In-and-Around ..The Daytona Beach Area
BIKE WEEK - 1st Week of March. If you have never taken the LOOP, it is highly recommended. A leisurely ride will give you a feel for Florida's natural beauty. Take your camera, bring a box lunch, and enjoy. The Loop is approximately 22 miles long .
Activities include motorcycle shows and exhibits, concerts, racing at Daytona International speedway and festivities on Main Street. Calendar of Events:http://www.officialbikeweek.com/bw99cal.htm
SPRING BREAK - Mid - March Enjoy over 23 miles of beach, much of which you can cruise in your car. Beach access is free for pedestrians; there is a modest access fee for vehicles to drive on the beach. Most of the hotels and motels hosting Spring Break students are located directly on the beach or right across the street from the beach.
DAYTONA BEACH PIER - at the end of Main Street. Amusements and food share space with fishermen
DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY - 1801 West International Speedway off US 92. The raceway is a 3.56 mile race course. Visit the World Centre of Racing museum and the Gallery of Legends.
ANGELL & PHELPS CHOCOLATE FACTORY 154 So. Beach St. A free, guided 30-minute tour takes you on a fascinating journey into the history and how-to of the chocolate-making process. Visitors can watch over 100 kinds of candies being hand-made.
SEA CRITTER - 4950 S. Peninsula Dr., Ponce Inlet. For those who desire a fast pace, the Sea Critter is a 65-foot, 2160-horsepower vessel that offers a combination scenic inlet cruise with a 30-45 mph "thrill ride" on the Atlantic Ocean. Call for "Blast-off" schedule. 904/767-7676.
GREYHOUND RACING - Daytona Beach Kennel Club, 22101 Int'l Speedway Blvd. Year-round dog races are held rain or shine every Monday through Saturday night at 7:45pm. Matinees are held at 1:00pm each Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. 904/252-6484
WATER WHEELS - Boarding at Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center, 2700 N. Atlantic Ave. The one hour land and seas tour takes you along the area's historic avenues as well as down the Halifax River. 904/255-2400
TEAUILA'S HAWAII LUAU FEST - 2700 N. Atlantic Av., Daytona Beach's only Hawaii luau show featuring hula and fire dancers, a comedy act with audience participation and an all-you-can eat luau feast including Polynesian peppe r steak, sweet and sour chicken, mahi-mahi and more. Located atop the Daytona Beach Resort and Conference Center, offering a. beautiful view of the beach. Shows are nightly Wednesday through Sunday. 904/672-3770
SUNNY DAZE AND STARRY NIGHT CRUISES - docked at Aunt Catfish's Restaurant, Port Orange. Cruise down the Halifax River aboard the "Native Son" and see an assortment of pelican, heron, egrets and other water fowl - maybe a manatee or dolphin. The captain will point out historical areas and aquatic plant along the way. Daily: 1 hour tour- $8.00: 2 hour tour - $13.00: Group rates for 25 or more: children under 10 and Seniors - $3.00 off. Call 904/253-1796
BOARDWALK -exciting arcades, tasty snacks, video games, go-kart rides and skill games. Also the "Skycoaster " and the human sling shot.
ADVENTURE LANDING - newest attraction making a big "splash". Adventure Landing joins Daytona USA and other new local attractions in offering a day of family fun. Call 904/249-1044. http://www.adventurelanding.com