Saint Augustine Things to Do

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  • 1. Castillo de San Marcos

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Located along the bayfront in St. Augustine's Historic District, the Castillo de San Marcos is perhaps St. Augustine's biggest attraction. It was built in the late 1600's out of coquina, an unusual...

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  • 2. Historic District

    Beginning at the Old City Gates and stretching for several blocks, St. George Street is the very popular heart of St. Augustine's historic Old Town. Pedestrian-only, except for some street crossings,...

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  • 3. Lighthouse and Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    A very worthwhile visit- fun and educational as well! The whole complex has been throughly restored. The lighthouse keeper's quarters are now a comprehensive museum with many displays and artifacts....

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  • 4. Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

    4 out of 5 stars

    the gonzalez-alverez house is the oldest spanish colonial dwelling in florida. the site has been occupied since the 1600's and the present structure was built in the early 1700's. the gonzalez-alverez...

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  • 5. Lightner Museum

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I have not been to this museum since 1954 when I went with my parents. At that time, my dad mostly took photos of the buttons that were displayed because my grandmother collected buttons. The usual...

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  • 6. Flagler College

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Henry Morrison Flagler's wife, Mary, had always struggled with health problems, became very ill. She and Flagler visited Jacksonville, Florida for the winter. Unfortunately, Mary did not recover. She...

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  • 7. Ghost Tour

    Normally I would never do this, but we were in St. Augustine and my girlfriend insisted so we found a company that does St. Augustine ghost tours called Ghost Hearse. I figured it would be lame...

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  • 8. Fountain of Youth

    4 out of 5 stars

    "Honey do I look younger yet?"... that's what I asked my wife after I sipped the noxious tasting water samples from the Fountain of Youth. "no, you look like the same old so-and-so" she replied. The...

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  • 9. Bridge of Lions

    The Bridge of Lions is a National Historic Landmark, that was built back in 1927. The bridge carries State Road A1A, between downtown St. Augustine and Anastasia Island. Two marble lions mark the end...

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  • 10. Colonial Spanish Quarter

    pictured is the city gate which is the entrance to the old city of st. augustine. through this gate you can walk down st. george street (pedestrian mall) to visit many of the attractions, art...

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  • 11. Ripley's Believe It or Not

    4 out of 5 stars

    robert ripley was a famous cartoonist and an avid world traveler in the first half of the 20 th century. ripley scoured the world for unusual artifacts. over 800 objects of his collection are on...

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  • 12. Alligator Farm

    We love watching the alligators and decided to visit this zoo though it was a bit of a hike from Orlando. It was well worth the effort and we would certainly visit it again if we stay in Florida...

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  • 13. Basilica of St. Augustine

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    In 1786, shortly after the retaking of Florida from the British, the Spanish Crown decreed that a new parish church should be built in the growing young town of Saint Augustine. The result was the...

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  • 14. Fort Mantanzas

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Fort Matanzas is about 15 minutes south of St. Augustine. It is a little known fort which saw relatively little action, although it was the site of a French massacre some 500 years ago, earning the...

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  • 15. Beach

    st. augustine has a beautiful beach located on anastasia island just southeast of the historic district. at anastasia state park you can visit the beach, swim, fish, camp, canoe, and hike this very...

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  • 16. Mission of Nombre de Dios

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Like they did later in Texas, California, Arizona and New Mexico, the Spanish used religious missions to control local lands and native populations throughout modern Florida, Georgia, South Carolina,...

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  • 17. Scenic Cruise

    Relax and enjoy a one hour and fifteen minute cruise aboard the Victory III. Narrated tours by the Captain provide an incomparable way to view St. Augustine’s historical landmarks and natural sites of...

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  • 18. Greek Shrine

    This was a very nice place for solitude that is hidden right in the middle of all the traffic and people. Few notice it, but it has a brief museum of Greek Orthodoxy and a number of shrines and...

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  • 19. Potter's Wax Museum

    This place was down in the "new" part of town, where the large central park is. This is the oldest wax museum in the U.S. (another "oldest" claim for St. Augustine). We got down there on the local...

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  • 20. Coastal Outdoor Center

    This place is great, you can rent kayaks or store your own kayak there for 10 dollars a month. The rates for rentals are: single kayak---12 $ an hour or 42 $ a day double kayak 17$ an hour or 60 $...

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  • 21. Haunted Pub Crawl

    This was a most bizarre tour. We started off our HAUNTED PUB TOUR by first meeting our guide at 8:30 p.m. at the Ghost Shop, 123 St. George St. During our tour we would stop at three pubs including...

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  • 22. Anastasia State Park

    Since Saint Augustine is in Florida, we always should think in paying a visit to the beach. The Anastasia State Park is right on the way to the lighthouse... it has a camping area and next to that the...

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  • 23. Cemeteries

    I stopped briefly to get a couple of snapshots of the Tolomato Indian Cemetery as we walked by. Upon returning home, I learned that this site is worthy of more attention. The Tolomato tribe was among...

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  • 24. Arr! St. Augustine's most fascinating attraction!

    Located across the street from the Castillo de San Marcos, the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum has really established itself as one of the city's premier...

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  • 25. Interact with dolphins at Marineland!

    While it is one thing to watch dolphins through underwater viewing glass, it is quite another to actually interact with them. Marineland Dolphin Adventure,...

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