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Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. Melbourne is a principal city of the Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Melbourne  is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. Melbourne is a principal city of the Palm Bay – Melbourne – Titusville, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. Melbourne offers beaches, fishing, golf, snorkeling and many other outdoor activities.

Population: 76.068

You can bask in the sunshine on miles and miles of unspoiled beaches by daylight or, at night, enjoy a romantic moonlit walk, complete with tropical breezes. You’ll find all types of shopping and restaurants in Historic Downtown Melbourne and elsewhere in and near town.

Within an easy drive of the Kennedy Space Center, Melbourne also is the home of annual festivals such as the Independent Filmmaker's Festival, Arts Festival, Aviation Day and Oktoberfest.


Melbourne, Florida has a humid subtropical climate  typical of the Gulf and South Atlantic states. Although Melbourne is classified as a Humid Subtropical climate (8 or more months with a mean temperature of 50 F/10 C or higher), Melbourne is located far enough southward that it lies close to the broad transition zone from subtropical to tropical climates (all months have a mean temperature of 64.4 F/18 C or higher).

Melbourne averages 2900 hours of sunshine annually. Melbourne has the typical two season climate commonly found in humid subtropical climates – a hot and wet season (late May through October) and the warm and dry season (November through April). Melbourne can sometimes have moderate to severe drought conditions from late fall through spring.


Bus: Space Coast Area Transit operates a public bus service in Melbourne and vicinity. The city subsidizes two routes internal to the city so Melbourne residents ride for free.It is a cheap way to get around and is handicap accessible. The website provides maps and timetables. Buses travel to most sites and places of interest. $1.25 per ride, or $35 for a monthly pass.

Greyhound Bus Lines has a bus station in Melbourne.

Rail: The Florida East Coast Railway runs through Melbourne, staying west of U.S. 1 through its entire run.

One-way Ticket (Local Transport): 3.25 $    

Monthly Pass (Regular Price): 36.25 $    


Brevard Zoo: Never before has a Zoo brought you so close to the wild! Only at Brevard Zoo can you kayak through Africa or zipline through South America, over gaters and crocs. Adventure around animal exhibits, see the animal residents up-close and personal. Let a giraffe eat right from your hand, pet a rhino, touch a baby gator, or have colorful lorikeet birds land on your arms. 

Brevard museum of art: The brevard museum of art is located in the eau gallie arts district north of downtown melbourne. This museum hosts displays of local artists and travelling exhibitions; for those interested in art and florida culture the brevard museum of art is worth a stop in the melbourne area.

Melbourne Art Festival: The Melbourne Art Festival (held every year around the last weekend in April) does gather its share of people - and not just from the proverbial neighborhood. You can usually find some great buys on local artwork and artisanry from not only Melbourne locals, but from artists who come in for the Show from all over the United States.

Indian harbor beach: Indian harbor beach is located a mile east of downtown eau gallie at the intersection of eau gallie blvd. The town of indian harbor beach has a number of free beach accesses, and is usually not as crowded as nearby indialantic and melbourne beaches.


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