Cocoa Beach is a prime location for all of your beaching needs. Whether you enjoy laying out in the sun, walking the shore for shells, or swimming in the ocean, this is the place for you! This beach has plenty to offer, and on any given day, you can watch as the dolphins swim past, or you can even catch the occasional migrating whale.
Cocoa Beach also hosts plenty of great events throughout the year. The most noticeable events are launches from the Space Center. The launches always attract excited crowds, and why wouldn’t they? What is better than relaxing on the beach enjoying the view of a rocket as it heads to outer space? Watching a launch from the Space Center while relaxing on the sandy shores of Cocoa Beach is the highlight of anyone’s to-do list. Other regular events at Cocoa Beach include the Easter Surf Festival, the annual Cocoa Beach Air Show, the annual Space Coast Art Festival, as well as numerous live theatre and indoor and outdoor concerts.
Cocoa Beach also offers the Cocoa Beach Pier, an 800-foot boardwalk that stretches out over the Atlantic Ocean. The Cocoa Beach Pier hosts 5 restaurants, 4 bars, gift shops, plenty of free live entertainment, and some of the best views on the Space Coast. A visit to Cocoa Beach will be more than worth your while!
Sebastian Inlet is a premier vacation spot on the east coast of Florida and is a great destination for daytrippers.
Sebastian Inlet State Park offers canoeing and kayaking, boat tours, nature observations, saltwater fishing, and nature trail hiking. The beach has a big surf community and is known nationally known for hosting high-class surfing tournaments. Sebastian Inlet also offers opportunities to go scuba diving and snorkeling.
And like Cocoa Beach, Sebastian Inlet also has a pier that extends out into the beautiful Atlantic Ocean. However, the Sebastian Inlet pier is primarily for fishing and enjoying the beautiful view and the stunning waves. This is also a great location to bring a picnic lunch and get in some quality people watching!
Fishing here is very good if you are looking for redfish, snook, or bluefish. Sebastian Inlet also has a little waist-deep inlet that allows little ones to have a good time and, on occasion, get up close and personal with manatees when they find their way into the inlet.