Daytona Beach Holidays

Sun-soaked relaxation and vibrant beach culture

Daytona Beach Holidays
Expect to find

Soft sandy beaches to sink your toes into.

Dining delights

Tempt your taste buds with a range of cuisines.


Major racing events with a thrilling atmosphere.

Daytona Beach Holidays

Daytona Beach holidays offer a unique blend of sun-soaked relaxation, vibrant beach culture, and exciting motorsports heritage.

For those with a love of sand and sea, the 23-mile stretch of sand running alongside the warm and welcoming Atlantic Ocean is hard to beat. But it’s not all about sunbathing and watersports.

Daytona Beach, Florida is also a haven for motorsports enthusiasts. The Daytona International Speedway, often called the “World Center of Racing,” hosts major racing events like the Daytona 500 and is the epicentre of petrol head culture in Daytona Beach, which hosts many car and motorbike events and festivals across the year.

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Action-packed seaside adventures await with the very best of Florida in Daytona Beach.

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Explore Daytona Beach

Retreat from the beach and you’ll find a host of amazing activities, amusements, and dining options spread along the oceanfront. It’s lively, fun, and there’s something for every taste or budget.

Fancy a smattering of culture to break up the adrenaline? The MOAS (Museum of Arts and Sciences) showcases art, science, and history exhibits. The Marine Science Center is dedicated to marine life conservation, whilst the nearby Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum provides panoramic views of the Florida coastline.

Things to do in Daytona Beach   

  1. Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is renowned for its wide, hard-packed sandy shores, allowing for the tradition of driving on the beach itself. Whilst you might not be ready to get behind the wheel on the sands, a gentle horseback ride or Segway tour is a relaxing way to take in the sights. Daytona Beach is perfect for sunbathing, beach volleyball, and water sports. The warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean are ideal for you to swim, surf, or simply enjoy the refreshing waves.

Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier

The Daytona Beach Boardwalk and Pier are lively hubs of activity. Here, you’ll find amusement rides, arcades, and various shops and eateries. The historic Joyland Amusement Center offers classic arcade games and family-friendly attractions. The pier is a great spot for fishing, enjoying panoramic views of the coastline, or grabbing a bite at one of the restaurants.


Daytona International Speedway

Take a guided tour of the legendary home of motor racing in America, host of the Daytona 500, one of the most prestigious events in NASCAR. Ready to take it up a gear? Experiences at Daytona International Speedway range from exciting racing simulators to hitting the track, either as a driver or passenger and achieving speeds normally reserved for professional racing drivers.

  1. Golfing

When people think of a Daytona Beach holiday, they tend to think of the lively beach scene or the legendary motorsports, however, the area offers 20 incredible golf courses, including those designed by legendary names like Rees Jones, Arthur Hills and Donald Ross. In fact, Golf Digest ranked Daytona Beach in the top 15 places to play golf in the whole of America.


FAQs on Daytona Beach

  • What’s the best time of year to go to Daytona Beach?

    Unless you’re heading to Daytona Beach for a specific event, most people prefer to visit from March to May when Daytona Beach weather is warm and calm. However, if you don’t mind higher temperatures June and July are good, just avoid September as it’s hurricane season in Florida and it tends to get pretty wet.

  • What’s the best way to get around Daytona Beach?

    As the home of motorsport, it’ll come as no surprise that Daytona Beach is a destination set up for car lovers. Car hire, taxis and ride share schemes are available, but you might also opt for bicycle hire, boat, Segway or horseback to cover shorter distances


  • How long should I spend in Daytona Beach?

    Most people need 7 days to pack in everything Daytona Beach holidays have to offer. However, if you’re willing to put in a little time planning and sacrifice some time on the sand, you can see all the highlights in as little as 3 days.

Staff Tips

  • Adrienne Keogh

    At American Holidays our slogan is ‘Possibilities Unlimited’ and they truly are!
    American Holidays don’t come off the shelf. We tailor-make down to the finest detail. And because we only employ genuine destination experts, you’ll have the inside track on the hidden highlights and experiences that others often miss.

    Adrienne KeoghSales and Operations Manager
  • Karen Sheals Hoy
    Active tours are suitable for people of all levels of experience and fitness. Active tours embrace the nature of the explorer and usually include a range of adventurous activities, such as walking and hiking, as well as city sightseeing. Walks, hikes and activities cater to everyone from beginner to expert, ranging in difficulty from easy to strenuous. There will often be a wide variety of options available depending on your interests, budget and ability.
    Karen Sheals HoyManager
  • Jennifer Mulligan

    Enjoy a stress free trip with an escorted tour. Let somebody else do the driving as you explore the destination of your dreams. An escorted tour is hassle-free way of exploring several regions with everything taken care of.

    Jennifer MulliganPersonal Travel Planner
  • Sarah McCormick

    In America the cities come alive at night! There is always something to see or do so make sure you check out what’s on while you are there and experience the most amazing live shows, fabulous eateries and unique bars and nightclubs.

    Sarah McCormickPersonal Travel Planner
  • Jennifer Mulligan

    Why not explore at your own pace? Our self-drive itineraries are designed to give you the security of knowing that your daily accommodation is secured, with the flexibility of travelling at your leisure. Do you prefer hiking and sightseeing along the way? Or is the allure of the open road more your style? The choice is yours! Whatever you choose we will help you plan your ideal itinerary.

    Jennifer MulliganPersonal Travel Planner

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