Hodgmans Daytona Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Hodgmans Daytona neighborhood has the look and feel of classic “old Florida,” where grand Italianate and Colonial mansions look toward the ocean. It is a neighborhood of massive live oaks hung with Spanish moss, palm trees, and broad streets – the perfect setting for relaxed and gracious living. Some of the most prominent features in this area are The Art League of Daytona Beach, Halifax Historical Society, and Halifax Yacht Club. Fine dining and entertainment are never far from home.
There are modest homes in the area, too. The neighborhood lies east and west of South Ridgewood Avenue, between West International Speedway Boulevard and South Street.
Roughly one mile west is Bethune-Cook University, founded in the early 1900s. B-CU confers bachelor’s degrees in many fields. Another mile west is Daytona State College.
A bit further along West International Speedway Boulevard is the Daytona International Speedway and Volusia Point Shopping Center. Both an IMAX theater and New Life Cinema are in the Speedway area.
Recreational areas abound. Beaches and world-famous fishing at Mosquito Lagoon are within walking distance. State parks, forests, and conservation areas are just west. Three famous sites south of Daytona Beach include a national seashore, Cape Canaveral, and Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, the nation’s 2nd tallest. There are a half-dozen golf courses in the area. Many are public. There is one private course at Riviera Country Club, just north of the Hodgmans area.
July is the highpoint of Daytona Festivals. The Florida International Festival attracts international dance and music performances, such as the London Symphony Orchestra. The Annual Arts Festival is held in July, too. At least one festival is scheduled for each month of the year.
Interesting local museums and three public libraries serve the residents of Daytona Beach. The Museum of Arts and Sciences is one favorite.