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Melbourne, FL Day Trips: Merritt Island


Melbourne, FL Day Trips: Merritt Island

As far as vacation destinations go, Melbourne, FL is hard to beat. The area is chock-full of exciting activities. Some of those activities make for fun Melbourne, FL day trips. Merritt Island is one such trip. Find out about planning your day trip to the island.

What Is It?

Merritt Island is on the largest island in Florida. However, the island itself feels like a small-town destination that is fun for all. One of its highlights is the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, a 140,000-acre nature sanctuary.

When you visit the sanctuary, you can explore some of the incredible local wildlife. You can also get some amazing views of the unique landscape of the area.

The island is more than just a place to view wildlife. It's also a place for adventure. You can participate in a biplane tour, go on a charter boat, or try windsurfing.

If you want to do some shopping, then you're also in luck. There's a local mall that has all of the stores that you might expect. You can build up your wardrobe or bring back some souvenirs for your friends and family.

Getting There

When you stay at a hotel in Melbourne, FL, getting to Merritt Island is easy. The island is only about 30 miles away from the city of Melbourne. After a short car ride, you can find yourself on the large island.

If you want to explore the island, then contact us at the Melbourne All Suites Inn. Book a room and enjoy your stay!


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