The sand found on the shores of Daytona Beach is very unique because it is very hard packed sand, which allows motorized vehicles to travel easily on its surface. Daytona Beach has been a sports' fan haven for well over 50 years as spectators have watched motorsports on the old Daytona Beach Road Course, which has been replaced today by the Daytona International Speedway.
Besides the multitude of water sports and other aquatic activities available on the shoreline, there is plenty to see and do near Daytona Beach. From major shopping centers, to antique specialty shops, or even seaside boutiques, this city has something to suit all your shopping needs. There is a wide range of dining and nightlife available in the city of Daytona Beach so get dressed up a little and spend the night out on the town. If nightlife is not for you, then you may prefer to rejuvenate yourself at one of the many local spas, catch a concert at the International Music Festival, visit a local museum, or make your way to a baseball game at the Jackie Robinson Stadium.
Daytona Beach, like most of the southwest U.S., has a humid subtropical climate. Summers are hot and humid, while winters are usually dry and mild. Springtime from March through the first of June is when you will find prime weather for visiting this beach city.