Cape Canaveral

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Cape Canaveral — An old-fashioned stretch of Florida oceanfront roughly an hour east of Orlando, Cape Canaveral went high-tech when NASA set up shop, earning the region the title “Space Coast.” A major departure point for all major cruise lines, this little slice of the sunshine state boasts wide, relatively empty beaches and plenty of family-friendly attractions to keep you occupied before hitting the high seas.

Why Go

For the Kennedy Space Center, surfing, sunbathing, and a possible jumping off point for the cruise of a lifetime.

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Florida's Atlantis Shuttle Exhibit, Plus Other To-Do's on the Space Coast

August 07, 2013 by Blane Bachelor

Move over, Mickey. There’s a new star in central Florida: her name is Atlantis, and she’s been to outer space an impressive 33 times, capping off the final ... Read More »

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Carnival Dream Stranded in Caribbean

March 14, 2013 by Maryrose Mullen

Carnival Cruise Lines and its passengers have not been having a great couple of months. First there was the news of Carnival Triumph, when the 4,000 people ... Read More »

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Top 10 Spots Every Kid Should See

March 08, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

Summer vacation will be here before you know it! Stymie the lazy-day choruses of “I’m bored...” before they start with a visit to one (or more) of these 10 spots ... Read More »

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Top 10 Short Cruise Vacations

January 28, 2013 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

There are plenty of reasons to leave everyday life behind and set out on a cruise– some people just love being out on the water, some love exploring popular ... Read More »

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Top 10 Museums for Kids

September 28, 2011 by ShermansTravel Editorial Staff

With the kids back to the books, it's prime time to demonstrate learning needn't end in the classroom and – gasp – the process can actually be fun! There are ... Read More »

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“Always, always travel with ear plugs. They make chatty plane neighbors, loud street traffic, and rowdy hotel guests much more bearable.”

Christine Wei Assistant Editor

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