Welcome to the Launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Florida
Brevard is home to Kennedy Space Center, where the United States launched its first rockets and its manned missions, and where private industry will continue the nation’s rich tradition of space exploration. This designation led to its name becoming “Florida’s Space Coast.” The Naval Ordinance Test Unit based right here in Brevard usually tests the SSBN Trident II D5 missile system far off the Atlantic coast.
Popular tourism destinations in Brevard County include the Brevard Zoo, the Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge, Canaveral National Seashore and Kennedy Space Center. From golf and air boat rides to cultural events and theatre, there are always plenty of things to do in Brevard County. Osceola County is a stone’s throw away and has many theme parks such as Disney’s Magic Kingdom, SeaWorld, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Universal Studios Orlando, Universal’s Islands of Adventure and Legoland.