Econo Lodge Port Canaveral Area
260 E Merritt Island Cswy
Merritt Island, FL 32952
Phone: (321) 452-7711
Fax: (321) 452-9462
The Porcher House is a historic mansion located in Cocoa, Florida. Built by Edward Porcher in 1916 using Classical Revival style architecture, the house boasts of ten bedrooms. The house is now owned by the City of Cocoa and is open to the public and available for weddings and special events. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
Started in 1924 as Aladin Theater, it is an integral part of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Cocoa city. Renamed as the The Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse, it also featured in the National Register of Historic Places. This theater that started out with silent movies is now a thriving arts center of the city.
If, after a few drinks at The Dog N' Bone, you find yourself in the mood to dance, you don't have to venture too far. In fact, all you have to do is head upstairs to the Hippodrome, the British pub's very own dance club. Opening at 9p, this 150-capacity venue also features the occasional live musical performance. Bands like Big City Bombers and Catalepsy have performed here in the past.
BONKERZ was the first comedy club in the state of Wisconsin and 26 years later, we still has a location in Milwaukee inside of Potawatomi casino. In 1987, BONKERZ moved its headquarters to its current location in Orlando, Fl and began its journey as a national comedy production company.
Not just your average mini-golf course, Golf N Gator is also home to American alligators. Visitors can put their way through a round of golf and get up close to the resident alligators as they sun themselves on the grass or hide out in their giant pond. Truly a unique outing for the whole family.
Established in 1962, Cocoa Beach Pier extends 800 feet (244 meters) over the ocean. Stop by this historic pier to visit its shops, restaurants, listen to music at a hosted event, swim at the nearby beach, or to just have fun. You can also fish off a designated area of the pier for a small fee.
While gambling is the chief lure for most who sail aboard this casino cruise, this adventure on the high seas also offers plenty of dining, dancing and entertainment. The line offers 21 table games, 300 slot machines, and free boarding cocktail and hors d'oeuvre. Cruise departures vary from Port Canaveral, an hour east of Orlando. The ship drops anchor once it is beyond the three-mile limit. Cabins are available, and groups discounts can be arranged.
The Foosaner Art Museum is an art museum with a difference, it does not believe in merely displaying art collections from the past, but also incorporates futuristic thoughts. While its permanent collection features objects that represent diverse eras and centuries, the on-going exhibitions showcase today's art and artists. Apart from that, it also encourages touring exhibitions so that visitors get a chance to know about the art beyond their city. It also conducts art classes, art festivals and other events on a regular basis. For detailed information, call ahead.
The Boondocks Bar & Music Venue has a good list of draft brew and bottled beer at reasonable prices. It is also a great place to hang out with friends over a game of pool, darts or board games. Wednesdays are open mic nights while for the rest of the week, there is live entertainment. The music here is mostly rock, metal and alternative. Some of their previous listings are Prophecy Z14, Forty Winters, All Gone Grey and Secret Keeper.