Spotlight on Summer Fun in Ormond Beach

Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 4:25PM

Spotlight on Summer Fun in Ormond Beach

Long known as the “Birthplace of Speed,” Ormond Beach is the spot that laid the groundwork for what became NASCAR. This is just one of the many distinctions of the area. In addition, Ormond Beach was the winter home of John D. Rockefeller. Today, The Casements still stands as a museum and historically-significant structure.

There’s a good reason why people have flocked to Ormond Beach for decades to enjoy family-friendly fun and relaxation. There are just so many novel things to do in the area! Whether you’re visiting or considering moving to the region, it’s good to know that there’s no shortage of memorable and exciting activities to enjoy in and near the city. Here are some of the most popular celebrations in which to be involved this month, and throughout the year.

National Parks and Recreation Month

What better place than Ormond Beach to celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month? This area abounds with opportunities for natural encounters, and reconnecting with the majesty of Mother Nature.

That includes Bulow Creek State Park — home of the world-famous Fairchild Oak. Nearby Tomoka State Park was a favored hunting ground for early Native Americans. It also houses the Nocoroco Historic Site (pictured). Both attractions are situated just off the Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail. Here, you can experience old Florida from the comfort of your own vehicle.

Also along this trail is the growing and thriving community of Halifax Plantation. Nestled among nature (but still close to world-class amenities and top-notch attractions), this neighborhood has been recognized as one of the most dynamic places to live in the region.

Elsewhere throughout Ormond Beach you’ll find many other dynamic parks and recreational areas, including:

  • Addison Blockhouse Historic State Park
  • Andy Romano Beachfront Park
  • Rockefeller Gardens Park
  • Michael Crotty Bicentennial Park
  • Ames Park
  • Firehouse Park
  • and many more


National Picnic Month

Who doesn’t love a nice lunch out-of-doors? In fact, psychologists say dining in nature actually helps us feel more grounded and content. That makes now a great time to stock the picnic basket and commemorate National Picnic Month at any of the interesting attractions in and near Ormond Beach.

Along with the beach itself, you and your loved ones will have a blast making memories and sharing bonding experiences at attractions such as:

  • the Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens
  • the Ormond Beach Environmental Discovery Center
  • Bailey Riverbridge Gardens
  • and more

Just down the road in Daytona Beach are even more options for family fun, including the Halifax Historical Museum, Ocean Center, Boardwalk, historical and cultural outlets, and similar.

Family Golf Month

Golf is one of America’s pastimes, and that’s especially true here in Central Florida. A low-impact and leisurely sport, golf has quickly become a favorite for players of all ages. Now, you can observe Family Golf Month in style by perusing some of the most outstanding courses in the area.

That includes the golfing neighborhood of Halifax Planation. For years, this course has been recognized throughout the region as a well-maintained and enjoyable attraction. In addition, a full-service clubhouse is open to the greater community. Here, you’ll enjoy world-class golfing while marveling at aesthetic views of nature.

Everyday Family Fun

These are just a few of the many fun and educational experiences awaiting you in and around Ormond Beach. You’ll also find intrigue and interest in other attractions and heritage sites such as:

  • the Ormond Burial Mound
  • Ormond Tomb Park
  • Three Chimneys Historical Site
  • MacDonald House
  • and more

In addition, when you create a high-quality custom home in Halifax Plantation, you and your loved ones will benefit from easy-access to modern amenities, while still enjoying a laid-back and leisurely lifestyle amid the natural wonder of Central Florida. Browse our website to witness the elegance and sophistication that awaits you. Then, contact us today to get started on a custom home that’s personalized to your every want and need.

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