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Experience the best Of cocoa beach

Get all of the insider information from locals who know Cocoa Beach like the back of their hand! Our Local Guide is the perfect place to start when planning your itinerary. 

Kennedy Space Center

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. Today, the visitor's complex is an interactive labyrinth of space-related history, games and technology.

Ron Jon Surf Shop

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.

Top Places to Eat 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.

Top Places for Breakfast in Cocoa Beach

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.

Rocket Launch Views

Cocoa Beach has had a fascination with rockets and space travel ever since 1963. That's why it's also called the Space Coast!

Nature Lovers

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!

Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier

The world-famous Westgate Cocoa Beach Pier is a historical landmark and the crown jewel of Cocoa Beach!