Marking the halfway point between Jacksonville and Miami is Cape Canaveral, Florida. Best known for being the home of the John F. Kennedy Space Center, it can be said that this NASA site is the thing to do in Cape Canaveral. Visitors to the Cape should make their way to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. The complex features science-based IMAX movies, the Rocket Garden, an astronaut hall of fame,and various space and science exhibits. You can also buy tickets to watch a rocket launch at the Kennedy Spaceport Launch Complex.
Cape Canaveral isn't just all rocket science.The area also offers opportunities to sunbathe on area beaches and experience nature at the Canaveral National Seashore. The seashore is on a barrier island providing a variety of habitats for one to explore. The island also harbors a menagerie of endangered animals, such as the loggerhead sea turtle and the southern bald eagle.
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