a long exposure of a night launch over Port Canaveral's Cove
About the Space Coast

Have a Good Plan

So much to do, so little time.

Planning to visit Florida’s Space Coast? A Space Coast Vacation Planner will guide you to make every moment count. The Vacation Planner is extremely useful for running through all of the options for attractions, activities, lodging, dining and more. Plus, our blog is updated monthly with the latest happenings taking place.


Here's the top 20 reasons why you should visit Florida's Space Coast


  1. 72 miles of pristine Atlantic coast beaches
  2. More live rocket launches than ever before
  3. Port Canaveral; one of the largest cruise ports in the world
  4. Brevard Zoo - the only zoo in North America that allows you to kayak next to animal exhibits
  5. Home of America's Space Program & Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
  6. Port Canaveral; one of the largest cruise ports in the world
  7. 20,000 acres of freshwater rivers to explore
  8. Florida’s largest sea turtle habitat 
  9. The closest beach to Orlando's theme parks
  10. Legendary Cocoa Beach, the East Coast surfing capital
  11. The Indian River Lagoon, the most diverse ecosystem in this hemisphere
  12. Home to eight craft breweries
  13. Some of Florida’s best championship golf courses
  14. World class fresh, brackish and salt water fishing
  15. Offshore gaming on Victory Casino Cruises
  16. Five historic downtown districts with shopping, dining and entertainment
  17. One-of-a-kind Ron Jon Surf Shop
  18. USSSA Space Coast Complex, a multi-sports facility in Viera
  19. Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge - 140,000 acres providing habitat for more than 1,500 species of animals
  20. Nighttime kayaking through bioluminescent organisms

Vacation Planner for Florida’s Space Coast

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