About Space Coast

Welcome to Florida’s Space Coast – Orlando’s closest beaches!

Looking for a destination with MORE of Florida in one space? Florida’s Space Coast is the only coastal choice with 72 miles of accessible ocean beaches; space-age attractions; America’s most diverse estuary; and the largest sea turtle nesting area in the country.

The Space Coast is home to Port Canaveral, one of the largest cruise ports in the world with Disney Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Lines and Carnival Cruise Lines, deep-sea fishing charters, twice daily gaming cruises on Victory Casino Cruises, and waterfront dining/entertainment. Other notable attractions that define the area include:

The Space Coast is just 45-minutes east of Orlando, Florida and the Orlando International Airport and is also home to the Orlando-Melbourne International Airport. Cities located on Florida's Space Coast are: Titusville, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, Viera, Melbourne Beaches and Palm Bay.

Plan a romantic weekend getaway for two, a fun-filled vacation for the family, or just a weekend gathering with good friends. Click here to receive a Free Visitor's Guide by mail.  Along with information on this site, the guide will help visitors to:

  • Learn how to surf the waves in Cocoa Beach
  • Kayak in the Indian River Lagoon or Turkey Creek Sanctuary
  • Take the family on a “Snooze & Cruise” vacation
  • Spend the day in historic Cocoa Village, Melbourne or Titusville
  • Shop and dine at the Avenue Viera

Timing is everything. So also check out the event and launch schedules on this site.  Whatever the reason for visiting, Florida's Space Coast has your space for making memories.

Events
Aug 23
Cape Canaveral
SpaceX Falcon 9 - Telstar 18 Vantage - Rocket Launch August 23, 2018

**The launch date and time are tentative and subject to change** A SpaceX Falcon 9…

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Oct 4
Cape Canaveral
ULA Atlas V - AEHF 4 - Rocket Launch October 4, 2018

**Launch date and time is tentative and subject to change** A United Launch Alliance…

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Oct 15
Cape Canaveral
SpaceX Falcon 9 - GPS 3-01 - Rocket Launch October 15, 2018

**Launch date is only tentative and and has not been set yet; targeting October 2018** A…

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Oct 30
Various
SpaceX Falcon Heavy- STP-2 Rocket Launch October 30, 2018

**Launch date is only tentative; date is subject to change** A SpaceX Falcon Heavy…

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Nov 16
Cape Canaveral
SpaceX Falcon 9 - CRS 16 - Rocket Launch November 16, 2018

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 18th Dragon spacecraft mission on its 16th operational cargo…

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Deals
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$28 Boarding Coupon Victory Casino Cruises

Call for reservations at 855-468-4286 and pay $28 for boarding, dining, $10 in qualified slot play, free…

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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Cocoa Beach Suites

Leave the worries about transportation to and from Port Canaveral behind with this Fly, Stay and Cruise…

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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Comfort Inn & Suites Resort Hotels & Conference Center - Cocoa Beach

Make the boat on time with Comfort Inn & Suites Resort Hotels & Conference Center's FLY, SNOOZE & CRUISE…

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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Econo Lodge Cocoa Beach

Going on a cruise, then consider a pre- or post - stay at Econo Lodge Cocoa Beach! Their Snooze and Cruise…

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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Econolodge Hotel® Port Canaveral Area

Fly into the Orlando, Sanford, or Melbourne International Airport and shuttle transportation will pick you up…

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