Porch and Chairs

Blog Archive

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

Read More »
St. Augustine Night of Lights

Get Ready for St. Augustine Night of Lights 2020

The St. Augustine Night of Lights is a stunning city-wide holiday display that is sure to be an unforgettable experience! This year marks the 27th year for this annual event in which the town’s Spanish colonial buildings are draped in white twinkling lights from the sidewalks all the way to the rooftops. This creates a

Read More »
Visit the St. Augustine Distillery

Visit the St. Augustine Distillery

The St. Augustine Distillery is a unique experience not to be missed when visiting St. Augustine. This one of a kind Florida establishment is a locally owned and operated artisanal spirits distillery that is located within a beautifully restored ice plant from the turn of the century. From learning all about the history of distilling

Read More »
Explore the St. Augustine historic district

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

Read More »
Castillo de San Marcos in Downtown St. Augustine

A Historic Journey at the Castillo de San Marcos

St. Augustine is the nation’s oldest city, and as such is filled with a wonderful variety of historic sights and interesting history.  One of the top attractions in the city is the Castillo de San Marcos, which is the oldest masonry fort in the United States.  The Castillo de San Marcos also just so happens

Read More »
St. Augustine Trolley

Take a Ride on the St. Augustine Trolley

St. Augustine, especially the Old Town part of the city, is very pedestrian and bike-friendly. That said, if you’re looking for a quick and easy way to get a lay of the land of St. Augustine, the fastest and best way to do it is to take a ride on one of the St. Augustine

Read More »
St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Your Guide to the St. Augustine Alligator Farm

We’re so happy that St. Augustine, and our Inn, in particular, is back open after being shuttered for many long weeks during the worst of the pandemic.  We’re starting to see guests again at the Inn, and we’re enjoying sharing our beautiful and historic town with them. That includes sending our guests to great attractions

Read More »
Enjoy a Day at the St. Augustine Beach

A Day on the St. Augustine Beach

While there really is plenty to do in St. Augustine, so much so that you’ll need multiple days here, there’s truly nothing better than spending a day on the St. Augustine Beach. With more than 20 miles of pristine beaches to enjoy, and plenty of places to relax when you need a few minutes out

Read More »
Visit the St. Augustine Lighthouse

Visit the St.Augustine Lighthouse This Summer

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

Read More »
Events at the St. Augustine Amphitheather

Events at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre To Plan For

Do you love going to concerts? The St. Augustine Amphitheater, a premier concert venue, is located around 10 minutes from the St. Francis Inn Bed and Breakfast. This incredible event venue, which seats an astounding 5,000 people, hosts more than 40 performances each year, often including the biggest headlining acts touring the nation. If you

Read More »
Scroll to Top