For vacationers, the Daytona Beach Ocean Walk offers much. This area has many things to do and see and is surrounded by other places that are just a short walk away. Let's take a closer look at this very fun and exciting area that is just one single part of the “World's Best Known Beach. "
Ocean Walk is a mini mall type area that offers one hundred and ten thousand square feet of restaurants, a movie theater, shops, and the oceanfront boardwalk. Lets take these one step at a time and explore each in detail.
The restaurants offer all types of cuisine from burgers and chicken to seafood. A couple of the main highlighted restaurants are “Bubba Gump's Shrimp" and “Johnny Rockets, " which is a nineteen fifties style oriented diner that offers old fashioned cheeseburgers and shakes. Both of these places are relatively inexpensive, however, “Bubba Gump's Shrimp" is probably leaning toward moderately priced. There are also the typical ocean boardwalk fare that is offered too. From ice cream to pizza to corn dogs. Around this area are numerous national fast food places and a converted trolley diner where one can have a typical sit down type breakfast. Therefore, there are many different choices for a hungry person here.
For the movie buff, Ocean Walk offers ten screens in a completely digital sound system as well as stadium seating. There are all the latest releases here and your typical matinée prices for films before six pm. They even offer one dollar older movies at certain times.
There are many specialty shops located in the Ocean Walk complex, as well as just a short walk around it too. These shops have anything from souvenirs and trinkets such as beach attire and typical beach oriented items, to candles, surf items, and jewelry. These are all reasonably priced so one's wallet will not take a hit.
This is where they also have a bandshell where various bands put on shows at various times of the year. It is the main location for spring breakers and always has many events geared toward this aspect.
The boardwalk is the oceanfront area that one can take a leisurely stroll while taking in the sights. There are various shops along the way also, from t-shirts to and arcade. There is also a couple of rides that can be taken advantage of here. One is a slow skyway ride that can be ridden above everything to the end of the pier and back. The other is for the thrill seeker. This ride is a ball that uses bungee technology to shoot one into the sky. Definitely not for the faint of heart.
So, if you intend to take a vacation in Daytona Beach , be sure to take the time to visit the Daytona Beach Ocean Walk area.