Cocoa Beach: a very different option, very close to Orlando

We know that there are plenty of activities and places to visit in Orlando, probably your itinerary is already done around theme parks and similar places. However, we want you to have the opportunity to visit a very special place, just 50 minutes from the Economy Rent a Car office in Orlando: Cocoa Beach.

A destination without skyscrapers or streets full of vehicles, but with some attractions and beauties and many activities for almost all tastes.

Perfect destination for “Surf-Lovers”

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Cocoa Beach is worldwide known as the place to practice surf.

Throughout Lori Wilson Park you will find one of the best views of the beach with golden sand. This beach has small and consistent waves, perfect for learning to surf. If this is one of your favorite activities, you have to visit the store “Ron Jon Surf Shop internationally famous in the world of surfing.

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Another place that you cannot miss is the Cocoa Beach pier. It is a world famous place and extends almost 250 meters into the Atlantic Ocean. What can you do on the pier? In addition to fishing, you can find gift shops, live concerts, game rooms and a large selection of restaurants. It is the perfect place to relax, enjoy your favorite cocktail and watch the launch of a rocket in Cape Canaveral.

To space and beyond!

If you like astronomy and space in Cocoa Beach is a mandatory destination on your trip to Orlando. Here you can find the famous Kennedy Space Center.

If you like astronomy and space in Cocoa Beach is a mandatory destination on your trip to Orlando. Here you can find the famous Kennedy Space Center. Just 25 miles north of Cocoa Beach, the resort includes the Kennedy Space Center Tour, the Atlantis Space Shuttle, live the experience of a shuttle launch among many other space-related exhibits.

Cocoa Beach: A historic village

Although many towns call themselves “historical”, the Historic Village of Cocoa, located in the center of the city, truly is. Established in the first half of the 19th century, it retains its historic atmosphere, which makes it a true tourist attraction. Make some purchases or you can dine in one of its gourmet restaurants, under the beautiful colorful decoration of ancient times.

When renting your vehicle with Economy Rent a Car you can get to know this beautiful city located very close to Orlando.