For the craft beer connoisseur in search of the area's best brews or for the parents seeking a refreshing adult beverage in a family-friendly atmosphere, there are countless taprooms, breweries, bars and distilleries to discover in Volusia County. Take a tour of the Daytona Beach area from Ormond Beach to New Smyrna Beach with our list of local bars and breweries.
Considered the first craft brewery in the Daytona Beach area, Ormond Brewing Company serves 18 different beers on tap—all crafted on-site using local ingredients. With live music and rotating food trucks, the brewery is a great place to spend the day with a group of friends or the whole family. In addition to being kid-friendly, pets are also welcome.
Take a free brewery tour, indulge in food truck fare or play a game of table tennis all while sipping on one of eleven craft beers on tap. Beachside Brew Pub is a local favorite and offers views of the beach from the garage style door.
In addition to serving more than 100 craft beers, 25 on tap, Seabreeze Tap House has a full bar for those who prefer cocktails over ales and a menu of sandwiches, wings and more. With pool tables, darts and the occasional beer pong tournament, the tap house is great for groups or those seeking a more lively atmosphere.
The "World's Most Famous Beach" is home to the World's Most Famous Brewery. This Daytona Beach brewery on Main Street is located inside the Pallet Pub and serves five different beers brewed on-site. Here, you can enjoy games like giant Jenga or catch a live music performance.
For those who prefer spirits, this Daytona Beach distillery crafts a variety of award-winning rums and vodka on-site. Learn more about the distilling process with free tours and tastings at Copper Bottom Craft Distillery. Tours are also welcome to families if you have little ones in tow.
Just south of Daytona Beach, the Sugar Works Distillery in New Smyrna Beach crafts its own rum, moonshine and whiskey using local ingredients. Take a free tour of the local distillery to learn more about the process and try a sample or two. The distillery also hosts cocktail classes so you can learn how to make your new favorite drink at home.
Continue the tour of Daytona Beach by checking out the Daytona Beach Ale Trail Guide, featuring more local bars and breweries serving some of the best craft beer around! For more food and dining options during your Daytona Beach vacation, check out Hilton Daytona's variety of beach bars and restaurants right on property.