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February
19

The world's largest motorcycle event, Daytona Bike Week, is just around the corner. Starting March 6, countless motorcyclists will fill Daytona Beach as they embark on a 10-day celebration featuring street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, and so much more. Between all the celebrating, you'll need somewhere to lay your head. If you're still looking for where to stay during Daytona Bike Week, check out these amazing vacation rentals.

719 S. Beach St. | Daytona Beach, FL 32114 | 1 Bed, 1 Bath

Located in the middle of a beautiful riverfront community, this one-bed, one-bath condo is perfect for couples! It's been completely renovated and comes fully furnished. Enjoy peace and quiet in the downtime from Bike Week in the blissful glass-enclosed lanai, where you'll have a magnificent view of the river below.

1 Oceans West, Unit 93B | Daytona Beach, FL 32118 | 1 Bed, 1 Bath

You'll love the beautiful furnishings throughout this spacious end unit, from the big, inviting bed to the elegant wooden dressers. That's just the beginning of the perks of renting this condo. Pool, sauna, gym, library, and tennis court access are all included!

4764 S. Atlantic, Unit 0290 | Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 | 2 Beds, 2 Baths

You'll only be a few minutes away from the excitement of Bike Week in this newly renovated three-story townhome. Beautiful beach views pour into this large unit, creating bright vibes. Granite countertops in the kitchen, comfy leather sofas in the living room, and a short walk to the beach seal the deal for this Ponce Inlet vacation rental.

143 Magnolia Loop | Port Orange, FL 32128 | 2 Beds, 2 Baths

Kick back for a slow ride and take it easy in this charming cottage situated in the tree-covered community of Summertrees in Port Orange. There's plenty of space to stretch out here, whether it's in the roomy living area or out on the screened-in porch enjoying your morning coffee. Note that one guest must be 55+ as this is a 55+ community, so you'll want a more seasoned rider to join you on this trip!

951 S. Lakewood Terrace | Port Orange, FL 32127 | 2 Beds, 2 Baths

Adorable certainly comes to mind when describing this compact Port Orange townhouse. It may not be quite as expansive as some of the other vacation rentals listed before it, but there's still a ton packed in here: two full baths, all appliances including washer and dryer, new tile, and new air conditioning as of a couple years ago.

929 Stonybrook Circle | Port Orange, FL 32127 | 2 Beds, 2 Baths

Add a touch of high-end modernity to your Bike Week stay when you book this completely renovated duplex. Brand new luxury furnishings and fixtures combine with new flooring, appliances, countertops, and bathrooms to create a truly posh living experience. Our list of available rentals is growing daily. Please contact us if you are in need of accommodations and we would love to assist.

December
4

Even Santa Claus needs a break from the snow sometimes. When he does, you can bet he'll be visiting the sunny skies and crisp waters of Central Florida's beaches. From Daytona Beach to Port Orange and more, here's where to see Santa in the Central Florida Beaches area.

Where to See Santa in Ormond Beach

Breakfast with Santa

Santa brings joy and festivity to breakfast when he visits The Casements in Ormond Beach on December 21. Your kids can feast on a tasty meal before posing for pictures with the big man himself.

SC Decorations

A local tradition continues in 2019 as SC Decorations decks its yard with awesome Christmas decorations and lights. Keep an eye on their Facebook page to find out which dates Santa will be visiting!

Where to See Santa in Daytona Beach

Holiday Happenings at the Volusia Mall

Let your kids hand-deliver their letters to Santa at the Volusia Mall! Santa will be ready for pictures every day through December 24. You can even purchase special photo packages or a fast pass to skip the line!

Santa's Wonderland at Bass Pro Shops

It may seem an unlikely destination, but Bass Pro Shops in Daytona Beach plays host to Santa through December 24 this year. Kids can get a free photo with Santa and take part in a variety of fun activities.

Toddler Time with Grinch and Santa

Santa is joined by The Grinch (who we can only assume is his rival) as they descend upon Sky Zone in Daytona Beach on December 11 for free photos, hot cocoa, gingerbread house building, and more!

Daytona Ice Arena Skatacular

Santa goes skating at the Daytona Ice Arena on December 21-22! Join him for photo opportunities, fun skating games, face painting, and more, all while a DJ pumps out classic Christmas hits.

Where to See Santa in New Smyrna Beach

Christmas on Canal Street

An annual tradition in New Smyrna Beach, Christmas on Canal Street kicked off in late November but carries on throughout December. Multiple activities and events occur throughout the month, and you can always visit Santa's Work Hub where your kids will love meeting Santa and seeing the sparkling decorations.

Where to See Santa in Palm Coast

Holiday in the Gardens

Santa's stopping by Washington Oaks Gardens State Park on December 8 for entertainment, games, photos, and so much more!

European Village Christmas Market

Visit Palm Coast's European Village on December 14 to celebrate Christmas the European way! Parents can shop for gifts while their kids work on crafts and other fun activities. Local vendors will be serving up traditional food and drinks, as well as handcrafted items. And, of course, Santa will be there for photos!

A Very Merry Christmas

Palm Coast's firefighters are hosting this event at the Palm Coast Community Center on December 21. The free event features games, story time with Chief Forte, and photos with Santa.

Where to See Santa in Port Orange

Christmas in the Park

From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on December 7, you and your family can experience live music and holiday cheer at Christmas in the Park at the Kenneth W. Parker Amphitheater. After the musical performances, Santa makes a guest appearance! You can even take a free horse-drawn carriage ride around the city center.

42nd Annual Holiday Parade

Port Orange's annual holiday parade kicks off on December 8 at 2 p.m.! You won't want to miss the fun floats joining the parade this year, as the 2019 theme of "Santa's Toy Shop" is sure to produce some inspired designs.

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