Daytona Beach deals and free attractions
Daytona Beach is one of the most popular spots for family getaways in the Sunshine State. However, this tourist destination can be an expensive one to visit. So, during your stay, take advantage of Thrifty Car Rental's amazing Daytona Beach deals on reliable Daytona Beach rental cars. You can also save money by going to these free attractions:
North Peninsula State Recreation Area
Drive your Daytona Beach car rental up Highway A1A 5 miles north of Granada Boulevard until you reach the North Peninsula State Recreation Area, which has free admission. This park spans 900 acres filled with more than 2 miles of warm, sandy beaches. Visitors will come across beautiful palmetto dunes and friendly sea turtles, as well as an array of other regional creatures like the indigo snakes and gopher tortoises. Birders will truly enjoy this trip - the park is full of rare birds, such as scrub-jays.
Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens
Get in a Daytona Beach car rental and drive down to the Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens, located on Granada Boulevard. This institution is home to galleries full of drawings, paintings, photographs, 3-D works and mixed-media installations by local and national artists. One of the more popular displays is the collection of spiritual oil paintings by renowned illustrator Malcolm Fraser. While admission is free, the museum asks for a $2 donation. For a little piece of nature during your visit, you can find a series of tropical gardens full of colorful, blooming flowers, lush greenery, fish ponds and a gazebo - perfect for an afternoon picnic.