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The great thing about living in the Central Florida community is that you can wake up one morning and just decide to go to the beach. Even when visiting the area, if you grow tired of the theme park fun and just need to chill to the sounds of the ocean waves, there are options a short drive away.

One of our favorites is Cocoa Beach. Approximately 40 minutes away, it is a quick drive up the bee line and parking is available at the oceanfront parks as well as street parking.

A quick rundown of the parks…

Alan Shepard Park – at the end of State Road 520

2 acre oceanfront park with picnic areas, shower and restroom facilities. The park named after astronaut Alen Shepard is a great viewing area for space launches. Parking is $10.

Sidney Fischer Park - 2100 block of State Road A1A

10 acre oceanfront park with picnic areas and pavilions and shower and restroom facilities. Parking is $5.

Lori Wilson Park – located at 1500 N. Atlantic Ave

32.5 acre oceanfront park with restrooms and pavilions along a 1k foot boardwalk, volleyball court, playground and barbeque grills.

Robert P. Murkshe Memorial Park – State Road A1A and 16th St. South

2 acre oceanfront park offers a boardwalk, restrooms, picnic and shower facilities.

Cape Canaveral Oceanfront Parks

Jetty Park – located at 400 E Jetty Rd Cape Canaveral

Campsites, store, concession stand, soda machine, restrooms, picnic area, barbeque grills, playground and bike path. Newly renovated boardwalk allows for great fishing and views of the cruise ships and shuttle launches. Parking $5

Cherie Down Park - 8492 Ridgewood Ave Cape Canaveral

6.99 acre beach park with restrooms, showers and sheltered picnic area.

**Don’t forget the sunscreen!**

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