Daytona Beach Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Florida
Daytona Beach is located in Volusia County on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Known internationally as the "World's Most Famous Beach" and the "World Center of Racing," Daytona Beach is situated on 23 miles of beautiful beaches and home to the Daytona 500. The Daytona International Speedway holds NASCAR, IROC, AMA, sports car, and other racing events throughout the year. Over 8 million visitors come to Daytona Beach each year to golf, watch the car races and enjoy the beach. The permanent population hovers around 70,000, but during major events, the number of people in the city can swell by 20,000 or more. Daytona Beach real estate includes single-family homes, condotels, commercial buildings, condominiums and townhouses, some in gated communities.
Visitors and residents alike have access to two hospitals, three libraries, 65 churches, the city-maintained marina, parks, tennis facilities, over a dozen golf courses and a revitalized downtown area. The schools in Daytona Beach are consistently ranked above the state average. Local colleges include Bethune Cookman College, Daytona Beach Community College, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Stetson University and the University of Central Florida. A flavor for every taste can be found in area restaurants, including Thai, Italian, Cuban, Japanese and French and the local Farmer's Market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, and plants. Riverfront Marketplace, located in downtown Daytona Beach, is a shopping, dining and entertainment district with boutiques, a chocolate factory, gift shops, live theater and restaurants. Volusia Mall has more than 100 shops, including major department stores, as well as restaurants and a food court.
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