Once you’ve visited the Space Coast of Florida, you can quickly see why people enjoy living here as well as “wintering” here. It also explains why the team at Airlink Flight School chose the Space Coast as its latest location. In fact, Florida offers more flyable days than any other location, plus the region also has idyllic tropical weather and lots of activities to enjoy on “off” days. Let’s explore all the ways to enjoy winter on the Space Coast while you get your pilot’s training at Airlink Flight School.
Living it Up in the Great Outdoors
With winter temperatures on the Space Coast hovering in the 70s, the weather is perfect for enjoying all the great outdoor activities the area has to offer. The most obvious place to visit is the 72-miles of beautiful coastline along the Atlantic shore. Whether you enjoy a leisurely walk on the beach, collecting shells on the shore, or simply sunning in your favorite beach chair, the Space Coast beaches are certainly inviting. If you are looking for more active shoreline pursuits, you might try surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, or even a pickup game of beach volleyball. In addition to the ocean, where deep sea fishing and surf fishing are popular, the area also offers rivers, lakes, creeks, and canals where fishing also delivers a delectable catch.
The area truly promises something for everyone from among a myriad of nature trails, attractions, ecotours, and water excursions. You’ll never want to new activities and sights to explore along the Space Coast. In fact, there are several spots considered “not to miss” among locals and tourists alike. The Kennedy Space Center is a popular site where you can discover the history of space travel, meet real-life astronauts, tour a space shuttle, and even see a rocket launch up close and personal. Next up, the Brevard Zoo allows kids of all ages to visit more than 900 animals amid lush landscape. At the zoo, you can enjoy close up animal encounters, enjoy a kayak tour, or harness your adventurous spirit on the Tree Top Trek, complete with ziplining! If you are a fan of the arts, the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne awaits you. Featuring the works of local and international artists, you’ll enjoy exploring the numerous galleries, boutique shops, and delightful restaurants in the eclectic art district.
While you explore the Space Coast in winter, you are sure to work up an appetite, and the area has its share of unique dining experiences to please your palate. The beauty of winter is that many popular eateries boast million dollar waterfront views and delightful fare without the crowds you’d experience other times of the year. Enjoy unique restaurants with ocean views, riverfront views, and more like those at The Cove in Cape Canaveral, along the ever popular Cocoa Beach, or on the beautiful shores of Melbourne Beach.
Plan a Cruise Getaway
You might be wondering why on earth you’d want to plan a getaway from the pristine Space Coast, but since Port Canaveral is home to number of popular cruise lines, which means you have a perfect opportunity to explore more! During your winter on the Space Coast, consider hopping a cruise line for a short escape to a tropical Caribbean port for a visit.
Earning Your Pilot’s License This Winter on the Space Coast
If learning to fly is among your dreams, Airlink Flight School on the Space Coast is the perfect place to make that dream a reality. Your training will include ground and flight school, as well as all the instruction you need to get your pilot’s license. Call today and learn more.