Make Your Family Vacation Unforgettable at New Smyrna Beach

Summer is the season for making lasting family memories and soaking in as much fun and sun as possible. At New Smyrna Beach, you can bask in all the joys of summer and take family adventure to the next level. We’ve highlighted just a few of our favorite activities below.

Surfs Up at New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach is one of the best places to Hang Ten and ride the waves on the East Coast and is recognized globally for the incredible waves along 17 miles of glittering beaches. North Beach is a local favorite for surfing, with offshore rock ledges creating plentiful and consistent wave breaks. If you and your family are newbies, don’t worry! There are several classes available to teach even the greenest surfers how to glide like a pro. Jimmy Lane Surfing Academy and Surfin’ NSB both offer surfing lessons for all ages. Book a group class for the whole family for a truly unforgettable day on the water!

Soak Up the Sun, Seaside

Surfing our world class waves is sure to get your adrenaline pumping, but a day spent relaxing on our pristine white sand beaches also can’t be beat. Sunbathe, swim and stroll along our beautiful shores. For a truly unique experience, you can also rent bikes or golf carts and ride on our sandy beaches. Golf cart and bicycle rentals are available at many locations at New Smyrna Beach, including Salty Rentals NSB, which has golf carts, bicycles and, for dry trails and in-town biking fun, electric bikes.

Paddle Through Natural Beauty

If you’re looking for even more fun on our waterways, try renting a kayak or paddleboard and exploring the many blueway trails that dot New Smyrna Beach. Paddleboard New Smyrna Beach has paddleboards and kayaks available to rent and offers a select number of guided paddleboard tours and lessons. The dolphin tour takes participants on guided explorations of the Indian River in search of marine life that call the area home. Kayaks and paddleboards can also be rented from a select number of dining establishments, such as JB’s Fish Camp.

Discover Undersea Life at the Marine Discovery Center

For fun and educational adventure, be sure to check out the programs and tours available at the Marine Discovery Center. The Center features live aquariums, programs designed to teach the public about the importance of preserving aquatic species, and eco-tours of the diverse waterways found at New Smyrna Beach.

Stretch Your Legs at Smyrna Dunes Park

One of our many favorite parks and natural spaces to visit here at New Smyrna Beach is Smyrna Dunes Park. This 73-acre natural space is dog friendly, and consists of sand dunes, walking trails, beaches, marshes and more. It’s a great place to experience virtually undisturbed natural beauty. Pack a picnic and make a day of your adventure here! There is a $10 fee per car to gain park access.

We can’t wait to see what unforgettable family memories you make on our shores. Start planning your New Smyrna Beach getaway today.