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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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Music by the Sea Concert Series

St. Augustine has a vibrant and eclectic arts and music scene, one of the many things we love about this beautiful town. But don’t assume that it only exists in the downtown area. St. Augustine Beach has many wonderful events to offer. One of the longest running is the Music By The Sea concert series.

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Lending a Helping Hand – Janice Walks!

Many of you know our food and beverage manager, Janice, as the smiling face that makes delicious veggie-filled stratas, pillowy cinnamon rolls, and decadently rich desserts. What you may not know is that this smiling face has walked 300 miles in the name of advancing breast cancer research…and she’s getting ready to bump that total

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Off the Beaten Track Eats – Smokin' D's BBQ

If there is one thing we talk about at the St. Francis Inn, it’s good eats. With St. Augustine being such a walking town, it’s easy to forget the car and just walk around town, hitting all the downtown restaurants. And while there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, there are some spots that are

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St. Augustine Events March 29th Edition

One of the many wonderful things about St. Augustine is that there is always something to do – and this upcoming weekend is no exception….. Thursday, March 30 Last Thursday – Lightner After Hours Kick off the weekend in style in the Lightner Museum‘s Grand Ballroom Gallery for this monthly social. The Lightner Museum hosts

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Rekindle the Romance

Every once in a while, it becomes necessary to take a step back from the everyday minutia of life and take a few days to reconnect with the one you love. St. Augustine is the perfect location to rekindle that spark – we know romance! Book a weekend away from life with us at the

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Eat, Sleep, Run

Running has been a part of the human formula since prehistoric times. In the beginning, running was used as a means to an end. For example, persistence hunting, where ancient man ran hundreds of miles tracking and hunting for food. The first record of running being used as a sport was in ancient Greece, during

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Moving Forward Through History

From guest writer Leigh Cort The Oldest Inn in America’s Oldest City Survives Hurricane and Restoration! The historic St. Francis Inn (circa 1791) sees the light at the end of the tunnel with an extensive Inn restoration that has taken nearly 5 months since the force of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. The horrific storm

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No Gluten? No Problem!

We love catering to our guests and one of the questions you are bound to hear when you make your reservation is, “Do you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies of which we should be aware?” This is because we want to be able to provide each guest with fresh and healthy food that

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