60 days in Brevard County Itinerary

60 days in Brevard County Itinerary

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60 days in Brevard County Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Merritt Island
— 18 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Melbourne Beach
— 20 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
— 21 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 45​min
End: Chicago

Merritt Island

Merritt Island is a census-designated place in Brevard County, Florida, located on the eastern Floridian coast, along the Atlantic Ocean. Let the collections at Space Shuttle Atlantis and Brevard Veterans Memorial Museum & Military Museum capture your imagination. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Sams House at Pine Island, take in panoramic vistas at Exploration Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jetty Park, and examine the collection at Parker Brothers Concepts.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Merritt Island day trip planning site .

Chicago to Merritt Island is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Merritt Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in January, things will get much hotter in Merritt Island: highs are around 70°F and lows about 57°F. You will leave for Melbourne Beach on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Merritt Island

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Canaveral, Port Canaveral
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Jetty Park ©
Jetty Park
Sams House at Pine Island ©
Sams House at Pine Island

Melbourne Beach

Melbourne Beach is a town in Brevard County, Florida. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sebastian Inlet State Park and Bicentennial Beach Park. Let the collections at Fifth Avenue Art Gallery and Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Melbourne Beach side-trips: Melbourne (Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands, Brevard Zoo, & more), Duran Golf Club (in Viera) and Cocoa Beach (Alan Shephard Beachfront Park, Lori Wilson Park, & more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, contemplate the long history of Juan Ponce DeLeon Park, head outdoors with Custom Adventures and Equipment Inc., and let little ones run wild at Gleason Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Melbourne Beach online trip maker .

You can drive from Merritt Island to Melbourne Beach in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Titusville.

Things to do in Melbourne Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Melbourne, Cocoa Beach, Palm Bay, Satellite Beach, Indian Harbour Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Custom Adventures and Equipment ©
Custom Adventures and Equipment
Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands ©
Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands


Titusville ©
America's "Space City," Titusville sits on the Indian River, just west of Kennedy Space Center, the origin point of every NASA human space flight since 1968.
Visit Cocoa Village and The Porcher House for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Cocoa Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Change things up with these side-trips from Titusville: Wild Horse Rescue Center (in Mims), Cape Canaveral (Center Street Park, Cherie Down Park, & more) and Cocoa Beach (Spas & Wellness, The Dinosaur Store, & more). There's still lots to do: look and learn at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at White Sands Buddhist Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, and examine the collection at Pritchard House.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Titusville online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Melbourne Beach to Titusville takes 1.5 hours. February in Titusville sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Titusville

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Cape Canaveral, Mims, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum ©
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach