Hi all, I’m back with another round of places in Florida.
This time it’s Daytona.
See the big red dot? It’s on the East coast of Florida
It’s famous for its beach. Maybe a few of you have been there before?
There’s even a few pristine beaches with nothing built on them. If you are looking to surf, the East coast is where you want to head. You can’t catch a wave on the West coast of Florida.
But wait, there’s more!!
We have Racing!!!!!
The Daytona 500
If you are a biker then you probably already know about Bike week (March 9-18 2012)
and Biketoberfest (October 18, 2012 to October 21, 2012)
The Loop further north in Ormond is a famous route for bikers.
And there’s camping too!
Tomoka State Park
Within the park is the site of the Timucuan village of Nocoroco, located on the Tomoka River. The site was inhabited approximately a thousand years ago. It became a state park in 1945. On May 7, 1973, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
There are other places nearby that everyone should go and see if they are in the Daytona area.
South of Daytona beach on the beach peninsula is the light house at Ponce Inlet. Completed in 1887, the Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station is open for tours as well as the light keepers dwellings. It is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and the second tallest in the nation.
Oh and there is a great place to eat right across the street. It’s backs up to the river and it’s called Lighthouse Landing. Here’s a link:
A little bit to the south on the beach peninsula is the old community of Eldora.
Isn’t it beautiful? Eldora House is located in what was once a prominent community of orange groves in the latter part of the 19th century. After a freeze destroyed most of its crops the community was abandoned. This house is all that is left and it stands 3 feet above sea level inside the Canaveral National Sea Shore Park.
Florida is a beautiful place to visit. Almost paradise. But I have bored you enough as it is and that’s all for this week. To return to Jenny Matlock’s Alphabe~Thursday you can click here:
Thanks for visiting! ~Ames