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!

Bring a flashlight to all evening walks during the Fall and Winter Months!

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

Featured Events

  • New Smyrna Beach - Publix Indian River Vill. S/C
    October 1st – 8 AM
  • Port Orange - Buschman Park
    October 4th – 6 PM
  • Flagler Beach - Big Al's Bait Shop
    October 8th – 8 AM
  • New Smyrna Beach - Holland Park
    October 11th – 6 PM

October Walks At A Glance

  • Sanford - Historic Welcome Center
    October 15th – 8 AM
  • Colins Park - Regional Library
    October 18th – 6 PM
  • Daytona Beach - Sun Splash Park
    October 22nd – 8 AM
  • Daytona Beach - Bellair Plaza
    October 25th – 6 PM
  • St Petersburg - Walk Around Florids 32
    October 27th Thru October 29th

2023 Goal ... $90,0000

The Big Give giving day is almost here. This year the giving days will be September 20-21, 2023. The official early giving starts on September 13, 2023, on the Big Give website. If you’d like to participate now you can always give by sending your checks to AVA or by clicking the donate button below. Thank you to all who support and believe in our mission.


Walk Around Florida 32

October 27th -29th

4 Walks & A Swim

HW CI202
HW MD201
HW PI201
HW PI202
Mount dora62616
Nova Park19
HW Sanford 5-15-22
HW Sunrise Park 5-25-22
HW St Augustine 6-19-2022
HW St Augustine 5.19.2022
HW Sanford Historic Center Walk
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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