Get to know…New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach, Florida is located about 10 miles south of Daytona Beach.  Apartments in New Smyrna Beach are spread throughout a peaceful, beach community. While New Smyrna Beach maintains its reputation as a tranquil city largely dominated by residential areas, its business and retail districts are growing, giving this city even more appeal!

Things to do in New Smyrna Beach

For a small laid back beach town, New Smyrna Beach has so much to do and see.  Of course, there are the beaches were you can; surf, sunbathe, walk, look for sea shells, swim, play, and just relax.  Just steps away from the beach you can go; kayaking, fishing, boating, golf, tennis, spas, river cruises, parks, and historical sites.  Although it's not as big or as famous as Daytona International Speedway, New Smyrna Beach has it's own New Smyrna Speedway.  It may only be 1/2 mile long, but it has great excitement and races most Saturday nights.

Schools Serving New Smyrna Beach

Public schools near most apartments in New Smyrna Beach include Coronado Beach Elementary School, Read-Pattillo Elementary School, Chisholm Elementary School,  New Smyrna Beach Middle School, and New Smyrna Beach High School.  Private schools serving New Smyrna Beach include Sacred Heart and several Preschool programs.

Shopping in New Smyrna Beach

There are an abundance of shops and retailers scattered throughout New Smyrna Beach. You have all the restaurants and shops along route 44 from I-95 until it turns into A1A, then you start to get more of the smaller local restaurants and shops. When you're shopping in New Smyrna Beach, you can't miss all the great shops on Flagler Avenue.  Along with great local bars and restaurants, including the Riverview Inn and Grill over looking the inland waterways.  You can even tie up your boat here, eat and relax.  The nearest mall to apartments in New Smyrna Beach is the Volusia Mall, located in Daytona Beach just a few minutes away.

Business District of New Smyrna Beach

Apartment residents of New Smyrna Beach will find that even though the city of New Smyrna Beach is mainly composed of residential areas, its business district is quickly on the rise!  Among the corporate partners that call New Smyrna Beach home are Bert Fish Medical Center; Brintech, Inc. (technology management); General Electric Sealants and Adhesives; TimeMed Labeling Systems (prescription labels); Contec Electronics and Assembly; and Vintage Props and Jets (an international airline).

Traffic and Driving in New Smyrna Beach

Whether you want to call it the Dixie Freeway, City Avenue, or Ridgewood Avenue; this and State Road 44 are the main roads on the inland side of New Smyrna Beach.  Glencoe Road, Old Mission Road, 10th Street and Sugar Mill are a few others.  The main streets on the beach side of New Smyrna Beach are A1A, Flagler, and Peninsula Avenue.  Traffic is rarely a problem during the week, on weekends it gets busier with all the beach-goers coming to experience the great beaches and great town of New Smyrna Beach.

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