Cape Canaveral is a famous destination in Brevard County, Florida! In fact, people from different parts of the world visit Cape Canaveral for its splendorous nature. It is home to the “Kennedy Space Center”. Officially, Cape Canaveral is known as the world’s space coast. This is because all manned space missions from the United States of America are launched from here. The space station in Cape Canaveral is very close to the Merritt Island.
If you are in Cape Canaveral, there are few things you must see and do.
First of all, you must visit the Kennedy Space Center. The Visitor Complex is open between 9 in the morning and 6 in the evening. This is a busy destination with rocket gardens, museums, and movies. There is a formal bus tour to the launch facilities and shuttle preparation venues. The Kennedy Space Center is recognized as a federal site. You must pay to visit the facilities. Children are charged 40 USD and adults must pay 50 USD. The bus tour covers the Apollo/Saturn V center and the Launch Complex 39. In the museum, you will be able to explore the space shuttle “Atlantis”. If you are lucky, you will get to see rocket launches from the Brevard County Park.
Another interesting place to see in Cape Canaveral would be the “Air Force Space and Missile Museum”. This museum offers three-hour tours of the Cape Canaveral lighthouse, air force & missile museum and few other historic complexes. Remember to book your tour before visiting the museum! This museum offers limited seating.