Get a Jump on the New Year in West Volusia County

From skydiving and golf to horseback riding and World-Class speedways, enjoying the outdoors In West Volusia County is a resolution that’s easy to keep. With all these activities and more only minutes from Orlando, chances are West Volusia has something for you. Get a jump on the New year in West Volusia County

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Tee up for some of the best golfing in Central Florida at top-ranking courses! Nestled among Florida’s lush landscape and winding around its lakes and rivers, these courses will help you relax, no matter what the score is. A standout in West Volusia’s golf scene is Victoria Hills Golf Club. Set on 200+ acres, this championship course is surrounded by hundreds of oak hammocks and Augusta pines. The par 72 golf course at Victoria Park challenges the golfer’s skills throughout its 18 holes.

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Take a leap at Skydive DeLand, one of the busiest drop zones in the world. Not a pro? Don’t worry! Make a tandem jump attached to an experienced skydiver or watch the action unfold from below at either the observation deck or the onsite Perfect Spot Restaurant & Bar.

While there, view the first in the #WingsoftheWest series; an illustrated biplane capturing the spirit of Skydive DeLand – a premier destination in the State of Florida. Come enjoy a day of adventure and snap a photo with the wings to commemorate your day.

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Horseback Riding

West Volusia County’s Old Florida charm means that there’s plenty of natural habitats to explore. Deep Creek Stables provides the perfect setting for horseback trail rides in West Volusia. This authentic, Old Florida working horse ranch also offers skeet shooting, carriage rides, and riding lessons.

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Disc Golf

Disc Golf is actually played much like golf. Instead of using balls and clubs, Disc Golf challenges players to use flying discs or Frisbees® to land their “hole in one.”

River City Nature Park in DeBary is home to West Volusia’s permanent course for the sport on the St. Johns River, with pines, oaks, and palms setting the scene.

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Currently operating as a 1/2-mile dirt oval and a 1/5-mile dirt oval for karts, Volusia Speedway Park is a world-class racing facility located near Barberville in DeLeon Springs, FL. Come out in January for the Sunshine Nationals and in February for the DIRTcar Nationals 50th Anniversary events.

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More information for all of these sports and activities can be picked up in the Visitor Center located at 116 W. New York Avenue in Downtown DeLand, FL, or can be found online at Please call 386-734-0162 for more information.