The Ultimate FUNcation Itinerary to Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches

Whether you’re gearing up for a kid-friendly spring break or planning a family summer getaway, Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches is the ideal spot for a memorable FUNcation in Florida. From swimming with dolphins to sampling the local flavors – there’s so much to do, see and taste. That’s why we’ve mapped out the ultimate family FUNcation itinerary.

Day 1

Welcome to Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches! Get checked in, then activate vacation mode with a splash of fun.



Resort life is the best life. Just steps from the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, Hammock Beach Golf Resort and Spa is a luxurious, yet family-friendly spot to spend your spring break FUNcation. With beautifully appointed rooms, plenty of on-site dining, and activities like golf, a kid club, and tennis, this four-star resort is a great home base during your FUNcation in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

Suit Up:


Don swimsuits and head to the hotel’s Fantasy Pool Complex, complete with lazy river and waterslide, to kick-off vacay! Grab a bite to eat at the Ocean Bar Café, where you’ll find yummy, kid-approved classics like burgers, tacos, and chicken tenders.

Wind Down:


End your day with a relaxing dinner at Atlantic Grille, one of several onsite restaurants at Hammock Beach Golf Resort and Spa. Feast your eyes on stunning ocean views and your bellies on land and sea favorites—think juicy beef tenderloin, shrimp and grits, and more.

Day 2

Make some new sea friends, sample some local eats, and soar across the waves on your second day of FUNcation in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches.

Load ‘Em Up, Then Fill ‘Em Up:


Hop in your car and scoot on over to Ragga Surf Café for a dynamite breakfast sandwich. This little food truck serves up some impressively gourmet bites—and equally impressive water views.

Meet New Friends:


Right next door, Marineland Dolphin Adventure gets you up close to some very cute flippered friends. Choose from general admission or go big with an interactive experience to top your FUNcation off.

Salute the Captain:


Ranked one of the best barbecue spots in the U.S., Captain’s BBQ definitely deserves a salute. Pig out on slow-smoked meats, handmade sides, and scrumptious desserts at this rustic eatery.

Cool Your Jets:


Feel the wind in your hair and the sea spray on your face when you book a jet-ski rental from Mystic Knot Boat Tours.

Polish Off a Pie:


Finish the day with a slice of something good at Bronx House Pizza and Brew, where you’ll find New York style pies and other Italian favorites.

Day 3

We’re saddling up for a big day in Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches. From horseback adventures to searching for shells, there’s plenty of fun on the horizon.

Say Bonjour to Breakfast:


Say hello to our little friend—the flat French pancake. Find savory and sweet breakfast options at La Creperie Kafe in Palm Coast.

Happy Trails to You:


Gallop on over to the Florida Agricultural Museum for a horseback trail ride across 460 wooded acres. Be sure to book in advance to confirm availability.

Chow Down:


Sink your teeth into some fresh, Baha-Mexican favorites at A1A Burrito Works. Order the UFO burrito at the walk-up window, then snag a seat at the picnic table to enjoy your out-of-this-world meal.

Ready, Set, Explore:


Spend the remainder of the afternoon exploring Flagler Beach. Whether you want to browse the local boutiques or scavenge for seashells on the cinnamon sand, there’s a little something for everyone.

Farewell Feast:


End your FUNcation itinerary with a goodbye meal at Oceanside Beach Bar and Grill. Recap your favorite FUNcation memories while you nosh on hearty bowls of pasta, seafood platters, and fresh salads.

Is there anything better than a FUNcation itinerary that hits all the marks? Head to Palm Coast and the Flagler Beaches to see for yourself.