Home of Kennedy Space Center, “I Dream of Jeannie,” and the best surfing on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, Cocoa Beach is a top destination for beachgoers and folks who just love to play outdoors. Here on the Space Coast, you’ll find hikes and bicycle trips the kids will love as well as more paddling trails, camping, and some of the best birding in Florida.
Activities by Map
- Kayaking the Thousand Islands with Lew and Dale (8/8/2013) - As most of you know, I met Sandy while preparing for an Appalachian Trail hike. Between our AT adventure and all the hiking for Florida Hikes, I never returned to what I was doing prior to all these miles on foot: I was spending once a week in my kayak, or learning how to paddle […]
- Biking Indian River Drive (6/27/2013) - Nearly 15 miles of Indian River Drive (CR 515) parallels US 1 through Cocoa and Rockledge along the Indian River Lagoon, providing a scenic and safe road bike ride.
- Intracoastal Trike Ride (4/13/2013) - John takes his recumbent trike out for a spin with his friend Richard along the Indian River Lagoon, and finds it an easy and comfortable ride.
- Hiking in Moonshadows (12/12/2011) - In early December, the moon draws its closest to Earth during the perigee of its erratic orbit. Here in the communities between Orlando and Cocoa Beach, we know what the moon means to dreamers and doers, to putting men and women in orbit and reaching for the stars. So it’s no surprise to find a […]