DELAND: HISTORIC CHARM WITH A YOUTHFUL VIBE!
Deland is the County Seat of Volusia County and is surrounded by gorgeous lakes, the beautiful St John’s River and lush state and local parks. Rich in history, Deland remains a small town, but with a youthful vibe, thanks to the award-winning Stetson University that resides within her limits. Stetson brings with it theater and music events, year-round sports, internationally acclaimed lecturers, and the youthful vibrancy that keeps DeLand lively, dynamic and rich with opportunities.
Downtown Deland has a wide selection of restaurants and pubs and boasts an eclectic live music scene. Downtown Deland was named “Best Main Street in America in 2017 and shop and restaurant owners remain committed to making it a great place to enjoy great good and entertainment—Deland truly has a remarkable sense of community! Deland’s convenient location west of I-4 makes an easy commute to Orlando or to Daytona Beach. From museums and arts programs to recreational facilities to nationally recognized sporting organizations, DeLand’s flurry of activities and family-friendly entertainment options keep it at the top of the list of best places to live – year after year. DeLand is the home to world-renowned Skydive DeLand, the artist-and-collector-coveted DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts, as well as some of the largest events in Central Florida including the annual Volusia County Fair that welcomes 250,000 every November.
As one of the fastest-growing cities in its county, DeLand continues to corner the market as a destination that can both embrace its rich history and attend to a sense of community young and old appreciate. Stetson University, in the heart of DeLand's National Historic District, brings with it theater and music events, year-round sports, internationally acclaimed lecturers, and the youthful vibrancy that keeps DeLand lively, dynamic and rich with opportunities. Visit for a week, or stay for a lifetime. No matter your destination, DeLand will enhance your journey. Call us if you’d like to make Deland your future home!
Events and Places of Interest:
101 Things to do in Deland: https://www.discoverdeland.org/101-things-to-do-in-deland.html
Stetson University: https://www.stetson.edu/home/
Hontoon State Park: https://www.floridastateparks.org/parks-and-trails/hontoon-island-state-park
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