Impactful decisions you can make now to help sustain the Cocoa Beach & Cape Canaveral travel destination for generations to come.
When you slow down and stay awhile you’ll develop a connection with the place and its people. Rushing to hit the Top 10 landmarks (and crowds) only devalues your experience and the destination. Instead, celebrate the Island Life and slow down.
Go out and buy from the street vendor instead of McDonald’s. Try the local food and talk to the local people.
Sustainability experts applaud the same eco principles whether at home or abroad: Reduce, reuse, recycle, and in nature leave no trace, stay on designated trails, and keep your distance from wildlife.
Car travel is significantly gas-intensive, and parking fees add up. Try not to drive & park when traveling short distances; the amount of greenhouse gas per mile is particularly high.
Is there another way I can travel? Can I take a local city bus or an ORANGekik E-Scooter?”
You may have already adopted the practice of supporting local business, hiring local guides and buying from local shops. But equally important are the things to avoid when you’re buying and giving while traveling abroad.
Don’t buy souvenirs made from shells, turtle shell, coral, or any other wildlife - you’ll be contributing to their exploitation.