Eight Great Places to Visit With Kids in Daytona Beach
Daytona Beach boasts the most breathtaking attractions and diverse activities available for the entire family. You’ll never ran-out of things to do while you are here. If you are planning to spend a wonderful, unforgettable day with your kids, here is a list of great places to visit.
1, Daytona’s Beach and Sun Splash Park
Of course, you can’t be in Daytona Beach without going to the beach. Having been noted to be the center of beach life, you can’t miss out on that. The Sun Splash Park is perfect for the whole family featuring a large-scale fountain, two beach access ramps, shaded playground, picnic areas, and a Coca-Cola “cool zone.”
2, Daytona Lagoon
Whether you want to get wet or stay dry, Daytona Lagoon has something to keep you pumped up all day long. For some water related fun, go straight to the water park and get soaked at the Treasure Lagoon, Kracken’s Conquest, Poseidon’s Pass, Blackbeard’s Revenge, Adventure Mountain, or the Pelican’s Drift.
But for those who want to stay dry, challenge your family to a game at the mega arcade, miniature golf, laser tag, or single and double go-karts. You can also choose a more thrilling activity by trying out the rock wall, island hopper, or the sky maze.
3, Daytona Ice Arena
Stay cool and go ice skating at the Daytona Ice Arena. Aside from recreational ice skating, they also offer figure skating, speed skating, and a National Hockey League sized rink. To learn more about the rink schedule, click here.
4, Boardwalk and Pier
For an exciting experience, the boardwalk and pier is the place to be. Packed with fun activities, your kids will surely go crazy over various rides, arcade games, and casino gaming. And of course, the fishing opportunity the Daytona Beach Pier offers. First-timers, expert anglers and even the young ones can take part in this activity. With no fees and license required for a day of fishing, what could be more exciting than that. And before heading home, take a break and simply enjoy a moment of star-gazing.
5, Daytona Magic Shops
Being the last remaining brick and mortar magic shop, this is a good place to drop by and go shopping with your kids. Grab some magic tricks, novelties and jokes to bring home for a super fun “magic game time” before bedtime.
6, Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory
Delight your kids to a free chocolate factory tour and see the hands-on process on how chocolates are made. And it gets even more exciting as you pick your choice of two complimentary samples from Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory.
7, Daytona International Speedway
Watching a race is the coolest way to bond with your kids. But it doesn’t have to be racing season to get spellbound. Take a 30, 60, or 90- minute Speedway Track tour and discover what makes Daytona International Speedway the World Center of Racing. And also make sure to check out the colorful and exciting exhibits at the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.
8, Museum of Arts and Sciences
For indoor fun, MOAS or the Museum of Arts and Sciences is perfect for a family day out. There’s so much to explore such as the Charles and Linda Williams Children’s Museum, Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art, Gamble Place, Planetarium, Root Family Museum, Tuscawilla Preserve, North Wing and the West Wing. Visit the MOAS website for more information.
*Photo Credit: Daytona Ice Arena