Melbourne and the Melbourne Beaches

Quiet, Relaxing and Perfect for the Family 

Known for its family-friendly charm, Melbourne & The Beaches are located on Florida's Space Coast in Southern Brevard County. There is a world of true Florida appeal with nature and recreation, art and culture, upscale dining and boutique shopping awaiting you.

The Orlando-Melbourne International Airport (MLB) is a full-service airport that serves as the gateway to Florida's Space Coast. Only one hour from Walt Disney World, the airport services daily flights from legacy carriers Delta Airlines and American Airlines. Elite Airways is building routes from its Florida hub to the Northeast. Toronto-based Porter Airlines provides flights direct from Canada. It is joined by BaerAir offering private charters and limited scheduled service.

Enjoy the sunshine on 33 miles of unspoiled beaches by daylight or take a romantic moonlit walk while enjoying an evening's tropical breeze. Melbourne’s beaches are perfect for sun worshipping, surfing, riding fat-tired bikes, or just a place for your family to enjoy the sand and serenity with plenty of elbow room.

Entertainment, Shopping and Arts & Culture

Melbourne is the region’s premier entertainment and shopping destination. Up and down the streets of Historic Downtown Melbourne you’ll find a number of restaurants, lounges and shops that sell clothes, jewelry, art supplies and much more. The Eau Gallie Arts District boasts multiple art galleries from the masterful collage portraits at the Derek Gores Gallery to the Foosaner Art Museum, which many consider to be the pulse of arts and culture in the area with more than a dozen active galleries. The Historic Rossetter House Museum & Gardens is also in the Eau Gallie Arts District where visitors can take historical tours daily and ghost tours in the fall.

More than 800 animals represent 180 species at the Brevard Zoo. Guests have the opportunity to see animal residents up-close, and the Treetop Trek Aerial Adventures at the zoo is an exciting obstacle course and zip-line attraction. Discover Florida's Space Coast’s stunning wetlands and natural beauty by zipping across waterways filled with native wildlife in an airboat from Camp Holly Fishing & Airboats, or take a ride with Good Natured River Tours and tour the water estuaries filled with bottle-nose dolphins and wild birds.

Melbourne is the home to many theatres, two of the most popular being the Henegar Center for Performing Arts and The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts. The Henegar Center is located in the Downtown Theatre District, where streets surrounding are lined with both casual and upscale restaurants, bars, and shops so you can stop for a bite to eat while enjoying live music before and after your show. The King Center, an organization of Eastern Florida State College, features live productions, Broadway shows and concert events that feature big names including John Legend and Dave Chappelle.

Let the hilarity ensue at a show with the Not Quite Right Comedy Improv Troupe and make sure to wind down your evening with some delicious craft beer at the Intracoastal Brewing Company

Check out how others vacationed while visiting Melbourne & the Beaches!

Events
Apr 26
Cape Canaveral
SpaceX Falcon 9 | CRS 17 | Rocket Launch April 26, 2019

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the 19th Dragon spacecraft mission on its 17th operational cargo…

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Apr 27
Melbourne
32nd Annual 5k Flamingo Run April 27, 2019

THE 5K FLAMINGO RUN KICKS OFF THE MELBOURNE ART…

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Apr 27
Cocoa Beach
Cocoa Beach Uncorked April 27, 2019 - April 28, 2019

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

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May 4
Melbourne
Space Coast Countdown to Fitness May 4, 2019

Timeline April 1, 2019: Registration OPENS for…

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May 27
Cape Canaveral
SpaceX Falcon 9 | Amos 17 | Rocket Launch May 27, 2019

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Amos 17 communications satellite. Built by Boeing and owned…

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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: 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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Fly, Stay and Cruise: Quality Inn & Suites Cocoa Beach

Make the boat on time with Quality Inn & Suites Cocoa Beach FLY, SNOOZE & CRUISE Package. This package…

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