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Things to do in Daytona Beach

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Racetrack
“Guests can take a tour of the speedway all year long and also can ride a high profile race car on the race track.”
  • 102 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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““WHEN YOU ARE IN TOWN – GO WHERE THE LOCALS GO!” A local family owned Daytona Beach tradition for over 50 years, featuring live music and dancing every night of the week. Weekends bring the best and only party ON the beach. Relax in a Caribbean style atmosphere with great food, great music and Karaoke every Saturday and Sunday. JOIN US FOR SPECIAL EVENTS ALL YEAR LONG! ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Outlet Mall
“The Tanger Outlets have everything you need. From Dave & Buster’s for the families to high end shopping and restaurants. ”
  • 41 locals recommend
Theme Park
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“Indoor: Rock climbing wall, rope course, arcade. Outdoor: Lazy river, wave pool, water slides, go-carts”
  • 44 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Great for restaurants and having fun on the board walk with Farris wheel the sling shot and as well as movie theater ”
  • 36 locals recommend
Museum
“A great rainy day activity. The Museum of Arts and Sciences is an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, housing over 30,000 objects.”
  • 32 locals recommend
Music Venue
“Built of coquina in 1937, this scenic amphitheater is located in Oceanfront Park on the north end of the Boardwalk amusement area and overlooks the Atlantic Ocean. It hosts concerts May through September that feature jazz, Dixieland, big band, folk, rhythm and blues, tribute bands and contemporary. The Daytona Beach Bandshell can also host 5,000 people for events, group activities, outdoor weddings and receptions.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“The BEST by far Seafood. It's ALL FRESH and prepared in many different ways. They offer other dishes and a salad bar that is Great! Customers come from all over to dine at this great restaurant. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Shopping, Food and events oceanfront by the Historic Boardwalk and Bandshell”
  • 33 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“30 minutes away. Close to speedway. Lots of strip plaza on the way. This is area that has the shopping.s”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great local restaurant and bar. Outdoor tiki bar, live music, great dinning, reasonable prices.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Food amazing, on the river, wonderful views. Do not miss the run chocolate cake!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Right on the Main Street Pier Festive adult drinks , good seafood ( may be a wait). Rooftop live Bands no cover .Fun T-shirt’s and swag to buy and bring home ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Route
“World Famous Biker Bars (Main Street Station, Boot Hill Saloon, Dirty Harrys, Froggys) Most have great live bands on weekends”
  • 24 locals recommend
Movie Theater
“Best movie theatre in the area. Comfy seats, full restaurant and bar...take your pizza, chicken fingers and popcorn (and cocktails) to your seat!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Kitschy "island" themed bar with a fun vibe and two happy hours a day. Definitely a place to grab a bite and a yummy drink. ”
  • 21 locals recommend

Top restaurants

American Restaurant
““WHEN YOU ARE IN TOWN – GO WHERE THE LOCALS GO!” A local family owned Daytona Beach tradition for over 50 years, featuring live music and dancing every night of the week. Weekends bring the best and only party ON the beach. Relax in a Caribbean style atmosphere with great food, great music and Karaoke every Saturday and Sunday. JOIN US FOR SPECIAL EVENTS ALL YEAR LONG! ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“The BEST by far Seafood. It's ALL FRESH and prepared in many different ways. They offer other dishes and a salad bar that is Great! Customers come from all over to dine at this great restaurant. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
“Great local restaurant and bar. Outdoor tiki bar, live music, great dinning, reasonable prices.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Food amazing, on the river, wonderful views. Do not miss the run chocolate cake!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Right on the Main Street Pier Festive adult drinks , good seafood ( may be a wait). Rooftop live Bands no cover .Fun T-shirt’s and swag to buy and bring home ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Lounge
“Kitschy "island" themed bar with a fun vibe and two happy hours a day. Definitely a place to grab a bite and a yummy drink. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“Amazing seafood on beachside! Sports bar atmosphere - with lots of tv. Good seafood and steaks. ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Not only one of the best smash burgers in town, but the 50+ brews are fun to enjoy, family friendly.”
  • 19 locals recommend

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