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The 5 BEST Things to do on Anastasia Island this Summer

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 island

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Plan Your Romantic Getaway From Orlando to St. Augustine, Florida this year and stay at our beautiful bed and breakfast

Plan Your Romantic Getaway From Orlando to St. Augustine

Florida couples hoping to escape the hustle and bustle of the city for a few days on a weekend getaway or midweek trip should consider heading from Orlando to St. Augustine—an idyllic destination steeped in history and romance. Located just two hours from Orlando, this historic gem provides the perfect backdrop for romantic dinners, immersive

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St. Augustine Trolley near our bed and breakfast

Hop On and Off the St. Augustine Trolley

A St. Augustine trolley tour is a fun and convenient way to see many of the historic sites throughout the city without having to walk or drive. There are many incredible places to visit when you come to the oldest city in the nation. You can explore locations like Castillo de San Marcos, the Lightner

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Things to Do in St Augustine for Couples

Fun Things to Do in St Augustine for Couples this Year

Florida has always been a fantastic vacation destination, and there are so many great things to do in St Augustine for couples to discover. From beautiful long walks on the sandy dunes of Anastasia Island and romantic dinners in the historic district to stunning architectural tours and fascinating history museums, there’s so much to explore

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Collage Restaurant and more romantic restaurants in St Augustine

Dinner at Collage Restaurant St Augustine

Dining out is such an important part of a couples getaway, and one of our go-to romantic restaurants in St Augustine is Collage Restaurant. Listed on OpenTable’s “Top 100 Romantic Restaurants in America” multiple times, you’re bound to have a flavorful and unforgettable meal at Collage Restaurant during your stay. The menu reflects global influences

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Things to do in St. Augustine, photo of the old town trolley tour

The Best Wintertime Things to do in St. Augustine

The Nation’s Oldest City is a charming and historic coastal town with plenty of activities to enjoy during the winter months—there are so many fun things to do in St. Augustine! If the weather report is starting to turn in your part of the country, a Florida getaway is just what you need for mild

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Beautiful views from San Sebastian Winery in St. Augustine Florida

Head to San Sebastian Winery & More

While Florida might not come instantly to mind when talking about wine and vineyards, San Sebastian Winery has been a pioneer in the industry since 1996 and remains the second-largest winery in Florida. The state-of-the-art facility is 18,000 square feet, has 40,000 gallons of wine storage capacity, and a bottling line capable of bottling up

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photo of a woman walking on Anastasia Island near our St. Augustine Bed and Breakfast

A Beautiful Day at Anastasia Island State Park

No trip to St. Augustine is complete without a visit to Anastasia Island. Known for its gorgeous and relaxing beaches, this island is a great way to separate yourself away from the crowds for a bit. This barrier island is also home to Anastasia State Park, with its pristine sandy shoreline and unparalleled beauty. The

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St. Augustine restaurants to visit in 2023, a happy couple enjoying a craft tropical drink in Florida

The Top Ten St. Augustine Restaurants

One of the best parts of vacation is dining out at great restaurants. Luckily, there are plenty of incredible St. Augustine restaurants to explore. As America’s oldest city, we’ve certainly been around long enough to refine our tastes. So you’ll also find a lot of variation in the cuisine around St. Augustine, but it’s a

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Bed and Breakfast in St. Augustine, photo of the exterior of Casa de Suenos

The Best Historic District Bed and Breakfast in St. Augustine, Florida

Casa de Sueños is an intimate bed and breakfast in St. Augustine, Florida, built in the early 1900s. The Inn is centrally located in the Historic District in the Nation’s Oldest City, making it easy to walk to nearby landmarks, popular attractions, delectable restaurants, and much more. Our seven elegant guest rooms are each unique

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Experience Nights of Lights

Stay two consecutive weeknights (Sunday-Thursday) between Nov 18, 2023 through Jan. 27, 2024 and receive a free Evening Nights of Lights Trolley Tour, including a pair of complimentary magical viewing glasses per guest.

Historic St. Augustine

Give The Gift of Casa de Sueños This Christmas

Give your loved one a very special gift of a stay at Casa de Sueños.  We offer gift certificates in many amounts.