Shopping is not the only activity you'll enjoy while staying at a Cocoa Beach vacation rental, as the city and its lovely surrounding has plenty more to offer. You can take a trip to Kennedy Space Center.. There are planetariums you and your kids can enjoy visiting. Take some time off the mainland and go to the beach, here you can surf, swim, sun bathe, dive, hike and bike as you wish.
Surf Shops in Cocoa Beach
One of the must-visit places in Cocoa Beach is the beach itself. And it is more fun if you show up in lovely bikinis, swimsuits and eye wear. You can stop at the Ron Jon Surf Shop which stocks fashionable and trendy surfwear for men, women and children.
If you are interested, the shop has quality surfboards on offer. You can find the store right in the heart of the city on 4151 N. Atlantic Ave. Cocoa Beach, Florida.
You might also want to check out Cocoa Beach Surfing School for a few lessons in surfing. They allow visitors to buy or rent surfboards too. The Bodyboard HQ & Kite World is yet another surf shop located in the city. Take a look at Cocoa Beach Surf & Skate shop for surfing and skating lessons. You can borrow some of their equipment to use while vacationing in the area.
Shopping for Antiques, Souvenirs and Fashion Items
If you are a shopaholic or anything in between, make sure you visit the Historic Cocoa Village. It allows you to enjoy the outdoors as you step out of your Cocoa Beach rental property. It is a big shopping area where you can pop in and out of many boutiques and stores as you like. Take your time to browse the palm tree-lined avenue where you can buy anything from clothes, accessories, music and flowers to antiques or souvenirs.
To get knick knacks or something to take away with you, check out stores such as A Cocoa Antique Mall, Horsefeathers Antiques, Stone Street Antiques or Antiques & Collectibles.
No further away from the Historic Cocoa Village is the Merrit Square Mall. You can plan to spend an entire day in the area shopping, eating and drinking and even doing your nails and hair. Some of the specialty shops you can check out include Dillard's, JCPenney, Macy's, and Sears among others. For coffee and some snacks, stop by Barnie's Coffee Tea or Blue Toucan Bay Caribbean Café.
Shopping at Cocoa Beach Flea Markets
Famous or most visited flea markets in Cocoa Beach include the Super Flea & Farmers Market located near Melbourne and the Spacecoast Frontenac Flea Market in Titusville. Well, what can you buy here? Basically everything under the sun, from food, clothing, housewares to farm equipment, anything can be found here. As you prepare to leave your Cocoa Beach vacation rental to visit the flea markets, make sure you are dressed comfortably. A hat and some sunscreen to protect your skin are recommended.
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