From history, arts and culture to water and beach activities – there’s something for everyone at Daytona Beach. This is probably why it remains one of the most popular spots for family spring break vacations in Florida. Whether you are a couple looking to explore South Florida’s natural charms or a large family looking for entertainment and adventures, Daytona Beach can provide you with a lot of fun ways to have a great break with your loved ones!
Manatee Boat Tours
You don’t want to plan a vacation without booking a boat tour with The Manatee. From intracoastal cruises to sunset and charter cruises, The Manatee tours are enjoyable for the whole family and experiencing one is a must! Cruise along the protected Wetland and Scenic Mangrove Shores of the Indian River and get to see nature at its best. Dolphins, birds, manatees, and so much more await you as you sit back and relax on a safe and comfortable Manatee cruise.
If you are interested in learning more about history and culture, then book a Historical Cruise and peep into the community heritage along the way and learn more about it from The Manatee’s professional cruise directors.
The Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse
This historic landmark that stands tall over Florida’s shoreline is a sight that can’t be missed. Built in 1887, the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse is a visitor favorite as there is so much history and culture attached to it. Climb up the 203 steps if time and stamina allow you and absorb the amazing bird’s-eye view of the surrounding area. There is also a museum present where you can enjoy learning about the history through various exhibits that tell you the story of the lighthouse evolution. You can also get a glimpse into the keepers’ lives by touring their dwellings and then completing your visit with a meal from a restaurant on the inlet!
You even have the option of ending your trip aboard a Manatee Boat that will allow you to rest your feet after a long day of walking, to enjoy the sunset and moonlight as you relax your way into the night.
Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier
Built in 1938, the Daytona Beach Boardwalk amusement area has been attracting visitors for decades. Located close to Main Street, this lively area is full of shops, restaurants, and amusement spots where the whole family can have a great time together. Visitors love the views from the Ferris wheel located on the Boardwalk along with enjoying some live music while they treat themselves to various culinary delights offered around them.
Don’t end your visit to this area without taking a walk down the historical wooden pier that is accessible from the Boardwalk and remains open daily. Beautiful views over the water will make great settings for photos that you will want to remember this trip with!
Start planning your vacation to this beautiful city now and make sure to book your Daytona Beach boat tours with The Manatee so you don’t have to waste any time once you arrive!