Daytona Beach is a very popular vacation destination for a variety of people. College students line the beaches, restaurants and shops during their spring break every year. There is also a bike week that attracts thousands of motorcycles to the area. Families also love coming to Daytona Beach. Many families will come to Florida to visit Orlando, but they make it over to the beach for a day or two. The area is loaded with gift shops, fast food restaurants, and many different types of lodging. The beaches are beautiful, although cars are allowed to drive on the beach. It is definitely unique and it adds to the appeal of Daytona Beach for some people, while others find it less appealing.
Fishing seems to be secondary in the Daytona Beach area, but there is definitely some good fishing here with a couple of piers nearby and several fishing charters that can take you out for a variety of species. Inshore fishing is popular out of the Indian River Lagoon.
Ponce Inlet is located just south of Daytona Beach and this area is popular for fishing. You can fish the inlet from the jetty or from a boat. Some anglers fish the river, while others use the inlet to access the Atlantic Ocean to fish for a variety of fish in offshore waters. The Sunglow Fishing Pier is another place that is popular among anglers. The fishing pier gives anglers the opportunity to fish some deeper water for a variety of different fish. Offshore, anglers can catch a variety of fish depending on the time of year. Take a look at our Daytona Beach fishing tips page for more fishing information.
See How It Ranks
|Daytona Beach, Florida||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.5||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.5||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Area businesses relating to boat storage, rentals, repair, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||-0.75||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|