Melbourne is on the Space Coast, approximately 65 miles southeast of Orlando. Named after its larger Australian counterpart, Melbourne, Florida was originally settled in the 1860s.
- The downtown areas feature a variety of unique shops and restaurants.
- The Eau Gallie, Melbourne's historic district, is home to the Brevard Museum of Arts and Science.
- The Brevard Zoo is a main attraction with more than 400 animals in exhibits such as Native Floridian, Latin American, Australian and African.