🍂🌊 Daytona Beach in the Fall 🏖️🍁

  1. 🌤️ Milder Weather: Fall in Daytona Beach brings relief from the hot and humid summer weather. Temperatures become more pleasant, making outdoor activities more enjoyable.
  2. 🏖️ Beach Activities: The beach is still a major draw in the fall. You can swim, sunbathe, or enjoy water sports like surfing and paddleboarding. The water temperature remains relatively warm in September and early October.
  3. 🙌 Less Crowded: Compared to the peak summer season, Daytona Beach tends to be less crowded in the fall. This means shorter lines at attractions and more space on the beach.
  4. 🎣 Fishing: Fall is an excellent time for fishing in Daytona Beach. You can try your hand at surf fishing, pier fishing, or even charter a fishing boat for deep-sea fishing.
  5. 🚴‍♀️ Biking and Hiking: The fall weather is perfect for biking along the beach or exploring nearby nature trails. The Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail is a popular route for cyclists and nature enthusiasts.
  6. ⛳ Golf: Daytona Beach has several golf courses, and the fall season provides ideal conditions for a round of golf. The courses are less crowded, and the weather is comfortable for spending time outdoors.
  7. 🎉 Festivals: Daytona Beach hosts various festivals and events in the fall, including the Daytona Beach Greek Festival and the Daytona Blues Festival. These events offer a taste of local culture and music.
  8. 🏁 Daytona International Speedway: Motorsport fans can visit the Daytona International Speedway, which hosts events like the Daytona Turkey Run and the Daytona Beach Half Marathon in the fall.
  9. 🦅 Wildlife Viewing: Fall is also a great time for wildlife enthusiasts. You can spot various bird species, including migratory birds, at nearby nature reserves like the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.
  10. 🚗 Scenic Drives: Take a scenic drive along the A1A Coastal Byway and enjoy beautiful ocean views. You can also explore the nearby Tomoka State Park and Bulow Creek State Park for more natural beauty.

Enjoy your fall adventures in Daytona Beach! 🌴🍂🌞

Lets Hit the Beach!

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Beach Rules

Headlights on, window open
Drive with your headlights on and at least one front window completely open
Limited parking
Parking is not allowed in front of three beachfront parks:

  • Sun Splash Park, Daytona Beach
  • Frank Rendon Park, Daytona Beach Shores
  • Flagler Avenue Park, New Smyrna Beach

One-way traffic
Motorists may drive from north to south only in these areas:​

  • International Speedway Boulevard south to Silver Beach Avenue in Daytona Beach

Here are some other ways you can make the beach safe and enjoyable for everyone:

  • Always swim directly in front of a lifeguard.
  • The 10 mph speed limit is strictly enforced. Violators will be fined $116 and up.
  • Alcohol and glass containers are not allowed.
  • Pets are not allowed on the beach except service animals required due to a disability, as governed by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
  • Music or noise that can be heard from more than 50 feet of the source is illegal.
  • It is illegal to disturb dune vegetation.
  • Driving or parking in the conservation zone is prohibited.
  • Personal watercraft operators must stay in the proper zones and wear a helmet at all times.
  • Grilling on the beach – Beachgoers are permitted to grill on the beach. If using charcoal to grill, beachgoers must take the charcoal with them and properly dispose of it off of the beach. Charcoal cannot be disposed in the beach trash/recycle containers and it may not be put in the sand. 
  • Here is a link to the complete BEACH CODE

Please help us protect the beach environment

  • Don’t disturb a turtle that is crawling to or from the ocean or laying eggs. Watch from a distance.
  • Avoid shining lights on the beach at night as this may frighten away nesting females and interfere with the baby turtles’ ability to find the sea.
  • Avoid walking or cycling in places posted as nesting areas.
  • Immediately report any injured or dead sea turtle to the nearest Volusia County Beach Safety employee.
  • Do not disturb markers or protective screening over turtle nests. These nests are being studied and protected.
  • Avoid walking on the dunes along the beach.
  • Don’t disturb nesting sea birds.
  • Don’t litter. Cigarette butts, fishing line and other trash can harm the animals and birds along the beach.
  • Do your part to spread the word about environment-friendly habits on the beach.
  • Courtesy of Volusia.com