talahloka is one of many historic homes in ormond beach. talahloka was built in 1886 out of palmetto logs. palmetto log homes are now very rare in florida. talahoka is listed on the national register of historic places. not open to the public.
this 1910 home was once the home of billy mac donald the founder of billy's tap room. today it is the home of the ormond beach historical society. ormond beach has scores of historic homes and buildings and at the historical society you can get directions to view them. for those interested in history and architecture the mac donald house is a good first stop in ormond beach.
tomoka state park is located a couple of miles north of ormond beach on the mainland. this beautiful state park has both fresh and salt water ecosystems. on the tomoka river you can canoe or power boat west into the fresh water environment or east to the salt water halifax river. the tomoka state park offers camping, canoeing, nature trails, and a boat ramp. tomoka is an interesting state park to visit in the ormond beach area.
originally called melrose hall the lippincott house was built in 1885. this beautiful queen anne style home is listed on the national register of historic places. not open to the public.