Situated just south of the Sunshine State's popular Daytona Beach, Ponce Inlet offers stunning beaches and a secluded paradise away from the hustle and bustle of Florida's main touristic beach resorts.
Ponce Inlet is home to the tallest lighthouse in Florida -- the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. The lighthouse dates way back to the 18th century and a walk through the museum and its exhibits are a must while in town.
Those interested in marine life will enjoy a visit to the Marine Science Center -- a place that rescues endangered animals and places many of the struggling ones in rehabilitation to help them regenerate full strength.
Beautiful coastal walks are a major highlight of Ponce Inlet. Don't miss the Smyrna Dunes Park, the Winterhaven Park or the Ponce Inlet Park.
Ponce Inlet is best enjoyed in the spring. The summer months are a little too humid and tornado season runs in the fall.
Ponce Inlet boasts a unique attraction -- the tallest lighthouse in the whole of Florida, Ponce de Leon. Learn about the history of the iconic building at the Lighthouse Point Park where stepping inside the white picket fence feels like stepping back in time. Other local attractions include the Marine Science Center, Racing’s North Turn, and the jetty at the north end of New Smyrna Beach for stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean.
Vacation rentals in Ponce Inlet give guests the opportunity to get away from it all, and escape the hustle and bustle of some of Florida's bigger resorts, such as nearby Daytona Beach Shores. Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is located just south of Daytona, creating a secluded paradise vibe, complete with lovely ocean front vacation homes with full kitchens.