Florida Attractions: Daytona Beach & Ponce Inlet


There are many attractions in Ponce Inlet, Florida.  Millions of people come from all over the world to see the tallest lighthouse in Florida: Ponce de Leon Lighthouse. Over 140,000 people visit each year.  The Ponce de Leon Inlet Light Station was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1998. The lighthouse tower and museum are located 10 miles south of Daytona Beach and are open to the public year round. The lighthouse is close to Orlando attractions, historic St. Augustine, and the Kennedy Space Center. The Ponce Inlet Lighthouse is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and one of the tallest masonry lighthouses in the country. Visitors can climb 203 steps to the top of the 175 foot tower and enjoy magnificent views of the World’s Most Famous Beach, Ponce Inlet, and surrounding inland waterways from the lighthouse gallery deck.Ponce Church made history in Ponce Inlet, Florida in 2003.  Founded by the Tidwell family, Ponce Church is the first church in the history of Ponce Inlet.  Visitors from all over come and enjoy a very casual atmosphere and hear practical bible teachings by Pastor Rick Tidwell.  Great Blue Heron Nina Tidwell PhotographySurfers local ponce jetty 2014 Nina Tidwell Photography
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Ponce Church meets 10am at the community center in Ponce Inlet (4670 S. Peninsula). We are a casual group that wears shorts and sandals.  You will also enjoy complimentary coffee and other delicious refreshments every Sunday at Ponce Church. We are also very active in our community serving the homeless every Saturday at 320 North Street in Daytona Beach. We along with many volunteers throughout the community donate food, clothing and even pet food at our Saturday feast event. We play upbeat music and share smiles and hugs with our friends at North Street. Come join us: Winter Hours: Set up at 4pm and serve at 4:30pm.  Summer Hours: Set up at 4:30pm and Serve at 5pm.NS Summer Hours 2016 correct

Ponce Church and our new sister church, Ormond Church partner in providing Legacy Housing for girls aging out of the foster care system. Our oldest son Pastors Ormond Church along with his wife and daughter. We as a family love serving Jesus by loving our neighbor in action. (Matthew 25:31-46)Legacy House new photo w logo

After visiting Ponce Church enjoy lunch at one of our many waterfront restaurants in town. Welcome to Ponce Inlet, Florida.  (Nature and Lighthouse photo’s by Nina Tidwell Photography (c) )

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