Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory Tours

Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory Tours - angell phelps

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Locals like me consider Angell & Phelps one of our area’s best-kept secrets.

The Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory is located just 25 minutes south of Plantation Bay in downtown Daytona Beach.

This old fashioned chocolate factory has been making some of the best homemade chocolates you will find anywhere since 1925! Read More »

Day Trip: Marineland Dolphin Adventure

Day Trip: Marineland Dolphin Adventure - dolphins

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One of the most popular excursions on many Caribbean vacations is the opportunity to swim with dolphins. Plantation Bay residents are fortunate to have that same opportunity available right in their own back yard!

Located just 30 minutes north of Plantation Bay, Marineland Dolphin Adventure bills itself as “The World’s First Oceanarium.” The facility contains more than 1.3 million gallons of water across multiple dolphin habitats that visitors can view from above the water or through the large underwater observation windows. Read More »

Day Trip: The Southeast Museum of Photography

Day Trip: The Southeast Museum of Photography - smop

The Mori Hosseini Center at Daytona State houses The Southeast Museum of Photography
The Mori Hosseini Center at Daytona State houses The Southeast Museum of Photography

Located just 20 minutes south of Plantation Bay on the campus of Daytona State College, The Southeast Museum of Photography makes a fantastic day trip for residents looking to expand their cultural side. The museum is one of only 13 facilities in the entire country that are dedicated exclusively to photography. Read More »

Day Trip from Plantation Bay: Tomoka State Park

Day Trip from Plantation Bay: Tomoka State Park - tomoka state park

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Located just 15 minutes from Plantation Bay, Tomoka State Park provides local residents with all the natural amenities one would expect from a state park, only this one is right in your own backyard.

The park is a natural peninsula, created by the Tomoka River and the Halifax River. It offers a wide range of amenities, including boating and fishing facilities, camping and picnic facilities, a nature trail, and a museum. Read More »

Day Trip from Plantation Bay: The Casements

Day Trip from Plantation Bay: The Casements - the casements

Here at home in Ormond Beach, we are completely surrounded by opportunities to explore a wide variety of historic and cultural attractions. It’s important that we remember to take the time to appreciate the beauty that is available for us to see, right here in our own backyards. One of those beautiful historic attractions is Read More »