Tag: Attraction

Fountain of Youth Park

Overview Located in historic St. Augustine, the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park offers a 15-acre historical site of where St. Augustine came to be in the year 1565. Guests can enjoy seeing stars from the park’s planetarium, exploring the native Timucua village, watching an old cannon fire, visit the two-story Discovery Globe, take a walk […]

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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 Amphitheater

The St. Augustine Amphitheatre

St. Augustine Amphitheatre The St. Augustine Amphitheatre hosts numerous different types of events year round. Check the schedule, then book your rental from First Choice Florida Vacation Rentals when there’s a great show in town! Built in 1965 to commemorate St. Augustine’s 400th Anniversary as our nation’s oldest permanent European settlement, the 16-acre section of […]

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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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