4 Day Daytona Beach Stay
Day 1 You'll See:
- Jackie Robinson Ballpark
- Daytona Beach Boardwalk
- Beach Time
Day 2 You'll See:
- Ponce De Leon Lighthouse and Museum
- Daytona International Speedway
- Dine and Cruise
Day 3 You'll See:
- Museum of Arts and Sciences
- ZOOMAIR Adventure Park
- Ocean Walk Shoppes
Day 4 You'll See:
- Marine Science Center
- Riverfront Market
Jackie Robinson Ballpark
Welcome to the Jackie Robinson Ballpark, the historically significant and athletically popular baseball field located in Daytona Beach. Also known as the Radiology Association Field, or more simply just ‘The Jack’, this spot plays host to one of the most groundbreaking sports history moments, the first integrated major league baseball game (1946)! Today you can learn all about this historic game, the athletic career of Jackie Robinson in general, and ballpark stats and current key players.
Daytona Beach Boardwalk
Right on the beach, this dazzlingly fun entertainment center was constructed in 1938, with an extremely long history of entertaining guests to of the city under its belt already! Catch the wind in your hair on go-karts or stick to the arcade with classic games like Pac Man, Super Alpine Racer, and Galaga! Climb aboard a giant Ferris wheel or take a spin on the Sandblaster Roller Coaster! Novelty attractions are plentiful, including the opportunity to record your own songs onto a CD. Chow down on pink and blue cotton candy, cheesy bubbly pizza, delicious daiquiris, and all your other fair week favorites! When your bellies get full and your feet get tired, you might happen upon a bicycle cab to cart you from snack shack to sunset!
Spend your evening relaxing on the beach with your feet in the sand and your head in the clouds.
Ponce De Leon Lighthouse and Museum
Step inside the grounds of Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse and transport your group back in time with one of the most authentic historic stations in the country! This is a beautifully preserved structure that reigns as the tallest lighthouse in Florida! Led by an experienced docent, your guided tour traces the steps of what a lighthouse keeper’s life would have been like in this once isolated post, neighbors only with the deep and quiet Atlantic Ocean. See the Principal Keeper’s Dwelling where they lived, the First and Second Assistant Keeper’s Dwelling, and the Pump House.
Daytona International Speedway
Home of the most prestigious event in NASCAR, the Daytona 500, Daytona International Speedway will provide your group with the chance to experience all the thrills of being a pro racecar driver, a true once in a lifetime opportunity! Considered to be the largest outdoor stadium in Florida as well as one of the largest in the United States, this racing hotspot holds 101,000 seats, a shockingly high number that is often times filled during event weekends. Take the basic 30-minute Speedway Tour within the comfort of an open-air tram, experience the behind the scenes action and interesting history of beach racing with the All-Access 90 minute tour, or perhaps just have a quick look around before a big race or event!
Dine and Cruise
Spend your evening riding along Daytona’s Halifax River with the popular Dine and Cruise river cruise, one of the most relaxing ways to take in essential Florida riverside scenery in the area. This dinner and river cruise allows your group to learn facts about the Intracoastal Waterway and local marine life during the 2-hour cruise, enjoy a truly tasty meal, and, of course, spot a dolphin or two! Dinner is included with the price of admission, each guest provided 4 different eating options which include prime rib, garlic shrimp, ham with pineapple, and turkey and stuffing.
Museum of Arts and Sciences
This museum is both a member of the American Alliance of Museums and a proud Smithsonian affiliate, a long-standing local learning center that consistently receives praise for its various exhibits representing over 30,000 different objects. Within the walls, you will find several differently themed galleries, each one providing a learning adventure of its own. Explore the Cuban Foundation Museum, Prehistoric Florida Gallery, Dow Gallery of American Art, Bouchelle Collection, or the Root Family Museum. Save plenty of time to plan a gallery tour, see a stage show, take part in a hands-on class, or even see a planetarium show at the onsite Planetarium.
ZOOMAIR Adventure Park
Enjoy a whole new perspective from the treetops of Daytona Beach in Tuscawilla Park! The courses are constructed throughout the natural environment, allowing for free exploration of the forest as the birds see it! With up to 12 zip lines to try, it’s important to remember this is a no flip flop zone, so we recommend bringing your best adventure shoes or you’ll end up in rentals. Your group will acquire a harness system for each person, training on usage and then finally to the fun!
Ocean Walk Shoppes
If your group needs a little free time for fun, shopping, and eating, then head to Daytona Beach's’ Ocean Walk Shoppes. This open-air shopping mall is located along Atlantic Avenue, the vibrant and bold spot taking up 3 acres total. Within this complex, you will be able to enjoy high-quality movie entertainment, delicious upscale or quick grab-n-go eating options, and even excellent souvenir or specialty item shopping. Not only will you get to do a little bit of everything here, but you will be able to do it all with the Atlantic Ocean as your beautiful backdrop.
Marine Science Center
Get your hands on sharks and stingrays at the touch pool inside the Marine Science Center where your travel team is sure to walk away with a new appreciation for our aquatic counterparts! Injured sea turtles and sea birds like pelicans and herons come here to recuperate and receive medical attention before they go home good as new. Exhibits of whale skulls, a manatee, three-century-old brain coral and a wooden walkway through bird enclosures offers an interesting way to better grasp the delicate balance of the Earth’s climate, and the ultimate outcome of the lives it surrounds.
Slip on your comfortable shoes because with over 60 establishments to explore, the beautiful Riverfront Market District is stuffed to the brim with chocolate, dining, culture, performers, bargains, a ballpark, marina, antiques, books, boutiques, jewelry, even a giant multicultural Farmers’ Market! The Farmers’ Market is loaded with organic ingredients, baked goods, seafood, and charm, but you must come on a Saturday to check it out! When the time to dine is for you, choose from nearly 30 restaurants ranging from Italian and French to Mexican and Mediterranean!