Rockledge

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Rockledge is a city in Brevard County, Florida. The population was 26,071 at a 2014 Census. Rockledge is the oldest city in Brevard County, and is located directly south of Cocoa.

Get in[edit]

  • By Car

Rockledge can be accessed by Interstate 95 at exit 195 (SR-519/Fiske Blvd), also from US-1 (Rockledge Blvd).

  • By Air

Rockledge is primarily serviced either by Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB) in Melbourne, or Orlando International Airport (MCO) in Orlando.

There is a Greyhound bus stop at 3210 Fiske Blvd (bus stop only), but otherwise the closest Greyhound bus station is in West Melbourne at 4520 W New Haven Ave. The closest Amtrak train station is in Kissimmee at 111 East Dakin Ave.

Get around[edit]

By car, taxi, or rideshare service are the most popular ways. The Space Coast Area Transit bus system has stops in and around various locations in Rockledge.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Community Park of Rockledge, 398 Gus Hipp Blvd. Includes a playground, pavilion, grills, a grassy activity area, soccer/multi-use fields, and a restroom/concession building.
  • Dr. Robert A. Anderson Park, 1220 Pluckebaum Rd. Features a half-mile walking path, nature trails and open space, playground, wildlife observation deck, fishing pier, pedestrian bridge, and a picnic pavilion with picnic tables. Also the home of Barks and Recreation Dog Park.
  • Helen and Allan Cruickshank Sanctuary, 360 Barnes Blvd. Nature and wildlife area featuring parks, hiking trails and outdoor activities.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Fineline Fishing Charters, 982 Palmer St, 321-636-3728. Guided fishing tours on the Indian River.
  • Sky Zone Space Coast, 624 Barnes Blvd, 321-265-5867. A "trampoline park" with obstacle courses, climbing walls, dodge-ball games and other related activities.
  • Space Coast Iceplex, 750 Roy Wall Blvd, 321-504-7500. Open and league ice skating, hockey games.
  • Turtle Creek Golf Club, 1278 Admiralty Blvd, 321-632-2520. Golf courses, practice ranges, tournaments and other various events.
  • Viera East Golf Club, 2300 Clubhouse Dr, 321-639-6500. Golf courses, practice ranges, tournaments and other various events.

Buy[edit][add listing]

  • Junkin' Jypsy, The, 4657 US-1, 321-417-5111. Antique and vintage home décor, art, furniture and collectible souvenirs.
  • Ricky Carroll Surfboards, 488 Gus Hipp Blvd. 321-636-4456. Locally-owned factory and custom surfboards.
  • Rockledge Square Shopping Center, 1880 US-1. Chain and retail stores, fast-food restaurants, Publix grocery store.
  • Space Coast Farmer's Market, 2560 S Fiske Blvd, every Sunday 10AM-3PM. Local vendors and booths, food, arts & crafts and other services, live entertainment.
  • Village Green Shopping Center, 1696 S Fiske Blvd. Chain and retail stores, fast-food restaurants.

On the west side of I-95 from Exit 183 (SR-518/Eau Gallie Blvd), check out:

  • Renninger's Super Flea and Farmer's Market, 4835 West Eau Gallie Blvd, 321-242-9124. Open Friday-Sunday, includes nearly two and a half miles (over 800 booths) of covered shopping, food courts, a beer garden, and special monthly attractions. Pretty much everything including fresh produce, spices, arts and crafts, plants, appliances, electronics, furniture, cell phones and, best of all, Florida souvenirs. Many various animals also on display and, if you like to haggle, many of the asking prices can be negotiable, especially if you have actual cash on-hand. A must-do for all residents and visitors at least once.

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Ashley's of Rockledge, 1609 US-1, 321-636-6430. "The only place where you can eat in an old haunted house", features a full menu with a full-service bar with outdoor seating.
  • Bianco's Big League Eatery, 563 Barton Blvd, 321-305-4945. Baseball-themed restaurant with burgers, wings, wraps, chicken. Try "The Babe" challenge...
  • Double D's BBQ, 634 Barned Blvd, 321-298-6995. BBQ, chicken and burgers.
  • Jimmie's Restaurant, 1279 Admiralty Blvd, 321-632-4611. Locally-owned breakfast lunch and dinner restaurant. Baseball memorabilia throughout.
  • La Marimba, 411 Barton Blvd, 321-637-9607. Mexican food.
  • Lello Ristorante Pizzeria, 2025 Murrell Rd, 321-305-5933. Pizza and Italian food menu.
  • New Hong Kong Restaurant, 198 Barton Blvd, 321-633-0188. Chinese and oriental cuisine.
  • Peace in the Garden, 566 Barton Blvd, 321-636-3233. Health food-oriented café.
  • River Rocks, 6485 US-1, 321-757-7200. Upscale seafood fare right on the Indian River Lagoon. Features outdoor seating.

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Ashley's of Rockledge, 1609 US-1, 321-636-6430. "The only place where you can eat in an old haunted house", features a full menu with a full-service bar with outdoor seating.
  • Coquina Lounge, 555 Barton Blvd, 321-631-0817. Full cocktail bar and lounge.
  • Malibu Sports Bar and Grille, 165 Barton Blvd, 321-636-5090. Draft beers, wings, big screen TVs.

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Garden Court Motel, 3880 US-1, 321-632-4632.
  • Swiss Inn & Tennis Center, 3220 S Fiske Blvd, 321-631-9445.

Get out[edit]

Routes through Rockledge
Daytona BeachCocoa  N noframe S  MelbourneWest Palm Beach
Daytona BeachCocoa  N noframe S  MelbourneWest Palm Beach


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