Fun things to do in, near & around Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach & New Smyrna Beach FL.
Welcome to my video playlist collection all about Daytona Beach and the surrounding area. There are many fun things to do in Daytona and no better way to discover them than by video. See what other travelers and locals recommend and than create your own list of fun things to do!
Have a lot of stuff you want to take to the beach? Daytona Beach sells passes which allow you to drive and park right next to where you will set up your umbrella! Watch videos all about it.
Discover history during your stay in Daytona Beach Florida. Check out the arcade museum, discover old art or visit the planetarium. Discover the right venues for your visit through video.
Looking to get your Frisbee Golf on? There are some really cool disk gold courses in the Daytona Beach area. Have a look at these disk golf & frisbee golf videos and decide which one is for you!
Boot Hill Saloon & Bar is located on Main Street, Beach side Daytona Beach. This is one of the most famous bars in the Daytona Beach area.
The Daytona Beach boardwalk is a small area that has a mini amusement park and some shops. Nearby is the pier and Daytona Lagoon.
Ponce Inlet lighthouse is worth the day trip and is located and accessed by driving south once you are on beach side A1A. Drive south on A1A till you hit the cove and can’t drive any farther.
The Daytona Beach pier is located next to the boardwalk and screamer Park in the center of everything Daytona Beach. On the pier is Crabby Joe’s and there is a paid parking lot and parking structure nearby.
Iron Horse Saloon & Bar is located in Ormond Beach and claims to be the best biker’s bar in the area! During Bike Week & Octoberfest this place is packed and is booming!
Full Moon Saloon & Bar is located on Main Street beach side Daytona Beach. This is a basic bar along the popular Main Street strip! They have beer & billiards.
Dirty Harry’s Saloon is another Main Street bar attraction located on this famous strip. They offer live rock-n-roll, outdoor seating and a party vibe. They have Texas Hold’em every Monday and karaoke every Friday, Saturday and Sunday late night!
Dave & Busters is an adult arcade with food and alcohol! If you are looking for a great time and want to play some high end games, check out Dave and Busters here in Daytona Beach Florida! They offer a 20% Military & First Responder discount!
The Cabbage Patch is a campground and biker bar that hosts crazy events during Bike Week and Octoberfest. They have contests like coleslaw wrestling, live shows and claim to be the oldest biker bar. Located in Samsula on the back side of New Smyrna Beach!
Bubba Gump’s Shrimp Company (Forest Gump’s) restaurant. Inspired by the 1994 movies, this American restaurant chain has over 40 locations worldwide and started in California. They serve American food in a fishing boat setting.
One of the most famous bars and saloons in Daytona Beach! Their motto is “Your Better Off Here Than Across The Street”. Refering to the cemetary directly across from the bar. Come have a drink adn explore Main Street Daytona Beach!
The Daytona Beach Ocean Walk is the heart of Daytona Beach and connected to the Bandshell and the boardwalk. There is a parking garage and a parking lot nearby. The Wyndham and the Hilton are located here along with a dozen shops!
Located in Ormond Beach Florida, the Broken Spoke Saloon offers event and specializes to biker events (Bike Week & Octoberfest). They are another famous biker venue with locations in South Dakota (Sturgis) and New Hampshire (Laconia). Keep the shinny side up and the rubber side down!
Looking for a zip line excursion in Daytona Beach? With over 40 aerial games and 10 zip-lines this is a cool way to spend an afternoon. Course 1 has 14 elements including ladders, wooden bridges, tight rope cables and zip lines. Located in Tuscawilla Park, there is also trails and a disk golf area!
Sea Turtle season is May 1st to October 31 and is a time when the Sea Turtle lay their eggs and then hatch along the Florida Coast. Each nest can produce up to 100 baby sea turtles! These nest are marked and cannot be disturbed. Residents also can’t shine home lights on the beach.
The beach wouldn’t be the beach without someone surfing. Even if you just like to watch, surfing is another amazing fun thing to do in the Daytona Beach area. Nearby is famous Ponce Inlet, the shark bite capital of the USA!
Ponce Inlet Florida has an incredible amount of fun things to do! They offer a lighthouse, museum, boat tours, jet ski rentals, parasailing and more. There is a 40+ acre reserve here, a marine center and disappearing Island.
Looking for an above the ground type of adventure during your stay in Daytona Beach? Try parasailing! Fly from 600 to 1200 feet above the ocean! Located in Ponce Inlet, you will get a bird’s eye view of the entire area!
Golf! Looking for golf activities in the Daytona Beach area? Here is a collection of videos related to local driving ranges, mini-golf courses, golf clubs and public golf courses. There are more than 20 local golf courses and a bunch of mini-golf courses.
Looking for buried treasure in the Daytona Bach area? You can freely search the beach areas but don’t get caught on private property or in a park without first checking with the officials that run that area. Here is a collection of what others have found in Daytona Beach!
Looking for dolphins and manatees in the Daytona Beach area? You have options depending on whether you want to swim with dolphins or just want to see dolphins and manatees in their natural surroundings.
Looking for go-kart fun? There are several places in Daytona Beach and the surrounding area to do just that. Daytona Lagoon has a one set in with a water park and arcade. Go Kart City is another located in Port Orange just south of Daytona.
There are several local Daytona Beach flea and farmers markets. During the holidays the largest are open all week but for the most part this is a weekend thing. The largest in the area has hundreds of vendors!
The Daytona Beach area has a lot of fishing options including pier, ocean, river and lake based fishing. There are charters for deep sea, the river, brackish, salt and fresh water. Here is a growing collection of fishing opportunities and adventures!
Looking for local Daytona Beach area fireworks? You can see a weekly free fireworks show all summer long right in the heart of Daytona Beach. It takes place at the OceanWalk Bandshell amphitheater just down from the Daytona Beach pier!
Escape rooms are becoming more and more popular across the USA. The idea is that you and a group of close friend attempt to escape an area/room by discovering clues. You have a set time to escape or your will fail and DIE (don’t worry, it’s just a game)!
Daytona Beach has a free concert every weekend throughout the summer. There are bigger venues too including famous comedians and even some larger more popular bands. Have a look at this collection of concert information & videos.
Looking for local Daytona Beach area campground, RV parks or a KOA? Here is a growing collection of videos about these local places to stay and even some info on fun things to do while you are there!
Bowling has been a family favorite for years. Here are your options for local Daytona Beach area bowling. One of the largest in the area is GameTime which also offers over 100 video games!
Looking for alligators in the Daytona Beach Florida area? Although there can be alligators in just about any river, lake or pond in the area; they will be small and very hard to find. Always remember to respect wildlife especially alligators!
November 8th through the 10th in New Smyrna Beach is the next airshow in the Daytona Beach area. Emery Riddle is one of the local coordinators of these events and traditionally the Thunderbirds will fly over the Daytona 500 race!
Located on Beach Street in Daytona Beach is the Arcade Museum. They call it the 80’s experience and you can play around 120 classic arcade and pinball machines with your all day pass. No quarters, tokens or game cards needed!
Looking for Barbecue and stuff done on a grill? Daytona Beach and the surrounding area has just what your looking for. Here is a collection of videos all about BBQ, ribs and burgers!
Get your boogie board on! Daytona Beach has some great waves year round. If you are looking to learn more about this areas boogie boarding and where to go, check these videos out!
The NASA complex also known as Space X or Cape Canaveral is located just south of Daytona Beach. It’s a bit of a drive but it’s down the coast and an incredible ride! You might see some gators!
Get your spear fishing on in Daytona Beach. Dangerous fish are everywhere but your well prepared! Armed with your trusty spear gun and a few other weapons, your off into the deep! Tonight’s dinner will be earned.
Looking for sushi in the Daytona Beach area? Me too. My favorite was Sapporo’s (now Sakana’s) Japanese Steak House. It has little boats that carry sushi around a bar like setting. Here is the Daytona Beach sushi collection.