Just 35 miles east of Orlando, you'll find 72 miles of picturesque Atlantic beaches known as Florida's Space Coast. Along this impressive stretch of coastline, unspoiled nature preserves exist in perfect harmony with the attractions of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Port Canaveral and the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame.

Explore the Space Coast through our website: View Web Cams, find accommodations, book a vacation package view the interactive vacation guide or plan your itinerary.


Whether you're the adventurous type or would rather expand your mind, Florida's Space Coast offers a range of activities to suit everyone. From aqua sports to museum hopping we have just what you're looking for.

Beaches | Cultural | Fishing | Port Canaveral | Kennedy Space Center
Just for Kids | Golf | Camping | Baseball | Launch Schedule | Nature and Wildlife


Beaches & Surfing
The endless Florida Space Coast beaches are tempting year round with warm Southern waters and an average daytime temperature of 73° F. From the Canaveral National Seashore to Sebastian Inlet State Park - whether working on your tan, flying a kite, surf-fishing, or taking a romantic stroll our beaches have something to offer all vacationers.
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Florida's Best Fishing
Florida 's Space Coast offers some of the best fishing in the country! Few places in the world offer the variety of species found here. From big bass and crappie on the St. Johns River to giant redfish, trout and snook on the Indian River Lagoon to exciting billfish action offshore in the Atlantic, the Space Coast is hard to beat!
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Kennedy Space Center
Start your exploration adventure at the only place in America that blasts man into space, NASA's Kennedy Space Center. Tour the Apollo/Saturn V Center that showcases the tense moments of placing the first men on the lunar surface. The Launch Complex Observation Gantry gives you a birds-eye view of the space shuttle launch pads and the International Space Station Center is where you'll see the actual hardware being readied for placement into orbit around Earth.
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Perfect climate, beautiful natural surroundings, and award winning golf courses. Just the right elements to create a winning golf vacation!

Brevard County Baseball
Space Coast Stadium serves as the spring training facility for the Washington Nationals as well as the regular season facility for the Brevard County Manatees, the Florida State League affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers.
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Nature & Wildlife
The Space Coast is a unique place, where the technologies of space exploration and environmental protection meet the exceptional resources of natural Florida. Whether visiting Kennedy Space Center, area beaches or numerous wildlife areas that dot the 72-miles of Atlantic coastline, a visitor to the Space Coast can find year-round family enjoyment that is naturally out-of-this-world.
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Enjoy the cultural side of Florida's Space Coast with it's many attractions. From museums to the performing arts, we have it all!
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Port Canaveral
A cruise, recreation and entertainment hub, Port Canaveral is located on Florida's Space Coast, 55 miles east of Orlando. Cruise lines provide a variety of cruise choices for adults or families with children, from partial day gaming cruises to exotic 3-, 4-, or 7-day cruises to the Bahamas and the Eastern Caribbean. Cruises can also be packaged with Central Florida's attractions.
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Just For Kids
Florida Space Coast cares about even the littlest space travelers. We offer a wide range of engaging events and fun activities to entertain and teach your little explorer.
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Florida 's Space Coast offers more than 2,000 scenic campground and recreational vehicle park sites. Many sites border the sun kissed Florida Atlantic shore, diverse river estuaries, protected wildlife refuges and palmetto paradises. Convenient locations and warm weather provide the perfect settings for picnicking, swimming, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, boating and hiking. The Space Coast offers the ideal scene for vacationers who want to get back to nature.
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Launch Schedule
Florida 's Space Coast is the proud home of the U.S. Space Program and NASA's Kennedy Space Center Complex. Visitors from Australia to Zaire flock to the Kennedy Space Center area to see spectacular shuttle launches at the only place in the United States that blasts man into outer space.
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From elegant clothing boutiques in Downtown Cocoa Village or antique shops in Old Eau Gallie to open air shopping featuring national retailers at the Avenue in Viera, Space Coast has something for everyone. Take a break from the beach and enjoy any one of the Space Coast's shopping venues. Our collection of local shops and places of interest offers visitors everything they'll need to make sure they find that special something to take home from their trip .

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Film Commission

The 10th Annual Melbourne Independent Film Festival will roll out the red carpet on Florida's Space Coast on November 14-15, 2008. Better known as MIFF, the Melbourne Film Festival is aimed at promoting filmmakers & local interest in film. For tickets or showtimes, visit 3 Boys Productions official website.

Florida's Space Coast is also the perfect place for your next production! And, we are more than happy to assist you with any information, location scouting, casting or other needs you might have. Please review the Film Commission below:

film permit.pdf


Bonnie King, Film Commissioner
Space Coast Film Commission
430 Brevard Avenue, Suite 150
Cocoa Village, FL 32922

Email: bkingfilm@aol.com
Toll-Free: (877) 572-3224
Phone: (321) 433-4470
Fax: (321) 433-4476

Coverage Area

Brevard County serves Barefoot Bay, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Cocoa, Grant, Indian Harbor Beach, Malabar, Palm Bay, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne, Merrit Island, Mims, Port St. John, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Scottsmoor, Sharpes and Titusville.


There are no permit fees. It is essential to contact the film office prior to any filming activities. The city or county will charge for particular services including fire and police, equipment etc. Fire and police costs range from $18-$25/ hour depending on the city.

Click here to download the Space Coast Film Permit. Once completed please fax the permit to (321) 433-4476, Attn: Bonnie King or email to: bkingfilm@aol.com

Location Library

More than 2000 location photos are available through the Film Commission by calling or emailing us.

Production Guide

An extensive and informative local production guide is available through the Film Commission.
View the Space Coast Production Guide online at www.filmflorida.com/guides.cfm?region=central.
OR Email: bkingfilm@aol.com
Toll-Free: (877) 572-3224
Phone: (321) 433-4470

Contact our Los Angeles Liaison

Contact our Los Angeles Liaison for the Governor's Office of Film & Entertainment Commission:
Susan Simms
5426 Simpson Ave.
North Hollywood, CA 91607
Phone: (818) 508-7772
Fax: (818) 508-7747
Email: filmflorida@earthlink.net


For state incentive information and application, please visit the State Film Office website at www.filminflorida.com