Space Coast

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LARGER THAN LIFE SPACES…. The Space Coast's 72 miles of beach are the closest beaches to the Orlando area. Best known for America's space program and home to Kennedy Space Center, you come face- to -face with the past, present and future of space exploration at this historic landmark.  The Space Shuttle Atlantis display puts you nose-to-nose with the priceless Atlantis spacecraft as only astronauts have seen it before – with payload bay doors open as if it were floating in space.  Up c READ MORE >>

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Beaches : Closest beaches to the Orlando area- 72 miles of sand and surf
Accessibility : Orlando Melbourne International Airport, (21 miles south of Cocoa Beach); and Orlando International Airport (45 miles to the Space Coast); Orlando Sanford Airport (80 miles from the Space Coast). Home to Port Canaveral, second largest cruise passenger Port in the world
City Personality : Surfing heritage dating back to the 50's.. and home to Kelly Slater, 11 time world champion
Lots to do : Home to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex; the Brevard Zoo (zipline and kayaking around the animals); surrounded by water, the Space Coast offers many adrenaine filled water activities; a leader in eco-tourism; 140,000 acres of the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge; and many family-fun events, cultural and sporting events and quirky off-beat festivals going on all year.
Natural Assets : 170,000 acres of wetlands - Our beaches attract the second largest population of nesting Loggerhead sea turtles in the world

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SPACE COAST OFFICE OF TOURISM contact information

Bonnie King , Director of Sales
Phone : (321) 433-4470
430 Brevard Ave. #150 Cocoa Village, Fl 32922
Or visit www.visitspacecoast.com/meeting/ for a complete listing of meeting facilities, event venues and services.
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