Destination guide

Travel to friendly Cape Canaveral

Enjoy the entertainment and other features of Cape Canaveral. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the beaches, restaurants and bars. Kennedy Space Center and Port Canaveral are just a couple of the must-sees. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Cape Canaveral

Are you hoping to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Cape Canaveral a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cocoa Beach Pier (19.1 mi / 30.7 km)
  • Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Savannahs Golf Course (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Traxx at Jungle Village (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Golf-N-Gator (18.5 mi / 29.8 km)
  • Jungle Adventures (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Cape Canaveral

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Cape Canaveral

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Cape Canaveral is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • New Smyrna Beach (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
  • Black Point Wildlife Drive (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Playa Linda Beach (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Space View Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Enchanted Forest Sanctuary (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)

Transportation options to and around Cape Canaveral

The nearest airport is in Orlando, FL (SFB-Orlando Sanford Intl.), located 35.1 mi (56.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Melbourne, FL (MLB-Orlando Melbourne Intl.), which is 37.2 mi (59.9 km) away.

Where to stay around Cape Canaveral?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 923 holiday lettings near Cape Canaveral. From 166 Houses to 602 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Cape Canaveral area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cape Canaveral?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cape Canaveral:

  • Banana River Estates: 207 holiday homes
  • Cape Caneveral Beach Gardens: 246 holiday homes
  • Chandler Park: 232 holiday homes
  • Harbor Heights: 130 holiday homes
  • Villages of Seaport: 116 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cape Canaveral?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cape Canaveral. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Cherie Down Park: 1,218 holiday lettings
  • Manatee Sanctuary Park: 1,222 holiday lettings
  • Golf-N-Gator: 1,246 holiday lettings
  • Traxx at Jungle Village: 1,221 holiday lettings
  • Wickham Park: 1,458 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cape Canaveral listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Cape Canaveral?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 166 Houses in Cape Canaveral. Our other popular types of Cape Canaveral holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 602 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 20 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Cape Canaveral?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 603 holiday homes with pool available in Cape Canaveral. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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