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Canaveral National Seashore

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Address: 212 S Washington Ave, Titusville, FL 32796-3553
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Go to Playalinda Beach on your Senior Pass

The Senior Pass is a lifetime pass available to United States citizens or permanent residents 62 years of age or older. The Pass can be used at over 2000 Federal recreation sites... read more

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Senior Pass is a lifetime pass available to United States citizens or permanent residents 62 years of age or older. The Pass can be used at over 2000 Federal recreation sites across the nation, including National Parks, National Wildlife Refuges, and many National Forest lands. The Senior Pass is currently $10.00. A bill passed in December 2016 will increase... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited the shoreline when on vacation it was beautiful and clean! Bathrooms provided along the way were clean as well. We had a great time there and will be back

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having spent the previous day in airplanes, I was keen to get out into the country. CNS is quite unspoilt, and has lots of wildlife to see. At Haulover canal we saw dolphins and manatees, we saw huge flocks of water birds just as we were driving around (also the occasional osprey), and we saw some huge vultures by the... More 

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Bristow, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome views and the sea absolutely gorgeous with huge waves!! The tree shapes were amazing, especially, the ones arching across one side of the road to the other side of the road. Today, it was windy but enjoyed the drive and the views. There were many restrooms along the drive and booths to view the ocean from many different advantage... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This seashore is absolutely beautiful and because it is away from the crowded beaches, it makes it an added bonus!

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Independence, Missouri, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a natural seashore with no businesses around. The dunes and plant life was nice to see right there at the beach, virtually untouched. If you want a quiet, non-crowded beach with no business noise around this is it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went out of our way to visit this seashore. It was a beautiful day. We had a senior pass so we did not have to pay to park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entire beach is beautiful but if you park at Lot 1 and walk south it will be less crowded. If you keep walking south you'll get to a fence and a little watch house on stilts. That fence separates Kennedy Space Center's private property/beach. (Little known fact: the Astronauts have a small, private beach house they can utilize if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day here with our 3 children under 12. We entered off of 402. It costs $5 per car to enter. We went to beach lot #9 of Playlinda beach. It was a beautiful day at the beach. Water was choppy but that didn't stop kids from playing in the surf. Lots of fishermen, families, etc. Super clean... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had seen the Gulf Coast many times after living on the Bay for several years so this was my first time seeing the east coast. We travelled through the wildlife preserve stopping at several points of interest. We could see the launch pads and buildings of cape Canaveral on our journey to find our perfect beach. There were many!... More 

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