The Florida city of Deltona and surrounding Volusia County are home to an abundance of attractions for sports enthusiasts, nature lovers and those interested in discovering the area's historical past. From golf facilities to museums, the city of Deltona features attractions of interest to visitors both young and young at heart.
Beaches and Parks
With its location on Florida's eastern coast, Deltona, Florida, and the surrounding Volusia County area are rich in sandy beaches and outdoor recreation. Ormond Beach, one of the largest public beaches in the area, is frequented by surfers and boating enthusiasts and features a variety of shops and oceanfront dining. Named after one of the city's founding members, William H. Campbell, Campbell park is situated on more than 14 acres and offers floating docks, fishing peers, shuffleboard courts and an abundance of outdoor and sheltered picnic facilities.
Located in the heart of Deltona,The Deltona Club (thedeltonaclub.com) consists of an 18-hole golf course that features a 7,016-yard layout. The par-72 golf facility underwent a renovation in 2008 and features modern facilities, including a full-service clubhouse. Located just a 10-minute drive from Deltona in the Volusia County village of Deleon Springs, Volusia Speedway (thevolusiaspeedway.com) features a half-mile track and is home to weekly races and competitions. Racing enthusiasts who wish to enter for the purpose of competition must be 18 years of age and older.
Located in central Deltona, Veterans Memorial Park honors fallen veterans who have served in all branches of the military and armed forces. The memorial features monuments engraved with the names of veterans who have given their lives during the course of battle and those who have been declared missing. Other items on display include a U.S. Army AH-1 Cobra Helicopter and several designated ares of quiet reflection. Also in Deltona, the Firefighters Memorial Park stands in honor of firefighters who gave their lives during the course of service. The memorial is located on more than 11 acres of land and also features picnic facilities and designated recreation areas.
Historical Points of Interest
Located in the Volusia County village of DeBary, DeBary Hall (debaryhall.com) was once the personal residence of European-born wine merchant and entrepreneur Frederick DeBary. The residence, which features an 8,000-square-foot main house, now serves as a museum and features a variety of antiques and items of local historical significance. Just a 15-minute drive from the heart of Deltona, the village of Ponce Inlet is home to the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse and Museum (ponceinlet.org). The Volusia County historical landmark dates back to the year 1883 and is open to the public seven days a week, 365 days a year.
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