7 days in Daytona Beach, Palm Coast & Ocala Itinerary

7 days in Daytona Beach, Palm Coast & Ocala Itinerary

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Daytona Beach
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Ocala
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Daytona Beach — 2 nights

The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Beach at Daytona Beach and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at St. Augustine Beach and Andy Romano Beachfront Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Daytona Beach: Fishing Charters & Tours (in Port Canaveral), Pritchard House (in Titusville) and St. Augustine (Castillo de San Marcos National Monument & St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc.). There's more to do: bet on your favorite at Daytona International Speedway and tour the pleasant surroundings at Equestrian Adventures of Florida.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Daytona Beach trip itinerary planning app.

Orlando to Daytona Beach is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Daytona Beach can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Palm Coast.
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Palm Coast — 2 nights

Palm Coast is a city in Flagler County, Florida. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): stroll around Varn Park, stroll around Bing's Landing, then grab your bike and head to Mala Compra Mountain Bike Trail, and finally tee off at Hammock Dunes Club - Links Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Crescent Beach Public Beach, admire the majestic nature at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park, then stroll around Jungle Hut Park, and finally walk around Waterfront Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Palm Coast visit planning tool.

Getting from Daytona Beach to Palm Coast by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Palm Coast can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Ocala.
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Ocala — 2 nights

Ocala is a city located in Northern Florida. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get a taste of life in the country at Gypsy Gold Horse Farm, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll around Sholom Park. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Santos - Belleview Trail, admire the masterpieces at Appleton Museum of Art, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Farm Tours of Ocala.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Ocala day trip planning site.

You can drive from Palm Coast to Ocala in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ocala are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car back home.
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