Welcome to Our City!

DeLand, with 30,000 plus residents, is centrally located between the Orlando attractions to the southwest and the Atlantic beaches on the northeast. It is noted as a thriving city distinct in its history as well as what it has to offer visitors. With interesting and definitely unique retail shops—no run of the mill here; award winning eateries—from Zagat rated to eclectic wine, microbrew and sports bars; to a good collection of artistic and cultural venues—from first-class music, community theater and various museums, The city’s assets belie its physical size. From stories in the media to online travel sites, DeLand is recognized as an exciting travel destination or possibly even a place to spend a lifetime. So, we invite you to “Discover DeLand” at www.discoverdeland.org.

Our Stories
Aquatics Gems Project brings awareness to the Florida Water Crisis
Through video and photographic imagery, the Aquatic Gems Project came to life early 2015 to celebrate and highlight the extraordinary beauty of local water resources. Read More
Barberville Pioneer Settlement: A Visit to the Past
Are you interested in escaping the hustle and bustle of modern life for a simple, pleasant family experience? If you’re in DeLand, such an experience is just a quick car ride away! The Barberville Pioneer Settlement is an immersive historical village and museum that provides visitors with a chance to experience life like it was in 19th and 20th century Florida settlements. Read More
Hobbyist Fun in DeLand
You already know that DeLand is a one-of-a-kind place to live in or visit—but did you know just how hobby-friendly our city is, too? Whether you have a knack for arts and crafts, or a passion for adrenaline-pumping activities, DeLand has something for you. Read More
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