15 Best Things to Do in Melbourne, FL

15 Best Things to Do in Melbourne, FL

Melbourne is Florida is a beautiful city with the most amazing of views, beaches, pubs, art galleries, aesthetic cafes, nature reserves, museums and what not.

From exploring breweries to classic art museums, you are in surely for the coolest ride. This city is filled with thrill and adventure, and your trip to the city is going to be no different. Let travel lens take you into the depths of this beautiful city and get into exploring the best 15 spots to visit in Melbourne, Fl.

Paradise Beach

Paradise Beach
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We had to begin with one of the most famous beaches and one of the most famous tourist destinations in Melbourne- the Paradise Beach. This beach in the city is the liveliest place you are going to visit here.

It is very clean, well-maintained and kept beach where you can go for a dip in the warm waters or simply for some sunbathing during the beach hours.

Of course after performing all the mainstream crucial beach activities like playing beach games, making sand castles, beach volleyball, Frisbee, football etc you can also have a cute little sunny picnic here on the beach as there are plenty of picnic tables available.

You can go surfing in the waters, do some water sports are available, or simply go for chilling around. Another fun thing about the beach is the public grills available where you can have a barbeque evening with your family and spend some quality time together filled with love and laughter.

Pelican Beach Park


The Pelican beach park is yet another amazing beach in Melbourne that you can visit with your friends and family. This beach park has the most beautiful of views and the coolest sitting area! The waves in this beach are calm and are perfect for little kids.

You can play all kinds of beach games on this beach as well, and also have a cute little picnic with your peers as there are a lot of picnic spots available here. It is perfect for relaxing, sipping beverages, reading your favourite books, or journaling.

The beach is right next to a children’s park, making it perfect for both kids and parents. There is a food truck near the beach that will take care of all your cravings. This beach is totally recommended especially if you are travelling with kids.

Zip Lining at Treetop Trek Adventures


This place is perfect for adventure lovers and thrill seekers! The Treetop trek Aerial Adventures provide all different kinds of adventure courses for you to choose from. You can go for a canopy walk, which is fairly simple and can be performed by young teens.

You can also go for zip-lining, which is one of the most thrilling activities here. The activities are performed inside a zoo and you can get to experience all kinds of animals.

You can watch monkeys and small animals without actually going deeper into the zoo while performing your activities. The black diamond course is one of the most challenging courses here and we definitely recommend you to take it if you are into adventure.

Overall, and amazing place to visit with your kids, for performing thrilling activities and for visiting the zoo, all at once. 10/10 would recommend.

Downtown Melbourne

Open air artwork in Downtown Melbourne
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Downtown Melbourne is a beautiful, aesthetic and lovely place. It is full of cafes, pubs, breweries and so on. There are a lot of shopping stores for you to choose from.

Downtown is full of amazing vibes and liveliness. The cafes have aesthetic outdoor sitting to provide the best experience for visitors.

Downtown is the perfect place for people who love exploring different restaurants, cafes, bars, shopping centres, art galleries and so on. Downtown is that one place in the city that has literally got it all, you can spend all day here and still not get bored.

From live-music nights to classic art galleries, you cannot miss out on any of it here. There’s a farmer’s market nearby from where you can buy all sorts of fresh fruits, vegetables, any kind of groceries. Perfect place for going to shop, eat and walk, would definitely recommend you to check Downtown out.

Visit the Art District

Foosaner art museum
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Art museums hold such beauty in them that no other historic place could ever hold, fortunately, the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne is filled with such art galleries.

Let us firstly take you into the Foosaner art museum in Melbourne, Florida. The museum holds different kinds of  beautiful and fascinating exhibitions like ‘exhibition of photographs’ by Clyde Butcher or Robot Love: Prove You Are Human and many more, all of them are very thought provoking.

The museum has in display various exhibits from old and conventionally beautiful classic art to newer modern abstract art that evokes different emotions in different individuals according to their psyche. The aesthetics of this museum are going to mesmerize you.

The museum has a collection of artwork from all around the world. It is a small museum with extremely beautiful artwork.. It is a very fascinating and interesting art museum to visit in the city.

Do get an experience of this amazing site whenever you are in and around the town. The fifth avenue gallery is another gallery in town that is beautiful and has an amazing collection of crafts, jewellery and local art exhibits.

Melbourne Beach Pier

Melbourne beach pier
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This historic beach pier in Florida is definitely a must-visit. It is the perfect place to go to for watching the most beautiful sunsets, for simply fishing, or for docking your boats. The views here are absolutely stunning.

You can get the chance to experience the vast and beautiful sea-life like dolphins and small whales. The sunrise and sunsets here fill the sky with hues of orange and purple respectively, and they extremely beautiful to look at.

The pier is the perfect place to go to for relaxing and chilling and just enjoying the stunning views while sipping your beer. We surely recommend the pier to you!

Night Clubbing on The Shore


This is probably the one all party animals have been waiting for. The after dark events and entertainment provides the best night clubbing experience, and not just regular clubbing, but clubbing on the beach!

We highly doubt that any other activity can beat a beach party with the right company!  You can go for a beach party, boat party, ATV tour and nightlife, or even all of them. We promise you that each of these activities is going to be more than just fun!

Erna Nexon Park


The Erna Nexon Park is a very beautiful, clean and well-kept park in the city. The park is usually sunny, bright and warm in the summers and is a great place for experiencing the wildlife.

This nature preserve is home to a great deal of flora and fauna, and is full of local wildlife. You can get a chance to view some wild animals like lions and tigers, or meet cute little bears and pandas in this zoo.

This place is full of different well-marked trails for you to go hiking on, the views all along. It is a perfect place to go to whenever one feels like taking a break.

You can visit this park with your family and spend some quality time in the nature’s lap. The park is well-lit at night making it the perfect spot for overnight camping. It is a great spot for taking pictures and enjoying the beauty of nature.

Andretti Thrill Park


This thrill park in Melbourne, Florida is an amazing place to go to if you are a fan of playing games! This park offers you everything from go-carting, arcade games, mini golf course, laser tag, batting cages and loads of other activities for you to choose from.

They also have a lot of fun rides for all age groups. There are so many activities and rides to choose from here! We guarantee that you will have a day filled with thrill and adventure here!

Intracoastal Brewing


The Intracoastal Brewing Co is one of the best outdoor breweries in Melbourne where you can get to choose from a wide selection of beers. The bar comes with a garden and id dog-friendly.

The beer here is great and is loved by all the tourists and locals. It is a great place to visit with your friends.

The food truck, beers and beverages are really yummy here and the spot also comes with live music in the evenings, making it a very cheerful and lively experience. The whole vibe of this place is very chill and fun. We definitely recommend you to pay a visit to this awesome bar!

Washington Lake

Washington Lake
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The Washington Lake is the largest and most beautiful lake in town. You can go here to simply enjoy the magnificence of the lake or to simply go fishing.

The views here are absolutely stunning and the sunsets are even better. The water is sapphire blue and cold and the whole vibes is very serene. Do add this spot in your itinerary and we promise you wouldn’t regret.

321 Escape Rooms


The 32 escape rooms are the best experience you can get in this town. There are a lot of activities available here like yard games, rock walls, etc.

The escape rooms are difficult and require lots of brain-scratching but that is what makes it the most fun. You can lots of clues and have to escape a room you’re locked in. The whole experience of these rooms are very fun and exciting, we totally recommend you to check this spot out.

Pieloch Dog Park


This is the one for all dog lovers! The Pieloch is a small dog friendly park where you can bring your own dog for a walk, or go to meet other dogs!

The place has lots of sitting areas with shade for you to casually hang while your dog goes out to make new friends and play pout in the park.

There is plenty of space for your dog to run and we promise that this park is going to be an amazing experience for all dog lovers!

Bean Park


This beautiful riverfront park is an amazing place to go for cute little picnic dates. It is a very cosy setting with a waterfront view.

You can find different kinds of swans sitting on water. The scenery and beauty of this place is very beautiful and the serenity it provides is even better! We definitely recommend you to check it out.

Finally, we believe that the true at of travelling is hidden in exploration, so wear your explorer belts on and go round Melbourne, discovering your favourite places.