitors can see dolphins along the shoreline, and in the sandy areas there are many different kinds of animals such as armadillos, lizards, gopher tortoises, possums, raccoons, and several types of birds like birds of prey and shore birds.