Cocoa Beach, Florida

At a Glance

Cocoa Beach is a city of 12,000 located in the heart of Florida’s Space Coast. The city has played an important role in the history of the country’s space program. Cocoa Beach also has a diversity of activities for the visitor including fishing, surfing, dining and exploring.

Places to Stay

Most of the areas lodging is located along Atlantic Avenue (US Route A1A). You’ll find dozens of hotels from major chains to locally owned. Just about every type of accommodation is available too! From full-service resorts and suite hotels to Bed & Breakfasts.

Places to Eat

Along Atlantic Avenue (US Route A1A) you’ll find dozens of restaurants, both fast food and elegant. Just off Route A1A on Tom Warriner Boulevard is “The 19th Hole”, an excellent steakhouse located in Cocoa Beach Country Club with a great view of the Banana River. The Pier Restaurant (located on the Cocoa Beach Pier) has great steaks and seafood in a casual, nautical atmosphere.

Places to Go

Cocoa Beach is emersed in the history of the country’s space program. The Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory (I-95 exit 75) is one of the largest public access observatories in Florida. It has two theatres and an exhibition hall.

The Cocoa Beach Pier is another local attraction with a 850 ft. promenade that leads to the beach and an observation deck.

Getting Around

Cocoa Beach is accessible from I-95 exit 75 and then east on FL 520 about 10 miles. US Route A1A runs north-south along the Atlantic coast and through the Cocoa Beach area.

Links

Need more? Try these links for additional information about Cocoa Beach, Florida.

The I-95 Exit Information Guide
“Flat out, the single best website for auto travelers on the Net” — Yahoo’s Internet Life Magazine

Florida’s Space Coast
Florida’s Space Coast Office of Tourism

Visit Florida!
Official website of the Florida Vacation Guide.

Comments 1

  • Exit 75 for Rt520 must be the old marker for Cocoa Beach, the new marker is exit 201 – Also there are two campgrounds off of this exit that are not listed. 1. ForestVillage RV Park and Sunrise Campground, both off exit to west of I-95 first street on left, Tucker Lane.

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