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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.


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!


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Facts and Stats for New Smyrna Beach*

  • Living in New Smyrna Beach - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 89.54 (Very High)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in New Smyrna Beach

    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 11 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 64.17 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 36.47 USD

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