Orlando's closest beach


We know all about adventure.

Adventure awaits you on Orlando's closest beaches - whether you're becoming one with nature, tasting homegrown flavors, relaxing on warm white sands, or snoozing before cruising, we're sure you'll experience the getaway of a lifetime on Florida's Space Coast.

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Orlando's closest beach


Discover a different kind of wonder

Take a trip away from Orlando theme parks and explore America's gateway to the stars. Feel the ground rumble beneath your feet as you marvel at the most exciting event on Earth. Come experience a rocket launch from Kennedy Space Center or one of the many prime viewing spots on the Space Coast.

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Beaches

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Orlando's closest beach


Taste the sea breeze

72 miles of pristine coastal beaches lie only a short 45-minute drive from Orlando. Catch a wave in the surf capital of the East Coast or hang back and have a frozen drink under the palm trees, there's something for whatever mood you're in.

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Outdoors

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Orlando's closest beach


Dive into a new adventure

Whether you're on land or on the water, Florida's Space Coast is a nature lover's oasis. You can kayak through zoo exhibits, catch some waves, reel in one of our 500 species of fish, or witness nature's liquid light show on a bioluminescent tour.

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Cruising

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Orlando's closest beach


Cruise into something unforgettable

Port Canaveral is the world-class homeport to Carnival Cruise Line, Disney Cruise Line, Norwegian Line, and Royal Caribbean International. Take the stress out of embarkation day by arriving a day early to snooze before you cruise. The port hosts a variety of activities from fishing charters and Exploration Tower activities to boutique shops and restaurants.

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Claim your free 2019 vacation planner

Flip through the glossy pages of the 2019 Florida's Space Coast vacation planner and see all that the coast has to offer. From rocket launches to world-famous surfing and oceanfront happy hours, you'll get the ins and outs of what makes Florida's Space Coast the perfect combination of sun, sea, and space. So what are you waiting for? Paradise is calling - get your FREE Vacation Planner today!

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