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Best things to do in Merritt Island

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Board Shop
“Great surf apparel huge store , lots of hip shopping . Good if you are planning to go to space coast for tour”
95 locals recommend
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“Four different Bar & Grills to choose from! Rikki Tiki Tavern is directly on the end of the pier and Pelican’s offers indoor seat with stunning panoramic views. ”
72 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Nothing but charming, Cocoa Village has it all... beautiful river walk, entertainment, shopping galore, restaurants, Cocoa Play House, Salons, art/craft/shows through out the year.”
54 locals recommend
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“Our favorite restaurant at the port. The shark kebabs are a must try. You can watch the cruise ships leave usually around 3-4pm thursday-sunday.”
41 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Has several stores/shops as well as department stores like Sears, JCPennys, ect.....”
24 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“3 blocks from house. Quaint, historic theatre with first rate productions at reasonable price.”
18 locals recommend
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“A great spot to catch live bands with plenty of great bar food. Certainly, one of the more consistent spots to show and listen to live music.”
37 locals recommend
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“Ask for outside or dockside table. Happy hour $5 mojitos & margaritas. On Sunday Brunch free mimosas ”
36 locals recommend
Science Museum
“If you haven't been this is a must see/do. If you're lucky enough to be here for a launch what better place to see how it all happens.”
21 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Feed and Hold gators and other exotic animals. Newly added electric go-cart ride over the golf course”
18 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Wonderful & impressive place! Breathtaking space-related photography on display, stunning architecture & art, fun & interactive displays. ”
19 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Lots of shopping and restaurants. There is a quaint Theatre there as well!”
20 locals recommend
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“Over looks Cape Canaveral - watch cruise ships departing Live music (usually 1 man band kind of thing $$-$$$”
22 locals recommend
Bar
“I personally prefer Rising Tides, but..... This place is always appreciated by guests, has good food and nice craft cocktails with a cool decor. ”
18 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Sunseed Food Co-Op is your best choice in the area for a larger assortment of organic foods, and socially and environmentally responsible products. Sunseed is located in Cape Canaveral on A1A.”
12 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Aerial obstacle courses for all ages and levels of ability, suspended by a zip line. Lots of fun! ”
6 locals recommend