VIBE: Active, Busy, Family Friendly
Sunglow Pier, 3701 S Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Update April 9, 2023: Daytona Beach Shores is open for driving on the beach! It is about 4 miles south of Daytona Beach and one of the closest beaches to Orlando. You can drive on the beach for over 20 miles all the way up to the Daytona Beach Pier.
VIBE: Family Friendly
839 S Atlantic Ave, Ormond Beach, FL 32176
Update: February 8, 2023: This park is now open for parking and you can drive on the beach via Granada Blvd. Andy Romano Beachfront Park at 839 S. Atlantic Avenue has something for everyone, including a splash pad. Read more about this beautifully designed beach destination less than an hour from Orlando.
Jeep Beach Daytona is not just one of the world's largest jeep events - it's also a charitable event that has donated millions to local causes. Discover how you can participate in this first-class experience and support a worthy cause. Learn about the exciting events that take place during Jeep Beach week and join the fun.
VIBE: Relaxed, Free Spirit
Lighthouse Point Park, 5000 S Atlantic Ave, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
Updated December 17, 2022. Driving on the beach has re-opened. Ever wished you could find a Florida beach away from the crowds that's your own special place? Ponce Inlet is one of those beach towns the locals don't want you to know about!
VIBE: Relaxed, Family Friendly
2995 N Peninsula Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169
New Smyrna Beach has an amazing beach park called Smyrna Dunes Park that we love! It has over 2 miles of wide, elevated, handicapped accessible boardwalk capped with lumber that makes for a great walk on cooler Florida days.
Susan and Bruno are travel bloggers. We write about Florida beaches on every coast. Our opinions only.