Hike below canopies of oak trees or gaze at the Vehicle Assembly Building of NASA while watching otters splash in waterways at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. A wide variety of habitats await you to explore, from coastal scrub to tropical hammocks, and riverside paths where dolphins and manatees play.
Did you know the Space Coast is home to more than 500 species of fish among its diverse waterways and is a top destination for fishermen all over the world? Boating on the Space Coast is always exciting as dolphins and manatees swim by as you explore. You’ll also find a number of restaurants and bars with docks where you can spin fish tales while enjoying the catch of the day and local beers.
Jet skis and flyboards and kiteboards, oh my! With 72 miles of coastline and an intracoastal waterway spanning the county, there’s a watersport for everybody on Florida’s Space Coast. If you’re more of a landlubber, try your hand at smash golf at Duran Golf Club, disc golf at Wickham Park, run a marathon or participate in any number of recreational opportunities all year long.