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Plan Your Visit to the Space Coast

Florida’s Space Coast is like no other. With over 72 miles of coastline, it’s incredibly diverse from north to south and has an adventure for every visitor. As you discover what makes up Florida’s Space Coast, you will learn that it is so much more than the place for space. So, whether you’re planning a romantic getaway for two, a family vacation, or a cruise from Port Canaveral, we invite you to find your space, plant your beach chair and breathe in the ocean air.

Whether you're visiting the Space Coast for the first time or you've been here before, you'll see that there is always something happening throughout Brevard County!

Brevard County, known as the Space Coast, has over half a million residents. Located east of Orlando and halfway between Jacksonville & Miami. Brevard County extends 72 miles from north to south along Interstate 95 and averages 26.5 miles wide.

Includes cities of Melbourne, Palm Bay, Titusville, Merritt Island, Coco Beach, Rockledge, Viera, West Melbourne, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Indialantic, Satellite Beach, Patrick Airforce Base and many more.

Economic development growth with engineering, aerospace, information technology and space jobs has brought a high-tech workforce.

Kennedy Space Center had a record year with 20 space missions. 2019 will continue to be another busy year with more rocket launches.

Drawing more than 2.5 million tourist annually with 72 miles of pristine beaches, cruise port and a pleasant average temperate of 73 degrees.

Closest beaches to Orlando including the pristine shorelines of the Canaveral National Seashore.

Port Canaveral is ranked as the world’s 2nd busiest cruise port in multi-day embarkations with nearly 4.3 million cruise ship passengers. New terminal expansions from Carnival Cruise Lines and Disney Cruise Lines will only continue this growth.

Closest cruise ship port to Orlando and Central Florida theme parks and attractions.

Port Canaveral has continued to have many of the World’s largest and most innovative cruise ships including plans for Carnival Cruise Line’s new mega ship, Carnival Mardi Gras, to base it’s inaugural sailings in 2020.

CNN Travel lists Space Coast among top 19 places in the world to visit in 2019

Easily accessible from Florida’s largest domestic airport of Orlando International Airport along with our own Orlando Melbourne International Airport.

Sources: Space Coast Office of Tourism (VisitSpaceCoast.com) , Space Coast Economic Development Commission (SpaceCoastEDC.org), Canaveral Port Authority (PortCanaveral.com), CNN Travel (CNN.com)