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Best Hotels:Hilton Daytona Beach/Ocean Walk Village - Daytona Beach
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Don't know where to go? Check out our 2 and 7 Day Itineraries to get an idea of what you could do in this great city!
2 DAY ITINERARY
1Before it gets too warm, take your tour of the Daytona International Speedway. You’ll walk the stands and play in the Daytona 500 Experience. If your courage (and wallet) are up to it, drive a race car yourself at the Richard Petty Driving Experience.
1Sleep in, then pack a lunch and drive up to Marineland mid-morning. Swim with the dolphins.
2Afterward, drive the few miles to Fort Matanzas to see how the Spanish soldiers who manned the outpost lived, and ask yourself, “How bad did these guys have to screw up at St. Augustine to get sent down here?”
3From the Fort, drive onto the beach on the north side of Matanzas Inlet and enjoy your lunch, then just lay out until the sun sucks every bit of tension from your body.