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Merritt Island Vacation Rentals

Merritt Island Travel Guide

True island vibes and pride can be found here on the largest island in Florida and home to the Kennedy Space Center. Merritt Island has much to offer visitors, with a wildlife refuge and acres of natural beauty.

Things to Do in Merritt Island

NASA'S Kennedy Space Center is a major attraction. It is the place to meet an astronaut, find out all things space related, and enjoy interactive exhibits. There's much more to the island than the space center though, with incredible landscapes around the island and within the wildlife refuge, where you'll find hidden burial mounds, abandoned ghost towns, and village sites of ancient Native Americans.Black Point Wildlife Drive is a chance to see rare species of birds and alligators. As you drive along, make sure you keep your eyes peeled!

Best Time to Visit Merritt Island

November to May are the best months to plan a trip to Merritt Island.

Price and Availability Index in Merritt Island

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Merritt Island is in July, while the cheapest month is in November. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Merritt Island is in the high season in March. Merritt Island has its low season in October, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Merritt Island tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Saturday. Vacation homes in Merritt Island tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Merritt Island

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Merritt Island. The hottest month in Merritt Island is June, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 32 ˚F. The wettest month in Merritt Island is May with 9.22 inches of rain, while the driest month is February with 0.18 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Merritt Island

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, VRBO, Homeaway and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 179 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Merritt Island ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. For those trying to keep costs down, the lowest priced place to stay in Merritt Island comes in at $29 per night. On average, a place to stay in Merritt Island will cost you $229 per night.

If you need an internet connection during your stay in Merritt Island, then you can choose from over 109 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. We have 16 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. Choose from 19 places to stay that provide gym facilities, so you won't miss a single workout. If you are driving to Merritt Island, you'll want to pick from 104 places to stay that provide parking. We have 53 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 42 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

We combine a wide variety of Merritt Island accommodations including vacation rentals, homestays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 7 providers, including 90 places to stay from Airbnb, 11 accommodations from VRBO and 7 places to stay from Homeaway.

107 of our accommodations in Merritt Island have been reviewed and rated. 69% are rated excellent or good. 80 accommodations allow instant booking.

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