Get ready for some serious sun and fun in Daytona Beach! This Florida coastal city boasts a huge white sand beach surrounded by carnival attractions, shopping and restaurants like The cellar. You ll also find nightlife to suit a variety of desires, and the city is of course also home to the famous Daytona 500 NASCAR race.
Motorsports fans will be in heaven, with the option of visiting the International Motor Speedway to see some racing, or take the Daytona 50 experience tour that boasts a tram tour of the pits and track, as well as a 3D motion simulator ride.
If racing is not your thing, there are plenty of alternatives. Hot and sunny almost year round, try a trip to Daytona Lagoon waterpark, or even take a tour of Angell & Phelps chocolate factory for your sweet tooth fix.
Daytona has a good public transport network of buses and trolleys, but renting a car can prove handy, as Daytona lies just off two of Florida s main interstates, allowing holiday makers to drive to Orlando in about an hour if they desire.
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A walk down the promenade in the evening will allow you to take in all the atmosphere and lively bars the city has to offer.