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The Best Places to Stay to Watch the Daytona 500

The Daytona 500 - the “Great American Race” - is fast approaching, set to take place on February 16th, 2020. If you’re interested, chances are you’ve already booked your tickets and are ready to join the excitement. Need a place to stay? We’ve got you covered.

Finding a place to stay in Daytona Beach during the busiest period of the year can be tough, but don’t fret! We here at Florida Rental by Owners have compiled a list of five amazing vacation rentals in and around Daytona Beach that are perfect for those looking to visit the Daytona 500 Race. 

Five Places to Stay in Daytona Beach to watch the Daytona 500:

1. Oceanfront Daytona Beach Condo Close to Daytona 500 & Daytona Speedway - 300 N Atlantic Ave

Grab this two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo located right on Daytona Beach with lovely ocean views. The condo is a 15-minute drive away from Daytona International Speedway and seconds from the Beach, granting easy access to Daytona Beach’s two most famous attractions. Enjoy the newly refurbished kitchen, with granite countertops and all the necessary amenities for cooking like a pro. 

Don’t feel like cooking? Well, then head across the road to the Ocean Walk Shops for a wide range of culinary delights. Take a dip in the pool, relax in the jacuzzi, play some indoor mini-golf or visit the Children’s Activity Room. 

Ocean Walk Resort has everything a family needs for a beach vacation, all for under $1,300 per week! If you’re interested, you can learn more about this property on the Florida Rental By Owners’ website. Keep in mind that this condo is very popular, so get in quick and make your booking as early as possible. 

2. Ocean Vistas Daytona Beach Condo near Daytona 500 & Daytona Speedway - 1925 S. Atlantic Ave

This 3000 square foot condo can sleep up to 12 people, while still providing amazing views of Daytona Beach. 10 minutes away from Daytona International Speedway, this condo is perfect for large groups looking to visit the Daytona 500. 

Calming interiors decorate this fully-furnished condo, making it the perfect spot to relax and unwind. Use the private Jenn Air Grill to cook up a feast after a long day exploring all Daytona Beach has to offer, or take a dip in the Resort pool to cool off after an exciting day. 

For under $1,900 a week, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom apartment provides affordable comfort and picturesque views that are perfect for a group vacation. To learn more about this condo and to book, head over to Florida Rental By Owners.

3. Sand Dollar Condo Daytona Beach near Daytona 500 and Daytona Speedway - 3115 S. Atlantic Ave 

This affordable two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo provides a cozy family retreat along the Daytona Beach shores. 20 minutes away from Daytona International Speedway, this condo allows easy access to everything Daytona Beach has to offer while still allowing you to retreat into your quiet slice of paradise. 

Cook in the fully-furnished kitchen, or visit one of the great dining spots within walking distance. Wake up to waterfront views, or walk out onto the quiet beach for a lovely relaxing time. 

For $750 a week, this little slice of paradise is perfect for families looking to stay somewhere outside Daytona Beach. Book quick, as this place is very popular! To learn more, visit the Florida Rental By Owners website

4. Beach House with Private Pool near Daytona 500 and Daytona Speedway - Ormond Beach, Florida

Located in the city of Ormond Beach, this two-bedroom beach house is perfect for families who want a quiet, relaxing place to stay. Being 20 minutes from Daytona International Speedway, and 10 minutes north of Daytona Beach, it’s super easy to access all the fun activities that Daytona Beach provides. Ormond Beach is a quiet city of around 43,000 people, perfect for those looking for peace and uncrowded beaches.

Enjoy the privacy in this Ormond Beach rental’s heated pool and hot tub. Cook in the fully-furnished kitchen, or go out to the nearby restaurants, bars, and shops, all minutes away! For those looking to explore the great outdoors, head on over to the Tomaka Nature Preserve for fishing, kayaking, and nature viewing. 

All this for just $875 per week, peace and tranquility have never come so cheap! To learn more visit the Florida Rental By Owners’ Website

5. Beach House near Daytona 500 and Daytona Speedway - Port Orange, Florida

With six bedrooms sleeping a total of 16 people, this beach house is the ultimate destination for a large group of NASCAR fans. 

Around 20 minutes south of Daytona International Speedway and Daytona Beach, this house gives you the best of both worlds, allowing access to everything Daytona Beach has to offer, while still giving the chance to relax on uncrowded beaches. 

With Foosball, Ping Pong, DVDs, and Video Games, kids and the young at heart are sure to be entertained by the house alone! Cook outside in a fully screened seating area with the backyard grill, or use the giant dining space for a grand feast. Shopping and Dining are available nearby and the beach is only a block away. 

For under $1,800 per week, you could not do any better than this amazing rental. To learn more, please check out the Florida Rental By Owners’ website.


That’s but a few of the best places to stay around Daytona Beach if you want the best Daytona 500 experience. Wherever you choose to stay, you’ll always be able to find a vacation rental that’ll offer great times and wonderful memories... guaranteed. So, bring the family and stay longer while enjoying the “Great American Race”! 

The best place to book vacation rentals in Florida is at Florida Rental By Owners. You can find over a thousand different Florida vacation rental properties for less than other booking websites like Airbnb, VRBO, and HomeAway. 

Florida Rental by Owners also has a large selection of monthly and long term rentals for snowbirds who are seeking some sunshine for longer stays. For your next trip to Florida, considering trying the website that will allow you to book the “same vacation rentals for less.


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