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St. Augustine Lighthouse

Enjoy the View from the St. Augustine Lighthouse

Of course, the view from the St. Augustine Lighthouse is the number one reason to visit, but there’s a lot more here than just a 219 step spiral staircase to the top of this historical landmark. There are exhibits at the Keepers’ House and Maritime Archaeology Center, a 1782 British shipwreck to explore, and even

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The San Sebastian Winery

A Summer Afternoon at The San Sebastian Winery

The San Sebastian Winery in St. Augustine is an experience you must have when visiting the area! This one-of-a-kind winery is sure to be a highlight of your time spent here. Ranked as one of Florida’s premium wineries, San Sebastian Winery has developed a vast array of wines that are offered. A complimentary tour and

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Spend an afternoon at Anastasia State Park

Spend an Afternoon at Anastasia State Park

Anastasia State Park, located on Anastasia Island, is a pristine land that contains unparalleled beauty. The park includes 1,600 acres of various ecosystems. This area is considered a hidden gem and is a destination for those who want a connection with nature and a slower pace. If you want some much-needed time out of the

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Wander the streets of downtown St. Augustine

A Walkable Guide to Downtown St. Augustine

There is limited parking in downtown St. Augustine, which means staying at a hotel or Bed and Breakfast where parking is included and driving isn’t necessary is important.  That’s exactly what you’ll find when you stay at the historic St. Francis Inn, or even our sister property the Casa de Suenos Bed and Breakfast.  Both

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Visit the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine

Visit the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine

The Lightner Museum in downtown St. Augustine is a must-see stop for anyone visiting this historic city. Housed in the former Victorian-era hotel, the Alcazar, this unique museum holds a diverse collection of beautiful and unusual artwork ranging from paintings and sculptures to furniture and mechanized musical instruments. Among all of the many landmarks in

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Explore the St. Augustine historic district

10 Places to Explore in The St. Augustine Historic District

Explore the St. Augustine historic district and you’ll find it to be a unique relic of the history of Florida and is a must-see when visiting! Here you’ll be immersed in the culture of the nation’s oldest city where many of the buildings and landmarks date back to the 1700s and today are listed on

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Castillo de San Marcos in Downtown St. Augustine

A Historic Journey at the Castillo de San Marcos

St. Augustine is the nation’s oldest city, and as such is filled with a wonderful variety of historic sights and interesting history.  One of the top attractions in the city is the Castillo de San Marcos, which is the oldest masonry fort in the United States.  The Castillo de San Marcos also just so happens

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St. Augustine Trolley

Take a Ride on the St. Augustine Trolley

St. Augustine, especially the Old Town part of the city, is very pedestrian and bike-friendly. That said, if you’re looking for a quick and easy way to get a lay of the land of St. Augustine, the fastest and best way to do it is to take a ride on one of the St. Augustine

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St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Your Guide to the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

We’re so happy that St. Augustine, and our Inn, in particular, is back open after being shuttered for many long weeks during the worst of the pandemic.  We’re starting to see guests again at the Inn, and we’re enjoying sharing our beautiful and historic town with them. That includes sending our guests to great attractions

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Visit the St. Augustine Lighthouse

Visit the St.Augustine Lighthouse This Summer

The St. Augustine Lighthouse is one of the iconic structures of the city, standing tall above the beautiful shores of Anastasia Island. Visitors to the St. Augustine lighthouse can enjoy some of the best views of the city, learn more about the Nation’s oldest port, and learn how this incredible monument to history played a

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