"Melbourne, Center of the Space Coast" Top 5 Page for this destination Melbourne by Dancer_75

Melbourne Travel Guide: 115 reviews and 181 photos

Melbourne~The Harbor City

Melbourne's unique history and location, has molded this part of Florida into one of the best places for beautiful, unspoiled beaches. During the Civil War, Melbourne was used as a training area. The soliders were so attracted to the area, they returned after the war. Many pioneers and former slaves made Melbourne their new home. The town was named after Melbourne, Australia, because the first postmaster spent much time there.
Melbourne is a fast, growing city, and Brevard county is the fastest growing county in the state of Florida.

10 Reasons to come to Melbourne, FL!

#1 The Beaches
#2 Fishing in our beautiful lakes,
rivers and Atlantic Ocean.
#3 Boating & Canoeing
#4 Scenic Walks
#5 Great restaurants
#6 Watch a shuttle launch from
Kennedy Space Center, not far.
#7 Disney and all other Orlando
attractions an hour away!
#8 Melbourne Art Fest every April
#9 Great Golf courses!
#10 Very Affordable to live and visit!

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Beautiful beaches and scenic views.
  • Cons:Eh, not too much of a nightlife depending on your interests!
  • In a nutshell:A great place to wind down and enjoy the simple life!
  • Intro Updated Jul 25, 2005
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  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Jul 7, 2013 at 7:08 AM

    Nice page

  • jadedmuse's Profile Photo
    Oct 17, 2005 at 5:38 PM

    You were quite generous with your restaurant list. Much more so than I. Greets from close by.

  • Jerelis's Profile Photo
    Aug 31, 2005 at 7:10 AM

    You have some beautiful pictures! Very interesting hometown!

  • morgane1692's Profile Photo
    Aug 28, 2005 at 1:34 PM

    so many restaurants because it's eating out + shopping + then get outta town. really. what a funny little airport, MLB...I have to laugh every time I see the INTL sign out front. For the commuter flts all the way to Nassau, that's it. ;-)))

  • vivimero's Profile Photo
    Jul 21, 2004 at 11:54 PM

    Hey Maria...where have you been all this time?

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