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As we work on the renovations resulting from Hurricane Irma the hotel is open with limited inventory. We appreciate your support and welcome your business during this time. Please call the hotel directly or check availability on the website. We’re looking forward to seeing you soon.

Eco Tours

Turkey Creek Sanctuary

Beautiful park on the mainland with several miles of trails, it has good bird and butterfly watching and great trails for walking, including a boardwalk along Turkey Creek. Park has a nature center. Spend at least an hour up to several hours if you want to walk all the trails.

Distance: 20 minutes
Admission: Free.

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Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge:

Awesome place to watch birds that is about 1 ¼ hours away. Black Point Wildlife Drive has fantastic bird watching by car. They also have bus tours with knowledgeable volunteer drivers several days a week at 9 am in the winter months. Call ahead (321) 861-5601 to check on availability and reserve a spot. The cost for the bus tour is $5 per person. There is a place to view manatees on the refuge, and several hiking trails including one where you are likely to see the endangered Florida Scrub Jay. There is a visitor center. Plan on spending at least a half a day there, and bring a lunch as there is no food service on the refuge, just a gift shop with some beverages for purchase.

Distance: 1.25 hours

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Ritch Grissom Memorial Wetlands (a/k/a Viera Wetlands):

Great bird watching by car. Port-a-potty available. Plan on at least an hour.

Distance: About 30 minutes
Admission: Free

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Orlando Wetlands Park:

Good bird watching, but on foot (no vehicles). They do have trams you can ride around the wetlands on Fridays and Saturdays. Education center. This park is more geared to adults and not children.

Distance: 1 hour
Admission: Free

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Barrier Island Ecosystem Center

Beautiful new nature center on the beach.

Distance: 20 minutes
Admission: Free

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Enchanted Forest

A flagship nature sanctuary within Brevard County with a diversity of habitats. Has a nature center.

Distance: 50 minutes
Admission: Free

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Sebastian Inlet State Park

State park with beaches on Atlantic Ocean and Indian River, hiking trails, fishing, bird watching, and camping. The park also contains the McLarty Treasure Museum and the Sebastian Fishing Museum. Gift shop and snack bar.

Distance: 25 minutes

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Inlet Marina

Marina with boat and kayak rentals and private eco-tours.

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Honest John’s Fish Camp

Boat and kayak rental

Distance: 20 minutes

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Environmental Learning Center

Nature sanctuary and nature center with aquariums and touch tanks. Pontoon boat trips to Pelican Island on Wed, Thurs, Friday from 1-3 and 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

Distance: 35 minutes

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Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Free wildlife tours (call for reservations 772-581-5557 Ext. 2) Wednesdays during the winter from 8 am to 10 am. Not as much to see as some of the other parks, but it is historically significant as the first National Wildlife Refuge.

Distance: 30 minutes
Admission: Free

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View of Space Coast beach from Tuckaway Shores Resort Suite

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