Attractions in St Augustine Florida
Beachfront Bed & Breakfast not only provides guests with a quiet, relaxing atmosphere and stunning ocean views, but its close proximity to St. Augustine’s historic district, allows visitors to experience all the “Ancient City” has to offer and more!
Castillo de San Marcos
(904) 829-6507 – www.nps.gov/casa
Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the country and there’s no doubt that it is the most impressive of all the historical landmarks in St. Augustine. Thousands of visitors flock here to see this unique structure and learn about its colorful history.
(904) 471-0116 – www.nps.gov/foma
Built of coquina by the Spanish from 1740-42 to protect the southern approach to St. Augustine, Fort Matanzas was proclaimed a national monument in 1924, along with its sister structure, the Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine. Nine years later, both were turned over to the National Park Service.
(904) 824-2874 – www.lightnermuseum.org
The Lightner is a museum that is entertaining, educational and enriching. Housed in the former Alcazar Hotel built by Henry Flagler in 1888, the museum building itself is a fascinating gem to tour. Some of the hotel’s amenities seem amazing for its time. The hotel boasted a steam room, massage parlor, gymnasium and sulfur baths, as well as the famous indoor swimming pool, the world’s largest.
Ponce de Leon Fountain of Youth
(904) 829-3168 – www.fountainofyouthflorida.com
The Fountain of Youth Archeological Park is a 15 acre, Historical attraction in St. Augustine, Florida. Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over the last 100 years, thousands of guests have visited in order to sip the world famous waters and hear the history behind its legendary benefits. Of course while you’re here, you may also visit our Discovery Globe, Navigator’s Planetarium, Indian Burial Grounds, and Shipwreck Exhibit.
Florida Heritage Museum
The museum features displays of the various countries that ruled over St. Augustine: England, Spain, and France. Guests can visit our Spanish sunken treasure room, a Timucan Indian Village and our Florida Cracker trading post. Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Flagler’s Legacy Tours
(904) 823-3378 – www.flagler.edu/news_events/tours.html
Flagler’s Legacy tours lets you step into that time machine to the late nineteenth century. With the guidance of a Flagler College student, you can roam through the lovely restored rooms and grounds, admiring some of America’s most remarkable architectural and historic achievements.
Ancient City Tours
(904) 827-0807 – www.ancientcitytours.net
Ancient City Tours provides custom built itineraries that will meet all of your group’s needs. Services vary from educational tours, adult/senior tours, corporate groups, to clubs and organizations.
Old Town Trolley Tours
Old Town Trolley shares the history, attractions and sights of America’s oldest city. The one hour tour features 20 stops and over 100 points of interest.
Old Jail Tour
Built by railroad magnate Henry Flagler, to resemble a fine hotel. Enjoy a guided tour where guests can visit the male and female cells, maximum-security area, the gallows which ended the lives of numerous criminals on this site, and a large collection of guns used in actual crimes!
San Sebastian Winery
(904) 826-1594 – www.sansebastianwinery.com
Enjoy a guided walking tour of the 18,000 square foot wine production facility. Discover the art of winemaking as you pass over the bottling line production area.
St. Augustine Scenic Cruise
(904) 824-1806 – www.scenic-cruise.com
Come aboard the St. Augustine Scenic Cruise’s Victory III and discover St. Augustine by water. Cruises start downtown at St. Augustine’s Municipal Marina near the Bridge of Lions.
St. John’s County Fishing Pier
(904) 461-0119 – 350 Beach Blvd.
St. Johns County Ocean Pier is a 4 acre beachfront park with a variety of amenities including: free parking, playground, picnic tables, tackle shop, restrooms, pavilion, and volleyball courts. Open daily from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m
PIT Surf Shop
(904) 471-4700 – www.pitsurfshop.com
Located one block from the beach, PIT Surf Shop is the easiest place in St. Augustine to rent surfboards, body boards, and chairs for the beach.
World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX® Theater
(904) 940-4123 – www.worldgolfhalloffame.org
World Golf Hall of Fame & IMAX Theater is open daily, year-round except Thanksgiving, Christmas and Induction. M-S 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Sun. 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Fiesta Falls and Ice Cream Shoppe
This 18-hole miniature golf course is just a few feet away from Beachfront Bed & Breakfast. Its award winning landscaping and waterfalls makes it fun for all ages. Enjoy delicious soft ice cream, milk shakes and desserts while playing a round!