Category: Attractions

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum

Ripley’s Believe It or Not Ripley’s Believe It or Not is one of the main attractions in St. Augustine. The Museum, or Odditorium, is the oldest Ripley’s location in the world, having been established in 1950. That’s fairly appropriate for the Historic City! The Odditorium is located in Castle Warden, a Moorish Revival mansion built […]

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St. Augustine Beach Pier

The St. Augustine Beach Pier sits just at the northern end of the St. Augustine Beach area, and leads us up into the Anastasia State Park beach. The pier is a primary hub for the area, with many reasons to visit. Farmers Market St. Augustine Beach Pier currently hosts a Wednesday morning Farmers Market. There […]

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Black Raven Pirate Ship

Black Raven Pirate Ship

The Black Raven Pirate Ship Tour See Florida’s best live pirate show on board a real pirate ship. Black Raven was designed and built for its purpose, to be a floating performance stage for live Pirate Shows. In fact, the ship was designed to fit the dock where she is currently moored. Our goal is […]

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Whetstones Chocolates

Whetstone Chocolates Store & Tour

Whetstone Chocolates Henry and Esther Whetstone are Florida natives and lifelong residents of northeast Florida. Henry had just returned from a stint as an Air Controller in the U.S. Air Force and a tour in Japan and was working with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers in Jacksonville. Esther, who flew to Japan to marry […]

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Pirate and Treasure Museum

Pirate and Treasure Museum

The St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum The world’s largest collection of authentic pirate artifacts is on display, smack dab in the heart of historic St. Augustine, adjacent to the famous Castillo de San Marcos. The St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum also offers an exciting and educational museum experience that transports you and your […]

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St. Augustine Lighthouse

St. Augustine Lighthouse

St. Augustine Lighthouse The Lighthouse History A Spanish watchtower, built in the late 1500’s was the predecessor of the present St. Augustine Lighthouse. St. Augustine is the site of the oldest, permanent aid to navigation in North America. A series of wooden watchtowers evolved into Florida’s first lighthouse. It is likely that some of these early towers held […]

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Castillo de San Marcos

Castillo de San Marcos

Castillo de San Marcos The Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States. It is located on the shore of Matanzas Bay in St. Augustine, Florida. Construction notably began in 1672, 107 years after the city’s founding by Spanish Admiral and conquistador Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, when Florida was […]

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Marineland

Marineland

Visit Marineland Dolphin Adventure Marineland sits right on the edge of St. Johns County and Flagler County to the south, on State Road A1A. Dolphin Encounters Marineland Dolphin Adventure, the world’s first oceanarium, invites you to join us in creating lasting memories at our 1.3 million-gallon series of dolphin habitats. Choose from a variety of […]

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Anastasia Island

Anastasia Island Attractions, Part 1

Anastasia Island Attractions The downtown historic district can get pretty crowded, Take the opportunity to visit some Anastasia Island attractions. Sure, there’s that long stretch of sand and water on our east side. And if you’re in one of our island rentals, it’s just a few yards away. Anastasia Island has miles of white sugar […]

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Historic District Lightner

Historic District Attractions, Part 2

Historic District Attractions, Part 2 There are endless historic district attractions in St. Augustine. While it may be a small town, there is plenty of action. There’s no way to see it all in a week. Getting Around The trolley system is a great option for seeing the most, fastest. Simply pick the trolley you […]

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