When planning a destination wedding to a coastal or beach location, it’s important to consider the activities your guests will have access to during their stay. Of course having access to some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida will be very attractive to your guests, but there are myriad other amazing places to visit and things to do. Melbourne offers a diverse array of cultural activities, engaging natural experiences and other recreational adventures. Here’s a quick list of some of the region’s favorites.
The Treetop Trek at the Brevard Zoo allows you to experience the natural setting of the zoo in a new and exciting way…from the tree tops on zip lines and obstacles. Less adventurous visitors can opt to stroll through the zoo and see the facilities more than 650 animals, representing 165 species.
The Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands in Viera is a wetland park for walking, running, bicycling and other activities. Have your guests bring their cameras to snap pictures of local wildlife including some of the best bird watching in Brevard County.
Relax at the Sebastian Inlet State Recreation Area where visitors can sit by the water and see dolphins, manatees and other indigenous wildlife. Some have called this place the most picturesque post in the area.
If your wedding is timed right, your guests can take in a ball game at the Space Coast Stadium. This beautiful ball park is the spring training home of the Washington Nationals and hosts other major league baseball teams during the beautiful Space Coast springtime. Other cultural events take place at the stadium when spring training is over.
Golf in Florida is a year-round activity. With dozens of golf courses with proximity to Melbourne, your guests are only a short drive from a tee-time. Consider our favorite, Duran Golf Club in Melbourne which has received many accolades for their challenging, well maintained course and friendly, expert staff.
There’s really something for everyone in Melbourne which makes it the perfect choice for your guests during their stay for your destination Florida beach wedding.