Cocoa Beach has had a fascination with rockets and space travel ever since 1963. That’s why it’s also called the Space Coast! If you are lucky enough to see a launch while visiting, you may be able to grab a front-row seat to watch mankind shoot for the stars at the Kennedy Space Center. But, if you are unable to get there, you have several viewing spots throughout Cocoa Beach!
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Looking to become David Attenborough while on vacation? The Cocoa Beach area has plenty of nature to be discovered and enjoyed! From Merritt Island to the world-famous Indian River Lagoon Preserve State Park, adventure awaits!
The world-famous Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier is a historical landmark and the crown jewel of Cocoa Beach! Originally founded by a couple of local businessmen, the pier has attracted visitors from far and wide for over 50 years. Located just a mile from the Beachside Hotel, the 800-foot Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier has a full day of fun for the whole family.
Established in the early 1960s, Kennedy Space Center has been ground zero for NASA launches and is still drawing visitors from all over the world.
Since then, Ron Jon Surf Shop has been a world-renowned name in surfing, beach fashion, and lifestyle. With locations all over the globe, Ron Jon Surf Shop all started right here in Cocoa Beach.
Hunger can strike when you least expect it, so it’s best to be prepared. We got you covered with our list of top places to eat while you’re staying on the Space Coast.
Rise and shine! They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so you don’t want to miss it. If AM cravings are creeping up on you, make sure to check out our favorite breakfast spots.