Top things to do

Top Choice Stadium in Daytona Beach

Daytona International Speedway

The Holy Grail of raceways has a diverse race schedule. Ticket prices skyrocket for good seats at big races, headlined by the Daytona 500 in February. It's worth wandering the massive stands for free on non-race day…
Top Choice Cinema in Daytona Beach

Cinematique of Daytona

Home to the Daytona Beach Film Festival, Daytona's only art-house cinema screens independent and foreign films and serves booze and snacks to your table/highboy/sofa in its intimate screening room.
Italian in Daytona Beach

The Cellar

Now you can tell your friends that you've dined in the summer mansion of 29th US President Warren G Harding. While Harding is consistently ranked as one of the worst presidents in history, the restaurant rates much …
Breakfast in Daytona Beach

Cracked Egg Diner

Best for breakfast, this cheery joint in Daytona Beach Shores became so popular they annexed the building next door. Brainchild of brothers Chris and Kevin, one of whom will usually greet you at the door with a smil…
Museum in Daytona Beach

Southeast Museum of Photography

We love this hidden treasure in Daytona, a service of the Daytona State College: it's the only museum in Florida dedicated solely to photography. This vibrant modern gallery with excellent lighting and facilities do…
Modern American in Daytona Beach

Rose Villa Southern Table and Bar

Intimate and delightful, this under-the-radar fine-dining bistro occupies a charming Victorian house and garden a few miles north of Daytona. The eclectic menu skews toward haute Southern, and does it well – wild se…
Church in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach Drive-In Church

At Daytona Beach Drive-In Church you can get your daily dose of (Protestant) religion from the comfort of your car. Pull in to the former drive-in movie theater, hook up a speaker or tune your radio to 680AM or 88.5…
Aquarium in Daytona Beach

Marine Science Center

We were impressed by this center's rescue, rehab and release programs for sea turtles and seabirds that nest on Daytona's beaches. It's a fun and environmentally conscious place where adults and kids can enjoy learn…
Latin American in Daytona Beach

Chucherias Hondureñas

One of the brightest stars in the local culinary firmament, Chucherias' cuisine is a blend of bold, rich Latin American and Caribbean flavors – shellfish are dressed with chimol (a Central American salsa), while por…
Sushi in Daytona Beach

Ronin Sushi and Sake Bar

Daytona may be a racing town, but it's also a seaside spot where fresh-from-the-boat seafood is in plentiful supply. So: good sushi. This popular, atmospheric joint does American-style sushi rolls well, has a full b…