World's Most Famous Beach in Daytona devoid of post-Thanksgiving holiday weekend crowds

New Smyrna Beach / Headline SurferPhotos for Headline Surfer / Above, a view of Daytona Beach from the Daytona Beach cam, near the Dunlawton Avenue Beach Ramp Approach in Daytona Beach Shores at 4: 11 p.m. Monday. At left, the Flagler Avenue Beach Ramp Approach at 4:12 p.m. in New Smyrna Beach.
By Henry Frederick
Headline Surfer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Even with unseasonablty warm day-time temps near 80 on Monday, post-Thanksgiving weekend crowds were non-existent at the World's Moart Famous Beach at the start of a new work week.

There were were a scant few more people in the beach in New Smyrna than in Daytona, but certainly no traffic tie-ups or any difficulties finding a sport to park on the hard sands along stretches of the berach where motor vehicles are allowed.

In both locales, there were more people than cars in the vicinity of the ramps.


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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area in Central Florida, via Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards in print & digital mediums. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL, where he's pursuing a Master of Arts degree in New Media/Journalism (graduation in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, in 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka (FL) Daily News, 2007-2008; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-2004; and cops & courts reporter for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-1996.