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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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10 Things to do in St Augustine This Winter

Things to do in St. Augustine This Winter

Are you looking for a great list of things to do in St. Augustine? It’s a great place to get away no matter the time of year, but perhaps especially so this winter.  The temperature is generally mild in St. Augustine in January and February, with temperatures usually ranging from the mid-60s to mid-70s, and

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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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