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Things to do in Brevard County

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Museum
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“Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral is just 60 minutes away and includes a guided bus tour of the space center with access to restricted areas, IMAX films, and interactive exhibits such as the space shuttle simulator. Delve into the history of the US space program during your visit to this fascinating central Florida destination.”
  • 218 locals recommend
Board Shop
“Great place to get all your needs met from surfboards boogie board bathing suits T shirts souvenirs you name it they got it”
  • 101 locals recommend
Bar
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“You will be less than a mile and a half from this place, we love walking the beach to downtown and having dinner before a moonlit stroll back. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Bar
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“World famous cocoa beach pier where you can grab food and drinks while enjoying the ocean views.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Zoo
“Rated in the top 20 small zoos in America. Visit the zoo on foot, in a kayak or on the Tree Top Trek. ”
  • 62 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Delightful & historic village with shops & restaurants near the Indian River. You will love it! Just 25 minute drive.”
  • 59 locals recommend
Bar
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“Food by the port. Check out some cruise ships coming and going while you eat.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Park
“This is the most consistent shorty wave in the county, works on a variety of swells and tides, and has power even when small. Your Host enjoys surfing here regularly during off-peak times , and can advise you on the same so you can enjoy more waves and less crowds”
  • 37 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Wow this is almost the journey you must go through in Orlando. You will see for yourself the satellite launch center located in the nature reserve. You will see the space program with your own eyes. Very shocking and crazy experience.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
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“Waterfront bar with casual food menu. Outdoor seating. Live music. Dancing. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Place to eat
“There a several bars and a brewery to visit during your stay if you want to go out for some food and drinks. Some places like Mainstreet have live music on Friday and Saturday evenings. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Bar
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“Beach front bar with great food (including gator tacos) and drinks. If you're up for it, try the Cat 5 hurricane!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Has several stores/shops as well as department stores like Sears, JCPennys, ect.....”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
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“enjoy dinner for a cocktail right on Port Canaveral watching the cruise boats and dolphins”
  • 32 locals recommend
Pub
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“'MOM' has character and then some - like being in a genuine Irish pub (I imagine). Great food, plenty of beer, live music and loads of fun. Don't miss the bean soup for 19 cents - it's really great!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best breakfast/brunch place in town! It gets busy on the weekends though, but it's worth the wait. ”
  • 30 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“You will be less than a mile and a half from this place, we love walking the beach to downtown and having dinner before a moonlit stroll back. ”
  • 72 locals recommend
Bar
“World famous cocoa beach pier where you can grab food and drinks while enjoying the ocean views.”
  • 78 locals recommend
Bar
“Food by the port. Check out some cruise ships coming and going while you eat.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Bar
“Waterfront bar with casual food menu. Outdoor seating. Live music. Dancing. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bar
“Beach front bar with great food (including gator tacos) and drinks. If you're up for it, try the Cat 5 hurricane!”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bar
“enjoy dinner for a cocktail right on Port Canaveral watching the cruise boats and dolphins”
  • 32 locals recommend
Pub
“'MOM' has character and then some - like being in a genuine Irish pub (I imagine). Great food, plenty of beer, live music and loads of fun. Don't miss the bean soup for 19 cents - it's really great!”
  • 30 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Across Pineapple Avenue from our cottage, next door to the public library. Riverfront dining, live music. ”
  • 29 locals recommend

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