Apr 1, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Maybe it's the fresh air. Maybe it's the scenery. Maybe it's the glorious feeling you get when you're exploring all the hidden nooks and crannies of a new place. Here in Melbourne, Florida, there's no shortage of outdoor adventure. Be it on land or on water, there are a host of ways to get your adventure on in Melbourne, Florida.
For casual explorers, consider a sea bean hunt on our 33 miles of beaches; visit the Barrier Island Center, Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge or the Viera Wetlands for birding. If you're really looking to get physical, we recommend kayaking, paddle boarding or renting a boat or jet ski on the Indian River Lagoon. How about a round of golf or tennis? You'll find Airboat rides and fishing adventures. Swimming, surfing, or surf casting from our miles of coastline. Or simply spreading your towel on the beach and enjoying the sunshine.
You can always venture out on your own. Check out one of the 23 Brevard County Parks or the 232 acres of parks the City of Melbourne maintains. Or rent a bike, boat, jet ski, kayak, or paddleboard and make a day of it. Don’t forget to pack some snacks and your camera — you’re going to want to relive these great adventures over and over again!