Hosting local, regional, and state sports tournaments, the Indian Trails Sports Complex in Palm Coast, Florida provides visitors with exceptional athletic facilities for a variety of sports. These include 10 multi-use fields for soccer, lacrosse, and flag football; three baseball fields; and one softball field.

All of the fields at the Indian Trails Sports Complex are lighted and feature a natural Bermuda grass surface. Additional athletic facilities include courts for both tennis and basketball.

With concession stands, a playground, and free Wi-Fi there’s still a lot to keep you occupied at the Indian Trails Sports Complex even while your team isn’t competing.

When the competition has wrapped up for the day however, you’ll definitely want to keep in mind some of the fun things there are to do in the area around the Indian Trails Sports Complex, along with kid-friendly dining options. Luckily for you, this area of Florida is home to plenty of both.


Things to Do

Palm Coast Lanes

Enjoy some good old-fashioned fun with your team at Palm Coast Lanes. Located just over a 10-minute drive from the Indian Trails Sports Complex, Palm Coast Lanes is a quaint bowling alley were you and your team can test your skills as you engage in a little friendly competition.

In addition to their 24 lanes, this bowling alley also features a bar and grill as well as a full-service pro shop. If there’s anyone on your team who isn’t an avid bowler, they can spend some time playing billiards and air hockey in the arcade room.

If you and your team happen to visit Palm Coast Lanes on a Thursday, Friday, or Saturday night, you’ll get the chance to experience Black-Light Cosmic Bowling. This popular weekly event intensifies everyone’s bowling experience by turning the lights down low and turning the music up loud! 11 Old Kings Rd N, Palm Coast, FL 32137


Waterfront Park

Florida is a state that’s renowned for its beautiful, sunny weather. This means that you and your team will most likely want to spend some time outside during your stay.

One of the best places to do just that near the Indian Trails Sports Complex is at Waterfront Park. Waterfront Park is a picturesque, 21-acre recreation area nestled along the Intracoastal Waterway. The park features the picnic pavilions, a playground, and a fishing pier.

It’s also a trailhead for multiple different trails, including the newly completed four-mile Graham Swap Trail, which is home to an abundance of native Floridian plants and wildlife. 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast, FL 32137


Washington Oaks Gardens State Park

Another popular outdoor attraction that can be found not too far from the Indian Trails Sports Complex is Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River, this property was once owned by a distant relative of President George Washington.

The gardens were established by Louise Powis Clark, wife of the industrialist Owen D. Young, after Owen purchased the land in 1936 to build a winter retirement home. When the property was donated to the State of Florida in 1964, two years after Owen’s death, Louise specified that the “gardens be maintained in their present form.”

To this day, Washington Oaks Gardens State Park encompasses a beautiful rose garden, a landmark of an oak tree estimated to be between 200 and 300 years old, a beach with one of the largest outcroppings of coquina rock on the Atlantic Coast, and more.

If you’re looking for somewhere to escape from the hustle and bustle of your busy travel schedule, look no further than Washington Oaks Gardens State Park. 6400 N Oceanshore Blvd, Palm Coast, FL 32137


Flagler Beach Historical Museum

Since the weather in Florida can turn from bright and sunny to dark and rainy in a matter of minutes, it’s a good idea to have some indoor attractions in mind just in case your original plans get rained out. One such attraction is the Flagler Beach Historical Museum.

Located in the neighboring city of Flagler Beach not far from the Indian Trails Sports Complex, this charming museum features a variety of exhibits that showcase incredible artifacts from the Stone Age to the Space Age. These include prehistoric bones and other remains, pottery pieces dating from 2000 B.C. to 500 A.D., and items provided by NASA astronauts including a Flagler Beach city flag that orbited the earth aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour.

No matter what historical subjects you and your team are interested in, you’re bound to find something that will fascinate you at this unique museum. 207 S Central Ave, Flagler Beach, FL 32136


Marineland Dolphin Adventure

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You and your team can get acquainted with some of the ocean’s most amazing creatures at Marineland Dolphin Adventure.

Marineland first opened in 1938 as Marine Studios, a facility designed for Hollywood filmmakers to create underwater footage for motion pictures and newsreels.

Since then, Marineland has been reimagined as a dolphin conservation center designed with the behavioral needs of the dolphins, the viewing capabilities of scientists, the logistical needs of trainers, and the “edutainment” needs of guests in mind.

Offering a variety of different programs, including Dolphin Encounters and Behind the Seas Tours, Marineland is a great attraction to check out if you and your team are looking to share an unforgettable experience you’ll all treasure for years to come. 9600 N Ocean Shore Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080


Fort Matanzas National Monument

If you’ve got the time, take your team on a historical journey at the Fort Matanzas National Monument. Although it’s just over a 30-minute drive from the Indian Trails Sports Complex, the Fort Matanzas National Monument is an impressive landmark that’s definitely worth visiting during your stay in Palm Coast.

The monument consists of Fort Matanzas, which was built in 1742 in an attempt to defend the city of St. Augustine from British attack, as well as about 100 acres of salt marsh and barrier islands along the Matanzas River.

There is a lot you and your team can do during your visit to the Fort Matanzas National Monument. Activities you can take part in at the monument include visiting Fort Matanzas and taking a stroll along a nature trail that runs through the unique, fragile ecosystem that surrounds the fort. The trail offers access to one of the few unspoiled beaches in this section of Florida, picnic areas, and spectacular views.

Getting over to the fort is an activity in itself. This is because the fort can only be reached by ferry. The ferry ride to Fort Matanzas offers visitors a remarkable opportunity to see the beautiful natural scenery of the Matanzas River. You might even catch a glimpse of dolphins playing as the ferry passes by! 8635 A1A S, St. Augustine, FL 32080


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Places to Eat

Dominic’s Deli & Eatery

It turns out you don’t need to visit New York City to enjoy delicious deli favorites like Reubens, tuna melts, and French dip sandwiches. You can find it all right in Palm Coast at Dominic’s Deli & Eatery. This popular restaurant serves up classic deli fare along with some original creations using fresh ingredients like Boar’s Head meats and cheeses.

Some of the original offerings at Dominic’s include the That Dirty Bird sandwich, made with turkey, corned beef, pastrami, Swiss cheese, and spicy mustard; and the Buffini, a panini packed with chicken breast, bacon, Buffalo sauce, bleu cheese crumbles, tomato, and your choice of bleu cheese or ranch dressing. Hungry yet? 160 Cypress Point Pkwy, Palm Coast, FL 32164


mamaling’s Asian Street Food

You and your team can get a taste of authentic Asian street cuisine at mamaling’s Asian Street Food. Whether it’s fried rice from China or pho from Vietnam, mamaling’s is making it all.

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The menu at mamaling’s is especially well-suited for dining with your team because it features both small and large plate dishes. That means you can all share a variety of small plate dishes like crispy duck spring rolls, adobo pork steam buns, and pan-seared pork dumplings throughout your meal while also enjoying a satisfying large plate meal all to yourself.

mamaling’s popular large plate offerings include roast pork ramen, made with honey roasted pork, eggs, bamboo, shiitake mushrooms, kimchi, and scallions in a flavorful mushroom broth; and the Drunken Samurai Udon, a dish made that features thick, tender udon noodles topped with shrimp, calamari, chicken, basil, sesame, peanut chili paste, peppers, and celery.

If you and your team are looking to send your taste buds on a trip to Asia while in Palm Coast, mamaling’s is the place to go. 1280 Palm Coast Pkwy SW, Palm Coast, FL 32137


Metro Diner

When it comes to comfort food, no one does it better than diners. If you and your team are in the mood for classic comfort food fare while at the Indian Trails Sports Complex, head to Metro Diner. Both the menu and décor at this charming eatery is inspired by the traditional, mom-and-pop diners that everyone knows and loves. This will make you feel like you’re one of the locals the moment you walk through the door.

They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Metro Diner and do each one just as well as the other. For breakfast, you and your team can enjoy both sweet and savory breakfast staples, such as croissant French toast topped with a dash of powdered sugar and crispy corned beef hash served hot off the griddle alongside two tender poached eggs and golden brown toast.

If you visit Metro Diner later in the day, the decadent comfort food dishes you can expect to find on the menu include meatloaf accompanied by mashed red potato, brown gravy, assorted vegetables, and a piece of fresh baguette; pot roast served atop creamy mashed potatoes; and chicken pot pie loaded with fresh baked chicken, lima beans, corn, carrots, peas, and green beans that’s topped with a homemade biscuit crust. 250 Palm Coast Pkwy, Palm Coast, FL 32137


Captain’s BBQ

During your stay in Palm Coast, don’t pass up the opportunity to try some deliciously authentic Southern barbecue. Lucky for you and your team, one of the best places to do just that can be found not too far from the Indian Trails Sports Complex. Located just over a 20-minute drive away, Captain’s BBQ is a restaurant that’s serving some of the area’s best slow-smoked barbecue meats and plenty of classic homemade sides.

The meats they’re cooking low and slow at Captain’s includes ribs, chicken, pulled pork, turkey breast, and brisket. As for sides, Captain’s offers chili, coleslaw, collard greens, mac and cheese, baked beans, sweet corn bread, and more.

If you’re a group of early birds, you can even visit Captain’s for breakfast! Their breakfast menu features a variety of classic dishes, many of which include exciting barbecue twists! Brisket hash and breakfast sliders filled with fried egg, pulled pork, bacon, sausage, and Swiss cheese are just some of their barbecue-tinged breakfast dishes you’ll find at Captain’s.

If you’re feeling extra hungry, get the Breakfast Bucket. This hearty dish starts with a biscuit that’s then smothered with a combination of sausage gravy, pulled pork, grits, and a fried egg. 5862 N Oceanshore Blvd, Palm Coast, FL 32137


Beautiful, sunny weather is just one of the many things you and your team can look forward to enjoying during your visit to the Indian Trails Sports Complex. You’re also in store for great food and great fun at some of the area’s best restaurants, attractions, and landmarks.

With so much to offer, Palm Coast is a city that’s likely to be one of the nicest places that you and your team have been to yet.