Daytona Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the world, and for good reason. The weather is superb year round, the beaches are fabulous, and the possible activities are endless. This is why New Homes For Sale Daytona often sell quickly. It has been attracting new people for decades.
What makes Daytona Beach special is its beach of course, but it is a unique beach. The sand is hard packed, so hard you can drive your car on it without a concern. The beach is 23 miles long, and on 18 miles of that automobiles are allowed during daylight hours. The beach is also accessible to the handicapped, and the city provides “surf chairs,” which allows people to utilize the beach without exposing their own equipment to salt and sand.
Daytona is also famous for the automobile racing, and it is where the Daytona 500 is held each year. This race begins the season, and it was the birthplace of NASCAR. There is NASCAR museum as well that is interesting even if you are not a car racing fan. The first Daytona 500 was in 1959 and was held partly on the beach.
The people of Daytona also make every effort to keep the beaches accessible to the public. There are nearly 20 public parks along the 23 miles of beach, including two state parks and part of the Canaveral National Seashore. There is plenty of room for any beach activity you could want, and of course the local tourism industry provides countless restaurants and entertainment options.
In addition to countless beach activities, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, SeaWorld, the Epcot Center, Walt DisneyWorld, Wet’nWild, historic St. Augustine, Church Street Station, and even the Kennedy Space Center are all within an hour’s drive of Daytona Beach. Visit http://www.kbhome.com/new-homes-daytona-area for more information.