We feature many events in our What’s Happening Around Work Webb blog series, but there are many things to do all year round here in Daytona Beach, Florida. So for the March edition of What’s Happening, we list some fun things you can do any time of the year in this charming coastal city. Here are some of the top things to do in downtown Daytona Beach.
Explore the Beach
Daytona Beach is a paradise for beach lovers with its pristine beaches. You can soak up the sun, build sandcastles, or go for a refreshing swim. The beach is also a great place to take a stroll or ride a bike. The oceanfront boardwalk offers fantastic views of the Atlantic Ocean and is lined with shops, restaurants, and attractions.
Visit the Daytona International Speedway
If you’re a racing fan, the Daytona International Speedway is a must-visit attraction. The speedway hosts the Daytona 500, one of the most prestigious races in the world. You can take a guided tour of the facility, explore the museum, and even get behind the wheel of a race car.
Take a River Cruise
Daytona Beach is located on the Halifax River, which offers stunning views of the city and the surrounding areas. You can take a river cruise and see some of the city’s most famous landmarks, such as the Ponce Inlet lighthouse, the Main Street Pier, and the Daytona Beach Bandshell.
Visit the Daytona Beach Arts District
The Daytona Beach Arts District is a vibrant downtown area home to galleries, studios, and theaters. You can walk around the district and see some of the city’s best art and cultural offerings. The community also hosts a variety of events and festivals throughout the year.
Enjoy the Local Cuisine
Daytona Beach is home to some fantastic restaurants offering various cuisines. From seafood to barbecue to international fare, there’s something for everyone. You can enjoy a meal with a view at one of the many oceanfront restaurants or try some local favorites like fried shrimp, fish tacos, and key lime pie.
Downtown Daytona Beach’s historic Beach Street has a variety of shops and boutiques that offer unique items, including clothing, jewelry, and souvenirs. You can find everything from vintage clothing to handmade crafts to beachwear. The Ocean Walk Shoppes, located on the oceanfront boardwalk, is a popular destination for shopping and entertainment.
As you can see, there’s something for everyone all year round besides the fantastic events we feature in our blog series. If you have a favorite thing to do here in Daytona Beach beach, email us about the activity or event and why it’s one of your favorites. We will feature your recommendations in our What’s Happening campaign.