Top 5 Things to do in St. Augustine

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A view of Flagler college lit up in the night.

St. Augustine is the oldest city in America, a city with such rich history is a prime destination for history buffs, and with such scenic views and attractions to marvel at, you should put this on the top of your list of destinations for travel! Founded in September 1565 by Spanish conquistadors, it is known for its Spanish colonial architecture. They set on Florida’s beaches and haven’t left since, the tranquil Crescent beach is one reason for many to come to St. Augustine! It is a wonderful destination for nature lovers as well, you can stop by Anastasia State Park and soak in the sun and feel the true essence of being one with Florida’s nature! Then get thrown back in time and visit Castillo de San Marcos National monument, right next to Saint George Street! St. Augustine’s the longest continually inhabited European-founded city in America and here is a list of 5 reasons why you need to call us to plan a vacation to visit St. Augustine!

Top 5 Attractions to go to on your Trip to St. Augustine

The Lighthouse

  1. Visit the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum.

The St.Augustine Lighthouse is a staple for every trip! Everyone wants to climb the 219 steps to the top and be awarded their certificate of completion! During the daytime, this is a wonderful tourist spot but nighttime is a different story altogether! St. Augustine is known for its rich history and GHOSTS, the lighthouse is a stop for the local ghost tours but the Dark of the Moon tour is the only one that lets people on the tour inside. This is not for the faint of heart, but you will make lifetime memories! Check out the attached museum and get a souvenir! Remember your trip to St. Augustine. 

  1. Take a breather on St. George Street

Look, we get it. You’re gonna be tired of taking in the views and making home movies for your vacation. St. George Street is gonna be your best destination to get food and drinks and gather yourselves for the next location! These shops are also the best place to stock up on souvenirs! Make sure to come here at least on your way back! You can even find a variety of tours to go on as well during your trip to St.Augustine.  

  1. Check out the Castillo de San Marcos National monument

On the other side of St. George Street and right before the lovely Anastasia State Park you have the Castillo de San Marcos National monument! It recently reopened on Apr. 18th, 2021 and they are almost back in full swing! Whether it’s a Historic Weapon demonstration, experiencing “living history” with some of the park rangers, or just want to tour the fortress yourself then you can have some wonderful adventures! Add this to your to-do list when you visit St.Augustine! 

  1. Visit Anastasia State Park

Anastasia State Park is a nature lover’s and beachgoer’s paradise. This is 1600 acres of lovely ecosystems and a large amount of wildlife. Spend the night at one of their campsites and sleep with the waves and the stars! There is also an abundance of activities to partake in like hiking, swimming, canoeing, paddleboarding, and anything else you want to do to stay active during your trip! Visiting St. Augustine doesn’t just mean you spend money on food and souvenirs!

  1. Get some rest and relaxation on St. Augustine Beach!

To round off this top five list we have St.Augustine beach! It has all the essentials and then some for a day for rest and relaxation! Whether it’s the scenic crystal blue water or the pristine white sand, you absolutely need to plan a day to visit this beach! Contact us to learn more about what to do when visiting St Augustine! 

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