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The Happy Wanderers An American Volkssport walking Club

Walking is our passion

We are a premier walking club based in Port Orange, Florida. You might say that walking is our Passion. Our other activities include cycling and swimming. Sundays you will find us hosting Year-Round Events and on Wednesdays we gather for our Fun Walks. Check out our calendar and Come Walk With Us!

All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Featured Events

Corona Virus update

If you need specific information regarding the latest information relating to  COVID 19 the buttons to the right will access the county and state websites.

Former President Bill Ellis

Celebrates His 90th Birthday
July 25, 2021
Watch Bill’s skydiving video!
Can anyone guess what he is planing for his 100th? 

Find Our Events here...

Planning Meeting for 2022

You are invited to share your ideas… your input is important in planning events, activities, develop schedules, and more. RSVP today!  

August 7th, 9 AM-Noon

Happy Wanderers Celebrate

Join us for our 30th year anniversary as a Walking Club.  We will gather on August 19th for a picnic baseball game celebration.

Walk Around Florida 30

The hosts of Walk Around Florida (WAF 30) are excited to announce that the AVA multi-event weekend has been scheduled for Nov 5-7 2021 in Daytona Beach. 

For everyone wanting to make a reservation at the Plaza Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach, you can call the hotel at (386) 255-4471 or register online via the “Book Room” Here button.

Remember to say “Walk Around Florida 30.

Thanks for your support and we hope to see you at the World’s Most Famous Beach in November 2021.

AVA, America’s Walking Club 


Walking events vary in distance consisting of (5, 6, 10, 11,12, 13 ,15, or 20K)


Two events available Palm Coast (13K/31K) Port Orange (13K/26K)


Event held at the Port Orange YMCA 300m (6 laps up & back)

What Our Walkers say

Great fun group of active and like minded people. Wish I lived here all year long to enjoy all the group activities, but the winter months will have to suffice for now.

William Fitzgerald

Great fun, seeing new places in the area with a bunch of good people.

Gina - Taino Hamsley