Category Archives: NSB Parks & Recreation

City Marina – New Smyrna Beach, Florida

The recently renovated New Smyrna Beach City Marina is located in the Canal Street historic downtown area and just minutes from beachside and Flagler Avenue.  Inside the basin of the Intracoastal Waterway at flashing red “38” northwest of the Harris Saxon Bridge – Latitude 29 01.6N / Longitude 080 55.2W. (Mile Marker 846.1) Boat slips are […]

New Smyrna Sugar Mill Ruins

  Explore Early New Smyrna Beach History Once a productive sugar mill constructed in 1830, the Sugar Mill Ruins are all that remain on the 17 acre historic site after the  mill and other buildings were destroyed during the war between the Seminole Indians and the United States just 5 years later. Only a few […]

New Smyrna Beach Museum of History

The  New Smyrna Beach Museum of History is the perfect place to begin learning about NSB.  From the origins of Turtle Mound to Dr. Andrew Turnbull and his vision of a settlement in the new world. There are  many interesting photos and artifacts that are on display. A video about the original 1295 settlers and challenges […]

Flats Fishing – New Smyrna Beach, Florida

New Smyrna is one of my favorite fly fishing hangouts. The fishery starts at the north end of the Mosquito Lagoon and reaches to the South Causeway bridge.  New Smyrna has excellent fishing for Redfish and Seatrout. Fish are hunted in these waters. Boats that draft inches of water are used to navigate the creeks […]