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Best bed and breakfast near the Castillo de San Marcos

The Best Bed and Breakfast Near The Castillo de San Marcos

The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument is a must-see location when visiting the oldest city in the nation! It is the main attraction and a big reason why so many people flock to St. Augustine every year. The chance to see such a historic and important building is something many people come here to

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A beautiful view of the old fort, one of the top things to do in St. Augustine

Our Favorite Things to do in St. Augustine This Summer

When it comes to things to do in St. Augustine this summer, there’s plenty to choose from! It’s a pretty great city to visit any time of year, including summer.  Though the temperatures are a bit warmer at this time of year, the sights are just as beautiful as always, including visits to the beach,

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St. Augustine brewery

Relax and Unwind at a St. Augustine Brewery

Finding the perfect St. Augustine brewery is not hard to do in this Florida town! While exploring the historic sites around St. Augustine take a break, sit awhile, and relax at one of the many breweries this place has to offer. St. Augustine carries in a tradition of making homemade brews and libations incorporating recipes

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events at the St. Augustine amphitheater

Upcoming Events at the St. Augustine Amphitheater

The St. Augustine Amphitheater hosts world-class performances with well-known artists like Bob Dylan, John Legend, ZZ Top, and Modest Mouse to name a few. This is St. Johns county’s premier concert and event menu and you should be sure to catch an upcoming event at this special place on your next visit to St. Augustine.

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things to do on Anastasia Island

Things to do on Anastasia Island

Anastasia Island is a must-see destination when on vacation in the St. Augustine area. This barrier island lies just east of the city and is a 14-mile long island that is on average about a mile in width. Bordered by the Matanzas River on the east and the Atlantic Ocean on the right, this small

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romantic things to do in St. Augustine

The Most Romantic Things to do in St. Augustine

Finding romantic things to do in St. Augustine is not difficult.  After all, with its history and old-world ambiance, it’s already a place dripping with romance. The unique historic part of this town sets it apart from other destinations around the country. The brick-lined streets, centuries-old buildings, and hidden courtyards make up an atmosphere full

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Ghost tours in St. Augustine

Ghost Tours in St. Augustine

The ghost tours in St. Augustine are some of the best tours in the country and a big reason is that this historic town has over 450 years of accumulated experiences and stories to tell! These guided walking (and some riding) paranormal tours take you to the most haunted buildings and sites in St. Augustine.

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Visit the st. Augustine lighthouse

Visit the St. Augustine Lighthouse

The St. Augustine Lighthouse is a must-see on a visit to the nation’s oldest city! This private non-profit serves as an educational maritime museum today and played an important role in the history of St. Augustine. A part of the nation’s oldest port, the St. Augustine Lighthouse has played a part in many eras of

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Fort Matanzas St. Augustine

Visit Fort Matanzas Near St. Augustine

Historic Fort Matanzas is an amazing National Monument located 15 miles south of St. Augustine. This remnant of Florida’s past was first built in 1742 to defend the city against British attack. The fort itself is accessible only by ferry both of which are free of admission. This is a great escape for a day

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St. Augustine winery

The Best St. Augustine Winery

When it comes to the best St. Augustine winery no one has the market cornered quite like The San Sebastian Winery! Just a few blocks away from the heart of the historic downtown this popular St. Augustine attraction, located in an old railway building full of character and historic charm, is one of Florida’s top

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