Discover the best things to do in the Port Canaveral area
A stay in one of our modern rooms and suites at the Country Inn & Suites puts you close to a variety of things to do in Cape Canaveral, from parasailing or surfing along the sandy shores of Cocoa Beach to golfing on the beautiful fairways at Cocoa Beach Country Club. Less than 30 minutes away, Kennedy Space Center is a must-see destination, and you’ll find plenty of nearby spots to watch scheduled rocket launches. Family-friendly attractions include Golf N Gator’s miniature golf course, Brevard Zoo, and Grasshopper Airboat EcoTours. If you’re cruising out of Port Canaveral, we’re the closest hotel to the port.
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Canaveral National Seashore17.4 mi / 28.01 km from the hotel
Keep an eye out for bald eagles, loggerhead sea turtles, and other endangered species as you stroll along the longest undeveloped beach on Florida's east coast.
Port Canaveral Cruise Port0.73 mi / 1.17 km from the hotel
Depart on a cruise from one of Florida’s most popular ports. With more recreational facilities than any other Florida port and three parks with boat ramps and wildlife viewing areas, you’ll have plenty of fun at Port Canaveral.
Exploration Tower0.45 mi / 0.73 km from the hotel
See the best views of Port Canaveral from the seven-floor Exploration Tower, with interactive Port and Kennedy Space Center exhibits. Watch a rocket launch or host a corporate or private event at this unique attraction.
Brevard Zoo13.45 mi / 21.64 km from the hotel
Experience Brevard Zoo on foot or from a train, kayak, or paddleboat. For those who prefer an aerial view of the animals, the zoo offers a zip line and a treetop canopy walk.
Cocoa Beach5.51 mi / 8.87 km from the hotel
The delights in Cocoa Beach are endless, such as walking or kayaking along a nature trail, learning to surf, eating shark tacos, exploring the boardwalk, or just snoozing on the shore.See more
Golf N Gator1.83 mi / 2.95 km from the hotel
Feeding alligators and having your picture taken with a baby gator are the incentives for finishing a round at one of two 18-hole mini-golf courses at Golf N Gator.
Grasshopper Airboat EcoTours11.22 mi / 18.05 km from the hotel
Explore the wild rivers and swamps of Florida on a fast-moving airboat when you book this popular tour. Have your camera ready as you search for alligators, bald eagles, and other wildlife.
Indian River Queen Cruises7.24 mi / 11.66 km from the hotel
For a great date night or to learn more about area history, book a cruise on the Indian River Queen. Enjoy stunning views of local wildlife from this triple-deck paddleboat.
Kennedy Space Center9.39 mi / 15.11 km from the hotel
Delve into the nation's space program at Kennedy Space Center. Spacecraft, flight memorabilia, space simulators, and an IMAX theater keep the entire family engaged.
Cocoa Beach Parasail0.61 mi / 0.98 km from the hotel
Take in views of coastal wildlife and Kennedy Space Center while you enjoy the thrill of parasailing 800 feet above the Atlantic at Cocoa Beach Parasail.
Ron Jon Surf Shop3.06 mi / 4.93 km from the hotel
Planning a day in the sun? Find everything you need to make the most of your beach day at the largest surfing shop in the world. Ron Jon offers 52,000 square feet of retail space for beach gear, surfboard rentals, and more.
Cocoa Beach Country Club6.14 mi / 9.88 km from the hotel
Cocoa Beach Country Club welcomes golfers with rolling greens on three nine-hole courses and spectacular ocean views.