Surfers walking down the beach at Playalinda Beach searching for the perfect wave

Playalinda Beach at the Canaveral National Seashore

24 Hours in Titusville

We understand that there just is never enough time in the day, so if you’ve only got 24 hours to spare, we want to help you spend them the best way possible. Making a good day a priority is something we take seriously here. Kennedy Space Center might be the place you want you want to spend your time! Blast off into space and learn more about the stars above your head. Try to visit on a day of a launch and witness it up close and personal! Check out the museums of the history of space exploration in the center of all things space. Interactive exhibits will keep the kids entertained and involved in educational activities.

Lots to do in 24 hours in Titusville

If you’re looking for even more excitement then get your adrenaline pumping and jump out of planes as far as 13,500 feet in the sky! Skydiving in Titusville will be an unforgettable experience you will be talking about forever. Free fall in the sky and let go of worries for a minute while feeling weightless and on top of the world. Or have a calmer day and take a relaxing walk on the beach. The beach is the perfect place to destress from the chaos that comes from your life. Take a stroll with someone you love and slow down for a bit! The White Sands Buddhist Center also calls Titusville home and is a great place to reconnect with yourself. Learn about the Buddhist culture or take the opportunity to participate in the sanctuary’s various meditation-friendly environments. During your visit you will be able to admire three of the largest buddha statues in all of Florida. But however you choose to spend your 24 hours, if you spend them in Titusville, you won’t regret it.

Birth of Space Exploration

With its close to proximity to Kennedy Space Center, Titusville is located in the epic center of all things space. In Titusville you can explore the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, the U.S. Space Walk of Fame Museum, and even Space View Park, which honors astronauts and the team behind the scenes who helped America lead the world in...

Kids having fun at the Saturn V Center at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Titusville, FL
Playalinda Brewing Company

The Brix Project is more than a brewpub- It's a community gathering point where creative craft beer, fresh food and good vibes collide. Up front, a top-notch restaurant and tasting room with community table options, outdoor dining, a wood-fire grill and 20 craft taps to choose from. Dogs are permitted at the outdoor patio.

A flight of craft beer at the Playalinda Brewing Company in Titusville, FL
Airboat Ride

Skim across the water at speeds up to 45 mph on a scenic, eco personalized airboat tour with St. John’s Airboat River Tours. You will have the chance to see and take photographs of beautiful scenery, gators, birds, wild hogs, and other wildlife. This activity is one the whole family will enjoy.

Airboat rides in the St. Johns River in Titusville, FL
Walk on the Beach

Relax and unwind with a walk on the beach. The Canaveral National Seashore is a national seashore that includes 25 miles of undeveloped barrier island and is home to 1,000 plant species and 310 bird species. Year-round recreation includes: fishing, boating, surfing, swimming, hiking, camping and nature trails.

The beautiful natural beaches of the Canaveral National Seashore
Wildlife Viewing

The Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge is a 'gateway site' for the Great Florida Birding Trail. Established in 1963 as an overlay of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center, the refuge consists of 140,000 acres providing a habitat for more than 1,500 species of plants and animals. Recreational opportunities are offered at the Refuge from...

See an alligator on a wildlife nature tour
Skydive Space Center

Come experience the thrill of central Florida skydiving over the beautiful Space Coast. Just a short drive from Orlando Florida, they offer everything you'll need to tandem jump or you can take an accelerated free fall training, including professional skydiving video & photo services.

Skydiving at the Skydive Space Center in Titusville, FL
White Sands Buddhist Center

A true modern-day wonder, the White Sands Monastery features the three largest granite statues of the Buddha in the state of Florida on its grounds. The monastery is open to the public, and you are welcome to visit from dawn to dusk.

Massive Buddhist statues at the White Sands Buddhist Center
Civil Rights History

The Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park is dedicated to the memory of civil rights activists, Harry T. & Harriette V. Moore. After organizing the first Brevard County Branch of the NAACP, they remained instrumental in the NAACP and the fight for equality and justice until their untimely deaths on Christmas night in 1951- The park...

Enjoy civil rights history at the Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore Memorial Park in Titusville, FL
History/Museum

Short on time but want to explore a piece of history? Check out the American Police Hall of Fame and the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum. While one museum honors fallen law enforcement and the other maintains and restores all types of aircrafts that were indigenous to the world’s military air forces.

Learn about the history of American law enforcement at the American Police Hall of Fame in Titusville, FL
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Vacation Planner for Florida’s Space Coast

The official 2019 Space Coast Vacation Planner Guide is now available. There are two ways to get yours: