Ponce Inlet is a great place to go for some family-friendly activities. If you are visiting Florida and have kids in tow, then we’ve got 7 top-notch ideas that will keep your whole family entertained. With all of these options to offer, there’s something for everyone! Here are our favorite 7 things to do while visiting or living in Ponce Inlet:
Ponce Inlet Lighthouse Activities
If you’re in the area and looking for a day trip destination, consider visiting Ponce Inlet Lighthouse. This lighthouse was first built in 1887 to guide ships on their way into Ponce Inlet from the ocean. Today, it is still operational as an active aid to navigation with its light flashing every 20 seconds at night. The tower is open for tours and offers amazing views of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding marshland.
It’s also worth noting that this lighthouse which has been standing since 1887 has survived two hurricanes, one being Hurricane Frances (2004) which made landfall near Daytona Beach just days before! So if you love history or want to see a lighthouse up close, stop by today!
Take a walk on the beach
If you’re looking for a less crowded beach town, with great surfing conditions, activities, and gorgeous sunsets, look no further than this hidden gem in Volusia County! With nearly four miles of award-winning beaches stretching to the mouth of the inlet, there’s plenty here for everyone–from families seeking peace and relaxation to surfers seeking challenging waves. So pack up your sunscreen and head down south today! You’ll be glad you did!
Ponce de Leon State Park
Ponce de Leon State Park is a five-mile stretch of pristine coastline that provides refuge for wildlife and natural beauty. Visitors can find some of the best shelling on the North American Atlantic coast, as well as excellent fishing in the Intracoastal Waterway and along Florida’s Gulf Coast. The park also features beautiful beaches with crashing waves, seagulls flying overhead, and historic sites from past civilizations
The Ponce de Leon State Park visitor center offers information about camping, nearby attractions like St. Augustine, or Orlando theme parks, and activities! Come visit this famous Florida attraction today!
Daytona Beach Parasail
Located in the beautiful Ponce Inlet, Florida, Daytona Beach Parasail is one of the most trusted and successful parasail companies operating in this region. Our flights start at 600 feet and go all the way up to 1,000! Daytona Beach Parasail offers a range of fun packages that cater towards any age group!
Play Mini Golf at Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf
The pirate’s cove adventure golf course is a great place for all ages and skill levels to enjoy. The family friendly atmosphere of this 18-hole mini golf course will make you feel like you’re on vacation, even if it’s just for an hour. It offers waterfalls, caves, and lagoons that are sure to please any activities explorer looking for some fun in the sun!
Take your kids out on an eco-friendly boat tour
Ponce Inlet Watersports is the perfect place for a day of fun in the sun. We have guided dolphin and manatee tours starting at 10:00 am daily. Our instructors are friendly, knowledgeable, and will make sure that you have a great time! Kids under 3 free!
Ponce Inlet Watersports also offers dolphin and manatee tours. Contact us today for more information about our services!
The Marine Science Center
The Marine Science Center provides visitors with a rich understanding of marine life through hands-on learning experiences, exhibits and wildlife rehabilitation. Visitors will be able to explore the story of Volusia County’s marine ecosystems as they take in interactive displays that illustrate how seabirds interact with their environment or get up close and personal at sea turtle conservation efforts.
What Are You’re Activities Plan?
With many options of family friendly activities to do while in Ponce Inlet we hope that this list will narrow down some of our favorites. Please if you try something let us know how it went and post some photos on our social accounts! If you have any recommendations to add or any questions please feel free to contact Ponce Inlet Watersports.