Port Canaveral

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Overview Of The Port Of Port Canaveral

About Port Canaveral
Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port in Brevard County, Florida, in the United States of America.

Jetty Park is located at the east end of the port, near the Southside terminals. It features an oceanfront beach, snack bar, children's playground, a bait-and-tackle shop and a fishing pier. The Cove area at Port Canaveral offers waterfront dining and shopping at Cove Marketplace.

If your cruise has an extended day or overnight stopover, the Orlando theme parks of Universal Studios Orlando, Universal's Islands of Adventure, Sea World Orlando and Walt Disney World Resort are in reach.

The Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge can be found on Merritt Island. The NASA-owned refuge is home to more endangered species than any other refuge in the United States.

The Kennedy Space Center is also on Merritt Island.

The American Police Hall of Fame & Museum is just west of the gates to the Kennedy Space Center. Here you can sit in an electric chair or check out crime scenes and exhibits of infamous crimes throughout history.

For a relaxing day, Cocoa Beach is about a 15 minute drive south from Port Canaveral.

Established in the 1800's, historic Cocoa Village in the city of Cocoa, offers a taste of old Florida. Many of the buildings are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A variety of boutiques and shops lines the streets and dolphins can often be seen just off the boardwalk that hangs over the river.

Canaveral National Seashore stretches for 23 miles and is completely undeveloped. There are great views of the space shuttle launch pads from here.

At Lori Wilson Park, Cocoa Beach there are hiking and nature trails, a wide expanse of beach, fishing and swimming.

For an active option, Sebastian Inlet State Park (Melbourne Beach), has a beach, bike trails, boat tours, canoeing, fishing, kayak rentals, scuba-diving and snorkelling.

Clam chowder and fresh seafood are popular local dishes. International options as well as the usual fast food choices are also available.
Cruise Terminal
Port Canaveral is home to 7 cruise terminals.

Cruise Terminals 5, 6, 8 and 10 are located on the A (North) side of the Port, off State Road 401.

Cruise Terminal 8 is used exclusively for Disney Cruise Lines.

Terminals 2, 3 and 4 are located on the B (south) side of the Port at the east end of George King Boulevard.

Terminal 2 – is reserved for the exclusive use of Victory Casino Cruises.

Terminals 3 and 4 – are dedicated to visiting (port-of-call) cruise ships.

Car hire and taxis are available at the port.

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