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There’s always something exciting to see or do in Daytona Beach. Discover all of our hidden (and not-so-hidden) favorite places in the area. Read up on our favorite events, restaurants, activities and more in our blog.

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Summer Fun in Daytona

It’s no secret that a place like Daytona, with its beautiful beaches, is one of the best places for a summer getaway. When you stay at Sun Viking Lodge, you’ll never be too far from the action. With direct access to the beach and a location in the heart of Daytona, you can fully take advantage of everything that the gorgeous weather has to offer.

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Make a Splash at Daytona Lagoon

In Florida, it’s pretty obvious when summer creeps up right around the corner; it sometimes feels like there’s just no escape from the heat. This summer, instead of trying to beat the heat, have some fun in it! One of the best ways to enjoy the summer for all its glory in Daytona Beach is to spend the day switching back and forth between extreme relaxation and heart-pumping plunges at Daytona Lagoon.

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ponce de leon lighthouse

Great Views at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse

With so many things to see and do in Daytona, if only there was some way to see all of the city. Well, look no further! Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is a nearly 200-foot giant and is not just your regular old lighthouse. It boasts the title of the largest lighthouse in Florida and is one of the largest in the country.

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Family Fun at Aloha Falls Miniature Golf

Daytona Beach has some of the most beautiful beaches in the world so naturally, the best activities will be close by with a great view. This Spring, as you roam Daytona looking for some fun events with the kids, consider a top-notch beachfront mini golf that’s sure to please the whole family. Conveniently located less than a five-minute walk away from Sun Viking Lodge, Aloha Falls Miniature Golf is your go-to destination for oceanside family fun.

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Experience the Legendary Race

If you’re daring enough to brave the harsh Florida winter, then February in Daytona is something you definitely don’t want to miss. Every year since 1959, beautiful Daytona Beach, FL has been hosting the legendary Daytona 500. This year, on February 17, come feel the adrenaline rush for yourself and see why this race is the undisputed king of NASCAR. 

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Get Your Engines Ready for Bike Week

Calling all motorcycle enthusiasts! Ready to line up and watch your favorite pros race against each other at the Daytona International Speedway? Although Daytona Beach is best known for hosting the popular NASCAR events, including the Daytona 500 and Coke Zero Sugar 400, the Speedway is a popular event venue year-round.

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