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St Augustine Florida is truly a city that has something for everyone if you're a couple looking for amazing restaurants and vibrant nightlife it's in St. Augustine. Maybe, the family is on a getaway for a few days packed with activities that keep everyone on the move.  St. Augustine has no shortage of really cool historical stops all over the city with family-friendly restaurants and community parks to sit back and take it all in.

Aside from the historical sights, St. Augustine can be, for the most part, visited even on a tight budget. A visit to this amazing place is like an amusing walkthrough of North American history and helps you understand how the New World prospered and developed. St. Augustine, also known as the Ancient City, is filled with historical sights. Although you might not have enough time to see all the historical sights, there are destinations that you cannot miss to see, such as the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and the Old Jail.

St. Augustine, also known as the Ancient City, is filled with historical sights. Although you might not have enough time to see all the historical sights, there are destinations that you cannot miss to see, such as the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and the Old Jail. Aside from the historical sights, St. Augustine can be, for the most part, visited even on a tight budget. A visit to this amazing place is like an amusing walkthrough of North American history and helps you understand how the New World prospered and developed. But the Ancient City has more to offer. For a little help, here’s a travel guide to St. Augustine, Florida. Read on to know more!


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Transportation And Tours

If it is your first time to visit St. Augustine, then the best way to learn and see the timeline and layout of the city is by buying a trolley, hop-on-and-off, multiple-day ticket from Old Town Trolleys or Red Train. Are you looking for something personalized?

If yes, consider a rehearsed horse-drawn carriage ride throughout the cobblestone streets of the town. For food lovers, the most pleasure-seeking way to grasp the town’s history is via the City Walks Savory Faire Culinary Tours.

The tour stops at many different shops and restaurants for delicious food samples of the culinary and wine heritage of the city. Other than that, the city offers a fun, paranormal activity called the ghost tour.  In this tour, you can explore the Old Jail, the most haunted and frightening building in the city. 

 

Historical Sites

You can start your exploration at the Castillo de San Marcos. The historic site was established between 1672 and 1692 to protect the city from British invaders and pirates. Here, you can learn more about the history of the city from costumed actors who play cannon firings.

Another amazing historical site you should visit is the Spanish Military Hospital Museum. This attraction is perfect for those who have a keen interest in medicine. The historical site is a unique building of a military hospital. 

Never miss visiting the Oldest House, too. This historical site has resided since the 1600s—additionally, head to the Colonial Quarter in St. Augustine. Here, you can experience the city’s British and Spanish heritage via interactive exhibitions, for example, boat-building demonstrations, a leatherworking shop, and whatnot. 

Walk to the Bridge of Lions and head to the Keeper’s House and Lighthouse. Climb the lighthouse to see a wide-range view of the city.

 

Other Places To Explore

One of the best destinations in St. Augustine is the beach. Here, you can surf anytime and enjoy the sun. However, early-morning strolls along the beach shores will surely make fond memories. 

Do you love golf? Well, you can play all you want at the World Golf Hall of Fame by just a short drive. Here, your curiosity and interest in golf will undoubtedly pique. Other than this, you can head to the Alligator Farm to learn more about the amazing wildlife in Florida. Many alligators can be found here, plus the feeding times are deemed as the most well-known demonstrations in the Alligator Farm. 


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