Dog Days

Ahhhh, summer. Time for backyard pool parties, the beach and family vacations. Time for kids to run after the ice cream truck when the telltale sound of its music turns onto your street to secure the perfect sweet treat to beat the heat. For the loud explosion of fireworks on the Fourth of July, the shriveled fingertips that signify too much time in the pool, and the soothing feeling of aloe vera on that patch of skin that always seems to turn red, no matter how much sunscreen you slather on.

If you’re looking for ways to fill your long summer days, we at Cocoa Beach Lifestyle have some suggestions! We’ve got some fun activities to keep you and the family entertained. Check out our list of summer hot spots including the Cocoa Beach Pier, Brevard Zoo, Fin Expeditions and the Dinosaur Store. 

Looking to cool off with a delicious summer cocktail? Check out Flavour Kitchen & Wine Bar’s sangria recipe. Yum! If you haven’t had a chance to visit Almost Edible Gourmet Candles in downtown Cocoa Beach, you’re in for a treat! Check out our article in the Locally Owned department on Will Therrien and his meticulous process of “baking” incredible gourmet candles.

Last but not least, if you’re looking for some inspiration for your outdoor pool area, we have you covered with a look at a beautiful waterfront home with an infinity pool and spa. 

The mercury is rising, and the days are stretching longer and longer. No matter how you spend them, enjoy these dog days of summer — and try to stay cool. From my family to yours, happy Fourth of July!