With the ocean at your doorstep, easy access to all that Daytona Beach has to offer and the Orlando attractions but an hour’s drive away, you can’t go wrong with a great vacation at Perry’s Family Resort.
Daytona Beach has so much to offer for families, golfers, water sports enthusiasts, or people just looking to relax. In addition to the popular Race Week and Bike Week events, Daytona hosts a variety of annual festivals and has outstanding cultural attractions, all within a short distance from Perry’s Resort. View more about our area and local Daytona Beach attractions below.
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse – ‘Climb to the Moon Tour’
See Florida’s tallest lighthouse for the Climb to the Moon Tour and experience spectacular views of the sunset and moonrise. The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is located just 20 minutes south of the Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort, at the end of A1A. Guests will see panoramic views of the Florida coast underneath the moonlight and is quite the experience. Limited space available, tickets must be purchases in advance. View event schedule here.
Marine Science Center
The Marine Science Center in Ponce Inlet is the perfect mix of learning and fun. Take an environmental journey to expand your knowledge of our area’s diverse wildlife and see real sea life up close. The Science Center also serves as a rehabilitative center for seabirds and sea turtles. Be sure to explore the mangrove and whale exhibits and meet the creatures that live in the huge artificial reef aquarium. The Marine Science Center is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10am to 4pm and from 12pm to 4pm on Sundays.
Call 386-304-5545 or visit Visit their website.
Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory
Voted one of the ‘Top Ten Sweetest Destinations in America’ by Tripadvisor, Angel & Phelps continues a tradition of quality and customer service that began in 1925. Don’t miss the free factory tour and sumptuous sample! Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory is located in downtown Daytona with plenty of free parking.
Ohana Luau Dinner Show
Experience some Hawaiian culture with a fun and interactive dinner show at the Ohana Luau! This dinner show is suitable for all ages with exciting interactive performances where guests will learn the traditional island dances. The dinner consists of an all-you-can-eat tropical feast. Reservations suggested, call (386) 255-5411 x 186.
Congo River Golf
Congo River Golf is just a short walk away from the Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort. Play mini golf and enjoy the video arcade. This 18 hole mini golf course has waterfalls, streams, mountainous terrain and a live alligator exhibit. Congo River Golf is open daily from 10am – 11pm and stays open until midnight on Friday and Saturday nights. Call 386-258-6808 Visit their website.
Beach Street Shopping & Dining
See the quaint and charming boutique store and restaurants along Beach Street in Downtown Daytona Beach. Shop at antique stores, jewelry stores, the Angell and Phelps chocolate factory, as well as a variety of restaurants with everything from Vegan fare to Thai food or Sushi. Just a short drive from Perry’s Ocean Edge Resort, down A1A and over the ISB Bridge. Visit their website.
The nearby Mosquito Lagoon is the Redfish capital of the world. Fishermen love our area, as there are always plenty of fish to catch! Take a deep sea fishing charter or a guided boat trip for a day of fishing on the water. View a directory of local fishing charter services here.
Daytona Lagoon Waterpark
No need to drive to Orlando for an attraction park, just visit the Daytona Lagoon! This ‘”fun-park” also offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. The entertainment center offers Grand Prix go-kart racing, miniature golf, arcade, and laser tag and the waterpark has waterslides, a wave pool and tubing river. This park is open seasonally from 9am to 9pm. Call 386-254-5020 Visit their website..