Just about anything you may need for an outstanding vacation, you can find on Florida's Space Coast. If your preference is history, fine arts, amusement or the beach the Space Coast offers a variety of activities.
Daytona is at the northern end of the Space Coast. Daytona Beach is popular with college students on spring break and is known for its hospitality to bikers during Biketoberfest in October and Bike Week in February. NASCAR enthusiasts pour into Daytona during the Daytona 500. Daytona also offers great golf courses. When you need a break from the Florida sun and sand, you can explore the Museum of Arts and Sciences where you will find hands on exhibits and an outdoor boardwalk through a beautiful Eco-system.
Cape Canaveral has a little bit of everything. It's the place that the space shuttles call home. Visit the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville to get a peek into the United States space program. There are real rockets, and hands on activities in the awesome visitors center. Ocean going vessels often make stops at Cape Canaveral as well. The area boasts some of the most engaging natural parks and wildlife you've ever seen and includes a trip out to see the manatees. You will be delighted by Canaveral National Seashore, a wildlife and plant preserve. It is open all year round for camping, fishing, canoeing, and other outdoor activities.
Brevard Zoo is in Melbourne. Visit each of the habitats to see animals from all over the world. If you happen to go in the summer, you may be able to see their a butterfly extravaganza €? a sight you will never forget.
If you've traveled much on the east coast, you've have probably seen the signs for Ron Jon’s Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach. The shop specializes in surfing and body boarding equipment. If you've never surfed, the Ron Jon Surf School of Cocoa Beach, along with other surfing schools, teach newbies to surf. You will be hanging ten before you know it. The Cocoa Beach Pier juts out 840 feet over the Atlantic Ocean. You can fish from the pier, and visit the restaurants and stores.
There are a variety of accommodations on and near the ocean all up and down the Space Coast. Restaurants abound along this beautiful stretch of the Atlantic beaches. Wouldn't you like to explore it for yourself?