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Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Golf Course
“Feed and Hold gators and other exotic animals. Newly added electric go-cart ride over the golf course”
  • 19 locals recommend
Bar
“I personally prefer Rising Tides, but..... This place is always appreciated by guests, has good food and nice craft cocktails with a cool decor. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Pricey, but a great place for healthy, organic, local food. They also have unique local gifts.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Entertainment
“Aerial obstacle courses for all ages and levels of ability, suspended by a zip line. Lots of fun! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
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“Open very late , so if you travel to see a rocket launch at night , you can usually get a late snack. Huge slices of pizza for about $3. Good cheesesteaks , all their food is good.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Park
“From Nov-through March is best time to spot manatees other places: Canaveral Lock-Mullet Rd. Cape Canaveral Manatee Cove Park, 4905 N. Tropical Trail Merritt Island”
  • 11 locals recommend
Food
“If your in Port Canaveral or Cape Canaveral, this is a good place to visit for some craft beer samples and some food.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Formerly Izzy's, great bistro that has seen patrons include Elon Musk. Nothing over the top but nice atmosphere and good food at a good value $20-$25 per plate. Mainly German food. The lobster pot pie is my favorite.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bike Rental / Bike Share
“You can book kayaks, paddle boards, surf boards and bikes here. Tours and lessons are available. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pretty much the only Sushi game in town, but a fan favorite. Good Currys and Thai dishes as well. I wish they were a little easier on the wallet (rolls start around $10), but it is really delicious. Take-out is more miss than hit in my experience.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bakery
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“My guests have gone to this Dunkin' Donuts and have given me positive feedback. It is close by. I am not a fan of DD.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Food
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  • 2 locals recommend
Nature
“Walk on 200' boardwalk with great Ocean Views! Picnic pavillions & restrooms off the beach too.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
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“Crackers Island Grill - Mom and pop, burgers and tacos (homemade fries, yum). $10-$15 per person for meals.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“In a little strip mall in Cape Canaveral, I love the breakfasts here because they're super tasty with fresh ingredients, and they don't leave you with a heavy feeling. Just the right ratio of tasty food and tasty fats! There can be quite a line of people waiting to get in on the weekends.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Mom and Pop Cuban and Mexican cuisine. If you want CUBAN COFFEE, this is a great spot. Don't come here if you are in a big hurry, do come here if you want authentic delicious Latin food.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bar
“Open very late , so if you travel to see a rocket launch at night , you can usually get a late snack. Huge slices of pizza for about $3. Good cheesesteaks , all their food is good.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pretty much the only Sushi game in town, but a fan favorite. Good Currys and Thai dishes as well. I wish they were a little easier on the wallet (rolls start around $10), but it is really delicious. Take-out is more miss than hit in my experience.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Formerly Izzy's, great bistro that has seen patrons include Elon Musk. Nothing over the top but nice atmosphere and good food at a good value $20-$25 per plate. Mainly German food. The lobster pot pie is my favorite.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bakery
“My guests have gone to this Dunkin' Donuts and have given me positive feedback. It is close by. I am not a fan of DD.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Crackers Island Grill - Mom and pop, burgers and tacos (homemade fries, yum). $10-$15 per person for meals.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“In a little strip mall in Cape Canaveral, I love the breakfasts here because they're super tasty with fresh ingredients, and they don't leave you with a heavy feeling. Just the right ratio of tasty food and tasty fats! There can be quite a line of people waiting to get in on the weekends.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Mom and Pop Cuban and Mexican cuisine. If you want CUBAN COFFEE, this is a great spot. Don't come here if you are in a big hurry, do come here if you want authentic delicious Latin food.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Craft beer, pool, darts, live folk music & trivia nights are offered in a classic pub setting.”
  • 7 locals recommend

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