Ranked as the #1 place to live in Florida by U.S. News & World Report, Florida’s Space Coast is your gateway to possibilities. Here, you can reach for the stars with a rewarding career while staying grounded with short average commute times (and longer you time). A place where quality of life soars among a strong diversified economy. A place where space exploration is in our history, but also in our future. Come explore your gateway to possibilities on Florida’s Space Coast.

  • $213KMedian Home Price
  • 23MINAverage Commute Time
  • 48+Rocket Launches Per Year Expected by 2023
  • 73°Annual Average Temperature
  • 6National Blue Ribbon Schools
  • 4Historic Downtowns
  • 263Community Parks

Palm Bay

Palm Bay is Central Florida’s best kept secret; a hidden gem, rich in culture and diversity with natural resources, scenic waterfront views, and unique shopping experiences. Sports and outdoor enthusiasts relish in our endless summers golfing, cycling or fishing in the “bass fishing capital of the world,” while perfectly located on Florida’s east central coast, midway between Jacksonville and Miami.

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Cocoa Beach

Every community in the country has unique characteristics and Cocoa Beach is no exception. Nestled between the Space Complexes of the Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral to the north and Patrick Air Force Base to the south, Cocoa Beach has been shaped by its association with the Space Program and today is a unique blend of residential, retail, and recreational segments in a tropical locale with excellent schools, responsible businesses, and well-maintained parks and public facilities. Residents head to Downtown Cocoa Beach which has an incredible variety and numerous restaurant to satisfy all dining needs.

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Cape Canaveral

For decades, the world has known Cape Canaveral as a launchpad where one giant leap for mankind began and aerospace and technology were born. Today, this culture expands with major tech companies, eclectic retail, restaurants that foodies will drool over, outdoor recreation, and the second-largest cruise port in the country – all with a front-row seat on launch day.

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Cocoa

The City of Cocoa is rich in history and unique experiences. Historic Cocoa Village, a downtown shopping district, has a variety of stores, restaurants, and waterfront views with a charm that boasts several historic landmarks such as the Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse, Porcher House, Derby Street Chapel, and the Moore Center to name a few. Ideally located in central Brevard County, Cocoa is within minutes to Port Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center, beautiful beaches, and only a short drive to Orlando International Airport and area attractions.

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Melbourne

Melbourne residents enjoy great weather, high-tech employment opportunities, excellent schools, charming downtowns and abundant recreational opportunities. Reasonable housing prices, low traffic, and a strong sense of community make Melbourne one of the best places to live, work and raise a family.

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Rockledge

Perfectly located on Florida’s east coast, Rockledge is bordered on the east by the picturesque Indian River and to the south by Viera, the blossoming master-planned amenity-filled community. The City of Rockledge’s central location puts you minutes from beaches, major shopping districts, Port Canaveral, and much more.

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Satellite Beach

Fronted by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Banana River on the west, Satellite Beach offers the idyllic beachside lifestyle. From locally owned casual eateries where locals gather, and short walks to crystal water beaches, Satellite Beach offers a true community feel with that laid-back vibe for you to call home.

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Titusville

Titusville is the gateway to nature and space, and with family-friendly places all over town, Titusville is one of the Space Coast’s most treasured gems. Take the kids out to learn about wildlife and space, or on an adventure through the stars. Hang out on the shore making sandcastles and memories or visit the Historic Downtown District and watch the culture of the town come to life through art and the friendly locals.

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West Melbourne

West Melbourne is quickly becoming one of Brevard’s most desirable communities. With flourishing and diverse housing options, and new state-of-the-art parks and shopping centers opening throughout the year, families of any shape and size can find their niche here. The city’s location provides quick access to major employers such as L3Harris, Northrop Grumman, and Embraer; local amenities such as the growing Historic Downtown and the beaches of Melbourne; and Orlando attractions via I-95.

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Viera

A top 25 Master-Planned Community, the community of Viera is the embodiment of a vibrant lifestyle offering a variety of homes and amenities all built with thoughtful stewardship of the land. Within Viera you will find A-Rated schools, habitat preservation and environmental protection, shopping, dining, houses of worship, and healthy living options.

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As you discover what makes up Florida’s Space Coast, you will learn that it is so much more than the place for space. Centrally located 45 minutes east of Orlando, Florida’s Space Coast is a place where sandy beaches meet world-famous surfing and oceanfront happy hours. A place where nature provides a landscape for residents to enjoy idyllic year-round temperatures, and where the tranquility of the river and the warmth of the sun will enrich the senses. And it’s where cruise ships, rocket launches, and natural wonders delight year-round.

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A COAST FOR FAMILIES

On Florida’s Space Coast, a lifetime of memories can be made every weekend, no matter the age, no matter the budget. From hundreds of community parks and 44 beach access sites, to Kennedy Space Center and the world-famous attractions of Orlando just a short drive away. All among A-rated schools and a diverse set of safe communities. Your transition to home sweet home has never been easier.

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A COAST FOR OUTDOORS

By foot, by boat, by bike, or even by car – the options for an outdoor lifestyle on Florida’s Space Coast are endless. Bordered by 72 miles of Atlantic Coastline, adorned by 20,000 acres of freshwater, and with a landscape full of diverse recreational activities, there is more than just a breath of fresh air to be had here.

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A COAST TO SHOP & DINE

The Space Coast offers a full menu when it comes to shopping and dining. Four historic downtown locations bring life to eclectic boutiques and eateries, while miles of waterside offer the perfect scenery for your night out. From the local shop, to your favorite chain, Florida’s Space Coast’s dining and shopping scene is as diverse as the lifestyle you’ll find here, making it easy to answer, “what do you want for dinner tonight?”

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A COAST FOR ENTERTAINMENT, ARTS & CULTURE

Art, culture, and entertainment surround you on Florida’s Space Coast. Catch a show at one of many local theatres, visit an art gallery in the Eau Gallie Arts District or a waterfront concert in Cocoa Village. Yearly music and art festivals bring nationally known acts, in an idyllic atmosphere, making the arts a real event here on Florida’s Space Coast.

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A COAST FOR NIGHTLIFE

An exciting nightlife awaits you on Florida’s Space Coast. Tavern-lined historic downtown districts sit under giant oak trees, while breweries give enthusiasts a place to discover craft beers. Extend the perfect night out to the perfect staycation – either by a short drive or by a short cruise out of the Space Coast’s Port Canaveral, the second busiest cruiseport in the world.

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Be part of something out of this world. Florida’s Space Coast provides the culture for rewarding careers, with the opportunity to make a difference. From small, high-tech manufacturing to aerospace goliaths, you’ll find your giant leap here.

Florida’s Space Coast is known for sending man to the moon, for countless shuttle missions, and now, the budding commercial space industry. We’re watching history be made again, come be a part of it.


Launch your taste buds into outer space with these craft beers proudly made on the Space Coast! Discover local breweries with our easy-to-use guide while your prepare for liftoff!