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photo fo an animal handler at St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Visit the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm was first established in 1893, making it one of Florida’s oldest continually operating attractions. While the primary creation of the zoo was for entertainment purposes, over the years, it has become so much more. To date, the Alligator Farm Zoological Park features a collection of fascinating and intriguing animals, birds,

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Photo of the Old Town Trolley in St. Augustine

Hop on the Trolley in St. Augustine for a Historic Tour

The Nation’s Oldest City is the perfect place for exploring without a car—it’s incredibly pedestrian and bike-friendly, and you’ll find a superb selection of tours by trolley in St. Augustine. Hopping on and off the interconnected tours is a quick and easy way to get a lay of the land and see the area’s major

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Bridge of Lions

Visit the Bridge of Lions & More Historical Landmarks

One of the most iconic landmarks in St. Augustine is the Bridge of Lions. This double-leaf bascule bridge spans the Intracoastal waterway connecting the historical downtown area to Anastasia Island. The bridge was completed in 1927, but the structure saw a renovation in 2010, maintaining its position as a major thoroughfare in St. Augustine. Two

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Schooner Freedom

Enjoy a Sailing Aboard the Schooner Freedom

This year, Schooner Freedom Charters celebrated their 21st year, offering unforgettable experiences and amazing views on the high seas for visitors and locals alike in St. Augustine. The Schooner Freedom is St. Augustine’s premiere tall ship, clocking in at 76 feet long with 2,400 square feet of billowing sails. As a local family-owned and operated

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St. Augustine Museums

The Best St. Augustine Museums to Visit

One of the best things to do on your trip to our area in Florida is exploring the fantastic selection of St. Augustine museums. You’ll love learning more about the history of the oldest city in the US, the ancient structures, and many stories and events of the past. A great way to visit these

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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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