Many individuals are now taking the time to think about how to prepare themselves for the upcoming fall and winter season.
Take a break from all of that thinking and imagine planning outdoor activities in Florida’s warm sunshine. Now, take that imagination and make it into a reality by booking a warm fall and winter season getaway in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.
There is a remarkable amount of year-round activities in the New Smyrna Beach area available to outdoor enthusiasts who are looking for open-air adventures such as popular water sports, multi-use trails and eco-tourism.
Water surrounds the quaint communities of Southeast Volusia County. The Atlantic shoreline is used for many
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aspects of water sports including parasailing, stand up paddle boarding, sailing, boating, fishing and surfing. The Intracoastal Waterway, also known as the Indian River, is used for the same type of water sport activities especially paddle boarding, kayaking, boating and fishing. With all this water around, it’s easy to see how visitors enjoy most of their time outside during their visit in New Smyrna Beach.
Whether it’s dry trails or wet trails, the New Smyrna Beach area has access to both! The Indian River/Intracoastal Waterway winds its way through New Smyrna Beach and the city of Edgewater, with additional miles of backwater tributaries through mangroves. These serene trails are ideal for paddle boarding, kayaking and canoeing. Some paddling trails in Edgewater include:
- Three Sisters Trail. (5 miles)
- Browns Bay Trail (2.6 miles)
- North Trail (2.6 miles)
- Pine Island Bay Trail (3 miles)
Multi-use trails have become very popular for walkers, joggers, bicyclists, equestrians, skateboarders, rollerbladers and dog walkers as well. These trails are very beneficial for pedestrians looking to enjoy all these fun activities without having to worry about confronting motorized vehicles and traffic. Southeast Volusia County has countless of trails available for public use including the new East Coast Central Florida Regional Rail Trail. This trail system is being constructed and will cover 50 miles when completed, stretching from West Volusia to Edgewater and even down to Titusville in Brevard County. The good news is that many of the paths on the rail trail are already open and available for public use. All multi-use trails are paved and partially shaded with trees for the convenience of the public to enjoy their activities.
For nature lovers, Smyrna Dunes Park, Doris Leaper Spruce Creek Preserve and the Canaveral National Seashore offer all kinds of marine and wildlife peaking in the mangroves, waterways and more. The parks even have nature trails available for visitors interested in eco-tourism and strolling along the boardwalks in the warm Florida sunshine.
Fall and winter packages are available for the rest of the season. Visit www.NSBFLA.com
and click the “Specials” tab to pull up a list of accommodators providing special deals during the fall and winter season.