St. Augustine, Florida is the nations oldest city, founded in 1565 by Pedro Menéndez de Avilés. He was searching for the Fountain of Youth, and believed he found it in St. Augustine. The city has done a very good job of preserving it’s history. That gives St. Augustine 450 years of history!
If you’re looking for a nice educational or historic tour, you can’t beat St. Augustine. We’ve got old Spanish forts like the Castille de San Marcos, the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and Ripleys Believe It Or Not Museum. Take a tour of the old city by boat, on foot, bicycle, scooter, trolley, or even horse drawn carriage. There are even Ghost tours, Pub Crawls, and many more types of activities to keep you busy on your vacation.
If you’re looking to relax in the Florida sun, we’ve got the perfect beaches for it. Endless miles of white sugar sand beaches, rental homes right on the edge of the dunes. The Atlantic Ocean is just steps away from most of our units. Tan during the day, and take a romantic carriage ride through town at dusk.
St. Augustine is located in a unique north Florida location. We’re just south of Jacksonville, just north of Daytona. 2 hours from Orlando and Cape Canaveral, 3 from Tampa and St. Petersburg.
We have plenty of sports. There’s fresh and saltwater fishing. World class PGA golf courses. The Jacksonville Jaguars NFL team. The Florida Gators, Orlando Magic, Daytona 500, NASCAR – it’s all within easy driving range of St. Augustine.
For those seeking entertainment, St. Augustine delivers. From the Pirates among us, to the street performers and artists of all types. Discover new music in some local pubs, or catch a nationally touring band at the St Augustine Amphitheater.
Whatever you want in a Florida vacation, St. Johns county is the place to stay!