The Central East Florida Region
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Cities within the Central East region:
Speed, Surf and Space Make A Fabulous Place
Florida's Central East Region
Central East Florida begins with the Birthplace of Speed, Daytona Beach and blasts through the Space Coast, quietly ending amid the buried gold and famous oranges of the Treasure Coast. From speeding race cars to rocking space ships and from sunken Spanish galleons to pristine rivers and waterways, the Central East region blends the beauty of Florida's yesteryears with the triumphs of her tomorrows.
Florida's Treasure Coast, comprised of Indian River, St. Lucie and Martin counties, is named for the treasure-laden Spanish galleons that lie sunken off its shores. Florida's Space Coast, which includes Titusville, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne and Palm Bay, offers 72 miles of sun-drenched Atlantic shores and more than 250 square miles of protected wildlife refuges. Endangered sea turtles are often spotted along Brevard County beaches, where they make as many as 12,000 nests each summer. From May to September, vacationers can take guided sea turtle walks and watch as the giant creatures lumber out of the ocean and lay their eggs in the sand, or marvel as tiny hatchlings struggle back to the ocean in the fall.
Anglers will love the amazing diversity of Space Coast fishing, where prime spots can be found along area beaches, rivers, piers and offshore depths. In Port... read more