What better way to celebrate the new year than by exploring all the fun and exciting things to do in Cocoa Beach? Whether you live in the area or are just visiting, there’s something to interest and excite everyone in the family.
Here are just a few of the interesting events and attractions in Cocoa Beach and the surrounding area:
There’s a great reason why more families visit Cocoa Beach than any other in the immediate area. Not only is it the closest beach to Orlando, but visitors comment on the family-friendly atmosphere, quaint, diverse feel of the town, and the outgoing and helpful people.
Spend the day soaking up the sun, playing in the water, or even taking surfing lessons from qualified experts. Views from the Cocoa Beach pier at sunset can’t be beaten.
Nature and Wildlife
Just half an hour down the coast in Melbourne is the Brevard County Zoo, full of both exotic and well-known animals. Titusville’s Canaveral National Seashore provides breathtaking views and up-close nature encounters.
Take a leisurely ride through the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and see how many regional critters you can spot. There are also many boat and fishing tours, kayaking/canoeing, and other ways to connect with nature.
Tech and Innovation
Spend a day at the world-famous NASA Kennedy Space Center. Here, you’ll get an up-close look at rockets and even a real-life space shuttle! In addition, you’ll learn all about the early days of space exploration and how the United States helped shape the industry and the knowledge we’ve gained from “the final frontier.”
At the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum, you’ll see planes that had an impact on history, from the World War Two era to the present day.
Exploration Tower in Cape Canaveral features seven stories of exhibits and interactive displays that will interest all members of the family.
Get a Bird’s Eye View
Once you’ve explored the area by land, it’s time to get a different perspective and view the picturesque scenes from the sky! Your safe and comfortable helicopter tour provides you with stunning sights of Cocoa Beach and the surrounding area, such as the Kennedy Space Center launch pads, Exploration Tower, shrimp boat fleets at Port Canaveral, islands in the Banana River, and more.
You’ll also see nearby attractions such as Disney World, cruise ships, and maybe even a Navy submarine at the Trident Turning Basin.
Our helicopters are air-conditioned and outfitted with the very latest in safety equipment. Our pilots are fully trained and qualified. Each passenger will be provided with an individual headset, in order to clearly hear the guide’s information.
This affordable opportunity will create memories that last a lifetime. Both kids and adults regularly comment on the life-changing experience our helicopter tours can provide.
Check out the “helicopter tours” navigation link to see our options for every budget, and for more information on how you can book your unique tour today!