Volusia County

Every year, my family participates in the International Coastal Cleanup. Not that we don't pick up trash just about every time we go to the beach, but there's something special about taking part in the worldwide event. When you pick up trash on your own you may not always feel... Read more →


This weekend, we went RV camping for the first time at Tomoka State Park, which is located in Ormond Beach in Volusia County. We stayed in campsite number 78. Tomoka State Park is located in a beautiful scenic area that many people drive past because it's known for how gorgeous... Read more →


There are a lot of hiking opportunities in the Bulow Woods. While we have hiked starting from where the Fairchild Oak is in Ormond Beach, we haven't done it from where the Plantation Ruins Historic State Park is in Flagler Beach until this week. When you go to the Blow... Read more →


Today, we decided to take a hike at Tiger Bay State Forest, located in Daytona Beach. Tiger Bay State Forest offers primitive camping, an equestrian camping area, trails, and more. You can drive through, as well as park and take some trails. We opted to walk the Buncombe Hill Interpretative... Read more →


If you are looking for a nice family hike in the Ormond area, check out the Coastal Strand Trail at the North Peninsula State Park. The park is located at 40 Highbridge Road in Ormond By the Sea. The Coastal Strand Trail is 2.25 miles round trip, taking you through... Read more →