Volusia County

Spring break in full swing at Daytona Beach

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Bike week attendees are being replaced by spring breakers in Volusia County on Monday.

Just as Bike Week 2022 wraps, spring break is getting started, which means big crowds on local beaches all week long.


Volusia County Beach Safety is flying the red flag on the coast, warning beachgoers about strong rip currents. Officials urge people going in the water to swim near a lifeguard.

Officials said there were no water rescues over the weekend, but one person, an Altamonte Springs man, was bitten by a shark.

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As spring breakers flock to Central Florida, big crowds are also expected at Orlando International Airport.

More than 300,000 people flew through OIA over the weekend, and crowds are expected to grow every weekend until they peak on April 9 and 10.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.