Enjoy the coolest places in West Volusia as we celebrate the art of the Craft!

In cooperation with several of our local partners, we have created this trail which will allow visitors to explore all of West Volusia and the places and drinks that make us unique.

What is the CoolCraft Trail?

 
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Discover Your Happiness & Relax in West Volusia

Conveniently located between Orlando and Daytona Beach, the West Volusia County Region encompasses 14 distinct communities along the St. Johns River, I-4 and US-17/17-92. A variety of unique accommodations and an eclectic mix of attractions, restaurants, shops and boutiques make this a popular spot for visitors from all over the world.​

As the latest initiative for Visit West Volusia, The CoolCraft Trail's goal is to shine a light on all of the places and drinks that make our area special.

 

Visit www.visitwestvolusia.com to learn more about what our beautiful area has to offer.
 

Stay and Conquer!

Special CoolCraft rates available at these select hotels. 

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Courtyard by Marriott DeLand, Historic Downtown

Relaxed room offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffeemakers, plus minifridges. Some have sitting areas, sofabeds and/or balconies. 

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Holiday Inn Express & Suites - DeLand

Streamlined rooms have Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus microwaves, minifridges and Keurig coffeemakers. Suites add sofabeds.

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Comfort Inn and Suites DeLand

All the modest rooms and suites include free WiFi and have en suite bathrooms with showers, as well as flat-screen TVs, coffeemakers, fridges and microwaves. 

 
 
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Our CoolCrafters

Visit any of these Breweries, Coffee Shopes, Wineries and more during any time of the year to start your
CoolCraft journey!

Trilogy Coffee Roasting Co.

Trilogy Coffee Roasting Co.

Trilogy is a small batch coffee roaster that is locally known for its ethically sourced, exceptional specialty coffee. Roasting each batch each day, Trilogy is the local expert in bringing out the ideal flavor from each coffee bean.

HyderHead Brewery

HyderHead Brewery

Following the strict recipes and utilizing non-GMO ingredients, the folks at HyderHead invite you to have a wee taste of the highlands in their legendary Downtown DeLand brewery, themed after the founders’ Scottish heritage.

Central 28 Beer Company

Central 28 Beer Company

The culmination of 25-plus years of brewing outstanding beers of exceptional quality, Central 28 Beer Company is a meaningful leader in the local craft brewery scene, offering crisp, superior beers.

Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co.

Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co.

Sporting American and Belgian-style beers, Persimmon Hollow Brewing Co. is the dream of two brewers and best friends who wanted nothing more than to open a craft brewery in the heart of historic Downtown DeLand.

The Elusive Grape

The Elusive Grape

Featuring more than 40 different wines by the glass and a selection of cold beer, The Elusive Grape has been proudly serving as “DeLand’s living room” since 2003.

NEST

NEST

One of the most loved local businesses in Downtown DeLand, Nest, has been a staple in the community for over 10 years. With a unique collection of products; from their eclectic blend of furniture, gifts and artwork, they also serve wine and beer. Feel free to sip while you shop!

Grapevine Wine Bar

Grapevine Wine Bar

Located within the beautiful community of Victoria Park, Grapevine is a casual wine bar which has wine on tap. With bottles of wine, to stay or go, bottled beer and light food, you'll want to sit back and enjoy the company of your close ones under their outdoor patio.

The Lounge Tapas and Martini Bar

The Lounge Tapas and Martini Bar

Offering a full-liquor bar, tapas and a quiet setting for completing your day's work or just a great time with friends, The Lounge is located within the Historic Artisan Downtown Hotel in the Heart of Downtown DeLand.

Hemingway's 442

Hemingway's 442

Hemingway’s 442, a high end “speakeasy” themed cigar lounge within the Historic DeLand Hotel. Featuring top shelf scotch, bourbon, gin, and whiskey, the bar features regular live acts and is a popular spot for locals.

Odd Elixir Meadworks

Odd Elixir Meadworks

Specializing in traditional mead techniques with a creative approach to ingredients and flavor, Odd Elixir is a nano concept winery inspired by the amazing local flavors of Florida.

Half Wall Restaurant & Brewery

Half Wall Restaurant & Brewery

Dedicated to crafting high quality, innovative flavors both in cuisine and with their brand of craft beer, Half Wall Restaurant & Brewery serves their own brand of craft beers along with delicious food. Their Downtown DeLand restaurant also includes a full service bar, boasting 76+ craft beers on tap.

Cafe DaVinci

Cafe DaVinci

Cafe DaVinci was founded in 1993 primarily as a jazz club where artists, musicians and friends could come together. While the music may have expanded well beyond jazz, the vibe remains the same 20 years later.

Beeatroot

Beeatroot

From 100% Authentic Organic Cold Pressed Juice, to Organic Whole Fruit Smoothies, Superfood Smoothie Bowls, Wellness Shots and more, Beeatroot is West Volusia’s holistic “Farmacy,” located in the heart of Downtown DeLand.

Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe

Kermit's Key West Key Lime Shoppe

What may seem like an odd addition to the CoolCraft Beverage Trail is actually one of our favorite stops in the area. Specializing in everything key lime, Kermit’s Key West Key Lime Shoppe’s crown jewel is its Key Lime Juice. Pair it with their key lime pie on a stick, dipped in Belgian chocolate, or any of their other key lime goodies, and you’re guaranteed to leave your mouth puckered.

Seasonal CoolCrafters

Check with each individual location to verify hours of operation.

Breyting Community Roaster (OPEN SEASONALLY)

Breyting Community Roaster (OPEN SEASONALLY)

Founded by enduring friends Von Coven and Fred Schneider (frontman of the iconic rock group, The B-52’s). The roastery was created to do one thing well, support non-profit organizations through the sales of coffee. (Open virtually 24/7 and locally for select seasonal pop-ups.)

Elliott Vineyards

Elliott Vineyards

Enjoy the unique tastes of the Sunshine State with locally grown Muscadine Grapes, available all year long frozen, and learn the art of the craft of winemaking at Elliott Vineyards, home of the Sandhill Crane Gang Wine Club.

Spring Garden Vineyard

Spring Garden Vineyard

Every year, from August through September, enjoy picking your own muscadine grapes at Spring Garden Vineyard. Its Country Store also sells jellies, jams and other canned muscadine products, along with other wine making supplies.

MG Coffee Brews & Bites

MG Coffee Brews & Bites

Enjoy organic, single-origin, fresh roasted coffee and teas from around the world, along with your choice of freshly baked pastries, cakes and sweets … and don’t forget the sandwiches at this unique DeBary bakery.

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The Mighty
Mead Dinner

Sun, Aug 1 from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

At Odd Elixir Meadworks

117 North Woodland Boulevard

DeLand, FL 32720

Kick-off our week-long Anniversary Celebration with a Mead Dinner!

Five-course Cyser Dinner featuring 4 "Old Gregg" themed cysers and a dessert course featuring Trilogy Coffee.

Featuring Chef Jarrod Dixon.

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Great Tasting Tours provides a rich, focused exploration of the exciting history, culture, food, drink, and interesting sites that have made DeLand the “Best Mainstreet in America.” 

Featuring many of the stops along the CoolCraft Trail, Great Tasting Tours' entertaining tour guides introduce participants to an eclectic mix of excellent restaurants, coffee roasters, unusual shops, local attractions, and end the tour at a local wine bar or microbrewery.

 

You can find them on TripAdvisor here.

 
 

Have you visited
your 5 favorites?

Visit 5 of the CoolCraft stops to receive your free Pint Glass Koozie!

To prove you've visited each location, please post your 5 favorite locations on Instagram, using #CoolCraftTrail, and follow @VisitWestVolusia.

 

If your account is private or if you don't have an Instagram, please email info@visitwestvolusia.com with your photos.

After that, fill out this contact form and we will mail you your Koozie!

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