4 Activities You Cannot Miss Out on in Cocoa Beach

So it’s been a few weeks since #NationalPlanForVacation Day and you still haven’t quite solidified where you are going. Should you continue to enjoy the winter season and plan for a quick weekend away later on, or maybe it's time to plan a weeklong stay at the beach? Hmm…decisions, decisions.

Cocoa Beach has been a long-time favorite vacation spot for many people from around the world. And there are many reasons why people continue to come back every year to this area.  One of those reasons is that you can create experiences and memories that will have you talking and reminiscing about it for years to come.

To help you create the kind of memories that you won’t forget, here are four unforgettable activities to check out on your next visit to Cocoa Beach:

Helicopter Tours

Take flight and enjoy incredible views of the Space Coast’s shoreline and classic landmarks as you smoothly cruise over the beautiful scenery below. With trips that can take you over Kennedy Space Center and the cruise ships at Port Canaveral to romantic sunset trips for you and your significant other, this is a great way to have a memorable experience and one you won’t forget anytime soon. Here are some top choices for your next helicopter tour: Cocoa Beach HelicoptersFlorida Air Tours or Beachside Helicopters.

Cocoa Beach Aerial Adventures

Another way to enjoy a bird’s eye view is by suspending yourself in the air on 45 foot poles as you navigate your way through 50 unique challenges set in a canopy of beautiful live oak trees. There are three different trails and levels of difficulty and you get to choose which challenges you feel comfortable with completing. While you explore the park, you will move at your own pace and tackle the challenges either on your own or with a group. All ages, skill level, and strengths will enjoy this unforgettable opportunity to test your problem thinking skills and conquer your fears. You can experience all this while enjoying the beautiful Florida sunshine.

Cocoa Beach Parasail

Soar high above Atlantic Ocean with one of Florida’s top parasailing operators on the Space Coast. With over 20+ years of experience, you’ll have the safest, most thrilling flight of your life. You’ll have the mood set just right with some of the best music to accompany your time in the air as you catch views of Kennedy Space Center, The Cocoa Beach Pier, and the amazing coastline. Bring your GoPro® so you can relive this unforgettable experience over and over again.

Surf Lessons

What better way to have an unforgettable experience here in Cocoa Beach than by taking surf lessons where some of the world’s most famous surfers have called home? Feel like the next Kelly Slater or one of the Hobgood brothers as you take lessons from some of the best locals here. Here's just a few of the places offering lessons on the Space Coast: Ron Jon Surf SchoolCocoa Beach Surf Company Surf SchoolSchool of Surf and Wavemasters Surf School.

As you can see, Cocoa Beach continues to provide fun and creative ways to enjoy the Space Coast whether this is your first time planning a visit or if this is a favorite spot for you. To help you plan your vacation, check out some of our vacation planning resources here.