Daytona Beach is one of the most popular spring break destinations in the world. With miles of beaches, warm weather and lots to do it’s easy to see why this coastal paradise is so popular for spring breakers.
The beach is the main draw here, of course. The temperature in March averages around 75 degrees, according to WorldClimate.com, so spend your days laying in the sand and enjoying the sun.
Rent a surfboard on the boardwalk and ride the waves! Daytona’s waters serve up great surf so be sure to take in the action if you love playing in the ocean.
Cruise over the water as you glide through the air enjoying the views of Florida from high up on a parasailling experience or stay on the sea and zoom around in a jet ski.
Take a break from the beach and visit the famous Daytona Speedway. Experience the thrills of racing around the track in interactive exhibits and rides that will excite and impress.
Daytona Lagoon water park, just across from the beach, offers students the chance to get out of the ocean but stay in the water. In addition to the fun time had on water slides, student can race on a go-kart track and or compete in the arcade.
Try climbing up the 100 year-old Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and call it your workout for the day so you don’t waste time inside at the gym. Go for a run on the beach if you want to exercise outside and enjoy the views of the bustle on one side and the sea on the other.
The “World’s Most Famous Beach,” Daytona’s nickname, allows cars to drive on the sand. During spring break, the beach might be closed to cars but ask if there are sections open to experience what it’s like to explore the beach from the driver’s seat.
For students not renting a car and that need to get around, hop on the Big Red Bus which travels around the entire city, stopping at the most popular spots.
Restaurants dominate the area so go explore what kinds of great food Daytona offers. Fresh seafood from off the coast is a good bet for a delicious meal. Clubs and bars are as frequent as the restaurants so don’t worry about finding a place to dance at night during your college break vacation.
Daytona Beach is a great place for students to relax and play during spring break 2011. Don’t forget the sunscreen!