Cocoa Beach, Florida

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The Ultimate Cocoa Beach, Florida Vacation

Enjoy The Beaches & Attractions of Florida’s Space Coast

Cocoa Beach on Florida’s Atlantic Coast is the perfect destination for both fun and relaxation.

Don’t miss out on fun Cocoa Beach attractions, like:

Spend an afternoon on a quiet beach, or learn about the cutting-edge innovation happening at Kennedy Space Center; take a cruise out of Port Canaveral, or watch them cruise by from popular Jetty Park. Sightseeing tours and beach equipment rentals can make your trip even more exciting. From spotting wildlife on a sunset cruise, to kayaking the beautiful Banana River, there’s so much to do in Cocoa Beach.

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Lori Wilson Park

Lori Wilson Park offers more than 30 acres of beach and natural landscape in Cocoa Beach. Here you can enjoy added amenities like outdoor showers, clean restrooms, picnic areas and more – all without entrance or parking fees.

Cocoa Beach Pier

Restaurants, music, entertainment and beach activities, the pier is the perfect place to experience the fun and excitement that makes Cocoa Beach a great tourist destination.

Ron Jon Surf Shop

You don’t have to buy anything to enjoy a visit to Ron Jon Surf Shop in Cocoa Beach. It’s the popular store’s biggest location, featuring beach-themed décor and much more.

Manatee Sanctuary Park

This park on the Banana River is a great place to view wild manatees. You’ll also find public picnic tables, grills, a pavilion and more.

Astronaut Memorial Observatory

You’ll have to pay to enter the planetarium, but the observatory, science exhibits and art gallery at the Brevard Community College Planetarium are free to the public.

Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge

Most areas of Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge are free to explore. This park is ideal for hiking, spotting wildlife and enjoying Florida’s native plants. However, if you want to go on Black Point Wildlife Drive, you’ll pay a fee-per-car (we hear it’s worth it).

Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge

Spanning 20 miles along the coast, this wildlife refuge is a great place to enjoy pristine and quiet beaches, walking trails, and sea turtle exhibits.

The Dinosaur Store

The store itself is like a museum (although a museum is rumored to be opening soon) for dinosaur-lovers of all ages. This is a great place to stop on a rainy day.

Beachside Grill & Deli (Classic American Favorites)

Eagles Nest Grill (Delicious Cheesesteaks & More)

Oh Shucks Seafood Bar (Fresh Seafood on Cocoa Beach Pier)

The Avocado Pit Organic Café (Fresh Meals With Big Flavor)

The Fat Donkey Ice Cream & Fine Desserts (Perfect for Your Sweet Tooth)

Indialantic Art Festival (January)

Florida Key Lime Pie Festival (January)

Annual Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival (January)

LagoonFest (February)

Orlando Wetlands Festival (February)

TICO Warbird AirShow (March)

Annual Strawberry Festival (March)

Spring Central Florida Car Show (April)

Cape Canaveral Spring Art Show (April)

Melbourne Art Festival (April)

BBQ & Blues (June)

Fall Central Florida Car Show (September)

Brevard County Fair (October)