Orlando, of course, isn’t located on the ocean coast, but it is very-very close to it. That’s why the lovers of swimming in a salty water, can comfortably organize a day of relax next to ocean for themselves. The closest to Orlando Atlantic ocean beaches are – Daytona Beach and Cocoa Beach.
Daytona Beach and Cocoa Beach – are quite famous beaches at the Atlantic coast, where are often organized many interesting and spectacular events.
The distance between Orlando city and Daytona Beach is only 56 miles, and between Orlando and Cocoa Beach – 59 miles. Believe us, these kilometres won’t seem tiring for you, although it takes about 1 hour of car drive.
Daytona beach of Atlantic ocean,
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Sunset Cocoa beach of Atlantic ocean,
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Race Daytona 500 on Daytona International Speedway
Besides the popular beaches, Daytona Beach city is famous for annual great races Daytona 500, that are always organized there.
Race Daytona 500 is regularly organized since 1959, on a specially built autodrome Daytona International Speedway.
In that prestigious race are taking part only the best racers form all around the world.
Headquarter of a world-famous organiser of the races NASCAR is also located in Daytona Beach city.
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