Cocoa Beach

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Cocoa Beach is a Florida city south of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. It’s a gateway to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, which has rockets and iconic artifacts. The city is known for its beaches and surf breaks. Inside a surf shop, the Florida Surf Museum traces the sport’s local history. Nearby Cocoa Beach Pier has eateries and shops. The maritime forest at oceanfront Lori Wilson Park attracts birdlife.

It’s been called the quintessential beach town, and Cocoa Beach, an hour’s drive east of Orlando on Florida’s beautiful Space Coast, offers endless ways to enjoy recreation and leisure. Whether you are planning a family beach vacation, leisure travel, a business trip, a weekend getaway, or just a day at the beach, you’ll find everything you need in Cocoa Beach and the Space Coast area to make your stay one to remember.

One of the more affordable vacation spots in all of Florida, there is never a lack of exciting things to do and see in and around Cocoa Beach. Besides offering the best of “sun and fun” at the beach, while on the Space Coast you can do some awesome deep sea fishing or take an extraordinary eco-tour adventure on a kayak tour or airboat ride to get up close and personal with Florida’s awesome wildlife. You can visit area attractions like the Kennedy Space Center (maybe even see a rocket liftoff into space), explore our area’s rich history by doing some sightseeing at our museums and historic sites, or soak up some beach culture while shopping for some fabulous finds. You can enjoy the great outdoors playing a round or two of golf on our spectacular courses, or get wet enjoying the absolute best in wind and watersports. You can even drive just a short distance to all the Orlando attractions, then return to Cocoa Beach to enjoy dinner at one of the many awesome dining spots on the beach, ranging from elegant to sand-in-your-shoes casual. After dark, kick back and enjoy the easy beach-style nightlife activities that run the gamut from cool jazz clubs to beach side cafes. Then stay overnight in the perfect hotel room and wake up to a spectacular sunrise on the beach.

So all-in-all, if an affordable beach vacation offering the best of sun and fun is what you’re looking for, Cocoa Beach and the Space Coast of Florida is the place to come. Start planning to do so right now here on Legendary Cocoa Beach!

Cocoa Beach is only an hour from Orlando

Orlando's Closest Beach

Cocoa Beach is the CLOSEST BEACH to Orlando, Cocoa Beach is situated just minutes from Florida’s fastest growing port – Port Canaveral – where you can embark from our world class cruise terminals aboard affordable cruises to exotic destinations. Disney Cruise Line makes its home in Port Canaveral, as well as Carnival and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.

Don't Miss a Launch!

Rocket Launches

Come to the Cocoa Beach area and witness history in the making as legendary minds work to make space exploration a reality for everyone. Companies like NASA, SpaceX, Blue Origin, and more launch their rockets into space from Cape Canaveral and Kennedy Space Center launch sites. Enjoy the marvel of space as you watch a launch from almost anywhere in the Cocoa Beach area!

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Cruises at Port Canaveral

Thinking about taking a cruise? Port Canaveral has many of the top names in cruise lines like:

  • Disney Cruise Line
  • Victory Cruise Casino
  • Carnival Cruise Line
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • and more…
 
The Space Coast offers so much to do on your vacation, but a cruise is definitely an experience you will never forget!

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