Cape Canaveral is a cape in Brevard County, Florida, near the center of the stateʼs Atlantic coast. Officially Cape Kennedy from 1963 to 1973, it lies east of Merritt Island, separated from it by the Banana River. It is part of a region known as the Space Coast and is the site of the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station. Other features of the cape include Port Canaveral, one of the busiest cruise ports in the world, and the Cape Canaveral Lighthouse. The city of Cape Canaveral lies just south of the Port Canaveral District. Mosquito Lagoon, the Indian River, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, and Canaveral National Seashore are also features of this area. Visitors can enjoy the Kennedy Space Center and neighboring Orlando, which is host to Disney World, Epcot Center, Universal Studios, and multiple water parks.