Check out top sights like Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as you discover Merritt Island—an area also known for its beaches.
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Enjoy a trip to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, a well-known attraction in Merritt Island. Stroll along the area's waterfront, or simply savor its top-notch restaurants.
Enjoy a stop at Rocket Garden, a landmark worth seeing in Merritt Island. Stroll along the area's beautiful beaches, or simply savor its top-notch restaurants.
Visit the space launch headquarters of NASA and you may see a rocket catapulted into the stratosphere.
Blast off into interstellar adventure as you check out NASA's Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Learn about the history of American space exploration in this highly interactive and educational facility packed with exhibits, shows, and films sure to bring out your inner astronaut.
Walk in the footsteps of America's space pioneers on the grounds of the Kennedy Space Center. Enjoy professional service with comfortable roundtrip transportation from your Orlando-area hotel, explore the facility's incredible history, and learn about amazing careers in space travel.
Your Kennedy Space Center tour begins after an approximate 45-minute drive from Orlando. From the Visitor Complex, view rockets from all eras of space exploration in the Rocket Garden, and see an actual Gemini program capsule on display in Early Space Exploration.
Join an expert guide to paddle up the river with Florida's most majestic, playful, and yes, cute creatures on the river—the manatee. Travel along the gorgeous Indian River aboard a kayak and try not to smile from ear to ear as you become acquainted with these gracious beasts.
Space enthusiasts and novices alike can launch into the Ultimate Experience at Kennedy Space Center. Skip the lines to discover the machines and mechanics of space exploration, take a guided tour, and savor a delicious buffet lunch while a NASA astronaut details the ins and outs of the job.
The mission of Ballard Boards is to connect everyone with the newly renovated Eau Gallie river in order to inspire the next generation of lagoon protectors.