Kennedy Space Center
Blast off on the adventure of a lifetime at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. This is the only place in the world where you can see the real space shuttle Atlantis, touch a moon rock, meet a real NASA astronaut, tour a NASA spaceflight facility and get an up-close view of a real Saturn V moon rocket all in the same day! Discover everything you ever wanted to know about space through interactive exhibits, IMAX films, and even take a ride on a training shuttle simulator. Kennedy Space Center is your ticket to outer space, where you’ll learn about the history and technology of the U.S. space program.
Explore your wild side at the Brevard Zoo. Get up close and personal with a wide range of animals from around the world. The zoo features more than 650 animals including emu, Komodo dragon, red kangaroo, jaguar, two-toed sloth, giant anteater, giraffe, zebra, white rhinoceros, cheetah, and more. Explore the habitats by walking along shaded boardwalks, or check out cool experiences like letting a giraffe eat out of your hands, petting a rhino or having colorful parrots land on your arms. You’ll also find the Indian River Play Lagoon, a touch tank and even a thrilling zip line and obstacle course.
Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World Resort consists of four major theme parks, two fun-filled water parks, and an amazing array of shopping and entertainment. Toss in Orlando’s sunshine and sub-tropical temperatures and it all adds up to a magical experience designed to create a lifetime of memories for kids of all ages. Where else can you visit Cinderella’s castle, take a trip around the world, go on an African safari, tour a movie studio and meet the world’s most famous mouse! Walt Disney World Resorts’ four major theme parks – Magic Kingdom®, Epcot®, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Animal Kingdom® – offer something for everyone.
Ron Jon Surf Shop
The iconic Ron Jon Surf Shop has 142 stores nationwide, but the original flagship store in Cocoa Beach is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year! Inside the shop you’ll also find the Cocoa Beach Surf Museum, containing exhibits that highlight surfing on the East Coast and a history of how Cocoa Beach became one of the premiere surf towns in the world. The largest surf shop in the world offers a wide range of surfing and bodyboarding equipment, souvenirs and specialty items.