Flamingo Bungalow - A DeLand, FL Vacation Rental

Stetson University Walking Tour

Yes, it’s that Stetson The university is named after one of its founders, John B. Stetson. Yes, he’s the same Stetson who started the famous company that makes the cowboy hats and boots…you know, those big 10 gallon hats that Tom Mix & Buffalo Bill Cody wore and also worn by actors like Harrison Ford, countless country western music stars and even president Ronald Regan. Although Stetson’s products are perhaps more thought of as being connected to the state of Texas, it’s not

Biking Deland

One of the perks of visiting Florida is you may go bike riding year-round. It's best to go early in the morning or late evening during the summer months so it's not so hot. DeLand / Volusia County is a great location for riding and there are some nice paved trails available. Below are some paved trails to bike in Volusia County. Green Springs is located in Enterprise, near Deltona. It offers nature trails and scenic overlooks. This park is also a trailhead to both the Spr

Airport Restaurant & Gin Mill - DeLand, FL

Just a couple of miles north of Flamingo Bungalow is the Airport Restaurant & Gin Mill. As you might guess, it's located alongside the runway at the DeLand Municipal Airport, at 1120 Airport Terminal Drive, DeLand, FL 32724. If you enjoy a really good burger or rib eye steaks, you'll want to make time to visit. The restaurant is located alongside the runway and is open for lunch & dinner. During the day, you may see skydivers or watch the planes take off and land if you choos

Blue Spring State Park - Orange City, FL

A visit to Blue Spring State Park is a highlight of a trip to DeLand and West Volusia County. Blue Spring is the largest spring on the St. Johns River and is a designated manatee refuge. It's the winter home to hundreds of West Indian Manatees. If you'd like to see the manatees you should visit during the months between mid-November and mid-March. On cold days, several hundred manatee may be observed from the overlook. The spring is closed to all water activity during these m

Flamingo Bungalow - A Vacation Rental in DeLand, FL

Beginnings Either you say goodbye to an era when your grandparents pass on or you embrace the memories and continue to build them for your own family. It all began in 1960 for me. I was born into a large extended DeLand, Florida family. My grandparents owned Beacon Dairies, fondly known as Jacobs Dairy DeLand. For many years, my grandmother managed the Western Union downtown. After she retired in the mid-1970s, she opened a Merle Norman Studio & Boutique on Woodland Bouleva