The John F. Kennedy Space Center is located in Orlando, Florida, probably one of the most famous attractions in the state. In fact, most visitors who travel to Florida cannot resist visiting the center, given its significance in the space race and the exploration of space.
The center is situated to the east of most major city attractions and parks, the launching headquarters for NASA and the famed space shuttles and space rockets. It is still the only place on the planet where visitors can take tours of the launching areas, get to meet veteran astronauts, view the large rockets, take simulated spaceflights and most importantly watch space shuttle and other launches.
The center opens daily from 9am until 8pm with varied times for different internal attractions. Guests can explore the US Astronaut Hall of Fame, take specialized tours and sit down for a lunch with one of the astronauts. There are numerous eateries within the center, including a dining room, two cafes, an ice cream parlor and a special kiosk for drinks and snacks. Special function rooms are available for parties, meetings and events, including catering options.
The John F. Kennedy Space Center is also popular for its IMAX movies, showing interesting films about space flight and the universe. Best of all, most tours take up an entire day, making it an ideal attraction for families, groups and educational entertainment.