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Beach Days Your Way

Did you know the closest beaches to Orlando are on Florida’s Space Coast? Here are some other Space Coast Beach Stats you might not know:

  • 45 Miles from Orlando
  • 72 Miles of Shoreline
  • 1 National Seashore
  • 7 Active Launch Pads
  • 1 Wildlife Refuge
  • 1 State Park
  • 7 Unique Coastal Communities
BEACH SAFETY AND LIFEGUARD STATIONS

Space Coast beaches are where families and friends can witness rocket launches up close, spread out on the sand, learn to surf, cast a line, discover local communities, watch for sea turtles, and escape from everything. Check out our Beach Guide and find your favorite stretch of sand to sink into!

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Beaches of the Space Coast

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$39 Million Beach Restoration Project Protects Wildlife While Protecting Way of Life

$39 Million Beach Restoration Project Protects Wildlife While Protecting Way of Life. Beach restoration on Florida’s Space Coast began as an effort to protect the 72-mile-long coastline from threats posed by beach erosion and storms. Today, the project is receiving national recognition for creating healthy habitats for coastal wildlife and...

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Space Coast Seashells
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The Space Coast Seashell Guide Part 1
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brown pelican hanging out at the beach
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How to be a Good Tourist to Wildlife on the Space Coast
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Aerial view of the Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier
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Is Cocoa Beach Really Orlando’s Closest Beach?
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