It’s time to Set Sail

Are you ready to return to the travel you love from the second busiest cruise port in the US? With more homeported ships than ever, you’ve got your pick of some of the best experiences in the world! 

When you cruise from the Space Coast, your time on land can be just as memorable and exciting as your time onboard. Check out all the Space Coast hotels ready to accommodate your party, restaurants excited to serve you, and attractions that make you stop and say, “Only here.” 

Current Cruising Updates from Port Canaveral 

Port Canaveral is monitoring the current cruising situation very carefully. Please reference their website for the most up-to-date information about operations and procedures to facilitate safe and healthy cruising. 

See updates from Port Canaveral 

Navigate Port Canaveral 

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Staying on The Space Coast 

Make your cruise even more memorable by staying in Port Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, or the city of Cape Canaveral before your cruise. Hotels on the Space Coast make your cruising experience even better! Check out these great hotels with cruiser-focused amenities such as free cruise parking, shuttle services to and from the Port, MCO, and around town, and concierge services to help you make the most of your time on the Space Coast before or after your cruise! 

See more Cocoa Beach Area Hotels with a Snooze’n’Cruise Package

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There’s no better place to set sail than the Space Coast! You may be traveling to Orlando’s closest beach to take off into the sunset, but while you’re here take some time to relax and enjoy your time in Florida! 

Pre & Post Cruise Fun for Families

Find kid-friendly restaurants, fun activities like the Dinosaur Museum, surf lessons, and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, see all the fun things families can do on the Space Coast before or after your cruise in this blog. 

Snooze’n’Cruise with your Family on the Space Coast

Pre & Post Cruise Fun for Friends

Looking for the hot spots to grab a drink and fresh, flavorful food with your adult friends and family before you set sail? Check out all the fun places to start or extend your vacation on the Space Coast in this blog. 

Snooze’n’Cruise with your Squad on the Space Coast 

Exploration Tower and the Cove

The Cove is home to some of the best dining and entertainment the Space Coast has to offer. While you wait for your ship to set sail, you can enjoy fresh seafood, live music, and unforgettable views of cruise ships, rocket parts, and wildlife making their way in and out of Port Canaveral. You can also catch a birds-eye view of the Port and Cape Canaveral from the top of the Exploration Tower, a 7-story museum that chronicles the history of the Space Coast! 

Learn more about The Cove in Port Canaveral 
Explore the Exploration Tower 

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Cruises Safely out of Port Canaveral 

Each cruise line has its own requirements and operating procedures as they return to their normal operations. Please see these helpful links to learn what your favorite ships are doing to keep travelers safe. 

Cruise Ships docked at Port Canaveral on Florida's Space Coast
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5 Things you Should Know About Sea Turtle Season on the Space Coast

Space for Sea Turtles Florida’s Space Coast is a sea turtle’s paradise, with 72 miles of coastline, there’s plenty of space for these incredible marine animals to make their nests and lay clutches upon clutches of eggs. Sea Turtle season is a particularly exciting but sensitive time on the Space...

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