Lying on the eastern side of Florida along the Atlantic coast is Daytona Beach. Famous for spring breakers and Nascar races, Daytona Beach has something for everyone. Hotels near Bethune-Cookman College run between the college campus and the Halifax River, putting you in easy proximity to the beach, the college, and the racetrack.
Since 1904, Bethune-Cookman College, or B-CU, has been educating the future of our nation. Traditionally a private black university, the school began when Mary McLeod Bethune started the Daytona Literary and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls in a schoolhouse with five students. Over the years, the university has grown to service over 13,000 students a year and offer undergraduate degrees in eight academic programs. Book into hotels close to Bethune-Cookman College and walk over to Municipal Stadium to watch the Wildcats play NCAA Div I Football against their rivals, Florida A&M University. Stay seated at halftime to enjoy the sights and sounds of "The Pride" marching band and their halftime show.
Explore Daytona Beach
When visiting B-CU, be sure to head over to the Daytona International Speedway to catch a race if you can. Even on non-race days, the speedway museum will still keep you busy. Book a cheap hotel close to Bethune-Cookman College and you can save extra money for the races. After the excitement of the racetrack, head over to Daytona Beach. With more than 23 miles of warm sand and sun, you are sure to find the perfect spot. When you are in the mood for some fun and food, Daytona Beach and Boardwalk is the place to be. Ride the Ferris Wheel before grabbing pizza or fresh seafood from local vendors. End your evening on a roof top with a fruity drink in your hand, watching the moonlight dance on the ocean before heading back to your Daytona Beach hotel.
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