5 of the best Kennedy Space Center tours from Orlando

by Paul Stafford  |  Published August 21, 2020

For anybody alive during the late 1960s, the Moon landing was one of the most iconic moments in living memory. For all who were born after 1969, the famous feat, and indeed Neil Armstrong’s immortal words “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” are so familiar that children in almost every country learn them from a young age. Something about space, the endless possibilities of it, the fact that it pits us at the cutting edge of our scientific capabilities as a species, is utterly captivating. That is why a tour of the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is one of the most unique experiences in America today.

Located in Florida’s Merritt Island, the KSC and the nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are within easy reach of downtown Orlando. A drive can usually be made in under an hour, although a tour from the city to the space station takes care of all the details so that you can sit back and enjoy the experience. We have computed the best five of the many Kennedy Space Center tours available from Orlando here. Multiple factors were considered, including the price, comfort of the journey, value for money and the quality of the itinerary on offer, plus whether or not other attractions are included. Reviews from previous guests were also used as a navigation tool in this. Which leaves us no choice but to say five (five), four (four), three (three), two (two), one (one)…