Looking for a unique breakfast experience, wildlife, boating and history? Not far from Daytona Beach Shores is De Leon Springs State Park, the area where legend says that Ponce de Leon discovered the Fountain of Youth. Start your visit with breakfast at the Old Spanish Sugar Mill Grill and Griddle House. Every table is equipped with a griddle; order a pitcher of homemade batter and cook your own pancakes. Then rent a paddle boat, canoe, kayak or tube, and float through over 1,000 acres of lakes, streams and canals. There are also historical and ecological tours. It’s easy to plan an entire day around this beautiful and fascinating area.
Daytona Bike Week 2021 is almost here! Between March 5th and 14th, there are lots of events happening around town, celebrating the 80th Anniversary of world’s largest motorcycle event. Official events include a swap meet, motorcycle rodeo and free outdoor breakfast! Find all of the details at Official Bike Week information. Also popular is The Cabbage Patch, a favorite biker bar located in Samsula. It offers over 5 acres of vendors and lots of outdoor events. As always, please check with the individual event websites for the most up-to-date information and safety precautions.
It’s almost time for the Daytona 500! Events may look a little different this year, including limited venue capacity, but we still expect a thrilling experience! Here are some of the most popular events:
Rolex 24 at the Daytona International Speedway (January 28th-31st): This endurance sports car classic has attracted racing legends since 1962. From sunrise to sunset to sunrise again, this twice-around-the-clock marathon is intense!
Historic North Turn Legends Beach Parade (February 6th): This free event is held in honor of Daytona’s historic beach racing days. Vintage race cars from 1936-1958 will parade down the beach beginning at 10:30 a.m.
And the big one… Daytona 500! (February 14th): This event usually sells out, so make your plans now. Or start planning for 2022!
Another popular choice? Hanging at our beachside pool while grilling on the BBQs and then catching some shade under our beautiful tiki huts… enjoy!
Beginning November 13th, the Daytona International Speedway will once again transform into a holiday wonderland! The Magic of Lights at the Daytona International Speedway is a drive-through event running through January 2nd and features over one million lights. The drive-through is open from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (and from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. November 26th-29th). This unique event is celebrating its 4th year in a row. Come drive behind the Ticket and Tours building, through the state-of-the-art motorsports facility and conclude in the Midway display area outside the facility. Pre-sale offers are available now! If you’ll be attending on a Tuesday, one ticket will allow you to drive through twice. Find all the details here!