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Visit the St. Augustine Lighthouse

Visit the St.Augustine Lighthouse This Summer

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

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Things to Do in St Augustine with Kids

The Best Things to Do in St Augustine with Kids this Year

Florida is the perfect place for a family getaway this year, and there are so many fun things to do in St Augustine with kids! The youngsters will be thrilled with our golden sandy beaches, beautiful parks, and family-focused tours. At the same time, the older generation will enjoy our fantastic restaurants, historical landmarks, architecture,

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Winery in St. Augustine, photo of a couple tasting wine

The Best Winery in St. Augustine & More

One of our favorite places to visit is the stalwart beachfront winery in St. Augustine, San Sebastian Winery, known for its award-winning Florida wines. At San Sebastian Winery, you can find a wide selection of wines for a glass, flight, or bottle to take home. Take advantage of the free tour and tasting available every

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Things to do in St. Augustine, aerial image of the city of St. Augustine

The Best Things to do in St. Augustine for 2023

As the Oldest City in the nation, it is no surprise that there are many fantastic things to do in St. Augustine! From fascinating historic attractions and museums to time at the beach and cocktails, you’ll find it all in our beautiful city on the Atlantic Coast. While it’s a popular day trip from cities

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Things to do in St. Augustine, the lightner museum in downtown for guilded age

The Best Things to do in St. Augustine this Winter

Winter feels slightly different in Florida than in other parts of the country, so there are always so many fun things to do in St. Augustine, even from December through February when much of the US is covered in snow. It’s still all about sunshine here and temperatures hovering in the mid to high-60s. While

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St. Augustine Amphitheater

Get Your Tickets for a Show at the St. Augustine Amphitheater

Thankfully, large events and concerts are back on the menu, and the St. Augustine Amphitheater is such a fantastic venue to catch a live show. Often referred to as “The Amp” by locals, this incredible outdoor concert and event venue is located just outside downtown proper, right across the famed Bridge of Lions and on

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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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take a trolley tour in St. Augustine

Take a Trolley Tour in St. Augustine

A trolley tour in St. Augustine is a fun and convenient way to see many of the historic sites throughout the city without having to walk or drive. There is no doubt a lot of places that you’ll want to see when you visit the oldest city in the nation. Locations such as Castillo de

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