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It's 3, 2, 1 Lift Off in Florida's Brevard County

Known as the Space Coast, Florida's Brevard County is best known for the John F. Kennedy Space Center. Stretching along Florida's Atlantic Coast, west of Orange County, Brevard County lies between Jacksonville and Miami. It's split into 3 sections, North County, Central Brevard and South Beaches, all of which have a variety of Brevard County vacation rentals. Spend a day exploring outer space at the Kennedy Space Center, or enjoy the buzzy nightlife and seafood restaurants at Port Canaveral. While Cocoa Beach and Melbourne are renowned for their beaches and seaside attractions.

Things to do

Brevard County is ground control to Major Fun

One of the most popular visitor attractions in Brevard County is the Kennedy Space Center in Titusville. Kids big and small can easily spend a day or more exploring the historic space crafts and touching real moon rocks. Meet a NASA astronaut, or take a simulated ride into space on the Shuttle Launch Experience. And don't miss a guided tour of the spaceport, and maybe watch a rocket launch. If you're more into pets than planets, visit Brevard Zoo in Melbourne. See wild animals from a different angle on a canoe tour in Africa, or zipline through South America's land.


Surf's up on the Space Coast

From sandy beaches and surfing, to space travel, anything can happen in Brevard County. There are many Brevard County vacation rentals within easy reach of the Space Coast's beaches. Cocoa Beach is regarded as one of the best surfing spots on the East Coast. Ideal for both beginners and advanced surfers, it has a buzzy vibe and hosts both music festivals and pro surf competitions. If you prefer a leisurely walk and a picnic rather than hitting the waves, head to Canaveral National Seashore. Its natural beaches are prime viewing spots for watching rocket launches from Cape Canaveral.


Temperatures are rocketing in Brevard County

Famed for its fabulous Floridian climate, Brevard County sees hot summers and mild winters, and often more than its fair share of the wet stuff. A largely subtropical climate, during the wet season (the summer months) temperatures can reach highs of the mid-90s, with high humidity, plus the odd risk of a tropical storm or hurricane. The dry season runs between December and May. It sees the wealth of visitors to the region, who are drawn by the long sunny days, bright blue skies and warm, delicious climate, perfect for sunny days on the beach.

Natural features

An enchanted peek into Florida's Brevard County

Stretching 72 miles down Florida's Atlantic Coast, Brevard County is lined with beautiful beaches. However, it's also a great destination for hikers, who come to conquer part of the Florida Trail, one of the National Scenic Trails of the United States. For ocean views take a hike along the Canaveral National Seashore, which is lined with sand dunes and marshland. For more accessible hiking routes, the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary in Titusville has short, easy trails where you can spot gopher tortoise, white-tailed deer and bobcats, and is ideal for families.

Where to stay around Brevard County?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,618 vacation rentals near Brevard County. From 505 Houses to 132 Townhouses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brevard County for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Brevard County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Brevard County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cocoa Beach: 1,072 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne Beach: 685 vacation rentals
  • Cape Canaveral: 878 vacation rentals
  • Satellite Beach: 764 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne: 1,038 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Brevard County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Brevard County?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Brevard County:

  • Cocoa Beach: 1,072 rentals
  • Melbourne Beach: 685 rentals
  • Cape Canaveral: 878 rentals
  • Satellite Beach: 764 rentals
  • Melbourne: 1,038 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Brevard County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Brevard County are:

  • Space Coast Reg'l Airport (TIX): 882 vacation rentals
  • Melbourne International Airport (MLB): 1,124 vacation rentals
  • Merritt Island Airport (COI): 1,248 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Brevard County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Brevard County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cocoa Beach Pier: 1,184 rentals
  • East Coast Surfing Hall of Fame: 1,231 rentals
  • Sebastian Inlet State Park: 649 rentals
  • Kennedy Space Center: 847 rentals
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex: 921 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Brevard County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Brevard County

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