Fun

Thank you for choosing one of our homes for your vacation in St. Augustine!

Here you have some of our favorite things to do in our beautiful town.

Restaurants

Places to Visit in St Augustine

Places recommended by TripAdvisor

We personally love:
The Castillo de San Marcos
The Alligaor Farm (Specially the zip-line activity)
The Lighthouse
Matanzas National Monument (Free and Great)

Grocery Stores

Aldi (Cheapest in the area)
1773 US Hwy 1, South St, St. Augustine, FL 32086

Publix
1033 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Win-Dixie
3905 A1A S, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Walmart
2355 US-1 S, St. Augustine, FL 32086

 

 

More General Information

There are so many local and unique restaurants in St. Augustine. The list below is just a sample of the restaurants located in and around St. Augustine. All of these are recommended by the staff and are some of our personal favorites. Whether you want to have a burger and beer on the beach or have a more intimate meal in the historic district, there is a restaurant in this town for you. Stop by our office and pick up a restaurant guide. If you have any comments are think we should add to our list, please feel free to contact us.

The Beachcomber Restaurant
www.facebook.com/thebeachcomberrestaurant

Creekside Dinery
www.creeksidedinery.com

Purple Olive
www.purple-olive.com

World Famous Oasis Deck & Restaurant
worldfamousoasis.com

The Columbia
www.columbiarestaurant.com

O’steens
www.osteensrestaurant.com

Sunset Grille
sunsetgrillea1a.com

Mango Mango’s
mangomangos.com

South Beach Grille
southbeachgrill.net

The Reef
www.thereefstaugustine.com

Cap’s on the Water
www.capsonthewater.com

A1A Aleworks
www.a1aaleworks.com

Cellar 6
www.cellar6.net

The Floridian
www.thefloridianstaug.com

 

Historical Sites

Founded by Pedro Menendez in 1565, St. Augustine runs rampant with Spanish history. The architecture of the buildings beams Spanish influence and the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument looks out over the Matanzas Waterway, still the focal point of the town. But don’t let your kids tell you that sounds boring! Check out these great places that you can visit as a family!

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
www.nps.gov/casa
Stop by and take a step back in time.
The soldiers are on duty daily and administer hourly cannon firings!

Fort Matanzas
www.nps.gov/foma
Open Daily & Completely Free!
The watchtower is a short boat ride across the intracoastal waterway!

 

 

Flagler College
www.legacy.flagler.edu
Stop in to see one of Henry Flagler’s greatest buildings!

Some Tours

One of the best ways to make sure you see the entire city is by taking a guided tour! In St. Augustine, there are many different tour styles you can choose from. The tours below vary by land, air or sea. Some tours are self-guided while others are more informative. There are so many spots to see in St. Augustine that are “off the beaten path”. Don’t miss these great sites! Browse through the options below or contact us for recommendations or flyers.

Old Town Trolley Tours
www.trolleytours.com
Experience the Nation’s Oldest City in a Fun & Interesting Way!

St. Augustine Eco Tours
www.staugustineecotours.com
Serious Nature! Serious Fun!

Scenic Cruise
www.sceniccruise.com
Relax and enjoy this 75 minute ride!

Ripley’s Sightseeing Train
www.ripleys.com
Comprehensive Tour of the City!

Schooner Freedom
www.schoonerfreedom.com
Sail the seas on this authentic 19th century blockade runner!

Ghost Tours of St. Augustine
www.ghosttoursofstaugustine.com
Experience the scary and exciting side of the town!

St. Augustine Historic Walking Tours
www.staugustinehistorictours.com
Speciality Tours of the City!

Tours by the Sea
www.toursbythesea.com
Take a smooth ride by Segway on the beach!

Country Carriages
www.countrycarriages.net
Horse-Drawn carriage rides through the old city

Museums

Museums in St. Augustine offer a unique look at the history of “America’s Oldest City”. In addition to the historical museums, the city offers some fun and exciting museums as well. Laugh and be amazed as you visit Ripley’s Believe it Or Not. Encounter “real” pirates at the BRAND NEW Pirate & Treasure Museum. Or take a step back in time as you visit the Old Spanish Quarter Museum. See a list of the city’s most popular museums below.

St. Augustine Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse & Museum
www.oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com

Oldest House Museum
www.staugustinehistoricalsociety.org

Potter’s Wax Museum
www.potterswax.com

Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum
www.ripleys.com/staugustine

St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum
www.piratesoul.com

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
www.staugustinelighthouse.com

The Lightner Museum
www.lightnermuseum.org

World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum
www.worldgolfhalloffame.org

Villa Zorayda Museum
www.villazorayda.com