Things to do in DeLand

DeLand County Courthouse Welcome to historic DeLand Florida! Henry DeLand founded DeLand in 1876. The historic small town is located in Volusia county and is its county seat with Volusia County Fairgrounds and Expo convention center located in DeLand.

The historic Volusia County Courthouse is on 101 N. Alabama Ave, one street East of DeLand's mainstreet. Volusia County Fairgrounds and Expo center are located at 3150 E. State Road 44 on the East side of I4.

Deland has many quaint neighborhoods and historical sites to explore. Historic Mainstreet DeLand, Historic Stetson University and the Historic DeLand Airport are 3 areas you might want to visit.




Historic Mainstreet DeLand Area

DeLand has a historic downtown area with many different types of shops including book stores, antique shops, and restaurants. Woodlawn Boulevard (17/92), historic DeLand's main street, is lined with shops and makes a nice destination to explore. The Michaelos Building (201 N. Woodland Blvd) is the oldest building on Woodland Blvd.
The DeLand house museum, built in 1886, is another historical destination. It's located on Michigan Avenue on the West side of historic downtown DeLand.
Stetson Campus

Stetson University

The area around DeLand's historic downtown has many historic places to explore too. Stetson University's 175 acre historic campus is located near downtown DeLand, on the north side and is classified as a National historic District. You will find historic Deland Hall, Elizabeth Hall, Flagler Hall, Chaudoin Hall, the John B. Stetson house, and the Gillespie Museum of Minerals on the campus. The DeLand Museum of Florida Art on North Woodland is across the street from Stetson University.

DeLand Airport

The DeLand Municipal Airport was developed from the DeLand Naval Air Station after World War II. The DeLand Naval Air Station Museum was created to preserve the history of the historic site. It is on the National Register of Historic Places and you can visit it in the historic Arms House on Biscayne Blvd near the airport. For the more adventuresome there is Skydiving near the airport as well. Deland Photo Album