New Smyrna Beach
The New Smyrna Beach though relatively near to Daytona Beach is a much quieter alternative. A great place for surfers having been voted as as one of the National Geographic top 20 surfing beaces in the world.
Smyrna Dunes Park has meandering boardwalks to the beach and along the way you may spot a turtle, ospreys, pelicans and other wildlife.
There's opportunity to dive and discover the wrecks of the Mindanao (a WWII Liberty Ship) and the tug Thomas H