Camping on Melbourne Beach, Florida

We had done another trip that included visits to Melbourne and Cocoa on Florida's Spacecoast but had never visited Melbourne Beach.  We found a "campground" on beachside and booked up.  It has a vast majority of park models/static caravans but there are probably at least fifty or sixty spaces within the park for motor homes. … Continue reading Camping on Melbourne Beach, Florida

Camping on the Beach at Cape Canaveral

This is a must-visit campground for anyone.  Jetty Park Campground has so much going for it and is such a gem I actually thought about not writing about it.  First off, it is super easy to get to directly off the former Beeline Expressway (the 528) out of Orlando and a few quick miles from … Continue reading Camping on the Beach at Cape Canaveral

Space Shuttle Atlantis and more at Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center - Titusville, Florida Okay, the last time I truly visited Kennedy Space Center was in the 1970s. And in the most recent years, I had been there for a meeting or two but it was always in and out and for business. This time, I was going as an adult and we … Continue reading Space Shuttle Atlantis and more at Kennedy Space Center

Downtown Cocoa and Melbourne on Florida’s Spacecoast

One thing I like to always do during any travel is to seek out the authentic part of any destination.  While it can be fun to see the recently-built tourist attraction or shopping destination it is always nice to mix in a little authentic or historic in any destination - provided it has it. Florida … Continue reading Downtown Cocoa and Melbourne on Florida’s Spacecoast

A day at the Brevard Zoo on Florida’s Spacecoast

The Brevard Zoo Where can you kayak and go past a pair of camels in Florida?  Well, we've done it and know it is at the Brevard Zoo on Florida's Spacecoast.  The Spacecoast is best known, of course, for the Kennedy Space Center and NASA.  That visit will be part of another story. It consists … Continue reading A day at the Brevard Zoo on Florida’s Spacecoast