Cheap Flights to Daytona Beach
Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) is located 3 miles from the city of Daytona Beach, a popular resort in Florida that boast year-round sun and is very close to the famous Daytona International Speedway race course. Many visitors come to this city in February to see the Daytona 500 race. The 23-mile beach itself is also a major attraction with many hotels and resorts located nearby.
Fly to Daytona Beach International Airport
Daytona Beach International Airport has three runways and mainly serves the destinations of Atlanta, Charlotte and New York. The busiest airlines that offer flights to Daytona Beach are Delta, JetBlue and American Eagle. Taxis and limousine service are available outside the airport near the baggage claim area. The cost of a taxi to nearby hotels is around $20. The Votran bus also provides transportation between the airport and downtown.
The Daytona International Speedway holds many motorsports events such as sports car, stock car and motorcycle races. The Ponce de Leon Lighthouse is a popular historical attraction where tours are held. In addition to the lighthouse itself, there is a museum, a park with trails for hiking and areas for fishing. The family-friendly Museum Science Center features many educational and interactive exhibits, including an aquarium with live animals such as sea turtles.
The Daytona Beach Surfside Historic District, which often holds events such as firework shows and concerts on holiday weekends, is a fun place to walk around and shop. The Boardwalk Amusement Area and Pier provides arcades, rides, games and shops along the beach. Most of the hotels in Daytona Beach are located close to the beach itself on Atlantic Avenue. This area is close to Ocean Walk Village, a six-block area that has many hotels, meeting spaces, shops and restaurants.
Hints and Tips
The most popular event at Daytona Beach is the Daytona 500, the major NASCAR race of the year, which takes place in February. Bike Week, which has a variety of races and other motorcycle-themed events, is held in March. The area also has several notable music festivals, including the Daytona Blues Festival in the fall and the Bandshell Concert Series that takes place in the summer. The Daytona Beach Film Festival, which highlights independent and foreign films, is another annual event held in October.
Sports fans can find a variety of events held at Municipal Stadium, which is home to the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcat football team. Lovers of the arts will have access to several venues for concerts, plays and other events such as the Peabody Auditorium and the Daytona Beach Symphony Society. Concerts are also often held at Daytona International Speedway and Jackie Robinson Ballpark. There are several entertainment centers in Daytona Beach offering family-oriented activities such as miniature golf, arcade games and go-karts.
You can find restaurants of all types in Daytona Beach although seafood is especially popular. There are also many steakhouses, barbecue joints and Italian restaurants. An average dinner for two at a restaurant will cost between $25 and $50.
Prices are correct as of February 2016