Secrets of the Brevard Zoo Whether you’re visiting the Space Coast for the first time, or are a returning visitor, don’t miss the chance to trek through the Brevard Zoo. This hometown-favorite zoo in Melbourne encompasses just about 50 acres and is home to nearly 600 animals. It’s a local gem that has been […]Read more "Secrets of the Brevard Zoo"
The First-ever rocket landing pad is coming to Florida’s Space Coast! The plans were put into writing and agreed upon by Brig. Gen. Nina Armagno, commander, 45th Space Wing and SpaceX. The five-year leasing agreement will allow for the creation of a “Landing Pad” at Launch Complex 13 at historic Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, which was […]Read more "First-ever Rocket Landing Pad Coming to Space Coast"
via http://www.spacecoast.com From roaming carolers to Christmas concerts to charming boat parades, Florida’s Space Coast is filled with holiday events for the whole family. Celebrate the holidays on Florida’s Space Coast with: Holiday Nights & Candlelight Shopping (Downtown Melbourne) – A holiday shoppers’ dream, merchants light window candles, put out savory treats and entertain […]Read more "Holiday Lights and Delights Adorn Florida’s Space Coast this Holiday Season"
via visitspacecoast.com Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism recently launched a culinary adventure featuring more than a dozen locally owned restaurants. Slated for October 19-December 19, 2013, this two month campaign will highlight local flavors up and down our coast. Special discounted menus have been prepared allowing visitors to sample eclectic offerings for every palate. […]Read more "Florida Space Coast Launches Culinary Adventure"
Out with the old in with the somewhat new… Carnival Cruise Lines recently announced the repositioning of several ships within their fleet. Carnival Sunshine and Carnival Liberty are both moving to Port Canaveral, while Carnival Dream is moving to New Orleans and Carnival Ecstasy will be repositioned to PortMiami. Both Liberty and Sunshine will join […]Read more "Port Canaveral: Out with the old in with the new"
After a few false takeoffs, the Melbourne Air & Space Show was recently given a stamp of approval by the The Melbourne City Council. In an unanimous vote by the council the popular event, which draws hundreds of thousands of spectators to Florida’s Space Coast will be held this coming fall. The new show headquarters will be […]Read more "Inaugural Melbourne Air & Space Show has been cleared for takeoff"
The Natural Resources Defense Council recently released their annual each Water Quality Report, ranking 200 of the most popular beaches in the country. This year’s report, titled “Testing the Waters: A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches, was a joint effort between NRDC and the U.S Environmental Protection Agency. According to the report, only […]Read more "Space Coast Beaches Among Cleanest in the Country"