- The list below includes 123 free or cheap things to do in or near Merritt Island, Florida, including 66 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas, Bowling and Children's Play Area.
- From Kelly Park to Rotary Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Merritt Island and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne and Titusville.
87% 23 votes
1519 Clearlake Rd., Cocoa, FL 32922 MoreLess Info
Located on the Cocoa Campus of Eastern Florida State College, the Astronaut Memorial Planetarium and Observatory is recognized as one of the finest planetariums in the country. The whole family can gaze at a display of the current sky and spot different constellations.
Lori Wilson Park covers 32,43 acres. On its site are found vendors, 3 medium pavilions with a total capacity of 180, a playground and a sand volleyball court. There are lifeguards all year round. Picnics can be held in special designated areas, on the grass.
One of the premier kayaking outfitters in the Cocoa Beach area, Calypso Kayaking, has been guiding visitors on eco-tours, since 2010. While exploring Indian River Lagoon, you may get up close and personal with manatees and dolphins.
Located next to a community park, Travis Recreation Center has amenities ranging from fitness rooms to picnic shelters available on a first come first serve basis. The center hosts community activities like craft workshops, book readings, and summer camp.
89% 28 votes
800 Scallop Drive, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920 MoreLess Info
From the novice to the expert, Cocoa Beach Sportfishing Charters, will make sure you have the trip of a lifetime. With tours available to go after the big ones out deep, down to flatboats that are perfect for nearshore excursions, this family-owned business gets it done.
83% 24 votes
800 Scallop Dr., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920 MoreLess Info
Lead by local fishing experts, Ofishal Business Charters - Private Tours is a service that offers visitors the opportunity to fish in the local area. During the tour, the guide leads the guests around the best fishing areas.
50% 2 votes
6355 N Atlantic Avenue, Cape Canaveral, FL 32920 MoreLess Info
Two miniature golf courses are the focus of the Funntasia Family Fun Center. The Zebra course features a waterfall and is slightly easier than the Elephant course that has a small cave which visitors can play through.
93% 90 votes
800 Scallop Drive, Port Canaveral, FL 32920 MoreLess Info
Guests can experience deep sea, offshore, and sport fishing charters aboard a 34 foot custom built sport fishing yacht with Arts Adventures - Private Charters. The charters fish for king mackerel, snapper, mahi, cobia, grouper, sea bass, and more.