Explore Daytona Beach with DeNure Tours

We're getting ready for another exciting DeNureTours' season beginning Fall 2017!

Bringing guests to the warm sunshine has been part of DeNureTours business for more than 50 years. DeNureTours long-stay resort programs which includes Daytona Beach, Florida continue to be popular for those looking to escape to cold Canadian winters.

The Nautilus Inn "Is" Daytona Beach! From our location on famous "A1A", the Nautilus Inn offers DeNureTours vacationers the perfect location to all of the popular Daytona Beach attractions and vacationer-favorite activities! DeNureTours guests have made the Nautilus Inn their favorite destination and we're proud to be their hosts!

DeNureTours guests will enjoy meeting new friends and sharing stories in the comfortable spacious lobby or in the Sand Dollar Room. Each morning a complimentary deluxe breakfast is served in a lovely setting with an ocean view. Later in the day, enjoy a complimentary afternoon cocktail in the Sand Dollar Room, as you relax with your new friends and share the details of your day.

DeNureTours representatives are available to provide assistance and to organize on-site social activities such as cards, crafts, bingo and poolside exercises. Regular complimentary excursions, using our own DeNureTours shuttle bus and driver, take guests to local shopping centers, flea markets, area attractions, dog races and dinner venues. Sightseeing day trips are also offered to nearby points of interest such as St. Augustine (at an additional cost).

As we said, there are plenty of entertaining activities and local attractions for our DeNureTours guests! Look over the sample of one of our past weekly activity schedules below. Then, make your plans to join us!

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DeNureTours Daytona Day Trips!

Below is a sampling of day trips offered to our DeNureTours guests in Daytona Beach:

Ponce Inlet
(Depart hotel at 9:30 a.m. return to hotel at 4 p.m.)

This trip includes a tour of the LIGHTHOUSE, lunch at Down The Hatch, visit The Marine Science Center and a boat tour of Ponce Inlet, homes and wildlife.

St. Augustine - Oldest City in the Nation est. 1565
(Depart hotel at 8:30 a.m. returns at 4:30 p.m.)

Begins with a scenic drive to St. Augustine. Includes passage on the "Red Train" (an on and off tour of St. Augustine) then dropped off on historic St. George Street for lunch and shopping.

Mt. Dora
(Depart hotel at 8:30 a.m, leave for hotel at 3 p.m.)

One hour drive 50 miles west of Daytona to the historic town of Mount Dora. Then board the "Rusty Anchor" for a scenic 2 hour boat ride on Lake Dora and Dora Canal. Return to dockside at noon, the our bus takes guests for a small tour around town to view local restaurants and shops, then drop off at Chamber of Commerce for lunch and shopping, with pick up for return at 3 p.m.

(Depart hotel at 8:45 p.m., return approximately 3 p.m.)

Blue Heron pontoon boat ride and wildlife tour on the St. Johns River then stop at Cook's Buffet for lunch.

Dog Track
(Departure & Return times to be determined)

Guided behind the scenes tour of the daily operation of the dog track and the facility. Includes lunch as well as 2-3 races!

Daytona Speedway Tour
(Times to be determined)

Narrated tour of Daytona International Speedway Around high banks as well as a stop on Victory Lane followed by a short movie.

 We also offer a variety of tours with a minimum of 10 people. Additionally, we offer various daily shopping excursions (including a weekly trip to the Famous Daytona Beach Flea Market). Evening trips to varying area restaurants for those wishing to dine out.


Upcoming Events

The Nautilus Inn and Daytona Beach puts you close to all of the area's best annual events!

September 2017

Fire and Ice - Chili Cook Off and Ice Cream Churn Off
Feast on delicious chili and fresh-made ice cream at this exciting fall festival that occurs on a 30-acre historic site with a village museum and over 10,000 artifacts. Live music brought to you by community members during the regularly held "First Saturday Jam."
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Jazz Festival
One of Central Florida’s premier music events! The Jazz Festival is a three-day affair with great jazz, good food and lots of fun. Please visit the website for more information.
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October 2017

Daytona Blues Festival

The annual Daytona Blues Festival has rapidly grown into a family-friendly musical tradition throughout Central Florida. The festival features dozens of up-and-coming artists as well as some of the biggest names in blues music. Held at historic Jackie Robinson Ballpark(known as “The Jack” to locals), the three-day festival brings thousands of visitors to Daytona Beach each year for fun, sun, surf and, of course, music.

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Biketoberfest® 2017
October 19-22, 2017

More than 100,000 motorcyclists will roll into the Daytona Beach area for the 25th anniversary celebration of Biketoberfest®, a multi-day, annual event. This extended weekend of fun and sun includes motorcycle shows and rallies, live music, scenic rides along A1A and other historic roadways, racing at Daytona International Speedway and vendors offering everything from the latest models to parts and accessories.

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More October events:
Thin Man Watts Jazz Festival, October 21
King of the Grill, October 21


November 2017

Daytona Turkey Run
November 23-26

Take a walk down memory lane and relive a 43-year tradition with the Daytona Turkey Run, the largest combined classic car show and swap meet in the United States!

More November events:
Volusia County Fair & Youth Show, November 2 - 12

Fall Country Jamboree, November 4-5
Halifax Art Festival, November 4-5
Greek Festival, November 9-12

Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular, November 15 to Janaury 15, 2018
DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts, November 18-19
Riverfest Seafood Festival, November 18-19


December 2017

December to Remember in Daytona Beach

December 1-31
December to Remember in Daytona Beach is a flurry of family fun activities that take place all month long at the festive oceanfront Bandshell!

New Year's Eve in Daytona Beach

December 31
New Year’s Eve in Daytona Beach is a festive scene at the oceanfront Bandshell that traditionally features fireworks after an early evening tribute band and again at midnight overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Join the Main Street block party celebration complete with a ball drop. Hoteliers and restaurants throughout the area also delight New Year’s Eve visitors with live music and midnight champagne toasts.

More December events:

Stetson Mansion Christmas Spectacular, November 15 to Janaury 15, 2018

Daytona Beach Christmas Boat Parade, December 2


January 2018

Rolex 24 at Daytona 2018
January 27-28, 2018

The Rolex 24 at Daytona is a race featuring superstars from the worlds of sports car racing, NASCAR and open-wheel. This races' intensity billows throughout the 3.56-mile infield road course. It is a perfect battle between machine, driver and time, kicking off three weeks of race action.

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February 2018

Daytona 500
February 18, 2018

The Daytona 500, also known as "The Great American Race," is NASCAR's signature event and is the biggest, richest and the most prestigious event of the year for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Since 1959, it's proven that year after year, lap after lap, this is the race that creates more memories, more hall-of-fame moments and more believers in the power of racing dreams than any other. If you've never been, the DAYTONA 500 is the one race that will make you believe there's no greater feeling - than being here.

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March 2018

Bike Week 2018
March 9, 2018 - March 18, 2018

Dubbed the “World’s Largest Motorcycle Event,” Bike Week is a 10-day event filled with high-octane street festivals, concerts, motorcycle races, bike shows, rallies, manufacturer showcases and much more.
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Daytona 200
March 18, 2018

From the its humble beginnings on the beach to its first race on the high banks of Daytona Internatioinal Speedway, the DAYTONA 200 by Victory has always been about showcasing the best in motorcycle road racing. In 2017, there is been no better stage for such a showcase than the world’s first motorsports stadium. Wider seats, upgraded amenities, and unmatched sightlines make for a more immersive experience at the premier event of the motorcycle racing season.

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Spring Turkey Run
March 23-25

Classics to street rods, the largest and most diverse display of automobiles! Come out and enjoy crafts, antiques, and great food.
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April 2018

Halifax Oyster Festival

The Halifax Oyster Festival isa party with a purpose! Enjoy delicious oysters and live music at a festival that helps raise awareness about the important role the local oyster population plays in the ecosystem. Free parking.
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