Located along the Sunshine State’s Space Coast in Brevard County, Titusville is the beating heart of the country’s space exploration industry and home to the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.
Some of the state’s mega-theme parks and wildlife parks like the Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge are within a short drive from the city, as well as spectacular beaches, interesting museums, excellent restaurants, and buzzing bars, and plenty of shops. Here are some of the top things to see and do on a visit to the Space Coast city of Titusville.
1. Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum
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The Valiant Air Command War Museum is dedicated to military aviation with an outstanding collection of beautifully restored pre-World War I aircraft and aviation objects and items. Set on ten acres of land at the Space Coast Executive Regional Airport in Titusville, the museum features two hangars housing a vast collection of aircraft indigenous to the world's military force. The museum also showcases an array of exhibitions of aviation-related memorabilia and hosts a Fly-In Breakfast for military and history-minded aviation enthusiasts on the second Saturday of every month. The museum also hosts an annual Warbird air show every year. Florida day trips offer a great way to explore nearby.
6600 Tico Road, Titusville, FL 32780, Phone: 321-268-1941
2. Brevard County Enchanted Forest Sanctuary
Located in the southern region of the city, the Enchanted Forest Sanctuary is a nature reserve that was established to protect the natural habitats found in Brevard County. The sanctuary is home to five basic habitat types featuring different fauna and flora, including a mesic and hydric hammock, pine flatwood, oak, wet prairie, and scrublands. These habitats are home to a diverse array of wildlife such as white-tailed deer, bobcats, Florida scrub lizards, Eastern Indigo snakes, and gopher tortoises, as well as temperate and sub-tropical species of flora. The park has several miles of hiking trails and a nature center with interactive exhibits explain the habitats of the region. Titusville beaches offer a relaxing way to spend a day.
444 Columbia Blvd, Titusville, FL 32780, Phone: 321-264-5185
3. American Police Hall of Fame
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Established in 1960 by an ex-police officer, Gerald Arenberg, to honor law enforcement officers, the American Police Hall of Fame is dedicated to the history of the American Police Force. The museum houses a variety of exhibits featuring uniforms, weapons, historical events, and an electric chair, as well as a Hall of Fame celebrating exceptional individuals. The museum features an interactive forensics lab where visitors can test their crime-solving skills, a gun range for shooting practice, and a memorial dedicated to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
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6350 Horizon Dr, Titusville, FL 32780, Phone: 321-264-0911
4. American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame
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The American Space Museum and Space Walk of Fame is dedicated to preserving the rich aeronautical and space exploration heritage of Brevard County. The museum features a range of interactive exhibits that encourage visitors to get involved, as well as the US Space Walk of Fame that celebrates the astronauts and people who made American manned space exploration possible. The museum also features a large outdoor plaza overlooking the Indian River with monuments surrounding a tranquil pool dedicated to the Apollo, Gemini, Mercury, and Space Shuttle programs. The museum is open every day except Sunday, and admission is free of charge. Florida beaches offer a cheap way to enjoy the state's natural beauty.
308 Pine St, Titusville, FL 32796, Phone: 321-264-0434
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5. Titusville Playhouse
The Titusville Playhouse is a community theater run by local thespians that presents an array of performances, including dramas, musicals, and comedies throughout the year. Established over 60 years ago, the intimate venue produces and presents an array of artistic productions for both children and adults. The playhouse has a Main Stage theater with a 150-seat orchestra section and a beautiful 124-seat balcony that offers superb views of the stage. A full-service bar in the lobby offers a wide range of beverages before and after shows, as well as dessert concession offering delicious sweet treats. Browse our things to do in Florida guide for more ideas.
301 Julia Street, Titusville, FL 32796, Phone: 321-268-1125
6. Playalinda Brewing Company
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Playalinda Brewing Company’s Brix Project is a locally owned microbrewery that produces a wide range of handmade craft beers using local ingredients. Boasting two locations in Titusville, namely the Brix Project and the Hardware Store in Downtown Titusville, the brewery is a laid-back community gathering place where locals come together for great beer, food, and good vibes. The taproom is based in an artfully renovated lumberyard with industrial-style décor and offers over 20 rotating taps, a selection of handmade craft cocktails and a creative menu of elevated pub fare. A covered, pet-friendly beer garden is popular is the summer months for relaxing over cold beers and hearty burgers, and the brewery hosts special events such as Monday Trivia Nights and hosts the Playalinda Run Club. Check out our romantic weekend getaways guide for more ideas.
5220 S. Washington Avenue, Titusville, FL 32780, Phone: 321-567-5974
7. Pritchard House, Titusville, Florida
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Located at South Washington Avenue in Downtown Titusville, the Pritchard House is a historic house dating back to 1891 and an outstanding example of Queen Anne architecture. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the house offers visitors an insight into the architecture of the late 1800s and features a conical corner tower, steep gables, fish scale wood shingles, jigsaw decorative scrollwork, a large wrap-around porch, and beautifully furnished interiors. The house is decorated with period furnishings and has collections of vintage clothing, accessories and toys, glassware, linens, and houseware, and visitors can explore the house on guided docent-led tours daily. Check out these fun day trips from Tampa to explore the nearby area.
424 S Washington Ave, Titusville, FL 32796, Phone: 321-607-0203
8. Great Outdoors Florida RV Resort
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The Great Outdoors Florida RV Resort is a deluxe RV campground and golf resort that offers an unspoiled tropical paradise. The 2,800-acre RV resort features spacious paved sites with electricity, water, and sewerage hook-ups and amenities such as a dump station, and modern restrooms with hot showers, flushing toilets, and drinking water. Deluxe facilities in the park include an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a fully-equipped fitness center with a sauna, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, and a spacious Plantation Manor recreation hall that can be used for special events. The resort is also home to an 18-hole, 71-par Ron Garl-designed championship golf course that provides a challenging course for all levels of golfer. Read about fun family vacations in Florida.
125 Plantation Dr, Titusville, FL 32780, Phone: 321-269-5004
9. Kelsey's Pizza
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Located on Garden Street, Kelsey’s Pizza is a casual pizza joint that serves traditional Italian-inspired wood-fired pizzas and fresh salads. The family-friendly pizzeria serves a wide range of pizzas with a choice of toppings ranging from meats and seafood to different cheeses, vegetables, and imported ingredients like prosciutto and buffalo mozzarella. Pizzas are accompanied by a range of pasta dishes made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients, freshly prepared salads, and a selection of fountain soda, draft beers, and casual wines. Kelsey’s Pizza is open for lunch and dinner, daily.
2845 Garden St, Titusville, FL 32796, Phone: 321-268-5555
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10. Shiloh's Steak & Seafood
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Set on the shores of the Indian River Lagoon with spectacular views of the NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Shiloh’s Steak and Seafood offers a one-of-a-kind waterfront dining experience. The airy, open-timbered eatery has contemporary décor and comfortable indoor seating, and an expansive outdoor deck for alfresco-style dining against a backdrop of Kennedy Space Center views. Seasonally changing menus feature fresh fish and seafood platters, along with hand-cut steaks and other meat dishes, fresh salads, vegetarian dishes, and decadent desserts. Shiloh’s Steak and Seafood is open for dinner only Tuesday through Thursday and lunch and dinner over the weekends.
3665 S Washington Ave, Titusville, FL 32780, Phone: 321-567-3555
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11. River Lanes Family Entertainment Center
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Fun, food and entertainment. It’s all waiting to be had at the River Lanes Family Entertainment Center, a family-friendly and beloved destination for residents and guests of Brevard County. The bowling center is constantly being upgraded with all of the best in the sport of bowling as this 32-lane alley features automatic scoring, great graphics, and Brunswick Sync Games. There are also 8 boutique lanes to be enjoyed by guests, a fantastic billiards room, and even an arcade that is home to some of the newest video games available. Meanwhile, the River City Bar and Grill is undeniably one of the best dining experiences one could have in a bowling center with mouthwatering food served lane-side or at the restaurant.
800 Cheney Highway, Titusville, Florida, Phone: 321-267-7118
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