World's Most Famous Beach
Set against balmy breezes and anchored by miles of clean, hard-packed white sand, Daytona Beach was dubbed "The World's Most Famous Beach" in the early 1900s. Located on the east coast of Central Florida, Daytona Beach is internationally known for its racing roots, hosting some of the largest motorsports events in the world including the Daytona 500, also known as the "Great American Race."
Tourists and residents alike treasure our cheery brand of southern hospitality. The nearly 500,000 residents in the Daytona Beach metro area and 10 million visitors enjoy moderate weather, quality educational choices, exceptional recreational activities, an active arts community and, of course, one of the most beautiful, family-friendly beaches in Florida.
The climate in Daytona Beach is also ideal. The area enjoys mild, year-round temperatures which range from an average of 59.3F (20.6C) in the winter to an average temperature of 78.5F (30.4C) in the summer.
So whether it's watching a fast-paced sporting event, a relaxing stroll on the beach, or anywhere in between, Daytona Beach can accommodate many different speeds and lifestyles.