Here’s a look at some ways you and your family can celebrate the warm weather and sunshine in Daytona Beach.
Main Street Pier -- At 750 feet long, the pier offers spectacular views of the beach and is a popular spot for fishing. Don’t forget your bait and pole – fishing from the pier is free. And if you’re hungry, check out Joe’s Crab Shack located right on the pier. The top deck of the restaurant is a great spot, with seating overlooking the ocean.
There’s no better place to celebrate turning five years old than at Walt Disney World. And a few months ago, that’s exactly what we did for my oldest daughter’s birthday. Check out these great ideas of how to bring magic to your loved one’s birthday:
Pick up birthday buttons – When you visit any of the Walt Disney World parks, be sure to pick up a free birthday button to let everyone know you're celebrating. If you’re staying at a Disney hotel, you can also receive a button when you check-in, too. Many characters and cast members love recognizing and wishing guests a happy birthday.
Birthday voicemail – If you’re staying on Disney property, be sure to note on your reservation that you’re celebrating a birthday. When we arrived at the Art of Animation resort, Mickey and friends had left a voicemail singing ‘Happy Birthday.’ My daughter was thrilled!
The Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina understands that sometimes you just have to make food fun to get kids to eat!
When families dine at Latitudes, kids meals are served in a playful plastic bucket with a shovel included. Once they finish their meal, the pail is theirs to keep and explore the resort. For dessert, the ‘dirt pudding’ is a big hit with children. It’s as simple as chocolate pudding, crushed Oreos and a gummy worm on top! Kids can gobble up their tasty treats and get ready for more fun on the sand.
Halloween is so much more than just one night of trick-or-treating, especially in Florida. Celebrations begin in September and don’t end until in November. We’re talking serious family fun.
So whether you’re looking to have a not-so-scary time with Mickey Mouse or an autumn celebration with Shamu the whale, you’ll find it here.
Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
Select nights in September through October
The Sunshine State's 825 miles of beaches offer a diversity of activities and to suit every taste.
There's the comforting stuff you might expect -- think beach volleyball tournaments and surfing contests. And then there's the wildly unexpected -- ever been to a "mullet toss"?