Daytona Beach – Known as “The Worlds’ Most Famous Beach”, Daytona Beach is home to world class events such as the Daytona 500, Bike Week, and Biketoberfest. It is the home of NASCAR, Daytona International Speedway, The News-Journal Center, Jackie Robinson Ball Park, and The Ocean Center.
Special events abound, with something for everyone. From art festivals, to seafood festivals, to music festivals, to cultural events, to air and boat shows (Wings & Waves), to world-class auto racing, there is much to keep locals and visitors entertained. Daytona International Speedway is undergoing a $4 Billion dollar renovation, and is developing an exciting new shopping, dining and entertainment venue, “One Daytona”.
23 miles of white sand beaches are among the most beautiful in the world. Beachfront parks and no-drive beaches are available for families with children who prefer a quieter spot to relax. The area offers parasailing, sport fishing, kayaking, ecotours and more.
Daytona Beach Employment - Daytona Beach residents are employed in the city, Flagler County, Seminole County and Orlando. The area’s largest employers are Halifax Health, The Volusia County School District, Florida Hospital Ormond Memorial, NASCAR, Daytona International Speedway, and the various colleges and universities – Daytona State College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Bethune Cookman College, Stetson University, and The University of Central Florida. With an emphasis on tourism, there are many job opportunities as well in the hospitality industry. There are a good number of local manufacturers who provide high paying positions. Information can be obtained from the Volusia Manufacturer’s Association.
Daytona Beach Schools – Daytona Beach Schools are part of the Volusia County School District. There are two high schools, Mainland High School and Spruce Creek High School (in Port Orange), which offers an International Baccalaureate program. There are a number of elementary and middle schools throughout the city. Ratings may be found on the School District website. There are a number of parochial schools and Father Lopez Catholic High School.
Daytona Beach higher education is accessible with five universities represented: Bethune Cookman College, Daytona Beach State University, The University of Central Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and Stetson University in DeLand.
Daytona Beach Homes – Daytona Beach homes are as diverse as there are lifestyles. For those who enjoy a golf community, Ladies’ Professional Golf Association (LPGA), Pelican Bay Homes and Indigo Lakes Homes provide condominiums, townhomes and single family homes in all price ranges. Riverfront homes provide spectacular views with docks and boat lifts for your boats. You are only minutes from the Ponce De Leon Inlet, and open water in the Atlantic Ocean. Daytona Beach Luxury Homes can be found in Golf Communities, on the riverfront, in some beachside communities and directly on the oceanfront.
Daytona Beach Condominiums – Daytona Beach Condominiums afford a simplified life with the best of amenities and views. Daytona Beach Oceanfront Condominiums are many, such as Ocean Vistas, Ocean Walk, Island Crowne, Towers Grande, St. Maarten, and the Mediterranean. Halifax Landing (South Daytona) is a newer riverfront condominium. You’re only minutes from shopping, houses of worship, hospitals, special events, and the I-95 interstate. Orlando is only one hour away.