Daytona Beach, Florida (1982)
This world famous seaside town (it is sometimes called the world's most famous beach) hosts huge numbers of party-seeking college students each year from around the country during spring. Due to the hard and wide beach, many of them drive up and down the beach in their cars, which I dislike since there are hundreds of cars, and it detracts from the aesthetics, ambiance, and safety of the beach. The city was founded in 1870 by Mathias Day, whose name was used for the city name. The place got its start at the beginning of the century, when Ransom Olds, Louis Chevrolet, and Henry Ford discovered they could test and race their new cars on the hard-packed sands of the beach. Fortunately, today the only racing occurs on the nearby racetrack stadium, and the beach rules limit auto speeds to 10 miles per hour.
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