THE VIRTUAL TRAVELER- Cocoa Beach FL

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Real Estate Agent with Bristlecone Realty Group

The Virtual Traveler - Here is a shout out to John Mayer's Beach Blog.

John's blog about the Cocoa Beach Pier and Community will provide the inspiration to take a trip to the "I Dream Of Jeannie Beach".Teresa Lansford Blog You can imagine sitting at the bar listening to the music, sipping margaritas and snacking on shrimp fresh off the boat!  We fell in love with Cocoa Beach because it has that quaint feel of an earlier simpler time - local mom & pop shops, pristine beaches & surf boards. There are plenty of vacation rentals available, we found ours on VRBO, and were thrilled to easily find a lovely condo on the beach.

From our home base, we visited Cape Canaveral, many beaches and of course had to try paddle boarding and surfing.

 

 

 

   Teresa's Lansford's virtual traveler blog

White sugary sand on Cocoa Beach beckons you to take long walks on the beach or just plop down in a beach chair listening to the Atlantic Surf. Your thoughts are taken to another time, imagining what the early settlers must have thought when they first crossed this tropical paradise? I was quite warm the entire trip, and cannot imagine being dressed in the head to toe clothing that the explorers would have been wearing. I definitely appreciated the air conditioned car that we could escape to!

AnotTeresa Lansford's Blogher very cool thing about Cocoa Beach is its nickname: The Space Coast because they rapidly built up the Kennedy Space Center and the surrounding communities in the early 1960's. We happened to be there at the same time that they were launching a Delta Rocket and were able to see the awesome launch from our condo balcony.

There's plenty of local flavor: restaurants, coffee shops and Froyo shops to cool you off. If you want to have a try at surfing there's of course world famous Ron Jon's as well as individuals who offer lessons on the sport. We found Cocoa Beach to be enchanting and look forward to returning very soon. Thanks John for inspiring me to blog about your tropical treasure.

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Teresa Lansford - MBA,GRI,SFR,REALTOR
Sellstate Alliance
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Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate
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Teresa, this was SO well-written! It feels like you are the expert Cocoa Beach realtor! I sure hope that John Mayer sees this, re-blogs it and uses it as a feature on his own blog!! Marvelous entry for the Virtual Traveller contest...you made me quietly proud (as my granny used to say)!

Sep 21, 2013 06:33 AM #1
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Aww shucks Gayle - Thanks =^..^=

Sep 21, 2013 06:36 AM #2
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Teresa-I have to agree with Gayle-You would think you are the one living there. Very nicely done.

Sep 21, 2013 07:57 AM #3
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I love Cocoa Beach...used to live near there years ago and love to stop back by when I can. My favorite part of the beach is the walk into the water...it is very flat and has a gradual decline. Nice job on post.

Sep 21, 2013 10:41 PM #4
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Teresa - CONGRATS on winning the contest. You wrote an excellent post and certainly have a way with words!

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We ported out of here, Cape Canaveral for our honeymoon in May.  Gorgeous beaches is right!  Congrats on winning the Virtual Traveler Contest Teresa!

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Wow - thanks a bunch for all the kind words. >^,,^< and the award !! And congrats to Lisa Friedman and Kathy Schowe for their superb travel blogs.

 
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Beautifully written...no wonder you won the contest ...congratulations
Oct 09, 2013 11:39 AM #8
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Congratulations on winning this wonderful contest! You nailed it! What a great story. Your winny entry was well deserved.

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Teresa, congratulations - you have THE BEST (and well deserving) winning post for virtual traveller contest. 

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Many thanks for the many kind words - thank you so much.

 

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Congrats on the big win!  Well deserved....great post!

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Theresa, this is really so beautifully written, and the photos and colors are just perfect. You took me away for a few...congratulations on your First Place win. You deserve it. 

Oct 10, 2013 03:07 AM #13
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Well written and great use of pictures to illustrate the beauty of Cocoa Beach.  Congratulations on the contest win.   

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Hi Teresa, Congratulations, your winning entry was just excellent and I really enjoyed it.
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Teresa - Congratulation on your win. You did a great job taking us on a trip to Cocoa Beach.
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Loved reading your entry, Teresa. Thanks for introducing me to this special place, and to John Mayer.

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