Daytona Beach is known for rough party crowds and a beach scene that’s, for the most part, fallen into a lot of decay. However, the town offers a lot in the way of a sort of forgotten beach town charm. Home to the occasional convention and the few remaining nice hotels, it’s a good place to go for a weekend on the beach, enjoying cheap eats, cheap drinks and simple fun.
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On my visit to Bailey’s Harbor, Wisc., last month, I had the opportunity to stay at a great bed and breakfast on the shore, the Blacksmith Inn. This was my first time in the state, which was quite different from my usual urban-centric travels, but I found the inn to provide relaxing accommodations that perfectly rounded out my stay in Door County.
The beachfront city of Santa Monica is located about 15 miles from downtown Los Angeles. Start your day with breakfast on the patio of Cora’s Coffee Shoppe. The rustic restaurant offers a daytime menu everyday from 7 a.m.–3 p.m. Sample fresh-squeezed juices, filling pancakes, creative eggs dishes or tasty daily specials. Spend about $18. Make you way over to the iconic Santa Monica Pier for some sightseeing and photo ops. The pier features a Ferris wheel, amusement park, restaurants and a range of activities for all ages. If you would like to see more of the pier and waterfront, rent a bicycle from Santa Monica Bike Center. Rentals start at $20 for two hours.