Cocoa Beach

Astronauts, Alligators and Other Marvels of Florida's Space Coast

Program Number: 21295 | Next Date: Jan. 25 - 30, 2015 (more dates)

You probably know it as the home of NASA, but Florida's Space Coast has a lot more to offer than just the space shuttle. On this unique outdoor adventure, combine all of the region's treasures into one unforgettable experience that takes you from the launch pad to the lazy river and every local hotspot in between. In addition to fascinating experiences at the Kennedy Space Center, find yourself exploring swamps, backwaters and other eastern Florida ecosystems. Encounter migrating birds and unique wildlife in pristine refuges and come across Native American artifacts on expert-led field trips. Dine at eateries hailed by the locals, sing folk songs and unwind each evening in beachfront accommodations.

  • Spend a day at the Kennedy Space Center and enjoy lunch with an astronaut.
  • Take an exhilarating airboat ride through the backwaters of the "lazy" St. Johns River and the Cypress Forest.
  • Paddle alongside an expert on a kayak excursion into areas known for sightings of manatees and dolphins.

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