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Things To Do in Volusia County

aerial view of Volusia County, Florida

From New Smyrna Beach to Daytona, There’s Endless Fun for Everyone

Everyone knows Daytona is the home of speed, but this Atlantic coast gem has way more to offer. So, when you’ve finished streaming House of the Dragon in 4K on HBO Max, you can use the fastest internet in Florida to plan all of your fall and winter activities in New Smyrna Beach and surrounding areas. Make reservations, buy tickets, and search the web for your perfect itinerary with fiber optic internet from Wire 3.

Not sure where to start? Hop on in and rev up your engines, we’re going on a tour from the waters of Ponce Inlet to the sands of New Smyrna Beach.

Cars, Cars, Cars

The most famous attraction in Volusia County—and, arguably, all of Florida—is Daytona International Speedway. In 1954, Bill France Sr. signed a contract with the City of Daytona Beach and Volusia County to build the “World Center of Racing.” Roughly three years later, they began grading the land that would become Daytona International Speedway, just a short distance away from the beach where land speed records had been set at the turn of the century. Now, almost 70 years later, racing fans from around the world pay homage year round, but especially in February for the Daytona 500.

If you’re looking for shiny spoilers with a little less pedal to the metal, swing by the Canal Street Cruise In. Held on the second Saturday of every month by the East Coast Cruisers, this car show is held on historic Canal Street in downtown New Smyrna Beach. Admission is free and you’ll find a DJ spinning tunes, shops open late, and restaurants offering food and drinks.

A View Unlike Any Other in Volusia County

The only way to see the true beauty of Daytona Beach, New Smyrna Beach—heck, all of the beaches—is to climb the 203 steps of Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. At 175 feet tall, Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and the third tallest in the United States.

The Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station was named a National Historic Landmark in 1998. Since then, it has been a leader in Volusia County historic preservation. You can get some exercise climbing to the viewing gallery near the top, enjoy a picnic in the nearby Lighthouse Point Park, or even get married on the grounds of the lighthouse!

Fall Fun in New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach, also known to some as “Orlando’s beach”, is a fantastic getaway option for beach and land lovers alike. With a charming downtown and beachside location that boasts top-notch restaurants, both the surf and foodie scene has something for everyone.

Now, if October rolls around and you’re missing the heat of the summer, New Smyrna Beach has the answer: the annual Chili Cook-Off on Flagler Avenue! On October 15th, the best chili chefs in Volusia County are bringing the heat (and the mild and the sweet) to Flagler Avenue. Amateur tasters can even cast their vote to see who will win Best in Contest. October is a great time to be in New Smyrna Beach to enjoy the Great Flagler Avenue Pumpkin Hunt (October 15th-October 29th) and the New Smyrna Beach Florida Craft Beer Tour.

Wake yourself up from the post-Halloween candy coma, because it’s time for the annual Volusia County Fair (November 3rd-November 13th). This is a true American fair filled with amusement rides, livestock shows, arts and crafts, and more.

All of the fun leads up to the New Smyrna Beach Christmas Parade (December 3rd), when fall officially comes to a close, and all Floridians swap their tank tops and swim trunks for festive holiday apparel.

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