1,621
trips planned today
4.6
out of 5
Trustscore rating
©

New Smyrna Beach trip planner

Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free

Itinerary planner

+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner USA  /  Florida  /  New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach

4
Parks · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Beaches
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.HistoryThe area was first settled by Europeans in 1768, when Scottish physician Dr. Andrew Turnbull, a friend of James Grant, the governor of British East Florida, established the colony of New Smyrna, named after the home town of his father-in-law. No one had previously attempted to settle so many people at one time in a town in North America.
Make New Smyrna Beach central to your United States travel plans using our United States trip planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to New Smyrna Beach

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in New Smyrna Beach

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Places to visit with New Smyrna Beach

Key WestTrip planner BEST FOR: Landmark, Specialty Museum, Parasailing / Paragliding OrlandoTrip planner BEST FOR: Disney Park / Activity, Theme Park, Water Park Marco IslandTrip planner BEST FOR: Dolphin / Whale Watching, Waterskiing / Jetskiiing, Beach Everglades National ParkTrip planner BEST FOR: World heritage site, Wildlife Area, Hiking Trail Key LargoTrip planner BEST FOR: Scuba / Snorkeling, State Park, Wildlife Area

Recently planned trips to New Smyrna Beach

1 day in New Smyrna Beach SEE PLAN Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens Smyrna Dunes Park New Smyrna Town Beach 12 days in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Apollo Beach Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge Canaveral National Seashore 6 days in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES St. Peter the Fisherman Episcopal Church Lighthouse Point Park Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum 6 days in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Turtle Mound National Historic Site Cracker Creek Ponce Inlet Jetty 1 day in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens Dolphin View Seafood - Dinner and River Cruise Smyrna Dunes Park 8 days in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens Spas Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum 1 day in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES New Smyrna Town Beach Canaveral National Seashore The Posh Pineapple 6 days in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Eldora State House Orlando Wetlands Park Enchanted Forest Sanctuary 37 days in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Arts on Douglas Riverside Park St. Peter the Fisherman Episcopal Church 37 days in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Arts on Douglas Riverside Park St. Peter the Fisherman Episcopal Church 16 days in New Smyrna Beach & St. Augustine BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES New Smyrna Beach St. Augustine 1 day in New Smyrna Beach BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES New Smyrna Town Beach Canaveral National Seashore The Posh Pineapple