The Greater Daytona Beach area includes seven cities
and one unincorporated area situated along a 23 miles stretch
of the Atlantic Ocean and on both sides of the Halifax River.
The city of Daytona Beach is the largest and best known,
famous as the home of NASCAR and stock car racing and
the wide, hard packed beach.
The area is a wealth of
opportunities, a solid community, a rich history and something
for everyone. With miles of beaches, the Halifax River ( also
known as the Intercostals Waterway) and dozens of smaller
river and lake sites, sports enthusiasts have their choice of
water activities of all kinds, form game fishing on the
Atlantic Ocean to surfing and boating. Florida has more golf
courses than any other state and Daytona Beach area has it's
share of beautiful courses.
The Daytona International Speedway provides events
throughout the year that attract hundreds of thousands of
fans, including the Daytona 500 in February and the Pepsi 400
in July. The area also hosts special events throughout the
year. Spring Break attracts the college students from all over
the country. Bike week and Biketoberfest bring in
motorcyclists each March and October.
Culturally, Daytona Beach has one of the premiere small
museums in the Southeast, a professional musical theater
company, a biennial international musical festivals, a
classical music festivals, art shows and other events.
Diverse shopping, a wealth of dining and entertainment
options, an abundance of community and civic groups and much