Daytona Beach: beyond the thrills

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Daytona Beach isn’t just all about roaring engines and sun-soaked shores. History buffs can delve into the city’s vibrant past at some seriously captivating sites. Visit Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse, climb the 175 steps of this iconic lighthouse (built 1887) for stunning views and learn about its role in maritime safety for over a century. The Casements: explore this opulent estate on the beach, showcasing the lavish lifestyle of wealthy families in the early 20th century. Daytona Beach Boardwalk Bandshell: catch a free concert at this historic bandshell (built 1936), a landmark that’s been entertaining beachgoers for generations.

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