Cool Down at Waterparks in Daytona Beach

Waterpark Hotel Packages in Daytona Beach Florida

Hotel packages in Daytona Beach are perfect combinations with local attractions

The temperatures are hitting 90 degrees plus and waterparks in Daytona Beach are calling your name. During summer 2015, find your piece of relaxing heaven in Florida. Daytona Beach is known for its eclectic mix of the tropics, beaches and family fun. To have the best time possible, try visiting Daytona Lagoon.

This attraction combines the fun of water adventures, arcades, miniature golf and more all rolled into one location. The kids will be entertained all day long and parents can participate in the fun or just relax and take a break on some of the reclining loungers. There are many things to do in Daytona Beach, but this fun complex is a definite must for families.

To get the most out of your vacation, book your room at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort within walking distance from the family fun center, allowing you to head back to the room, if necessary whenever you need to. Our special Daytona Lagoon Package will add savings to your stay.  Parents benefit with Lagoon tickets for themselves when they book a room. Simply purchase a few extra tickets for the kids, and the vacation package is complete. Learn about the tickets and property amenities to create an unforgettable family vacation by visiting our website.

Don't Miss the Youth Baseball Nationals in Daytona Beach

Youth Baseball Nationals in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach baseball puts you in the middle of the most elite youth tournament in the nation

Watch your child compete in the nation's premier youth baseball tournament at the 2015 Youth Baseball Nationals in Daytona Beach. This once in a lifetime opportunity allows only the top youth baseball teams to compete in this week long event. This highly prestigious sporting event will create memories your child will treasure for the rest of his or her life.

This youth baseball in Daytona event will provide your child with entertainment both on and off the field. Why not incorporate a family vacation into this travel opportunity?  Each player will receive a complimentary one-week pass to the Daytona Lagoon Water Park. This water park has more than enough activities to provide your family with day-long fun. It includes a wave pool, a large assortment of water slides and a lazy river for those who just want to relax. If you are looking for adventure without getting wet, the park also includes laser tag, go-karts, miniature golf, an arcade, a rock wall and a buffet.

The water park is conveniently located across the street from the Youth Baseball Nationals official host hotel the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. Here at the Hilton our luxurious accommodations include seven restaurants and lounges giving you a wide range of food to choose from in between baseball games. Enjoy a breathtaking view in one of our oceanfront rooms or suites. If baseball doesn't offer you enough entertainment, our hotel provides even more family amusement. Have some fun in the sun or relax after a long day at the baseball field in one of our two pools. Let your child enjoy exciting activities at D-Dawg's Kidszone while you take advantage of our relaxing spa. Schedule your trip today. This getaway is sure to have something for everyone to enjoy.

Experience Florida’s Lighthouses and Marine Life – Just a few of the Things to Do in Daytona Beach

Visit Ponce de Leon Lighthouse in Daytona Beach Florida

Looking for different ways to spend a summer’s day?
Plan your stay in Daytona Beach today!

White-sand beaches and lazy palm trees are the first images that come to mind when you think of Florida, but there are many other things to do in Daytona Beach specifically. Did you know that Florida has a rich historical background? From Daytona being one of the first railway stations in Henry Flagler’s vision to continue Florida’s railway which then led to the Overseas Railway, to the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, history enthusiasts are able to experience days gone by in the beautifully warm tropical weather. 

Visit this remarkable lighthouse; climb its staircase to the top where the panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and Halifax River will amaze you.  The surrounding buildings on the property are where you can learn all about what it took to build this massive structure and the keepers who maintained the beacon right down to their primitive clothing and record-keeping books.  

It’s always a fun day at the Marine Science Center .  Many people may not know that seagulls and turtles are an integral part of the ecosystem which incorporates many different types of marine animals in Florida.  Here you can learn about Florida’s rich ocean habitats and conservation efforts.  Besides rehabilitating animals and returning them to the wild this center is constantly researching for better ways to help the environment

With The World’s Most Famous Beach at our doorstep and all the exciting attractions in the area the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is the perfect Florida dream vacation destination.  Our friendly staff is always eager to offer suggestions on many different things to do in Daytona Beach.  Let the sound of the ocean and the tropical breezes melt your troubles away.    

Great Recreational Activities Abound on your Daytona Beach Getaway

Daytona Beach Summer Vacation

You’ll also enjoy the best hospitality services on that Daytona Beach summer vacation

Daytona Beach is a great destination for getting away from the normal hustle and bustle of your busy schedule. As a popular family vacation destination, the city continues to add great tourist attractions. When you visit, stay with us at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, and we will take good care of you.

Your family can enhance its knowledge on vacation or just let loose with all of the great Daytona Beach sights to see. Visit the Museum of Arts & Sciences, watch a ball game at Jackie Robinson ball park and finish it off with an evening performance at the Peabody Auditorium. Daytona Beach boasts great attractions, and one of the best is the Daytona International Speedway. Racing fans can spend the full day enjoying high-octane sporting events.

The 744-room Hilton Oceanfront Resort has a great affordable hotel summer package in Daytona called the Midweek Madness package to help you stay like royalty. We also have indoor activities for when the weather is not so accommodating. You don't have to worry during your vacation, Hilton has everything covered. There are two heated pools, a spa, D-Dawg's Kidszone and seven restaurants, including the Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse. The Daytona Beach convention center is right across the street.

We look forward to providing you with the best guest experience possible during your summer vacation in Daytona Beach. It is the ideal way to reconnect with family members who may be busy with work or school. Experienced travelers know that the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is the ideal resting spot.

It’s NASCAR’S Summer Tradition - the Daytona Coke Zero 400

NASCAR Coke Zero 400 and Subway Firecracker 250 in Daytona

Race fans get ready -

it's almost time for the Coke Zero 400 & Subway Firecracker 250

What a tradition it is! This race is responsible for some very dramatic moments in the history of racing. All followed by one of the largest firework displays in the nation. Don’t miss the 57th Annual Coke Zero 400. This amazing event held over the July 4th weekend begins on Friday, July 3rd and continues until Sunday, July 5th this year.

Coke Zero 400 & Subway Firecracker 250
July 3 – 5, 2015
Daytona International Speedway

Special packages are available on the Daytona International Speedway website for the Coke Zero 400 which includes:

•A reserved ticket for the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola
•Pre-Race/Sprint FANZONE access
•Admission to the VIP viewing area in front of the stage for the pre-race concert 

Highlights of the weekend include:

Friday, July 3rd
12:00 pm - Stadium gates and Sprint FANZONE open

Saturday, July 4th
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Driver Appearance: NASCAR XFINITY Series driver autograph session
2:00 pm – 2:15 pm Driver Appearance: NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Brian Scott
4:15 pm – 6:45 pm Live Music on the FDOT Main Stage
7:30 pm - Subway Firecracker 250 Powered by Coca-Cola (100 laps, 250 miles)

Sunday, July 5th
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm VIP Appearance: Multi-platinum selling singer songwriter Kip Moore
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm Live music on the FDOT Main Stage
5:15 pm – 5:30 pm Driver Appearance: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr.
6:00 pm - Multi-platinum selling singer songwriter Kip Moore on Pre-Race concert stage
7:45 pm - 57th Annual Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola (160 laps, 400 miles)

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located only 5 miles from Daytona International Speedway is your race fan friendly hotel to stay at while in town for this major event. Our location right on The World’s Most Famous Beach and only footsteps away from Main Street gives you many different activities to enjoy during your time away from the track.

More information on the Hilton Daytona Oceanfront Resort can be found on our website. Reservations may be made online or by calling 386-254-8200.

Plan Your Summer Vacation with Us - Where There’s Lots of Things for Kids to Do in Daytona Beach

Lots of Things for Kids to Do in Daytona Beach

Keep the kids busy and entertained on your summer vacation in Daytona Beach

So you’re planning your summer vacation. You've always wanted to take a trip to Florida and experience The World’s Most Famous Beach. You know there are plenty of things for grown-ups to do here in this paradise oasis with boating, fishing, golfing, its rich history, museums and so much more but what about the kids? Not to worry, there are lots of things for kids to do in Daytona Beach. They’ll have the time of their life and memories to last their lifetime too!

Here are just a few fun places to visit in Daytona Beach:

Sun Splash Park
Daytona Lagoon
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse
Marine Science Center   
Daytona Beach Boardwalk
Jackie Robinson Ballpark
Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory

Plan your summer vacation at The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort where you can enjoy some time for yourself while you’re at it. Let the kids attend D-Dawg’s Kidszone and take a day at the Spa to pamper yourself or how about an amazing golf course adventure for a day? Better yet just relax on our beautiful white sand beach and soak up the sunshine.

Whatever your summer involves, not only is there lots of things for kids to do in Daytona Beach, there is always something here at The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort for all family members. Visit our website for more information on our resort and our specials and packages or call us at 386-254-8200 to book your accommodations now.

Receive your free Daytona Beach Visitors Guide to help you plan your vacation to Daytona Beach today.

Surprise the Man in Your Life with these Things to do for Father’s Day in Daytona Beach

Things to Do for Father's Day in Daytona Beach

Looking for things to do for Father's Day in Daytona Beach or the perfect way to treat the man in your life to the best Father’s Day yet?

Spoil your dad to a weekend getaway or accompany your man for a relaxing stay at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort for a Father’s Day surprise he’ll never forget.

How about some decompressing time spent in our Spa or a relaxing day poolside? Finish off the weekend with our Sunday Brunch complete with a carving station, fresh seafood, made to order omelets and where his first Mimosa or Bloody Mary is free.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort has several packages perfect for this getaway to choose from which will help you save and add some extra benefits to your stay.  Try either one of these or check our website for even more: 

Our Bed & Breakfast Package includes:

  • Special rates on accommodations
  • Breakfast for two

Our Leisure Escapes Package includes: 

  • Accommodations
  • $50 daily on-property credit

Here are some additional fun things to do for Father’s Day in Daytona Beach:

June 19, 2015
Hippie Fest & Happy Together Tour
Johnny Buford's Birthday at the Beach Concert

June 19 - 21, 2015
Red Bull Global Rallycross

June 20, 2015
U2 Tribute & Fireworks

Happy Father's Day from the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort!

Join in the fun at the Bacon Beatdown Food & Fitness Festival in Daytona Beach


Show your strength & abilities at the largest fitness competition happening right here in Daytona Beach

For the second year in a row the Bacon Beatdown Food & Fitness Festival is headed to Daytona Beach.  Known as the largest fitness competition it celebrates fitness and food. Who doesn't love bacon and where else can one enjoy it along with power lifting and barbells?  

Bacon Beatdown Food & Fitness Festival
June 26, 2015 - June 28, 2015
Ocean Center
101 N Atlantic Ave.

The weekend long event kicks off on Friday with the children and beginners competition and continues on Saturday with Intermediates, Masters and Elite athletes competing to make it to the finals on Sunday.

Competitions are taking place at the Ocean Center and on the beach directly behind the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort .  More than 1,000 participants and 5,000 spectators can be expected.  Witness the best in several strength categories from displaying overall stamina to gymnastics and fitness with skills in rope climbing, power lifting and more.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located directly across the street from the Ocean Center has partnered up with the Bacon Beatdown Food & Fitness Festival to give you
quick and convenient access to this event. A special room rate is available, use Group Code XFIT when making your reservation.  More information on our hotel can be found on our website or by calling 386-254-8200.  

Bacon Beatdown Food & Fitness Festival in Daytona Beach

An Event for Every Age – the Daytona Beach Comic Convention

Daytona Beach Comic Convention


Who’s your superhero? Meet the artists who bring them to life at the Daytona Beach Comic Convention

Do you love comics? Whether you collect them, sell them or have an interest in drawing your own you don’t want to miss the Daytona Beach Comic Convention.

Daytona Beach Comic Convention
June 07, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Athletics
600 South Clyde Morris Boulevard

There will be over 80 vendors at this event with collectibles ranging from comics, toys, records, and more. Special guests include artist Tom Lyle from DC and Marvel Comics, inker and penciler Jim Fern from DC and Western Comics, Daytona Beach native Jeff Whiting, Austin Janowsky and many more artists, writers, publishers and editors on hand to meet you.

A costume contest will be held with prizes and also benefit raffles which will include autographed collectibles like comics, action figures and original art.

Information on this one day only event can be found on the official Daytona Beach Comic Convention website.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort located only four miles from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and right on The World’s Most Famous Beach is the perfect place to stay whether you are traveling to town to spend the day at the Daytona Beach Comic Convention or are an artist or vendor displaying your talents and goods.

Visit our website for our specials including our Florida Resident's Rate to help you save on your stay or call us at 386-254-8200.

The Official Start to Summer Begins with the Star Spangled Summer Concert Series in Daytona Beach

Pick your favorite band and start planning your stay – the Star Spangled Summer Concert Series Kicks of Memorial Day Weekend in Daytona Beach.

We've got the schedule and it rocks! Every Saturday night from Memorial Day through Labor Day experience these fantastic concerts and the awesome fireworks display on the Daytona Beach Boardwalk. Fireworks over the ocean begin at 9:45 p.m. All shows start at 7:15 pm and end at 10:00 pm.

May 23rd
The Boss Project- The Ultimate Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band

May 30th
Fire and Rain Band- The James Taylor Tribute Experience! and Crosby Stills and Nash Tribute

June 6th
4NR2 The British Rock Invasion- Two Tributes one amazing band. Foreigner and Bad Company

June 13th
Barracuda- The Ultimate Tribute to Heart

June 20th
U2 by UV – An Incredible U2 Tribute Experience

June 27th
The Ultimate Billy Joel Tribute Band “Turnstiles”

July 4th
The Alter Eagles – An Incredible Authentic Tribute to the Eagles

July 11th
Nuthin’ Fancy- The Ultimate Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute Show

July 18th
Almost Styx- The Amazing Styx Tribute Show

July 25th
Never Stop Believin’ – The Ultimate Journey Tribute Show

August 1st
China Grove- The Doobie Brothers All Star Tribute Band & Supernatural - The Ultimate Tribute to Santana

August 8th
The U.S. Stones- The Ultimate Rolling Stones Tribute

August 15th 
Livin’ on a Prayer – The Big Hair 80’s Tribute to Bon Jovi

August 22nd 
Fleetwood Max- The Definitive Fleetwood Mac Tribute

August 29th 
Michael Allman Band – Allman Brothers Tribute

September 5th
Rocket Man- The Elton John Tribute Experience

September 12th
Highway to Hell- AC/DC Tribute

September 19th
Led- Hed- Led Zeppelin Tribute Band

So go ahead start planning that great summer getaway today.  The Star Spangled Summer Concert Series in Daytona Beach is always a great time.  Be sure and check out our specials page where you can find so many different packages with savings and benefits no matter if you’re getting away for some alone time, wishing to have a romantic beach side escape or even if your bringing the entire gang for a family fun vacation.

The Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort is a proud sponsor of the bandshell located directly behind us on the beach.  More information on our hotel can be found on our website or you may call us direct at 386-254-8200.