While there’s a flurry of storm activity in the tropics, Florida isn’t currently bracing for direct impact. However, despite being far off the coast, Hurricane Teddy, along with a high pressure area off the coast, will impact Volusia County beaches this weekend.
Tripadvisor’s Seasonal Travel Index for Fall is reporting that domestic travel plans for this autumn is on the upswing and showing signs of gradually recovering. Outdoor adventures are the most popular and Florida has three of the top ten desired locations people are wanting to travel to. With beaches being high on the list of things to do and see, Key Largo is the number one destination.
While many are expected to flock to the shore this weekend for the last holiday of the summer season, beachgoers are reminded that COVID-19 is still a concern in Volusia county. Residents and visitors heading to the beach must continue to park at a post, maintain physical distancing and avoid congregating in large groups.
The Flagler Beach Police Department is proud to announce a COVID-19 inspired public safety initiative that will coincide with new speed limits on A1A in our City. “Masks for Motorists” will begin this week, when our Police Officers will be offering free face-masks to motorists stopped for speeding violations on A1A.
Volusia County residents can participate in the Ocean Conservancy’s 35th annual International Coastal Cleanup anywhere along the beach, Halifax River or Indian River Lagoon on Sept. 18, 19 and 20.
The Volusia County Council amended the county’s beach code recently to establish a process to approve and regulate historic automobile race beach events.
A storied tradition is coming back to Daytona International Speedway. A summer classic at the iconic track for many years – the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship – will make its historic return to the 2.5-mile venue this Independence Day, July 4, featuring an evening race with a LIVE television broadcast by NBCSN.
Just in time for the popular Mother’s Day weekend, vehicle access for beach parking will resume at multiple sections of Volusia County’s beaches on Saturday
Volusia County announced plans on Friday to begin a phased re-opening of Volusia’s beaches, starting with vehicle access for people with disabilities and added parking near the beaches.
As officials continue to see hopeful signs in the coronavirus curve, Volusia County has begun preliminary plans for a phased in resumption of county services.