An Historic Waterfront Bed & Breakfast
907 E. Melbourne Avenue
Melbourne, Florida 32901
(321) 768-6416
info@cranecreekinn.com
Andy & Bambi Durik Crane Creek Inn

Things To Do

Here at Crane Creek Bed & Breakfast there are a number of activities our Guests can enjoy.

•Fish from our boardwalk •Watch for our manattee, dolphin, pelican, great blue heron, alligator and other wildlife & bird friends •Get some Sun at the pool or beach and warm your bones! •Rent a paddleboard or kayak •Walk into town for a great meal or shopping •Visit the many local Art galleries and Antique stores •Take the tour at Kennedy Space Center •Play a round of golf at one of Brevard County's many courses •Take a fishing trip and the catch the BIG ONE! •Go for a walk or jog around our quaint neighborhood or to the Ocean •Visit Disney or the other many parks around Orlando •Surf the waters from the Cape to Sebastian

Below the photo of our Paddleboarders are links to area local acitivites.

Stand Up Paddleboarding is all the rage!
With the many calm rivers, creeks and canals in our area, stand up paddleboarding (SUP) is a fun & healthy way to take an Eco-tour. You'll see bottlenose dolphin, manatee, alligators and a ton of birds. Look below for links to Paddling Paradise and Harbor Paddle House, who will deliver your SUP right here to the Inn!

Night Blooming Cereus!
The palms in front of Crane Creek Inn are LOADED with this beautiful flower. It blooms one time, and only at night. Starting the middle of May, we get 5-15 blooms per night for about 6 weeks, and they are just beautiful.

Crane Creek Inn B&B - The perfect location for your Anniversary celebration
Spend that special day with us. Crane Creek Inn has a beautiful, romantic setting to spend with that special someone. And Downtown Melbourne has many fine restaurants for the perfect dinner. Call now to book your Anniversary stay with us.

In-Room Massages are available to our Guests here at Crane Creek Inn.
Wendy Marie of "Wendy Massage" is a Florida State Licensed Massage Therapist (MA 43819). She will come to your room here at the Inn and give you the added relaxation of a therapeutic table or chair massage. In order to ensure your massage time, please call Wendy at 321-266-9956 at least 24 hours in advance to schedule an appointment. Click on the link under "Area Attractions" below to visit her website for more information.

GIFT CERTIFICATES Available - The perfect gift for the Holidays or special occassions.
Call Andy for details at 321~768~6416.

Friday Fest (Melbourne Main Street)
2nd Friday of each month. • 6pm - 10pm • Downtown Melbourne
Family event held street festival held in historic Downtown Melbourne. Booths set up for local Artists, Food & Drink, Kids play area & Live bands. FUN for ALL ages!!!

Just a short 5 minute stroll from Crane Creek Inn and you are in the midst of Main Street Melbourne where there is never a shortage of things to do, places to see, shopping and plenty of excellent places to Eat & Drink! Click on the links below for many more fun activities just a few minutes away.

Did you know that from the back yard at Crane Creek Inn you can sit and observe Dolphin & Manatees swimming by every day? Also, Guests have observed over 50 species of birds. These include varieties of Osprey, Eagles, Hawks, Heron, Ibis, Wrens, Parrots, Pelicans, Hummingbirds and many more. So sit back, relax and enjoy your slice of old Florida!!! Fish from our dock or with a local guide or just sit back, relax on our boardwalk and watch Dolphin, Manatee & birds. Check out Riding His Waters (below) for a stand up paddleboard adventure!

Golfing, Boating, Biking & Hiking are a great way to enjoy the weather.

Visit the Brevard Zoo, Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island or Sebastion Inlet National Parks & Wildlife Refuge or the beautiful beaches. Or just simply relax by the pool or in the Hot Tub on the waters edge or have a Massage in your room - there is something for everyone to enjoy while staying with us.


Area Attractions

Karens Kayaks • Put in right from our backyard boardwalk - Karen delivers your kayak right to the Inn for you at no extra charge. Or she'll take you on a guided tour. Over 15 years of paddling experience, American Canoe Assoc (ACA) trained, Florida Professional Paddle-Sports Association (FPPA), Florida Society for Ethical Eco tourism (Fl SEE) Member, CPR, AED & First Aid Certified.

Black Dog Bait and Tackle • These guys are the best for all your bait & tackle needs. Very knowledgable and friendly staff and they know where the fish are biting! Black Dog now offers guided kayak fishing tours. See website for details.

Harbor Paddle House • Harbor Paddle House will deliver your SUP to you here at Crane Creek Inn! They also offer tours with an experienced SUP'er.

Wendy Massage • Wendy Marie, LMT (MA 43819) will provide you with "The Ultimate Experience in Mobile Massage Therapy!" Enjoy pure relaxation during your stay at the Inn by calling her at 321-266-9956 to arrange your in-room massage appointment. It is highly recommended to give Wendy as much notice as possible since she is a very busy gal!
Historic Downtown Melbourne • From antiques, boutiques, and wine shops to bakeries, pubs and fine dinning there is something for everyone here! From local events to dinning and night life Main Street is the place to be.
Henegar Center for the Arts •The Henegar Center is an intimate theater offering Plays, Musicals and Nationally known music Artists. Just a 5 minute walk from the Inn. Click on the link for schedule.
The Maxwell C. King Center • The Maxwell C. King Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors in 1988. Since that time, it has had a profound impact on the cultural and artistic landscape of Brevard County and Central Florida. Here you can attend Musicals, Plays and Live Music Acts. Click on the link above for schedule.
Kennedy Space Center • Your trip isn't complete without a trip to Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. NASA's launch headquarters is the only place on Earth where you can tour launch areas, meet a veteran astronaut, see giant rockets, train in spaceflight simulators, and even view a launch.

Space Coast Stadium • The Space Coast Stadium is the Spring Training home of the Washington Nationals Baseball Team and the regular season home of the Brevard County Manatees. It can seat as many as 8,100 fans, and also hosts many festivals, fairs and family friendly get togethers.
Runaway Country Music Festival - Melbourne • About Runaway Country....3 days in May! Florida's perfect weather. Staged along 400 acres of lakes, beaches and towering palms in Wickham Park in Melbourne FL. A party and a celebration of country music with today's hottest stars. Held yearly in May, this festival brings in the hot Country acts you want to see and hear. Click on the link above for schedule, tickets and info.
Brevard Art Museum • The Brevard Art Museum, located in the Eau Gallie Arts District. A gathering place, visitor attraction and a landmark, the Museum collections include all aspects of visual arts in ways that relate to the past, present and future. Collections include: Modern and Contemporary Art, The Conill Mendoza Collection of American Industrial Design, Asian Art, Cultural Education Collection and Women Artists.
Ron Jon Surf Shop • Ron Jon Surf Shop is the World's Most Famous Surf Shop! Founded in 1959 and today still going strong. Whether you need swimwear for the pool, skateboards for the sidewalk, skimboards for the beach, or surfboards and bodyboards for the surf, Ron Jon Surf Shop has got you covered.
Melbourne Area State Parks • There is never a shortage of beaches for fishing, surfing, swimming or watching wildlife when staying in the Melbourne are. Picnic shelters, boat ramps, nature walks and exhibits, and more can be found close by.
Brevard County Zoo • The Brevard Zoo offers lots of activities like riding the train and feeding the animals. In addition, the Zoo daily offers animal demos that rotate depending on the day including alligator, otter, and vulture feedings. Or book your hiking or Kayak trip for a off site adventure!
Melbourne's Golf Courses • Two outstanding golf courses operated and maintained by the City of Melbourne.
Baytree National Golf Links • A Gary Player signature course with one of the best semi-private facilities in the southeast.
Brevard County Golf Courses • The Brevard County Parks and Recreation Dept. manages two par 72 championship golf courses. The Savannahs at Merritt Island and The Habitat at Valkaria, and a par 67 stretched executive course Spessard Holland at Melbourne Beach.
Paddling Paradise •Rentals and tours.
Harry Goode's Outdoor Shop • Your full service outfitter since 1946 for fly, spin, inshore and offshore fishing located minutes from the inn.

Dolphin in Indian River Lagoon


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