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 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 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 “cruise and stay” 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
Oct 7
Cape Canaveral
SpaceX Falcon 9-SES 11/EchoStar 105- Rocket Launch October 7, 2017

**Launch date is tentative and subject to change** A SpaceX Falcon…

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Oct 9
Cape Canaveral
**DELAYED**ULA Atlas V- NROL-52- Rocket Launch October 9, 2017

**This launch has been delayed and a new launch date has not been set** A United…

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Oct 13
Melbourne
Boo at the Zoo October 13, 2017 - October 29, 2017

Boo at the Zoo is back and more spooktacular than ever! Stop by the Zoo in October to experience this…

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Nov 10
Cocoa
Rootfire At The Park November 10, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Rootfire At The Park is a music & lifestyle festival with the promise of exceptional music and…

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Nov 18
Melbourne
ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival November 18, 2017 - November 19, 2017

ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival is a 'plein-air' show in Melbourne, FL which…

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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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