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Deland, FL

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Home to nearly half a million people, DeLand was founded in 1876 and plays host to Stetson University, as well as the Museum of Florida Art. With all the attractions here, DeLand has a host of entertaining options to offer those both living in and visiting this central Florida city. Transportation, dining, lodging, and shopping options are plentiful here to ensure that all the necessities of life are available when you choose to make your home in DeLand.

Getting Around in Deland, FL

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The average commuter time in Deland is:
10 to 14 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 4.31%
  • 11.0%
  • 2.89%

A Place to Party

Take a trip back in time while visiting DeLand by making a stop at The Stetson Mansion. Built in 1886, the home features five kitchen areas, 13 bathrooms, and more bedrooms than you can count. Built by John B. Stetson, the home was once a place for elegant parties and gatherings. The mansion eventually opened its doors to the public after 100 years closed and history has since been relived. Book a room on this estate for private functions, tours, and lectures. To host an event that will create lasting memories, look into renting this beautiful home for the day.

Take in a Show

For a spectacular night out that is more than just dinner and a movie, take in a show at The Athens Theatre. Here you can enjoy timeless classics such as Rent and Cats or stop by during the holidays to witness a Christmas musical. When you have the itch to be the star, you can also audition for a part in your favorite play. A youth program is also available to get kids involved in the theater process. Located downtown, The Athens Theater was first opened in the 1920s and has been restored throughout the years to bring it up to date.