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Port Orange, Florida

Things to Do in Port Orange, Florida

Port Orange is a city located in Volusia County, Florida. You will find a number of interesting sights to check out while in Port Orange. Here are our top recommendations.

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens

Those who want to observe a small piece of history can check out this 19th century cane sugar plantation, which got destroyed by the Seminoles at the start of the Second Seminole War. Including the ruins, you will also be able to walk through a beautiful botanical garden that's filled with various species of flowers, native plants, and bushes. It's also a great place to visit in Port Orange for families with young kids. The old dinosaur statues will keep them thoroughly entertained.

Daytona Flea & Farmers Market

This farmers market can be easily accessible by car from Port Orange. Open on Fridays to Sundays, you will come across a variety of produce and interesting goods at this flea market. Most people who visited this flea market for the first time were surprised by how large it was! To plan ahead of time, you can visit the website of this flea and farmers market ahead of time to see what vendors are open. Unfortunately, many of them are closed at the moment due to the pandemic.

Spruce Creek Park

If you love taking in the outdoors then Spruce Creek Park should be a must-visit during your stay at Port Orange, Florida. There are plenty of things to enjoy despite the park not being very large. You can, for example, go for a nice walk along the hiking trail or you can also head over to the pier to do some nature watching (birds, fish etc.). Some people like to also visit Spruce Creek Park to go fishing or camping.

Ponce Preserve

Only a few miles away from Port Orange is Ponce Preserve, a city park that has nice wooded trails. You will come across a lot of beautiful mangroves during your walk. It also features a boardwalk that connects you to a fishing pier. Like Spruce Creek Park, Ponce Preserve is also a popular spot for locals to go fishing.