There’s so much to discover in the historic downtown St. Augustine area. Walk along the ancient cobblestone streets surrounded by Spanish-Colonial architecture, charming locally-owned shops, elegant restaurants, and interesting museums. You’ll enjoy the diverse culture and history of the Nation’s Oldest City, all while soaking up the gorgeous Florida sunshine and palm-lined white sandy beaches.
One of our favorite day trips from St. Augustine is Washington Oaks State Park, where you’ll find magnificent gardens, ancient oak trees, and a beautiful beachfront with unique coquina rock formations. The shady gazebo (pictured above) is a coveted spot to listen for native birds chirping while surrounded by flowers and lush, tropical greenery. A visit
One of our favorite events in St. Augustine is the First Friday Art Walk. The AGOSA (the Art Galleries of St. Augustine) is a non-profit organization made up of more than 20 art galleries that participate in the First Friday Art Walk and other yearly events centered around nourishing the artistic community in Florida. There’s
The St. Augustine Food and Wine Festival is an annual culinary celebration located in the country’s most beautiful and oldest cities. At this exciting event, you’ll witness talented culinary and beverage professionals in their element. With highlights like celebrity guest chefs, well-known winemakers, local chefs, and local craft adult beverage producers. The year’s festival will
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
Enjoying delicious meals is such an essential part of any vacation, and thankfully the selection of St. Augustine Restaurants is world-class. You’ll find everything from fresh seafood platters and fine dining steak dinners to casual cafes and international delights. The nation’s oldest city is a hotbed for culinary talent, and there are more new St.
Known as the oldest city, St. Augustine is one of the best places to stay in Florida, especially for its old-world charm and romantic atmosphere. There is so much history here, in the cobblestone streets, ancient brick buildings, and monuments built hundreds of years ago. In fact, when you choose the St. Francis Inn as
One of the best feelings in the world, when you’re in the midst of wedding planning, is booking your location. Thankfully, we have the two best St. Augustine wedding venues for you to consider for your big day. The St. Francis Inn and our sister property Casa de Suenos are two intimate Florida Bed and
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
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