Daytona Beach Journals

Fun in the sun at Daytona Beach

A January 2004 trip to Daytona Beach by WhoELS21

Blue Spring State Park Photo, Orange City, Florida More Photos
Quote: This journal contains entries of fun, exciting things we did while in the Daytona area.

Wyndham Ocean Walk

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Hotel | "Fairfield Ocean Walk"

Wyndham Ocean Walk Photo, Daytona Beach, Florida
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Best Things Nearby:Well, you couldn’t ask for a better location of the resort. Literaly you can walk right outside and be on the beach! Or you can cross a breezeway and be at the Ocean Walk Shops where Bubba Gump’s Restaurant is also along with a Starbuck and a movie theater.Best Things About the Resort:LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! You are within walking distance of the pier and all the fun activities there. You can also walk to many restaurants without getting out and messing with the busy Daytona traffic or battle for a parking space.Resort Experience:As far as a beach resort, this one has all you could ever want and more. The resort is VERY well maintained...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 22, 2004

Wyndham Ocean Walk
300 N. Atlantic
Daytona Beach, Florida 32118
(800) 347-9851

Bubba Gump Shrimp at Ocean Walk Resort

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Restaurant | "Bubba Gump Shrimp Company"

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If you have never eaten at Bubba Gump’s Shrimp Company you have to put this on your list of must do's while in Daytona! That is assuming you like shrimp. If not they have other dishes to choose from. I have visited a few Bubba Gump’s around the country and this one is one of the best! We were warmly greeted walking up to the doors and then shown to our table. As far as the service, they have a great system worked out. They have license plates, (Yes, license plates!) on the tables. One says "Run Forrest Run", the other "Stop Forrest Stop." If you have ever seen the movie you will know what I’m talking about. When everything is fine you leave the "Run Forrest Run" sign up and when y...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 22, 2004

Bubba Gump Shrimp at Ocean Walk Resort
300 N Atlantic Ave
Daytona Beach, Florida 32118
(386) 323-4822

Blue Spring State Park

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Attraction | "Blue Springs State Park"

Blue Spring State Park Photo, Orange City, Florida
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Blue Springs State Park has got to be on my favorite state parks in the country. The park itself is quite large but the main attraction is the Blue Spring, which runs all year long, flowing over 100 million gallons daily. In the winter manatees move out of the cold St. John’s River into the warm 72-degree water of the spring. We were there in January when it was a little cooler out so over 100 manatees were there. It is something else to see these wonderful animals in the wild and not in a pool at the zoo. The clarity of the spring water allows people to view without disturbing this unique gathering of endangered species. I have attached several photos below that say all I need to say. It’s qui...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on September 22, 2004

Blue Spring State Park
2100 West French Avenue
Orange City, Florida 32763
(386) 775-3663