The following attractions are a fast change of pace from Brevard, but can be enjoyed in a day trip.
All are located on Interstate 4 off of US Highway 192, west of Melbourne.
Sea World, Orlando- Whales, sharks, seals, penguins anda water ski
show are featured. Allow about six hours to explore this theme park. For info, call (800)432-1178.
Universal Studios of Florida, Orlando- Rides and exhibits, plus views behind movie
scenes bring the world of movie-making to visitors of this attraction. Call (407)363-8000 for information.
Walt Disney World/Epcot, Orlando- Fantasy for the family is offered with all the props and real-life
magic you could wish for. Call (407)824-4321 for information.
Wet N'Wild- A water park complete with slides, rides and wave machines, open to all ages.
Call (407)351-3200 for details.
Greyhound Park, Melbourne- Open daily with live dog races on a seasonal basis. For information call (407)259-9800.
Brevard Museum of History and Natural Science, Cocoa- The county's history comes alive through
exhibits and archaeology. A 22-acre wildlife sanctuary is affiliated with the museum in Cocoa. Call (407)632-1830.
Kennedy Space Center, Titusville- Full-size models of spacecraft, lunar rock
exhibits, space suits from early manned missions, and a tour by the launch pad are just
some of the exciting attractions of Spaceport USA. The launching of people and machines
into space can be relived through one of the three IMAX films, shown on a gigantic 5.5 story
movie screen. Allow at least six hours for a visit.
Location: The center is on US Highway 405
Port Canaveral Ocean Cruises, Port Canaveral- Located in Cape Canaveral Carnival
Cruise Lines offers trips to the Bahamas, while Premier Cruise Lines offers sails on star ships. Call Carnival
at (305)599-2600 and Premier at (407)783-5061.
US Astronauts Hall of Fame, Titusville- Just west of the Kennedy Space Center off SR
405, this museum gives a detailed history of the first seven astronauts. The US Space Camp is also
located here. Call (407)269-6100 for details.