Xplore Daytona Beach

Xplore

From sunbathing to the Speedway, the Daytona Beach area is home to many diverse activities and points of interest. The area has many family attractions, sports, historical sights and cultural activities that offer something for everyone. Shopping, dining and entertainment options are endless.

THE CASEMENTS
25 Riverside Drive, Ormond Beach
386-676-3216 • Map G-2
Self-Guided Tours during pandemic:
thecasementstour.oncell.com
Tours are FREE and last 45 minutes to an hour. Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM. TOURS: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Sat 8AM-12PM. TOURS: 9:30AM & 10:30AM. Sunday Closed.
Named for the large hand-cut casement windows that adorn the mansion, John D. Rockefeller’s winter home is known as “The Jewel of Ormond Beach” set on the shore of the Halifax River. The Casements features one of the largest Boy Scout Historical Exhibits in the Southeast, a Hungarian Folk Exhibit and souvenir gift shop. Beautifully restored as a Cultural Center, museum and park. Rockefeller Gardens, a promenade along the river entices a stroll and hosts events. Come learn about the history of the mansion and grounds. No charge for tours given by members of The Casements Guild; $1 Donation per person recommended.

DAYTONA BEACH BANDSHELL
70 Boardwalk, Daytona Beach
Bandshell.info • Map D-6
A historical landmark built in 1937, is an amphitheater with a spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean. Friends of the Bandshell, a not-for-profit corporation, formed in 1996 with the specific goal of restoring this jewel of Daytona Beach and bringing a repertoire of outstanding artists with free Saturday night concerts from Memorial Day thru Labor Day and fireworks. bandshell.info

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY
1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach • 877-306-RACE (7223)
To view tour dates and book your tickets in advance visit our website at: daytonainternationalspeedway.com/tours

Venture behind-the-scenes and discover what makes DAYTONA the “World Center of Racing” and the leader in motorsports entertainment. Daytona International Speedway offers daily tours throughout the year that take race fans inside the hallowed grounds of NASCAR’s marquee race track. An experience to remember for any race fan! Admission to the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America and its spectacular displays is included as part of your tour!

TICKET PRICING
$22 for adults
$17 for kids ages 5-12
Kids 5 & under are FREE
All tickets now include a digital photo from your tour! (NEW)

VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ON SCHEDULE, PRICING AND PROTOCOLS.

DAYTONA FLEA AND FARMERS’ MARKET
1425 Tomoka Farms Rd., Daytona Beach
386-253-3330 • Map K-8
Open Friday – Sunday 9am – 5pm
Rain or Shine! Free Admission! Free Parking! Ranked 6th Best in the World! 3 miles of aisles, 1,000 booths with locally grown produce, toys, jewelry, tools, brand-name clothing, and antiques, 2 restaurants and 9 snack bars. On the first Saturday of every month visit the Classic Car Cruise-In. Bring your classic to the next event at no charge! On the 3rd weekend of every month visit Garage Sale Weekend filled with your neighbor’s second-hand treasures!

JACKIE ROBINSON BALLPARK
105 East Orange Ave, Daytona Beach
386-257-3172 • Map G-9
The baseball stars of tomorrow are playing today at the historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark, a 4,200 seat facility that opened in 1914 and was recently renovated. The Cincinnati Reds play April thru September as the Daytona team’s High-A affiliate named the Tortugas which is Spanish for turtle.

MARINE SCIENCE CENTER
100 Lighthouse Drive, Ponce Inlet
386-304-5545 • Map C-16
marinesciencecenter.com
Hours: Tues – Sat 10am-4pm &
Sun Noon-4pm
Features state of the art turtle and sea bird rehabilitation tanks, a 5000 gallon artificial reef aquarium, tidal pool, manatee, whale and fish exhibits. Call for information & admission fees.

MUSEUM OF ARTS & SCIENCES (MOAS)
352 S. Nova Road, Daytona Beach
386-255-0285 • Map I-9
Onsite COVID-19 Safety Measures!
Museum Hours: 10am-5pm Tues-Sat &
11am-5pm Sunday. Closed Monday
The Museum of Arts & Sciences is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida. Located on a 90-acre Florida nature preserve, the 100,000 square foot facility is host to over 30,000 objects including the finest collection of American art in the Southeast, one of the most significant collections of Cuban art outside of Cuba, a Chinese art collection, Florida’s prehistoric Giant Ground Sloth skeleton, a large Coca-Cola® and Americana collection, a rare Napoleonic collection and a Visible Storage Building. The Museum’s auditorium, planetarium, and Charles and Linda Williams Children’s Museum make for a truly interactive experience. MOAS is also the home of the new Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art which features the most extensive collection of Florida art anywhere in the world. MOAS admission is $12.95 adults; $10.95 seniors; $6.95 children 6-17; free for children 5 and under. Museum admission includes one Planetarium show. Admission to the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art at MOAS is $10.95 adults; $8.95 seniors; $4.95 children 6-17; free for children 5 and under. Combo ticket admission including both MOAS and the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art at MOAS is $18.95 adults; $16.95 seniors; $9.95 children 6-17; free for children 5 and under. Combo ticket admission includes one Planetarium show. Parking is free. MOAS is fully accessible to the handicapped.

PONCE DE LEON INLET LIGHTHOUSE
4931 S. Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet
386-761-1821 • Map C-16
Onsite COVID-19 Safety Measures!
Summer Hours: June to Sept 6, 10am – 9pm, last admission 8pm, Fall Hours: Sept 8 to May 10am – 6pm,
last admission 5pm.
The 175-foot structure is the second tallest in the U.S. and still serves as a
faithful guide to Atlantic coast mariners. Located in Ponce Inlet, the lighthouse also features one of Florida’s largest maritime museums. A 213-step climb of the lighthouse provides a panoramic view of the north and south arteries of the Intracoastal Waterway and the surrounding area. The National Historic Landmark is one of the few light stations in the country with all the original keepers’ dwelling and outbuildings still intact. Step inside the white picket fence and discover what life was like on a remote Florida peninsula in the 1800’s, and marvel at the courage of the lighthouse keepers and their families. Picnic facilities and nature trails are available nearby at Lighthouse Point Park. Admission fees: $6.95 adults ages 12+ and $1.95 children ages 3-11; infants 0-2 are free. Free Parking!

SCREAMER’S PARK
25 S. Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach.
386-944-9861 • Map D-6.
Adrenaline Park on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk! Experience 2 wildly exhilarating rides, the Daytona Sling Shot and the Vomatron! The Sling Shot is one of the most heart pounding thrill ride experiences in Central Florida! Tilt back, then lower into the “volcano”; then catapult 365 feet into the air! Experiencing complete weightlessness as you soar up to 90mph, pulling 3-5 G’s! Super Thrilling! If you are able to look around, it provides super amazing Daytona Beach views! The Vomatron is the first ride of it’s kind, boasting 6 powerful motors and 165-foot arm! Experience rotations up to 80 MPH, up to 4 G’s! Once you get over the thrill/fear of going forward – you go in reverse! The Vomatron has been dubbed “the ride astronauts feared”. Once you’ve gotten all your thrills head to Screamers Bar for sodas, water or adult beverages.

ORMOND MEMORIAL
ART MUSEUM AND GARDENS
78 East Granada Blvd, Ormond Beach
386-676-3347 • Map E-3
Mon – Fri 10am-4pm; Sat – Sun
12noon-4pm
OrmondArtMueum.org
The Museum building is temporarily closed to the public. The Gardens remain open and accessible daily. Virtual art programs and outreach activities at ormondartmuseum.org. Gardens open daily, Sunrise to Sunset. Walk 2.5 acres of lush tropical rainforest, manicured and natural landscape, which was once a sand dune. Then step inside to explore the art of prominent Florida, regional and national artists. Exhibits vary throughout the year. $2 donation requested per person! Free Parking.