20 reasons to get in your car and explore Florida’s Space Coast


Though the Space Coast went through some tough times after the local economy was dealt a heavy blow following the shutdown of NASA’s space shuttle program in 2011, things are looking up now. Much has been made of real-life comic book character Elon Musk’s space cannons or whatever he’s doing out there, but the area also boasts a booming craft beer scene and more than a few delicious bites to go along with its laid-back beach-town vibe – though there’s plenty of other stuff to do if you’re not interested in being a beach bum.