New Smyrna Beach Tourism

New Smyrna Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States, located on the central east coast of the state, with the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Its population was estimated to be 23,230 in 2013 by the United States Census Bureau.The downtown section of the city is located on the west side of the Indian River and the Indian River Lagoon system. The Coronado Beach Bridge crosses the Intracoastal Waterway just south of Ponce de Leon Inlet, connecting the mainland with the beach on the coastal barrier island. The surrounding area offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation: these include fishing, sailing, motorboating, golfing and hiking. Visitors participate in water sports of all kinds, including swimming, scuba diving, kitesurfing, and surfing. In July 2009, New Smyrna Beach was ranked number nine on the list of "best surf towns" in Surfer. It was recognized as "one of the world's top 20 surf towns" by National Geographic. in 2012.

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Infamous as the “Shark Attack Capital of the world”, New Smyrna Beach town can still be a good place to visit in Florida, if you are okay with steering clear off the beaches! With a good dose of non-aquatic activities like hiking and golfing, this Floridian escape can be that much-needed break, minus the crowds of other popular state destinations like Miami, Orlando and Key West. Apart from the adrenaline rush of hiking, you could also opt for doing the typically touristy things like hopping through a plethora of museums and art galleries. There is a significant amount of history too to the city. In case, you would like some enlightenment heading to places like the Canal Street Historic District has got to be on your list. Take a BiPlane Beach Rides to see what the city looks like from above!

 

  • How safe is New Smyrna Beach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in New Smyrna Beach.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
    • Safety Index 64.71 (High)
    • Climate Index 89.54 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.84 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in New Smyrna Beach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 67.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.17 USD

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