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Cape Canaveral
Cape Canaveral and the neighboring Kennedy Space Center have become synonymous with space travel in the U.S. The first phases of the U.S. space program were conducted at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, now a historic landmark and home to the Air Force Space and Missile Museum, before operations were moved to Kennedy. In addition to its Space Coast reputation, Canaveral also boasts the historic Cape Canaveral Lighthouse, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge and Canaveral National Seashore.

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Space Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit
Space Shuttle Atlantis Exhibit
Attraction type: Museums
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John F. Kennedy Space Center
John F. Kennedy Space Center
The John F. Kennedy Space Center has been the home of every manned space flight from the United States since 1968.
Attraction type: Science Museums
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Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Owner description: Experience a day of fun, a lifetime of inspiration at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Float beside space-walking astronauts during the new IMAX® film Hubble 3D. Become part... more Owner description: Experience a day of fun, a lifetime of inspiration at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Float beside space-walking astronauts during the new IMAX® film Hubble 3D. Become part of the future of exciting possibilities at the new Exploration Space: Explorers Wanted exhibit and show. Tour NASA’s spaceport facilities, launch into space on Shuttle Launch Experience, meet a real astronaut during daily Astronaut Encounters and walk among towering rockets. less
Attraction type: Educational Sites; Museums; Science Museums
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Kennedy Spaceport Launch Complex
Kennedy Spaceport Launch Complex
Buy your tickets early; these tours sell out quickly.
Attraction type: Educational Sites
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Rocket Garden
Rocket Garden
Eight vintage rockets from the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs let visitors experience how small these crafts really were.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Cafe Vargas
Cafe Vargas
Cuisines: Cuban
Hogan's Irish Bar
Hogan's Irish Bar
Dining options: Late Night
Euro Kafe' Etcetera
Euro Kafe' Etcetera
Price: $7 - $18
Cuisines: German, Hungarian, Polish, Portuguese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Papa Vito's Italian Restaurant
Papa Vito's Italian Restaurant
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Madd Jacks Grillin Shack
Madd Jacks Grillin Shack
Price: $5 - $20
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Californian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Nearby recommended accommodations:

Aladdin Motel-Apartments
Aladdin Motel-Apartments
$65 - $66
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Merritt Island
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Radisson Resort at the Port
3.0 of 5
Radisson Resort at the Port
$95 - $186
Ranked #3 of 6 Hotels in Cape Canaveral
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Additional nearby recommended accommodations:

Resort on Cocoa Beach
3.0 of 5
Resort on Cocoa Beach
$93 - $299
Ranked #1 of 33 Hotels in Cocoa Beach
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Apollo Inn Motel
2.0 of 5
Apollo Inn Motel
$65 - $122
Ranked #1 of 10 Hotels in Cocoa
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