Things to Do
Laid-back Adventures Await
Follow The Dolphins & Manatees
Galleries & Museums
The arts have a permanent home in New Smyrna Beach. The city has the distinction of being included in the book, “The 100 Best Small Art Towns in America: Where to Discover Creative Communities, FreshAir, and Affordable Living” by John Villani.
No need to leave a man's best friend behind. Pooches can enjoy the beach too, and you are certain to find the best pet-friendly stays, restaurants, and woof-ready activities in NSB.
See the gentle Florida manatee, enjoy the thrills of racing, or watch locals perform plays at the theater. You can also head to Sugar Mill Ruins to explore unique 17-acre historic site containing the ruins of the coquina sugar factory that was raided during a war between the Seminole Indians and the United States.
Boutiques & More
Shop along historic Canal Street and find a unique gift for that hard-to-please friend. Stroll the five blocks from the river to the ocean along charming and historic Flagler Avenue to shop the unique galleries and boutiques.
Year-round, New Smyrna Beach has a long history of hosting some of Florida’s best play — including the Indian River Open, held annually for more than 50 years.
Parks & Trails
While getting toes in the sand and enjoying the shores is a visitor-favorite activity, these parks will connect you to Florida's exuberant nature and create memorable moments beyond the beach.
Start your day with an early morning walk on the beach or join a glorious sunrise yoga class to stretch your body and clear your mind. Enjoy a deliciously healthy breakfast at an outdoor café before a relaxing day at one of NSB's luxurious spas.
New Smyrna Beach offers children hours of fun – whether you like building sandcastles, swimming, surfing, boogie boarding, fishing, exploring, picnicking, and more.
West Volusia encompasses 14 communities with an eclectic collection of attractions. Daytona Beach brings all the action with the Daytona International Speedway. The combination makes for great adventures.