15 Fun Things to Do in Cape Canaveral, Florida

1. Meet the local wildlife at Manatee Sanctuary Park

Friendly and bubbly, these blubbery beauties are known to come and feed off the seagrass.

2. Enjoy the view at Exploration Tower

Soaring some seven stories high, just off the waterfront and right next to the Cape Canaveral cruise ship terminals.

3. Join a dolphin-watching or kayaking trip!

Famous for its friendly residents, there’s no better place to go dolphin watching than the shores of Atlantic Florida. 

4. Soak in the serenity of Canaveral National Seashore

An absolutely stunning slice of old Florida, Canaveral National Seashore is a must-visit for anyone spending time in the area. 

5. Set up a picnic at Alan Shepard Beachfront Park

This unique, five-acre park grants access to the beach.

6. Meet actual astronaut

Meet actual astronauts at the iconic Kennedy Space Center.

7. Dinosaur Store and Museum

Tucked away in the streets of Cocoa Beach just 2 blocks from the Ocean is one of the most unique attractions in all of Florida.

8. Join a bike tour

Ditch the car and the traffic – this time, it’s all about two wheels and the open road. 

9. Take it easy for a day at Cherie Down Park

If you’re looking for a place to relax and take in the natural beauty of Cocoa Beach.

10. Head to Orlando for a thrilling day trip

From world-famous attractions like Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld.

11. Head off the beaten bath with Canaveral Wildlife Tour

Despite the Cape being most known for its rocket launches and space programs.

12. Cocoa Beach Aerial Adventure

Soaring some 45 feet above the ground, and jam-packed with all kinds of obstacles and zip lines.

13. Air Force Space & Missile Museum

Space fans rejoice – the Air Force Space & Missile Museum at the Space Center’s Launch Complex 26.

14. Opt for some reptilian recreation

Promising great fun for the whole clan, Golf N Gator is a surefire delight for anyone traveling with kids in tow.  

15. Cape Canaveral Lighthouse

Cape Canaveral Lighthouse has been standing tall since 1848 and is one of the oldest structures in Brevard County.  

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