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The growing dining scene in the dynamic downtown districts of Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach is another reason to visit. With new and exciting culinary experiences popping up, now is the time to explore all that Daytona Beach has to offer.



Visitors escaping to Daytona Beach this spring will discover plenty of activities to enjoy such as area beaches, state parks and other outdoor attractions, museums, fine dining and more.


3 Reasons to Get Revved up for Daytona Bike Week 2023

Is your cruise-loving crew eager to hit the road for one of the nation’s most renowned motorcycle rallies? Consider these three solid reasons to get your motor running and start planning for your Daytona Bike Week adventure today.


This Turkey can run!

Car enthusiasts, get ready to gear up for one of Daytona Beach’s favorite holiday weekends! The Daytona Turkey Run is the largest combined collector car show, swap meet and car corral (private buying and selling) in the United States, and it’s right around the corner.


Don’t Wait — Start Planning Your Thanksgiving in Daytona Beach!

It’s hard to believe it, but Thanksgiving is right around the corner! If you’re coming into town for a fall beach getaway, Daytona Beach offers many fun and festive events surrounding the holiday. Here’s everything you need to know while planning your Thanksgiving in Daytona Beach. 


Welcome to Biketoberfest 2022

Each year, nearly 125,000 motorcyclists roll into the Daytona Beach area for a multi-day, annual event called Biketoberfest.


5 Fun Fall Festivals to Hit in Daytona Beach

With mild temperatures, fewer vacationers and a host of entertaining events, fall is one of the best times to experience Daytona Beach. And, this year will feature a number of fun and family-friendly festivals to attend in the area.


The Coke Zero 400 Roars at Daytona International Speedway

Taking in the Coke Zero 400 is an incredible way to celebrate your Independence Day weekend in Daytona Beach! Experience the thrill of the crowds and roaring engines at this year's upcoming Coke Zero 400 on August 27th ...


The Adventure Seeker’s Guide to Daytona Beach

Wondering what to do in Daytona Beach beyond lounging in the sunshine and sand? You won’t have to search far. Whether you like your adventure on the natural side or like to take your day by storm with the help of modern mechanics — Daytona Beach has just what you’re looking for. Find your thrill with any one of these fun area activities!


5 Hot Reasons to Visit Daytona Beach on July 4th Weekend

If you’re looking for a special place to celebrate your Fourth of July weekend, consider these five fun highlights (which represent just a few standouts among the many area events planned) on tap in Daytona Beach.


Nautilus Inn Earns Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 2022

The Nautilus Inn today announced it has been recognized as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner for Hotels. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months.


Thirsty For Fun? Wet Your Whistle At One Of These 10 Great Spots In Daytona Beach

It’s hard to imagine achieving a more vacation-worthy vibe than the one felt when sipping on a frosty beverage with an ocean view — and bonus points if there’s a tiny umbrella resting on the rim of your glass while you’re doing so. And in the Daytona Beach area, there are plenty of spots where both the views and the drinks are top-shelf.


Get Ready For The 2022 Daytona 500!

Tickets are on sale now for the 64th DAYTONA 500, the most prestigious event on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule. "The Great American Race" will be held on Presidents' Day Weekend on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2021. Don't miss out on nonstop action and excitement at the World Center of Racing. With high energy performances, spectacular finishes and amazing memories, start planning for the 2022 #DAYTONA500 today!


Kick Off Your Racing Season with The Rolex 24

Mark your calendars for the 60th Annual Rolex 24 at Daytona International Speedway! Since 1962, racing legends from around the world have come to DAYTONA to compete in a grueling 24-hour marathon. The Rolex 24 Hours of DAYTONA is notoriously merciless on both driver and machine as sleep-starved crews perform mechanical miracles. From sunrise to sunset, fans will watch drivers battle an army of rivals that span the auto racing universe in the first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race of the season.

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Holidays at the Beach!

What if we told you that you could have a relaxing and stress-free holiday season? No need to spend hours cleaning and decorating the house, grocery shopping, or planning holiday parties. Whether you’re an emptynester couple or a young family, we want you to enjoy the holiday season with the ones you love in a stress-free environment. Let’s make a new tradition at the holidays of traveling to Daytona Beach and leaving all of your frustrations at home.


Rev Your Engines for The Daytona Turkey Run

A thanksgiving tradition, the Daytona Turkey Rod Run’s 47th year will be November 25th through November 28th. No running shoes required, this is the Daytona Turkey Rod Run! This is the largest combined collector car show and swap meet in the United States and is not to be missed.


Start a New Tradition - Spend Thanksgiving at the Beach!

Start a new tradition this Thanksgiving! Create a new tradition of Thanksgiving at the beach! Bring your family together at one of the top hotels on Daytona Beach and enjoy our variety of amenities, world-famous beach and abundance of sunshine!


Empty Nester Travel Season is Underway!

Now that the kids have moved out of the house, it's time to do something that is just for the two of you with a getaway to Daytona Beach, Florida!


Daytona Beach Fall Festival Season is Here!

Daytona Beach has a flair for festivals and fall is a great time to visit! Daytona Beach takes claim to the title of Festival Capital of Florida for good reason with festivals and events taking place here year round.


Daytona Beach Restaurants on the Water

After a day of surf fishing, exploring Tomoka State Park or simply bicycling on the beach, a plethora of Daytona Beach waterfront restaurants will satisfy your craving for local flavor and fresh seafood.


The Ideal Itinerary for a Fun Week-long Family Getaway in Daytona Beach

If you’re lucky enough to get a full week in town, there are lots of ways to soak in the sun and fun in Daytona Beach. From watersports to shopping, and museums to fishing excursions, there’s truly no limit to the fun activities to be had by all ages. Not sure where to start? We’ve put together an itinerary for an ideal week filled with a wide variety of activities in Daytona Beach.


Make First Vacation Memories Here

Looking for a baby-friendly getaway? Having a baby doesn’t mean the beach vacations aren’t still an easy possibility, although choosing the right hotel does become more important.


Nautilus Inn Earns Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 2021

The Nautilus Inn today announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice award winner for Hotels. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to travelers around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months.



Daytona Beach Endless Summer Fun

Summer is right around the corner, and especially this year, many of us are ready to bring back the summer vacation. And Daytona Beach, of course, is brimming with all the things that make summer so much fun — including the cooling Atlantic Ocean waters, 23 miles of white-sand beaches, an array of family-friendly attractions and a million ways to have some Wide. Open. Fun.


Mother's Day - Reward Mom with a Vacation to Daytona Beach!

An unforgettable gift to say "Thank You, Mom!" Indulge your mother or wife this Mother's Day with a weekend getaway in Daytona Beach, Florida! Mothers that love the beach will take pleasure in spending time vacationing at Nautilus Inn - located on "The World's Most Famous Beach"!


Family Biking on Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is known for its wide sandy beaches, stunning displays of nature, and family friendly atmosphere. While none of these things are all that surprising, what you may not be aware of is that Daytona Beach is also a renowned and thriving bicycle community.


Daytona Beach Bandshell Concerts & Fireworks 2021

The 2021 Bandshell Summer Concert Series is spectacular! Enjoying the sights and sounds of summer at this historic coquina amphitheater is so easy - park in the Ocean Center garage, take the crosswalk to the Daytona Beach Bandshell in Oceanfront Park, rent a chair, purchase a drink and enjoy the show.


This Year, Spend Easter at the Beach!

Easter arrives April 4th this year and it’s a great time to visit Daytona Beach for some rest and relaxation after the long months of winter!


Nautilus Inn Earns 2021 Loved by Guests Award

The award-winning Nautilus Inn, owned by Asante Asset Management LLC and managed by Hospitality Ventures Management, is excited to announce it has received Hotels.com’s prestigious “Loved by Guests Award” for the 4th year in a row.

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Join Our Winter Family at Nautilus Inn

Come be a part of our winter family! This winter season has arrived and you're invited to ditch your snow boots for sandals, and visit during Daytona Beach's enjoyable "off-season"! Stay a few days, a few weeks, or even a couple of months, and become one of our winter family members. Escape the cold winter and enjoy a Daytona Beach winter, full of great experiences and new friends.


Celebrate New Years 2021 at the Beach!

Send off 2020 and ring in 2021 at the beach! With exciting New Year’s Eve celebrations happening throughout the Daytona Beach area – book your vacation today!


Daytona Beach Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

We're here to help you create a memorable family visit and we hope you find some warm holiday fun in the sun while you're here. These restaurants will be open to serve you a holiday meal and we want to remind you of all the family-fun events we have planned, too. 


Take Your Holiday Shopping To The Beach!

The holiday season is just around the corner! Black Friday kicks off the holiday season, so make your holiday season even more enjoyable being a guest at the Nautilus Inn and visiting Daytona's incredible shopping centers.


Celebrate the 4th - Daytona Style at the Nautilus Inn of Daytona Beach, Florida

Wondering where to spend this Fourth of July? Whether you're looking forward to traveling with family or friends, Daytona Beach is a great choice for your upcoming Independence Day celebrations! Featuring countless activities for families to enjoy and our spectacular Daytona Beach location - experience why Nautilus Inn of Daytona Beach, Florida is the ideal destination for your upcoming Fourth of July escape.


Date Night in Daytona

Whether you and your spouse are coming to Daytona Beach alone or with the extended family, take advantage of the fantastic dining and activities that Daytona Beach has to offer. Break the routine by making time for a special date night during your stay at the Nautilus Inn.


Family Biking on Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is known for its wide sandy beaches, stunning displays of nature, and family friendly atmosphere. While none of these things are all that surprising, what you may not be aware of is that Daytona Beach is also a renowned and thriving bicycle community.


Family-Friendly Restaurants in Daytona Beach

Thousands of families make Daytona Beach their vacation destination — a choice that is made for a number of reasons! From the 23 miles of wide, open beaches to the water park slides, and from the laser tag games to the marine science explorations — there is no end to the fun that awaits visitors of all ages here.  But all that fun in the sun can work up an appetite in your vacation crew, so before they get “hangry”, head to one of these seven favorite family-friendly restaurants to refuel!



September annually marks the arrival of our "Wonderfall" season. The arrival of “WonderFall” in Daytona Beach signals festival season! This iconic beach on the East Coast of Florida celebrates things a little differently than other fall destinations.


Celebrate the 4th - Daytona Style!

Daytona lovers know the nostalgia and memories of Daytona Beach last a lifetime and Daytona is the perfect beach destination to visit for any special occasion. With tons of activities for families to enjoy and our summer special offer - see why Nautilus Inn of Daytona Beach is the ideal location to book your Fourth of July vacation.


Nautilus Inn Earns Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 2019 and Hall of Fame Designation

The Nautilus Inn today announced that it has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent – having earned great traveler reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered a quality customer experience. In addition to the 2019 award, the Nautilus Inn qualified for the Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame for recieving the Certificate of Excellence five years or more.


Nautilus Inn's Family Friendly Environment - Perfect for Multi-Generation Stay!

So, you want to get the whole family in on this year's vacation. We all know there are very few excuses for not keeping up with your adult kids and grandkids (or keeping up with your parents) these days, what with email, texting, Facebook, Skype and good old-fashioned phone calls. But quality face time may be limited.


Making A Great Choice In Selecting A Family Reunion Location!

If you've ever handed the assignment, planning a family reunion is no easy task. The responsibility of finding a location suitable for the needs and preferences of everyone involved can prove overwhelming for many people. If this is your year for planning a family reunion, the Nautilus Inn can help!



Enjoy some endless family-friendly fun when you come visit Daytona Beach. From swimming to cruisiing the beach, you will find countless ways to enjoy your vacation. One of the most popular activities around here happens to be fishing.


Celebrate Christmas at Daytona Beach!

Craving an escape from winter weather? Head to Daytona Beach for a range of holiday events and holiday spectaculars. Whether you are in the mood for the dreamlike experience of Christmas lights, a celebration that takes a step back in time or a jolly holiday parade, plenty of fun Christmas activities await in Daytona Beach!


Where to Find the Best Burger on the Beach!

We all love them ... and we're always seeking the best! Nothing works up an appetite quite like being at the beach. Maybe it’s the salt air and warm breezes, or perhaps it comes from exerting all your energy jumping over waves and building sandcastles — either way, refueling after a day in the sun is crucial for a happy vacation crew. Sometimes, the only thing that will hit the spot is a juicy burger and a cold drink — and these four Daytona Beach burger joints are up for the task. 


Spend Thanksgiving at the Beach!

It’s never too late to start a new tradition – Thanksgiving at the beach! Bring your family together at one of the top hotels on Daytona Beach and enjoy our variety of amenities, world-famous beach and abundance of sunshine!