Last Updated on June 13, 2024


Planning your Florida getaway but torn between the world-famous shores of Daytona Beach and the glitz and glamour of Miami Beach? You’re in luck!

Both cities have something unique to offer every kind of tourist, whether you’re craving adventures or a more laid-back vibe.

In this article, we will discover the attractions, outdoor activities, and year-round events in Daytona Beach and Miami Beach.

Let’s take a closer look!

panoramic aerial view of the beach and buildings in Daytona Beach Florida



scenic view of Miami Beach Florida



a man with a surf board in Daytona Beach and a woman standing near a lifeguard station in Miami Beach



the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse in Daytona Beach and aerial view of the beach in Fort Lauderdale



beach scene in Daytona beach Boardwalk & Pier and a vintage car parked in the street of Ocean Drive in Miami Beach



a man and woman watching the sunset in Miami Beach Florida



people watching a car racing in Daytona International Speedway

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restaurant sign in the window of a restaurant



beachfront hotels with sun loungers and beach umbrellas in the shore of Daytona Beach


If you’re looking for more hotel options near Miami Beach – Check out this blog post! 👉 15 Incredible Hotels Between Fort Lauderdale and Miami



beach scene in Daytona Beach vs aerial beach view of Miami Beach


For a complete list of family-friendly beaches in Miami! 👉 Click Here!





laid-back city vibes of Daytona Beach vs vibrant  beach life in Miami Beach



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Daytona Beach vs Miami Beach Florida USA



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Booking a last-minute trip to Miami Beach or Daytona Beach?  

If so, we have you covered.  Here are some top recommended tours and hotels!

Top Tours in Miami Beach

Speedboat Sightseeing Tour – (Miami Coastline Cruise)

Little Havana Food & Walking Tour – (The Best Food And Walking Tour In Miami)

Miami to Key West Day Trip – (Full-Day Trip With Activity Options)

Top Tours in Daytona Beach

Guided Bicycle Tour of Old Downtown Key West – (Explore Key West with a bike)

Private Half-Day Key West Boat Trip – (Top-rated private boat tour in Key West)

Key West Parasailing Adventure – (Go parasailing above the emerald waters of Key West)

Looking To Get Around In Miami Beach and Daytona Beach? 

Check out rental car rates here! 🚗




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