A car is essential in this area. If you're not coming by car, you can rent one at the airport. Space Coast Area Transit (tel. 321/633-1878; www.ridescat.com) operates buses ($1.25 adults, 60¢ seniors and students), but routes tend to be circuitous and extremely time-consuming.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.