Brevard County is also known as Florida's Space Coast, which has long been the home of NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. According to the TechAmerica Foundation, Brevard County has the 5th most concentrated high-tech workforce in the US, including industries such as aerospace, communications, electronics, defense, and high-tech manufacturing. In addition, the city of Palm Bay ranks 11th on Forbes' list of America’s Most Innovative Cities.
NATURE & WILDLIFE
Enjoy the great outdoors at one of Brevard’s 200 parks while observing over 4000 species of animals. Hike or bike through miles of trails of these parks or visit one of our 11 protected wildlife sanctuaries. Want to see animals from all over the world? Visit the Brevard Zoo to observe animals from South America, Asia, Africa, and Australia. Take an airboat ride to spot alligators or take a wildlife tour to see manatees and dolphins.
BEACHES & SUNSHINE
With 72 miles of beaches and an average temperature of 73 degrees, Brevard County is the perfect place to find a work life balance. Over 2.5 million tourists visit Brevard yearly to take advantage of the beautiful landscape. Whether you prefer to take a stroll on the beach, surf the waves, watch baby sea turtles hatch, or kayak down the river, you can live where others vacation!
Brevard County and Central Florida have a wide variety of local attractions. Spend a day at the Kennedy Space Center and experience a rocket launch. Visit the Cocoa Beach Pier and Ron Jon's, the world’s largest surf shop. Enjoy the nightlife in historic downtown Melbourne or catch a show at the King Center. World famous theme parks including Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, SeaWorld, and Legoland are only a short drive away!