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Bowie, Maryland
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4 questions:


Our family (1 husband, 1 wife, 1 - 19yo daughter) will be cruising into Port Canaveral in March

1) How is the food at Rusty's Seafood & Oyster Bar?

2) are there good beaches within a mile of the port?

3) are there hotel shuttles or local transportation between the port and Cocoa Beach?

4) are there other activities besides the beach right in Port Canaveral?


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1. Re: 4 questions:

Here is the link to the Cocoa beach trolley service. cityofcocoabeach.com/visitors/beach_trolley.…

Personally I do not like Rusty's. Have tried them several times and still don't like their food. Others seem to love the place. I like Grills or Fish Lips better. There are miles of beach in the Cocoa Beach area. There are a couple parks with beach access. Cocoa Beach Pier is popular. You can watch the surfers from there, get a drink, dine, fish or just relax. Ron Jons is interesting to visit altho a little touristy. Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge is nearby and of course Kennedy Space Center. There are a couple of go-kart / arcades along the strip too.

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2. Re: 4 questions:

1. Rustys is good. So are the others in the port.

2.Jetty Park.org is the closest and my favorite.

3. Cheapest is to rent a car for the day. Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty/Dollar, and Enterprise will all shuttle you to/from the ship.

4. KSC would be my 1st choice if you have not seen it. You will get a bunch of beach on the cruise.

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3. Re: 4 questions:

Thanks so much for the reply!

I went to the scat link but couldn't figure out where I would get on or off so I went to the main site and emailed them.

My family and I enjoy taking the local transportation when possible.

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