Jetty Park Campground
No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Cape Canaveral
Jetty Park Campground is a bit of a disappointment. The sites are very close together. The best campsites are ocean front and even though they are close together, they are within feet of the harbor channel that leads to the sea.
On Saturday, campers were mostly families with small kids and teenagers and each site had upwards of 5 people. …
Today was fully dedicated to the Kennedy Space Center. We arrived early and went to a new exhibit centered on the Atlantis space shuttle. They had a great intro movie and then opened large doors to reveal the shuttle in all its glory. While this is the second shuttle we have seen on this trip, you can never get too much of this stuff.
... but they showed a DVD about the Shuttle runway and showed an eagles nest that weighs about 300kg.
Then the space shuttle experience. They lead you from room to room (most of the exhibits do) and in each they give some information or show a DVD. Our driver had told us in the second room to stand well back towards the centre. The presentation covered 3 walls and the ceiling. The 90% who had crowded to the front only ...
... Launch experience pre-video when I began to imagine that they were about to squash us into a tiny shuttle ride and shut the doors and begin to throttle us around. My eyes began to fill with tears in anticipation for whatever horror lay before me. Chris laughed and pointed out there was an 80 year old woman doing it so I would probably be ok. I argued that was because she had know idea where the hell she was.
When they opened the doors it just looked like ...
... at the center as of 2011.
Since December 1968, all launch operations have been conducted from Pads A and B at Launch Complex 39 (LC-39). We drove past both pads, which you can see the pictures of them below. Both pads are on the ocean, 3 miles (5 km) east of the VAB. From 1969–1972, LC-39 was the departure point for all six Apollo manned Moon landing missions using the Saturn V, the largest and ...
How has this campground rated in the past?
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations