Exploring the Atlantic Coast this season? Book an RV in Ormond Beach, Florida and get started on a coastal adventure! Despite the luxury resort atmosphere, this city hasn’t lost its small-town charm. Business empire magnate John. D. Rockefeller, one of Ormond Beach’s original settlers, was drawn to the area for elegant relaxation, which visitors can still enjoy today. Daytona Beach, home of the Daytona International Speedway and Daytona 500, is right next door. Orlando and its theme parks, like Disney World and Universal Studios, are just a little over an hour south. The Tomoka River borders Ormond Beach to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean borders the eastern side of town, making the city a prime location for water activities and sports. Walk the beach, surf, sail or build a sand castle. Take a stroll along Granada Boulevard in historic downtown Ormond Beach. The area is a hub for restaurants, shops and entertainment venues with a vibrant night scene.
The Great Outdoors
Tomoka State Park is on the north side of the city. Situated along the Tomoka River, the park encompasses 2,000 acres. It has a variety of habitats and endangered species, including the West Indian manatee. Native Americans once called these lands home, living off the water. Today, the park waters are popular for canoeing, boating, and fishing. In the spring and fall, more than 160 species of birds use the area during migrations. The park also offers full-facility campsites with a small park store on-site selling camping supplies and snacks. Take the Ormond Beach motorhome rental just across the river to Addison Blockhouse Historic State Park. Check out the 19th-century plantation ruins. The home was owned by John Addison from 1816-1836. Later, the home was fortified by the military for use in the Seminole Wars.
Bulow Creek State Park is a little farther north. The park protects close to 5,600 acres of land, including marshes and coastal forest. It’s home to the largest live oak in the south, the Fairchild Oak, which is more than 400 years old. There are several trails in the park, including the Bulow Woods Trail. It’s almost seven miles long and leads to Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park. Once a thriving sugar plantation, this park is now a state protected area of 150 acres. Visitors can see the ruins which feature a sugar mill, spring house, and slave cabins. There’s an interpretive center where guests can learn about the local history and also a quiet picnic area. Canoe rentals are available at the park and can be launched from the boat ramp into Bulow Creek.
You won’t have to go far to find a place to park your RV rental in Ormond Beach. Coral Sands RV Resort is popular with travelers because it’s right on the beach! All of their sites are equipped with full hookups and they’re pet-friendly. The resort is close to many great attractions like Cape Canaveral, America’s Space Connection, and Sea World. Harris Village & RV Park is another good place to plant the camper rental in Ormond Beach. It’s a full-service facility that offers guests a clean and quiet stay. Plus, great restaurants and shopping centers are nearby. Granada RV Park is right by the Halifax River with close access to I-95 and Highway 40. There are several large fueling stations within a few miles and a Winn-Dixie just down the road.
Holiday Travel Park is just a bit north, in Bunnell. The park is known for its friendly atmosphere and well-maintained facilities. Sites include full hookups, with shady and pull-through options available. Guests can enjoy a dip in the pool or a round of tennis on the court.
Bulow RV Resort, in Flagler Beach, is a water-lovers paradise. Not only are campsites RV ready with full hookups, but amenities include a swimming pool, horseshoe pit, volleyball courts, mini golf course, convenience store. Guests of the resort have direct access to Bulow Creek and the Intracoastal Waterway is just a short drive away. If you’re near Port Orange, Nova Family Campground is a great choice to stay in the Ormond Beach RV rental. The campground sprawls across 20 acres of lush Florida greenway sprinkled with mature trees.
Exploring the City
For adventurers and tourists looking for surf and sand, Ormond Beach has it all. Walk along the Atlantic coast and enjoy the waves or get out on the water for sailing, wakeboarding and more! Ormond Beach Environmental Discovery Center is an immersive hands-on experience. Get an up close encounter with some of nature’s finest creatures like bald eagles and pelicans while learning about Florida’s vast and wild ecosystems.
Downtown Ormond Beach has historic sites and art galleries galore, plus lots of nice restaurants, shops and boutiques. Visit John D. Rockefeller’s home, the Casements. Fully restored, the home is open to the public for tours, and hosts different festivals and events throughout the year. Ormond Beach is also an excellent place to book a fishing charter or tour, with plenty of local services open year round. Rent an RV in Ormond Beach today and experience sand, waves, sun and fun!