Daytona Beach is a favorite vacation location for most Americans and other racing enthusiasts across the world. What’s more? There are some activities that your kids can engage in when next you visit Daytona Beach, Florida.
Without further ado, sit back and relax as we take you through some of the activities meant for children in Daytona Beach.
Go to the library
The local library’s offer so many wonderful free events. Reading programs, speakers, movies, Lego’s, origami, and more. There is always something going on that you can take the kids to at the library.
Take an eco-boat ride
There are some wonderful eco-boat rides in the area that will give you a chance to be on the water and learn about everything you see. You can find these at Blue Spring State Park, Cracker Creek, Marine Discovery Center, DeLeon Springs, and through A Tiny Cruise Line. Sometimes you can find deals for these on Groupon.
Go kayaking or canoeing
There are so many amazing places to go kayaking or canoeing. If you have your own kayak or canoe, great, you can launch from many places. But you can also rent them for the family at several places in the county, including at Cracker Creek, Marine Discovery Center, Hontoon Island, and Tomoka State Park.
Try to stand up paddle boarding
This has become a popular activity that you may want to try out. Even kids can do this and it’s a great way to get out on the water for a while. Local places offering this include New Smyrna Stand Up, Paddleboard New Smyrna, Ponce Inlet Watersports, and Three Brother’s Boards.
Take a surf lesson
Oh you know you’ve been dreaming of doing this! How can you live in the Daytona Beach area and not have this cross your mind? You and the kids can take a surf lesson at places in the area such as Jimmy Lane Surf Academy, Surfin’ NSB, Pure Life Surf School, Erin Peeples Surf School, Daytona Beach Surfing Lessons, and Daytona Beach Surfing School.
Take a nature hike
We have so many wonderful places to take the kids on a nature hike. During the summer it is best to hit the trail early in order to beat the heat and be sure to wear sunscreen and take plenty of water to drink. Great short hikes for the kids include DeLeon Springs, Hontoon Island, Ponce Preserve Park, Smyrna Dunes Park, Lake Ashby, Green Springs, Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge, Lyonia Preserve, Blue Spring State Park, and Spruce Creek Park.