Things to do in Florida
Your home away from home
Merritt Island is a peninsula located in Brevard County of Florida and is a very popular tourist attraction. At Merritt Island, there is a wide range of activities you can engage in, from the sea to the air to space; from nature to technological advancement, there is more than enough to keep you occupied, in and around the area.
Kennedy Space Centre
Visit Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex to enjoy a great space experience. This is Florida’s gateway to space where rockets launch and inspiration begins. Be sure to start your journey early to have a full-day space experience and spend time at the different sessions to enjoy all there is to offer.
Disney World, Orlando
There are many things to do and much to explore in Disney World, located in the Bay Lake/Lake Buena Vista area of Southwest Orlando in Central Florida. You can enjoy theme parks, live Disney World shows, dancing the night away at dance halls and nightclubs.
It is a wonderful collection of interlinked theme parks, theatres, museums, galleries, shops, restaurants, and bars – providing a wonderful venue for entertainment all year round. Disney World is home to 4 theme parks and 2 waterparks – Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom are the park’s most popular attractions.
Adventure beckons just an 18 minute drive from Merritt Island on the famous Cocoa Beach. Leave the city behind, lose the traffic and crowds and enjoy the pristine shores, beautiful sunrises and warm, breezy weather Cocoa Beach has to offer.
You can spend a relaxing day at the beaches sunbathing, watching nesting turtles or you can join the endless activities available, from deep sea fishing to kayak tours or airboat rides, get up close and personal with Florida’s fascinating wildlife. Enjoy the great outdoors playing a round or two of golf on the many golf courses around, or get wet enjoying the absolute best in wind and watersports.
You are only a short distance away from all the Orlando attractions, and can return to Cocoa Beach after dark, kick back, relax and enjoy dinner at one of the many gorgeous dining spots on the beach and enjoy the easy beach-style nightlife activities that run the gamut from cool jazz clubs to beach side cafes. The Cocoa Beach adventure is fun no matter you decide to do
Unlimited activities await you at the world’s most famous beach. With 23 miles to play on the opportunities are limitless. Sunbathing, surfing, car cruising, picnicking, riding floats, relaxing, riding motorbikes, sailing, jet ski, fishing, enjoying beauty contests, walking the boardwalk, playing video games, sail boarding, jogging, enjoying free concerts and much more.
When you have had enough fun at the beach you can also watch NASCAR racing at Daytona International Speedway, motorcycle racing, go kart racing, go deep sea fishing, play championship golf, enjoy world class dining, shop till you drop at great specialty shoppes, visit museums, enjoy professional sports and entertainment, go to the theater. If you haven’t had enough, you just might want to visit some of Florida’s other big vacation attractions, just a short drive away.