Anyone visiting New Smyrna Beach, Florida, for the first time often has the same questions – what’s the New Smyrna Beach weather like year-round? What’s up with New Smyrna Beach sharks? And, are there cool things to do in New Smyrna Beach, Florida? The good news is we answer this and more in our third episode of Not Your Average Bucket List.

  • Let’s discuss New Smyrna Beach weather!
  • What’s the deal with New Smyrna Beach sharks?
  • Things to do when visiting New Smyrna Beach today.


Podcast Timestamp

[00:3:26:0] New Smyrna Beach sharks

[00:8:37:0] New Smyrna Beach, Florida History

[00:24:33:0] A Perfect Day In New Smyrna Beach, Florida

New Smyrna Beach is a delightful coastal town about 30 minutes south of Daytona Beach. This premier beach is often sought after by people in the central part of the state, like Sanford and Orlando. This coastal paradise is beloved by many, whether it’s to stroll the downtown area or simply crack open a book and bury your feet in the sand.

A Perfect Day Trip In New Smyrna Beach, Florida

This week we’re gushing over New Smyrna Beach, Florida, a true hidden gem surfer’s paradise. Don’t worry about the New Smyrna Beach sharks, either. We talk about why this is such a talked about issue but not one that should deter you from swimming! With over 17 miles of coastline and tons of small-town charm, come explore this unique getaway on the east side of The Sunshine State.

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