Things to Do in Daytona Beach, FloridaVisitors to Daytona Beach, Florida will always find fun activities and things to do. Catch thrill-a-minute NASCAR racing action at Daytona International Speedway. Explore Florida's tallest lighthouse at Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station. Indulge in some of the finest chocolate around at Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory. Read more about these and other attractions in the list below.
Daytona International Speedway -Super-charged NASCAR racing is on tap through the year at renowned Daytona International Speedway. Main events include the Daytona 500, Coke Zero 400, Rolex 24, Nationwide Series 300, Daytona 200 and NextEra Energy Resources 250. www.daytonainternationalspeedway.com
Speed Park Motorsports -This family theme park delivers a full day of fun and excitement. Ride like a dragster racing pro in Nitro Alley, satisfy your need for speed by hopping on Daytona Beach's fastest go-karts, and put your gaming skills on the line in the 7,000-square-foot arcade. www.speedparkdaytona.com
Daytona Flea & Farmers Market -In addition to being ranked in the top 5 markets in America by USA Weekend, Daytona Flea & Farmers Market is considered one of world's best by Travel Channel. Encounter 600 different vendors selling everything from jewelry, art, and vacuum cleaners to cameras, gourmet coffee, and kitchen supplies. www.daytonafleamarket.com
Daytona Beach Kennel Club & Poker Room -If you're into pari-mutuel wagering and poker playing, you'll be into Daytona Beach Kennel Club & Poker Room. Open every day, this highly popular attraction features live greyhound racing plus simulcast greyhound, thoroughbred, harness, and jai-alai action from America's top tracks. www.daytonagreyhound.com
Museum of Art and Sciences -Central Florida's main repository of art, history, and science, the Museum of Arts and Sciences boasts more than 30,000 works in its permanent collection. Discover everything from American, Cuban, African, and pre-Colombian art to fossils, gems and minerals, and a collection of Americana and Coca-Cola memorabilia. http://moas.org
Daytona Beach -Many consider it "the world's most famous beach." You may, too, once you spend some quality time on Daytona Beach. It's ideal all year round for swimming, boating, sailing, volleyball, and a whole range of other recreational activities. www.daytonabeach.com
Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory -Chocolate aficionados will want to make a beeline for Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory. Opened in 1925, the store still adheres to old-fashioned values of homemade quality, producing such delectable treats as chocolate truffles, caramel pretzel rods, and chocolate-covered cherries and blueberries. www.angellandphelps.com/
Ocean Center Daytona Beach -The 205,000-square-foot Ocean Center is a multi-use facility in Daytona Beach. Events both large and small take place there, such as conventions, concerts, tradeshows, family-friendly shows, sporting events, and banquets. http://volusia.