About Daytona Beach

by SmarterTravel Staff
Daytona Beach has 23 miles of sandy seashore that's not only open all the time, but also completely free to pedestrians. And, with brand-new service from AirTran, Daytona Beach International Airport offers easy access to the beach. (Photo: Visit Florida)

Daytona Beach, Florida, is the self-proclaimed "World's Most Famous Beach," and has 23 miles of white, sandy beaches to entice tourists year-round. Nearly eight million visitors flock to this slice of paradise annually, especially during the infamous Daytona Beach Spring Break. Ever since Matthias Day built the first hotel here in 1874, the city has been a popular place for people to escape and relax by swimming, sunbathing, golfing, fishing, and scuba diving. Daytona International Speedway is especially popular among those with the need for speed, and it hosts NASCAR's annual Daytona 500.

Finding flights to Daytona Beach shouldn't be difficult, since Daytona Beach International Airport is served by major airlines like Delta and US Airways.

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