Right next door to Orange County is Brevard – the longest and tenth largest county in Florida! Most commonly known for NASA and its beaches, there’s a lot to do in Brevard County! Nicknamed the Space Coast, Brevard has a lot of history, attractions, and places to take in nature. If you’re searching for a new adventure this summer, head east to Brevard!
Things to Do in Brevard
Located in North Titusville, you can enjoy the Canaveral National Seashore! Spend the morning walking the coastline, searching for shells. Leave the beach and head to the Historic Titusville area to visit museums and halls like the American Police Hall of Fame or the U.S. Space Walk of Fame. Take pictures with monuments of space exploration at Space View Park or catch a show at Titusville Playhouse! Depending on the season, you can take a private kayak tour out on the water to see the fascinating bioluminescents!
Known as the oldest established city in Brevard, Rockledge is a small town that’s home to less than 25,000 people. If you’re up for ice skating or jumping out some energy, visit the Space Coast Iceplex or Sky Zone Trampoline Park! If all that skating and jumping gets you hungry, stop in for a bite at some family-owned and operated restaurants like the Rockledge Diner or Biancos Big League Eatery! Once you’ve filled up, stop by Rockledge Gardens for all your gardening and landscaping needs!
Get out on the water and enjoy the river in Merritt Island! Just over the Hubert Humphrey Bridge, you can buy, rent or use just about any watercraft and enjoy a day out on the water. You can rent a jet ski, paddle board, boat, or kayaks! No matter how you get out there, make sure you get to enjoy the Banana River! You can also explore the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. If you’re looking to spend your days inside, shop until you drop at the Merritt Square Mall!
One of the most popular tourist destinations – and for good reason – is the city of Cocoa Beach! When you visit Cocoa Beach, you have to see the shore! Head toward the coast, find a parking spot, and step on the sand. Bring your chairs, umbrella, towels, toys, and whatever else you need for a great beach day. After a day on the beach, explore Ron Jon Surf Shop and Cocoa Beach Surf Company! These mega stores have everything you need when it comes to beach wear and supplies, as well as gifts, souvenirs, and apparel!
Have you ever had dinner on the water with a view of a cruise ship? At Port Canaveral, you can choose from a handful of restaurants that sit right on the water of the port. With great food, great music, and a great view – a night at Port Canaveral is a lot of fun! You might even be able to catch a rocket launch!
Have fun on the Space Coast!
Are you ready to take on the thrills of the Space Coast? Visit Brevard County today!