|AMERICAN POLICE HALL OF FAME AND MUSEUM
6350 Horizon Dr., Titusville. (321) 264-0911
The APHF (founded in 1960) is the nation's first national police museum and memorial dedicated to American law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. The Museum, through interactive displays, simulators and nearly 11,000 artifacts, educates the public about the history and current trends of American law enforcement. Featured at the Museum is a state-of-the-art 24 lane indoor gun range and is open to the public six days a week. Helicopter rides are also offered at the Museum.
ANDRETTI THRILL PARK
3960 S. Babcock St., Melbourne. (321) 956-6706
Attractions include 4 Go-Kart Tracks, Minors Pro-golf, Bumper Boats, Wild West Train, Laser Tag, Playground, Batting Cages, and Kiddie Area. Andretti Thrill Park also hosts the Space Coast's largest arcade, offering attendees video games with over 200 player positions. The arcade offers virtual reality, combat, redemption games, racing, shooting and more.
ASTRONAUT MEMORIAL PLANETARIUM & OBSERVATORY
BCC Cocoa Campus, 1519 Clearlake Rd, Cocoa. (321) 634-3732
Florida's largest planetarium features star shows, a 3-story IWERKS movie theater and laser shows. The building also houses a fully accessible observatory, a hands-on demonstration hall and a museum honoring space explorers from around the world.
Located just east of I-95 at 8225 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne. (321) 254-WILD
Stroll through Latin America, Native Florida and Australia featuring over 400 animals including alligators, giant anteater, marmoset, jaguar, eagle, river otter, kangaroo, kookaburra and more. Also features a train ride and beautiful exotic birds in a free-flight aviary. Explore the "Paws-On" interactive learning area, an adventurous playground, and get up close and personal with a wide variety of friendly, domesticated animals.
COCOA BEACH PIER
Located 1/2 mile north of SR 520 at 401 Meade Ave., Cocoa Beach. (321) 783-7549
This is a historical landmark in Cocoa Beach, stretching 840 feet over the Atlantic Ocean, and features a wide array of restaurants, boutiques, and gift shops. Fishing is allowed on the pier, and rentals are available.
COCOA BEACH SKATE PARK
1450 Minuteman Cswy., Cocoa Beach. (321) 868-3238
Cocoa Beach is home to a masterpiece skatepark in Florida, home base of Team Pain. This buttery smooth park is no exception to Team Pain's rule of building great parks. It's got a crazy bowl section and a street course.
F.I.T. BOTANICAL GARDENNIQUE
150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne. (321) 674-8000
Located on the outskirts of the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne campus, this gardennique is a one-mile paved trail that winds its way through some 300 species of palms, fern and tropical foliage. Included in the gardennique is Brevard County's oldest one-room schoolhouse, built in 1883. You can pick up a Botanical Garden Plant Guide and Nature Trail map at the adjacent Evans Library.
Merritt Island Airport, 475 Manor Dr., Merritt Island. (321) 392-4122, Toll Free: 888-FOR-RIDE (367-7433)
Experience the thrill and adventure of flying in an Open Cockpit Biplane! Feel the wind in your hair as you enjoy the unsurpassed views of the Beaches, Port Canaveral, Kennedy Space Center, and the many other incredible sights of Florida's Space Coast... For More Info and Coupons CLICK HERE!
FLORIDA SOLAR ENERGY CENTER
179 Clearlake Rd., Cocoa. (321) 638-1000
This 16-acre energy center was created to explore Florida's most abundant energy source...the sun. It's library holds a collection of several thousand books and documents. Located next to Brevard Community College, Cocoa Campus.
FUNNTASIA FANTASY GOLF
6355 N. Atlantic Ave., Cape Canaveral. (321) 799-4856
Miniature golf at its best, this park features two 18-hole courses, magnificently landscaped with waterfalls and flowing streams.
E. Hwy. 50, Christmas. (407) 568-2885
Coined the "largest gator farm in Florida," view thousands of gators in their natural environment. Here you can take a jungle cruise, see a wildlife show featuring endangered Florida Panthers, explore a re-created native American Indian village and feed all sorts of native wildlife including black bears, deer, peacocks gators, monkeys, turtles and more.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITORS COMPLEX
Located on SR 405, Titusville. (321) 452-2121
The KSC Visitors Complex is your gateway to space...check out where NASA prepares and launches the space shuttle. Among other exciting things to do and see, you can ride the all new "Shuttle Launch Experience," climb aboard a full-size shuttle replica, tour the launch area and the Apollo/Saturn V Center, see IMAX movies, walk among authentic vintage spacecraft, visit a hands-on intergallactic gallery, and view an art gallery.
MELBOURNE GREYHOUND PARK
1100 N. Wickham Rd. in Melbourne. (321) 259-9800
Greyhound racing takes place here November through April.
MERRITT ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE
On SR 406 (Garden St./Exit 80, I-95) in Titusville. (321) 861-0667
At the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, nature affirms its spirit and lives in harmony with over 1,045 species of plants and animals, including gators, bobcats, wild hogs, broomeliads and mangroves, plus 310 species of birds including snowy egrets, white ibises, great blue herons and red-tailed hawks. Fifteen wildlife species federally listed as endangered or threatened live here, including sea turtles, Gopher Tortoises, Ospreys, West Indian Manatees, southern Bald Eagles and Florida scrub jays. No buildings or seawalls distrub this 40-plus mile long wilderness (and clothing optional) beach, and not to be missed is the 6-mile self-guided Black Point Wildlife Drive.
RON JON SURF SHOP
Located on A1A in Cocoa Beach, (321) 799-8888
Coined "One Of A Kind," Ron Jons is the world's largest surf shop, and has everything you need for fun in the sun. Not actually a theme park, just a "must see" attraction in Cocoa Beach.
SPACE COAST STADIUM
5800 Stadium Parkway, Viera. (321) 633-9200
Space Coast Stadium was built in 1993 and is located at , Florida. The stadium serves as the spring training facility for the Washington Nationals as well as the facility for the Nationals' minor league affiliate, the Brevard County Manatees.
STERLING CASINO LINES
180 Jetty Drive, Terminal 2, Port Canaveral. (321) 784-8558 or (800) ROLL-711
Experience the excitement of the world's largest casino ship at Port Canaveral! Enjoy 75,000 square feet of Las Vegas style casino action with 18-foot-high ceilings, eight escalators, and five decks, including more than 1000 of the loosest slots and 50 table games. Also enjoy complimentary deli-style buffet, live entertainment, free parking, and free cocktails for all gaming participants. Patrons must be 21 years of age with valid government-issued photo identification. Reservations recommended.
SUN CRUZ CASINOS
610 Glen Cheek Drive, Port Canaveral. (321) 799-3511 or (800) 474-DICE
Las Vegas-style gaming on four decks of cruise ship comfort, SunCruz Casinos' SUNCRUZ XII sails daily from The Cove at Port Canaveral. The 1,200-passenger vessel has 4 decks, over 500 slot machines and 35 table games, live entertainment on all cruises, and buffet and a la carte menus available.
TRAXX AT JUNGLE VILLAGE
8801 Astronaut Blvd., Cape Canaveral. (321) 783-0595
This family fun center boasts go-kart raceways for children and adults, miniature golf, batting cages, huge arcade and more.
U.S. ASTRONAUT HALL OF FAME
SR405, Titusville. 321-269-6100
Dedicated to the story of America's first space heroes - the pioneers of Project Mercury, Gemini and Apollo - here you can also explore space on your own. The Astronaut Adventure lets you experience the total astronaut training from landing on the moon, launching a rocket and experiencing "zero" gravity. Located next to the Kennedy Space Center, its a "must see" attraction.