Merritt Island is the largest island in Florida located in Brevard County. It is a major tourist attraction in the state.
The island is also home to Nassau's Kennedy space Center which until recently was the launching point for the American shuttle fleet. It is also the home of the National Wildlife Refuge consisting of 140,000 acres. There are over 1500 species of plants and animals found their. There are two major hotels and 82 restaurants for you to choose from on the island. If you enjoy sandy white beaches, scuba diving and snorkeling and all the usual waters sports this is the place for you. Check with your travel agent about various vacation and honeymoon packages this is a great tropical vacation without leaving the United States.