Day Trip to Melbourne

Getting to downtown Melbourne from downtown Orlando takes a little over an hour. There are many gems found in this Space Coast town that make it nice for a day trip.

*Start your day at the Sebastian Inlet State Park. You'll find many activities to choose from including; birding, surfing, kayaking and nature trails. Check out the events page and Ranger Programs to see what is happening during your visit.

*Once you've enjoyed spending time in nature head up to Downtown Melbourne. This charming main street has an array of shops and restaurants. If you are there on the weekend be sure to check out the year-round Farmer's Market that takes place on Saturdays from 10am-3pm and Sundays 11am-4pm

*Grab some lunch at The Burger Place. This local eatery is serving up some tasty eats. Save room for a shake!
Milkshake at the Burger Place

*After Getting fueled up and enjoying strolling around Main Street head over to Florida Institute of Technology and enjoy exploring their 15-acre Botanical Garden.

*As you make your way back to Orlando head up 1 and stop by Intracoastal Brewing Company for some Florida Craft Beer.  

*If you continue up 1 you can enjoy some more Florida craft beer at Charlie & Jake's Brewery Grille. This is a nice stop to enjoy some Florida Craft Beer and grab some dinner before heading home.
Beer Flight at Charlie & Jake's Brewery Grille Melbourne Florida

This day trip can be enjoyed all year long. Be sure to check out Melbourne's Calendar of Events.  There are lots of fun activities taking place each month.

What are some spots you enjoy in Melbourne?