Here is information about driving & flying to Daytona Beach, getting around once you're here, plus where to park your trailer, as well as driving on the beach if you choose to do so, and tides.
Driving to Daytona Beach
Driving to the Daytona Beach area is easy, as two of the state's major interstates intersect here - Interstate 95, which runs north and south and Interstate 4, which comes in from the west and southwest (Orlando, Lakeland, Tampa, etc.). Other major roads leading into the area are U.S. Highway 1 from the north & south; U.S. Highway 92 from the west; State Route 40 from the west which connects directly to Interstate 75 in Ocala; and scenic Highway A1A along the Atlantic coastline.
From Ft. Lauderdale/Miami: From Miami or Ft. Lauderdale take Interstate 95, North. Take exit numbers 256 through 273. Go east toward cruise venues, riverfront and beachside locations.
Ft. Lauderdale - Daytona Beach
Miami - Daytona Beach
From Savannah/Jacksonville: Take Interstate 95, South. At exit number 261A, take U.S. 92 east toward cruise venues, riverfront and beachside locations.
Jacksonville - Daytona Beach
Savannah - Daytona Beach
From Tampa and Orlando: Take Interstate 4 from Tampa or Orlando heading east. Take exit number 132A and go north on Interstate 95. At exit number 261A, take U.S. 92 east toward cruise venues, riverfront and beachside locations.
Orlando - Daytona Beach
Tampa - Daytona Beach
Flying to Daytona Beach
You may want to take advantage of direct flights between Daytona Beach International Airport and Atlanta, via Delta daily. There are also non-stop daily roundtrip flights between Charlotte NC and Daytona Beach via US Airways. Visit www.flydaytonafirst.com for details. Daytona Beach International Airport is situated immediately south of Daytona International Speedway and is accessed from U.S. 92 or Williamson Blvd. via Midway Blvd.
Other hotels may also have trailer parking available for guests for free or for a fee. Be sure to ask about it when you call.
Complimentary Trailer Parking for Guests at El Caribe Resort & Conference Center: If you're trailering your special vehicle to the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise and you need a place to park your trailer and towing vehicle, be aware that the El Caribe at 2125 S. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach offers complimentary trailer & support vehicle parking for its guests.You can reach the El Caribe at 386-252-1558 or 800-445-9889.
Beach Driving -This is updated for 2018. For more information on tides and rules check the link below.
If you wish to experience driving on the sands of the World's Most Famous Beach, please be advised that during the Daytona Beach Dream Cruise, the beach will be open to vehicles from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. There is a $20 per day per vehicle user fee to drive on the beach charged by Volusia County government. For more information, visit http://volusia.org/beach/ and click on the button on the left side "Beach driving and parking" to see helpful maps showing beach access ramps.