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Birthplace of Speed Park

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Rest stop during walk

Had been walking the area and was pleased to come across this place. Benches and tables in both... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Verna K
Upton, Massachusetts
clean rest stop

very clean rest area with benches.right on the beach.great scenery.numerous signs telling about... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
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15 Aug 2018
11 Apr 2017
“Historic landmark but only walk to it.”
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21 Ocean Shore Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176-5732
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Reviewed 15 August 2018

OLD FLORIDA, 1903 found people looking for a winter automotive playground. THIS IS IT!! Barney Oldfield, Ransom E. Olds, Glenn Curtis, and Mabel Cody (Buffalo Bill's grand daughter) used the locale for cars and planes. Easy access to the beach, quiet ocean front park, with...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Nice little garage..historic but not worth a stop to park and walk over. If your walking on beach its easy to come up to street level and take a look.

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had been walking the area and was pleased to come across this place. Benches and tables in both sunny and shade area. Lots of vegetation and plaques with history information. Gorgeous view and access to beach

Thank Verna K
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This is a nice little park on the corner of A1A and Hwy. 40. Some interesting facts about the history of racing on Daytona Beach. Nice benches to sit, grab some food and enjoy the wonderful view of the Atlantic, clean restrooms or during bike...More

1  Thank Wisconsinbiker
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Self guided, ten minute walk about gives new appreciation for early car testing and racing. Must have been something in the age before pavement. Sand was perfect for car racing.

1  Thank Walt73
Reviewed 13 February 2017

very clean rest area with benches.right on the beach.great scenery.numerous signs telling about beach racing long ago

1  Thank veedog123
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Look in the windows of the garage and there are two old cars that actually raced on the beach here. Small park, but nice and clean, easy parking on the beach access ramp. When we were there, we were the only ones in park.

1  Thank Dasbeak
Reviewed 21 November 2016

If you can catch this open, it is a wonderful exhibit of the first race ever....right here on Ormond Beach. Replicas of the first two racecars are on site and many pictures and information are available!

1  Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

This is a tiny little "pocket park", right next to the beach access road at the intersection of A1A and Granada Boulevard. Pretty, well landscaped, offers a great view of the ocean. A nice place to sit and look at the ocean, or to accesss...More

1  Thank happy_in_paris_10
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Older building by the ocean with a plack. They removed the antique car. Not much more to see except a view of the ocean .

1  Thank PackRatiam
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Frances S
13 April 2016|
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Response from Bernard P | Reviewed this property |
Yes its wheelchair accessible