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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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“Unique experience at the world's most authentic space attraction - NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Here you can see Space Shuttle Atlantis, meet a NASA astronaut, experience interactive simulators, see live shows and educational exhibits, take a journey through space in the IMAX theaters and much more. ”
  • 215 locals recommend
Board Shop
“Ron Jon Surf Shop has every beach amenity you could think of. Great t-shirts for souvenirs. 4151 N Atlantic Ave, Cocoa Beach. ”
  • 97 locals recommend
Bar
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“Enjoy your lunch or dinner on the beach with great food and good drinks. This local favorite provides live music!”
  • 71 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place at the beach to hang out and have a drink at the bar at the end of the pier. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Zoo
“Animal encounters, beautiful aviary, kayak around the giraffe exhibit, train rides, and more! Truly family friendly. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Experience Cocoa Village. (www.visitcocoavillage.com) A village full of art, culture, sightseeing, great food and entertainment. Also, many of our local merchants hold their own events throughout the year. There are several art shows through the year, ie. spring, fall, and holiday shows. All walking distance from your village hideaway. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Bar
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“Great place for lunch or breakfast and for watching the cruise ships leave the port. ”
  • 40 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
“The one and only Kennedy Space Center. The visitors complex has always been a top attraction in Florida due to the fascinating displays on show that will blast you into the past or launch you into the future of the US space program. Recommended for everyone who visits the area. ”
  • 33 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. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Bar
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“Cold beer, and the best shrimp on the beach in my opinion. They are famous for their fish tacos. Often have bands for entertainment. Fun atmosphere, and near the beach. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Has several stores/shops as well as department stores like Sears, JCPennys, ect.....”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
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“Ask for outside or dockside table. Happy hour $5 mojitos & margaritas. On Sunday Brunch free mimosas ”
  • 31 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!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Bakery
“Wonderful food, all cooked and baked on site. Nice owners, cute atmosphere. ”
  • 29 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Enjoy your lunch or dinner on the beach with great food and good drinks. This local favorite provides live music!”
  • 71 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place at the beach to hang out and have a drink at the bar at the end of the pier. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place for lunch or breakfast and for watching the cruise ships leave the port. ”
  • 40 locals recommend
Bar
“Waterfront bar with casual food menu. Outdoor seating. Live music. Dancing. ”
  • 38 locals recommend
Bar
“Cold beer, and the best shrimp on the beach in my opinion. They are famous for their fish tacos. Often have bands for entertainment. Fun atmosphere, and near the beach. ”
  • 37 locals recommend
Bar
“Ask for outside or dockside table. Happy hour $5 mojitos & margaritas. On Sunday Brunch free mimosas ”
  • 31 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!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Across Pineapple Avenue from our cottage, next door to the public library. Riverfront dining, live music. ”
  • 27 locals recommend

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