Melbourne is a beachside city on the east coast of Florida named after the city in Australia. There is no shortage of activities here for residents and visitors alike. Miles of pristine beaches at Melbourne Beach are a perfect place to spend your afternoon and Historic Downtown Melbourne has excellent shops and restaurants to check out after your day at the beach. You can also pay a visit to the zoo or to one of the three museums located here. Other popular activities include golfing and fishing. There are also seven college campuses located in Melbourne for those who want to study near the sea.