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Melbourne Florida

Looking for a romantic getaway, an adventurous family vacation, or a chance to rediscover oneself, Melbourne, Florida is the perfect location. Airboat rides along the lagoon, a bike ride down the Greenway, trip to the zoo, visit to the art gallery, history lesson at the Liberty Bell Memorial, or a fun day at Funtown; Melbourne has every vacationers ideal agenda. Melbourne, Florida is a cultural city and archeological hot spot filled with rich Indian history and historic remains. Paleo-Indian remains were discovered in the 1920s along with skeletal remains of the Mammoth. Be adventurous, bring out the kid within, and discover the rich history of Melbourne.

The Indian River lagoon is a popular waterway constantly filled with airboats taking a scenic cruise and canoes gliding across the water. Stepping back on land, take a bike ride down the Greenway and view the beautiful landscape, riding along the smoothly paved roads. Nature is of utmost importance to Melbourne, which is why the city is working towards reducing pollution of the water. Wild life is also of great importance and many of the different species can be seen at the Brevard Zoo. There is no other zoo like theirs and this zoo is their most talked about attraction. For those looking for a more up close and natural experience with nature, visit Fort Pierce and take a authentic tour where wild life can be seen in the natural state.

Melbourne is a wonderful place to visit for the many nature lovers of the world. Nature is of high priority to the city and efforts toward preservation are of utmost importance. Take time to become one with nature and visit Melbourne, Florida; now is the time to spend time with Mother Nature at her best.

Fast Facts

State: Florida
County:
Brevard
Founded: 1867
Incorporated: 1888
Population: 76,068

 

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Megan Dowdy

Megan Dowdy is a seasoned real estate broker, educator, and entrepreneur. A native of Orlando, she is one of its biggest promoters and is familiar with all that Orlando has to offer. She attended Lake Highland Preparatory School, obtained a business degree from The Calloway School of Business at Wake Forest University, and then obtained her Masters in Hospitality and Tourism Management from The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management.

Her passion for bringing hospitality and service to real estate is a rare find in the industry. Building relationships that begin with the first transaction and carry on over years is what Megan thrives on. Communication and accessibility are of the utmost importance to providing a high level of service – and Megan prides herself on those!

When she isn’t representing clients in the purchase of real estate, Megan is teaching, as an Adjunct Instructor, at The University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management. She teaches the future leaders of the industry numerous courses ranging from Guest Services Management, to Marketing, to Hospitality Communications.

Giving back is also a major theme in Megan’s life. Megan is a Founder, Board of Directors President, and Hospitality Committee Chair of The AutoNation Cure Bowl; Orlando’s newest NCAA post season college football game set to kickoff on December 19, 2015. All proceeds from the game go directly to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation where ninety-one cents of every dollar raised goes directly to research, and finding a cure for cancer. She also maintains strong relationships with each of her alma maters, even holding a position on the Alumni Board of Directors at Lake Highland Preparatory School in downtown Orlando.

Megan is also a licensed Real Estate Instructor and holds two designations: Accredited Buyer’s Representative and Graduate Realtor Institute; also, two certifications: Florida Military Specialist and Military Relocation Professional.