All posts by Debbie Summers

NSB Summer 2015 – Day 25

Is New Smyrna older than St. Augustine? Was New Smyrna the original location of Spanish Settlements dating back to 1561 that were relocated due to hostile Indians. Ponce de Leon suffered attacks in the area in 1513… Could NSB be the oldest City in the USA and the location of “Old St. Augustine”? Keep in mind St. Augustine […]


NSB Summer 2015 – Day 24

Favorite Places To Watch The Sunset in NSB One of our favorite places to watch the sunset is from Flagler Avenue, the sun creates quite a light show as it drops off behind the horizon.  You can make an evening of it by grabbing and ice cold beer and one of the best burgers in […]


NSB Summer 2015 – Day 23

Catch the sunrise…  The break of dawn wakes nature and man alike. It takes a large cup of coffee and an alarm clock, but watching the sunrise on the beach in NSB is amazing.NSB Sunrise Times Wednesday, June 17th – 6:25 a.m. Thursday, June 18th – 6:25 a.m. Friday, June 19th – 6:25 a.m. Saturday, June […]


NSB Summer 2015 – Day 22

Discover the 1,637 acre Spruce Creek Park in New Smyrna Beach. This popular park has a SUP/kayak/canoe launch for water enthusiasts. A 536-foot boardwalk and over than three miles of nature trails leading to the 15-foot observation tower that offers panoramic views and a trailhead at Rose Bay. For more information, check out our article about Spruce Creek Park here. […]


Summer in NSB – Day 18

We like to travel light and that doesn’t change when we hit the beach. Whether you get to your sandy spot from your oceanfront home or condo, your car that you parked on the beach or on foot from a beach crossover, we all have stuff..  A well insulated cooler is our choice. We’re crazy about our […]


Summer in NSB – Day 17

  Nothing quenches your thirst like a ice cold glass of sweet tea on a hot summer’s day. Ice Tea Day just gives us another reason to take a drink of the unofficial beverage of the South. Looking for a little variety? Add fresh fruit to your tea or even mix up an Arnold Palmer […]


Summer in New Smyrna Beach 2015 – Day 15

Oceans Day is a yearly event to celebrate the bodies of water that join us all. Our oceans create the majority of the oxygen we breathe, they regulate our climate, and they nourish us. Yet we still know very little about them; less than 10% has been explored and there are estimated to be millions of species living in our […]


Summer in NSB – Day 13

Saturday Mornings in NSB offers two options for farm fresh produce, food, plants and more. Beachside: Each Saturday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m, vendors set up in the Norwood’s parking lot @ 400 2nd Avenue. Mainland:  Each Saturday 7 a.m.-1 p.m., vendors take their place in front of Old Fort Park in the Canal Street […]


Summer in NSB 2015 – Day 9

  June is Great Outdoors Month and there is no better place to celebrate than in NSB, where enjoying the outdoors is a key component of our lifestyle. New Smyrna has 13.1 miles of beautiful beaches, the Intracoastal Waterway, Canaveral National Seashore, Mosquito Lagoon, Smyrna Dunes Park, Riverside Park, Sugar Mill Ruins and so much more. There’s […]


Things to do in New Smyrna Beach in June

There are so many fun things to do in New Smyrna Beach this month… We hope to see you there! Kite Festival – June 6 & 7, 2015 The  festivities include professional kite demonstrations; friendly competitions; and free lessons and tips for novices, including free kite kits for the first 400 children and decorating stations for […]