Slyrides over Pier, Daytona Beach Family Attractions

Skyride cabins above Daytona Beach Pier; (c) Soul Of America

Daytona Beach Family Attractions

Skyride and Space Needle
DESCRIPTION: Take a leisurely ride on the Space Needle for an aerial view of Daytona Beach or take the sky ride out over Daytona Beach . Pier either way, the kids will love it!
ADDRESS: Main Street Pier, Daytona Beach, FL

DESCRIPTION: This 100-foot-tall pendulum gives you a free-fall effect as you soar toward the Atlantic Ocean at 60 mph.
ADDRESS: Boardwalk Amusement Area, Daytona Beach, FL
PHONE: 386-258-9393

Daytona USA
DESCRIPTION: A motorsports attraction offers a combination of high-tech, hands-on excitement and historical perspective for all ages. Guests can change tires in a timed pit stop competition, design and video-test their own cars, and broadcast a famous race finish. Perhaps the most fun is hadat its SEGA Speedway electronic entertainment center that features several racing-themed video games; located just outside Daytona International Speedway’s fourth turn.
DAYS & HOURS: daily
ADDRESS: Daytona Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL

Beach Street
DESCRIPTION: Stroll amid the unique shops and restaurants along a palm-tree lined avenue and visit the Halifax Historical Museum, Riverfront Park and an antique mall. Beach Street is also home to Angell and Phelps Chocolate Factory, visitors welcome.
DAYS & HOURS: daily
ADDRESS: Daytona Beach Historic District, Daytona Beach, FL

Museum of Arts and Sciences
DESCRIPTION: Featuring the largest collection of Coca-Cola memorabilia in Florida within a train station with railroad exhibit. The Cuban Foundation Museum and the Williams Children’s Museum are in Helene B. Roberson Visible Storage Building. You will notice Florida’s prehistoric Giant Ground Sloth skeleton, African artifacts, plus nice collections of American art and Chinese art. A modern planetarium and Brown Museum of Art feature an extensive collection of Florida themed oil and watercolor paintings.
ADMISSION: see website for price range
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10-5p, Sun 11-5p
ADDRESS: 352 South Nova Road, Daytona Beach, FL
PHONE: 386-255-0285

Tomoka State Park
Once home to the Timucuan Indians, this scenic State Park is a perfect location for fishing, camping, hiking and boating. Escorted boat trips along the Tomoka River are also available for a small fee; north of Ormond Beach.

Sun Splash Park
Features an interactive water fountain, decorative walkways, a shaded playground, volleyball courts, picnic areas, restrooms, outdoor showers. Also provides 95 off-beach parking spaces, so get there early; open sunrise to sunset. Entry is free.
ADDRESS: 611 S Atlantic Avenue
PHONE: 386-736-5953

Ponce Inlet
A historic lighthouse combined with interesting nooks and crannies for adventurous shoreline travelers; beach cruising spots and quieter, no-driving zones, the sunset cruises, parks, and deep-sea fishing skippers, this southernmost town on Daytona Beach is a nice stop. Lighthouse Point Park consists of 52 acres of pristine land on the north side of Ponce de Leon Inlet. The 52-acre park features fishing, nature trails, an observation deck and tower, swimming and picnicking. A variety of wildlife call the park home, including birds of prey; open 8a-9p. A parking fee applies.
ADDRESS: 5000 South Atlantic Avenue
PHONE: 386-756-7488


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