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St. Augustine Night of Lights

Plan Now for St. Augustine Night of Lights in 2021

Each year, nearing the holiday season, the St. Augustine Night of Lights transforms the city into a sparkling masterpiece. More than three million lights adorn the buildings, historic structures, and palm trees, lighting up the evenings. It’s a lovely time of year to explore the Florida coast, and the St. Augustine Night of Lights makes

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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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The Best St. Augustine Hotel Near Downtown

Our St. Augustine hotel is ready to welcome you to the oldest city in the nation! The St. Francis Inn is located just steps from many of the attractions, points of interest, restaurants, and shops in the historic district. Our bed and breakfast is a part of this dynamic city’s history as well, being built

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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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The best wedding venue in St. Augustine

Discover The Best Wedding Venue in St. Augustine!

When searching for the best wedding venue in St. Augustine look no further than our Florida bed and breakfast! Your wedding day should be a dream come true. Everything should run smoothly and most importantly, you should be stress-free. We want to help you in the process by providing the perfect place to simply say

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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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how to get to St. Augustine

How to Get to St. Augustine

How to get to St. Augustine? There are many options depending on whether you prefer a quick flight, a drive with stops along the way, or maybe even a bus ride. If you happen to already be in Florida, St. Augustine is just about 2 hours away from some major Florida cities including Jacksonville, Daytona

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