Activities

Experience leisure at its finest by swimming and beachcombing at the “World’s Safest Bathing Beach,” where the temperature of the water and the air average a perfect 70 degrees. Peaceful, clean and easily accessible, the thirteen-mile beach is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. Come aboard a river cruise to take in the Indian River scenery while relaxing on deck. For the more adventurous, surfing is the main attraction of New Smyrna Beach. We offer one of the best surfing spots in North America. Rock ledges a few miles offshore cause wave breaks perfect for surfing and prevent dangerous undertows. Beginners and experts consider our beach their first choice for catching waves. And the American Professional Surfing Association hosts a competition in New Smyrna each year. Choose from water sports of all varieties. Jet ski, sailboats, sea kayaks, catamaran, windsurf boards, and ski boats are available for rental. Let professional guides share their expertise in deep sea fishing, saltwater fly fishing or guide you on the Indian River where you will enjoy some of the largest inshore game fish in the world, including redfish, spotted sea trout, tarpon and black drum. Fishing gear also is available for rent. Soak up our town’s lively art, music and cultural scene! Art enthusiasts: welcome to paradise! You’ll find an endless supply of artistic expression: pottery, hand-crafted furniture, blown or painted glassware, painting, jewelry, prints, metal art watercolors, wood carvings and paper art. Chose an original creation as a keepsake of you special time. New Smyrna Beach also has nearby Golf Courses and Tennis Courts, Ponce De Leon Inlet Lighthouse, Canaveral National Seashore, Day trip to Orlando or Blue Springs Park Seasonal Art Festivals – Bicycling Bike Week – Speed Week