We had seen the Ron Jon's Surf Shop billboards for years. So when we visited Cocoa Beach, we decided to pay them a visit. Even if you are not a surfer yourself, you have to be blown away. If nothing else, by the sheer volume and scope of their inventory. After all, it's not only the...
When in search of a sweet place to shop and dine in Florida, Historic Cocoa Village is as good as any we have visited. To date, our stops have included historic downtown areas in the Sunshine State such as Melbourne, Bartow and Englewood. Each is wonderful in its own special way. Located along...
We have visited Melbourne twice. The first time was on a whim when we decided the Space Coast was calling our name. On that foray, we discovered Eau Gallie - much to our delight. The second time, we went to attend an Easter Sunrise service at Hightower Beach. We found the perfect one put on...
For the past few years we have tried to search out a great place to celebrate Easter. We have been to several Sunrise Services, but none have paralleled the one we attended on The Space Coast. Celebrating the Resurrection of our Savior on the shores at Satellite Beach was one of the most wonderful and...
As we turn our eyes to the advent of St. Patrick's' Day, Irish cuisine is on the horizon. On a recent trip to Melbourne we spotted Meg O'Malley's Restaurant & Irish Pub - it may well have been the highlight of our downtown experience. The place is packed with atmosphere This was a great...
For all the years we have lived in Florida we never really knew much about Eau Gallie. We were aware that it was a town someplace but never knew exactly where it was. We recently found out when we went to Melbourne and attended their First Friday celebration. Eau Gallie in fact...
On a recent visit to Melbourne, we had the opportunity to visit the Melbourne Christmas Lightfest. What a wonderful experience it was. There were a reported three million lights sprinkled over hundreds of displays Some of them moving and others that were static. An Annual Fundraiser The display at Wickham Park is held each year...
A real vacation on the Space Coast can be had without breaking the bank and Cocoa Beach is a great place to start. Mrs. Funmeister and I like to find the unique, We've discovered a "well kept secret." It's The Beach Place Guest Houses. The place is tucked in just off Atlantic Avenue. It's a small complex of unique accommodations....
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