|Castillo De San Marcos |
Throughout its history, the Castillo
de San Marcos
has been closely intertwined with the city and the neighboring structures which served as
the city's outer defenses for many years.
|Spanish Quarter Village and Museum |
We're 250 years behind
the times, waiting for you! An eighteenth century living history museum where the daily life of early colonists
is relived in the restored homes and gardens.
Built 1740-1742, represents a well-preserved
masonry watchtower fort built by the Spanish. By providing a perch to observe enemy vessels approaching from
the south, the fort played a strategic role in warning St. Augustine of potential enemy advancements via the Matanzas River.
This year it celebrates 35 years of providing
educational excellence. The College offers 20 majors, 26 minors and two pre-professional programs in selected
studies emphasizing liberal arts, education and business.
The town also boasts 43 pristine miles of beaches.
There's the right type of beach for everyone: some permit vehicles while others allow only pedestrians. The
fishing is fantastic here, too. So are the jet skiing, sailing and surfing.
|San Sebastian Winery |
The San Sebastian Winery offers complimentary
tours and wine tasting seven days a week. Discover the art of wine making. Tours start every 15-20
minutes. Wine and gourmet food items available in wine shop on premises.
|Old Florida Museum |
St. Augustine 's only "hands-on"
history museum. Guests can write with a quill pen, use an old corn mill, drill a hole with a colonial pump drill,
and work on an Indian dug out canoe, play old time games and much more.
|Potter's Wax Museum |
Visit America 's first and finest
wax museum and see "What's NEW" in the oldest city. Inside Potter's, you'll interact with
over 160 lifelike figures from History. Hollywood, and Horrors!
|St. Augustine Sight Seeing Trains |
Do as millions have done.
Enjoy St. Augustine by Sightseeing Train. You train pass includes on and off privileges at major
attractions, historical sites, restaurants and shopping. Free van shuttle service to motels.
|St. Augustine Oldest Store Museum |
Relive a part of St. Augustine
's past at The Oldest Store Museum. This fascinating collection of turn-of-the-century merchandise will make
you realize how far we've come. See over 100,000 items on display from the original inventory.
|St. Augustine Trolley Tours |
A narrated seven-mile tour will
acquaint you with our nation's oldest city from the arrival of Ponce de Leon to the present day. Tour tickets
include on/off privileges for three consecutive days.
|The Oldest Wooden School House in the U.S.A. |
Let your fist
lesson in history begin at the Oldest Wooden School House! Built prior to 1763, the school remains as it was
over two centuries ago. Sit with the schoolmaster and his pupils as they re-create what school life was like.
|Lightner Museum |
Celebrating 50 years, the Lightner Museum
is house in the former Alcazar hotel, built by railroad magnate, Henry M. Flagler. The Lightner Museum 's
three floors of eclectic collections include brilliant cut glass, antique furnishings, period costumes, mechanical musical
instruments, and many stained glass works of Louis Comfort Tiffany.
|Ripley's Believe It or Not |
Enter the amazing world of
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Where seeing is believing…or is it? Where one-of-a-kind exhibits
fascinate, delight and entertain the entire family.
|Whetstone Chocolates |
Free self-guided tour and chocolate sample
at Whetstone Chocolate Factory. Watch educational and entertaining video, walk through the factory to view production
of chocolate, visit the outlet Store. Buses, groups welcome.
|Ponce de Leon Fountain of Youth |
On April 3, 1513 , Ponce de
Leon discovers the fabled Fountain of Youth. The archeological park contains foundations and artifacts of the
first St. Augustine mission and colony.
|Scenic Cruise Victory III |
Cruising the waters of Historic
St. Augustine. Enjoy a relaxing one house and fifteen minute narrated scenic historical cruise of St. Augustine
's waterfront and beautiful Matanzas Bay . Watch dolphins and birds in their natural habitat.
|Ghost Tours of St. Augustine |
A Ghostly Experience Walking
Tour. Saunter with the spirits from dusk into darkness. Our licensed professional guides in period
dress will light your way with their lantern through the ancient streets of historical St. Augustine . You will
hear strange and unusual tales of centuries past, legendary stories, folklore and ghostly experiences.
|Authentic Old Jail |
Built by Henry Flagler in 1891, placed on the
National Register of Historic Places in 1987, the Old Jail served as the county jail until 1953, Guns, weapons and courtyard
displays are all part of this educational and fun experience for the entire family.
|St. Augustine Alligator Farm |
See rare white alligators and
the world's only complete collection of all 22 crocodilians from around the world. See the Land of the Crocodiles,
reptile and exotic bird shows every hour, parrots, monkeys, a natural bird rookery and more.
|The St. Augustine Lighthouse Museum |
The site of Florida 's
first lighthouse. Climb the 165-foot tower and enjoy a stunning view of the ancient city and surrounding waterways.
View the working order Fresnel lens. See shipwreck artifacts retrieved from local waters.
|The Gonzalez-Alvarez Oldest House |
The St. Augustine Historical
Society's Oldest House portrays with authentic décor the life styles of its owners through three centuries and
three cultures - Spanish, British, and American. Visit "Maria's Room" as it was in Eugenia Price's
historical novel, Maria.
|The World Golf Hall of Fame |
For the first time
in history, all of the major golf organizations have united to support and honor golf and its greatest players and contributors.
The World Golf Hall of Fame - the heart of the World Golf Village - includes exhibits on many aspects of the
ST GEORGE STREET AREA
St. Augustine's most famous area . Stroll along tree lined cobblestoned
streets. Pedestrian only access allows relaxed meandering among shops, restaurants, museums and tourist attractions. Sit in
an open air café, or study up on the history of St Augustine. Enjoy street performers or just sit and people watch!!
St George and neighboring streets have something for all. 11 Blocks to discover all with no vehicle traffic. Go back
in time !