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.

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Jun 1
Various
SpaceX Falcon 9- CRS 11- Rocket Launch June 1, 2017

**Launch date and time is subject to change** A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch…

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Jun 3
Cocoa Beach
Cocoa Beach Uncorked June 3, 2017 - June 4, 2017

Cocoa Beach Uncorked celebrates the areas’ most celebrated chefs, restaurants, and…

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Jun 15
Various
SpaceX Falcon 9- BulgariaSat 1- Rocket Launch June 15, 2017

**Launch date has not been officially set and is only tentative and subject to change; SpaceX…

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Jun 29
Cape Canaveral
ULA Atlas V- AEHF 4- Rocket Launch June 29, 2017

**Launch dates and times are subject to change** A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5…

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Jul 2
Port Canaveral, Cocoa Village, Cocoa Beach
Smoke on the Water & Fire in the Sky July 2, 2017 - July 4, 2017

Smoke on the Water & Fire in the Sky will light up the skies over Florida's Space Coast with red, white…

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Deals
Various
$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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