The Must Have Items When You are Visiting the Space Coast
Florida’s Space Coast is a place where getting away, having fun, and making memories are just a few pieces of the vacation pie that you walk away with after your visit here. But did you know that the one of the other pieces of the vacation pie are the unique souvenir stores located all along our coast? Yes, you can get cool souvenirs from Ron Jon’s and Kennedy Space Center, but you can also take home little trinkets and one-of-a-kind gifts commemorating your time here. So, in the spirit of giving, we thought we’d provide you a list of some of the places offering unique souvenirs you won’t find anywhere else.
102 Dixie Lane
Located in the heart of Cocoa Beach, The Florida Key Lime Pie Company offers an intriguing line of Florida-made products. From handcrafted beers and tropical wines to homemade key lime jams, over 500+ hot sauces from all over state, and even salt scrubs and candles to help set the mood. This is a great way to bring home the tropical vibe the Space Coast offers. And while you’re there, try out some the free samples or book a wine tasting while you shop around.
41 N. Orlando Avenue
Not your typical specialty store, Secrets of Cocoa Beach provides a plethora of souvenir options that you won’t find just anywhere. With photos from some of our local artist of the pristine beaches, beautiful sunsets, and wildlife on stretch canvases lining the store, you’ll walk into a little shopping haven where you can pick up quality T-shirts, painted beverage glasses, décor and accent pieces. The warm, friendly atmosphere provides an enjoyable shopping experience where you can find hidden treasures unique to the Space Coast area that you’ll love.
101 5th Avenue
You’ve enjoyed your time here on the Space Coast and even decided to have a go at surfing and realized, “Hey, I kind of dig this sport” and decide you want to take home a board that you can bring back here because you know you’ll visit again. The Longboard House is the place then to buy because it’s not just a place to get any kind of surfboard, this shop was created so that all the best board shapers could have their creations under one roof. With surf accessories and other gift ideas from tees, hats and other apparel, this is definitely a place to stop by before headed home. And this isn’t a shop just for men. There is a whole area dedicated to the ladies so you too can take home your own board along with the apparel and accessories so you too are ready for your next big wave.
849 East New Haven Avenue
If you’re looking for a way to continue pampering yourself long after your relaxing visit, then Indian River Soap is a must on your places to stop and buy gifts and souvenirs. Located in the heart of Downtown Melbourne, Indian River Soap has everything from soaps, lotions, bath bombs, body scrubs, and all the accessories to ensure that you are never too far from that “relaxing on the beach” feel. With products that help keep not only you clean and clear from toxic ingredients, you can be assured that not only are you taking care of your body, but also the environment, with reusable and biodegradable containers.
These are just a few of the places you can shop at that aren’t your typical gift and souvenir stores. As you are planning out your visit here along the Space Coast, make sure to check out these one-of-a-kind businesses and if you are looking for even more places to shop while here, click here.