DeLand is Showing its Artsy Side!

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Galleries, museums and live theatre are giving this “old Florida” downtown a new vibe. It’s a small town with a big arts scene. It’s “old Florida” with a new vibe. It’s DeLand, Florida. And here in downtown DeLand, that vibe is an artsy one. In the heart of the sunshine state, West Volusia County has […]

Spectacular Stetson Mansion Highlights a Central Florida Christmas

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Celebrating the season: from gilded luxury to simple traditions in West Volusia As holiday happenings go, there is nothing quite like the Stetson Mansion, decked out in full regalia for its annual Christmas celebration. The Stetson Mansion Christmas tours are the highlight of any holiday visit to DeLand and the West Volusia region. This Victorian mansion […]

DeLand’s Amazing Mainstreet

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Authentic Florida draws visitors to the streets of DeLand This “real Florida” downtown has taken the top ranking as “America’s Best Main Street” in 2017. On the streets of DeLand, visitors find a sense of history as well as a contemporary vibe. It is home to shops and boutiques, galleries and a remarkable collection of […]

Stuart Air Show flies high with leading tourism event award

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The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) has named the Annual Stuart Air Show as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for the month of November 2017. Premier events from all across the southeastern United States compete to receive a Top 20 designation. The Martin County Office of Tourism and Marketing and the Stuart […]

Girls Get Away to Martin County, Florida

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Ghost tours to swamp tromps, sailing to ceramics–choose your own adventure and make memories to last in this South Florida vacay getaway Girls just want to have fun and that’s easy to do in Martin County, Florida, an easy-to-get-to-area, encompassing the communities of Port Salerno, Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Indiantown, Jupiter Island, Hobe Sound and […]

Indiantown Rodeo lassos top tourism event award for 2nd year

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The Martin County Office of Tourism and Marketing and the Indiantown Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce the Indiantown Rodeo has been selected as a top tourism event for October 2017 by the Southeast Tourism Society (STS). Named one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for 2017, the rodeo competed with top […]

Flagler County, Florida, Hosts Annual Events Emphasizing Area’s Culture

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Civil War re-enactments, Native American dance demonstrations and more highlight area’s rich heritage Annual events throughout Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches aim to pay homage to the area’s heritage. Dive into cultural experiences with these upcoming events, unique to Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches: Gamble Jam Every second and fourth Saturday afternoon from 2 to 5 […]

Visitor Experience Second to None at Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches

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Exceptional customer service and innovative programs draw new guests Businesses in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches are known for exceptional customer service and the White Orchid Inn and Spa is a shining example of how innovative programs and customer service help to strengthen business. Located at 1104 South Oceanshore Boulevard in Flagler Beach, White […]

Restaurants Thrive in Flagler Beach, Florida in Hurricane Aftermath

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In the wake of Hurricane Matthew, Flagler County restaurants are thriving, welcoming tourists and residents, alike, with an array of menu options and the same hospitality that has made this destination a favorite for decades. In its fifth year of business, Kokomo’s Café is located in the central district of Flagler Beach and serves breakfast, […]

Visitors are #1 in Flagler County, Florida

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One percent increase in Tourism Development Tax places priority on visitor when it comes to boosting coastline recovery efforts Tourism is more important than ever in Flagler County. During a March 20 meeting, the Flagler County Board of Commissioners met to approve a one percent increase in the County’s Tourist Development Tax, assessed to overnight […]

Group Business Creates Positive Economic Impact for Flagler County, Florida

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Continuing Education Company consistently brings thousands to the coast More and more businesses are calling Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches home. Continuing Education Company (CEC), is a non-profit continuing medical education (CME) provider that specializes in live conferences for primary care physicians.  Established for more than 25 years, the company currently organizes over 18 […]

Palm Coast and Flagler County, Florida, Continues to Reap Benefits of Tourism

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Tourism continues to positively impact Palm Coast and Flagler County. Tourist Development Tax revenue in 2015-2016 totaled $2,089,110, a record setting collection, representing a 3 percent increase over the previous year. In 2015-2016, 21 percent of total Flagler County employment was made up of tourism jobs. 2015-2016 saw a 6 percent Flagler County sales growth […]

Reach New Heights in DeLand, Florida

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Looking for an unforgettable adventure? Head to DeLand, Florida, near Daytona Beach. Here, Skydive DeLand is one of the busiest drop zones in the world. Nearly 100,000 people a year take the plunge here, where outstanding year-round weather and proximity to the beach combine to add to its popularity. Tandem jumps for beginners, Accelerated Free […]

Don’t Miss the Choctawhatchee River Fest, May 13

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Don’t miss the Choctawhatchee River Fest, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., May 13, at Walton County’s Morrison Springs, 874 Morrison Springs Road, Ponce de Leon, Florida. Children of all ages will enjoy a dip in the cool spring waters, fishing, boating and taking part in the many fun activities planned throughout the day. Plan to participate in […]