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Old City Helicopters

Old City Helicopters

Come take the ride of your lifetime aboard one of our helicopters for a magic carpet ride over the nation’s oldest city. Float effortlessly as you take in bird’s eye views of the St. Augustine Lighthouse, the Bridge of Lions, Castillo de San...
Ripley’s Sightseeing Trains

Ripley’s Sightseeing Trains

Ripley’s Sightseeing Trains route takes you around the city on a private guided tour to all the major attractions. This single venue enables you to enjoy the sights and sounds of 20 different, must see stops. Trains depart every fifteen minutes. A professional...
Flagler College

Flagler College

Flagler College was originally the Ponce de Leon hotel, a luxury hotel, built by Henry Flagler in 1888. It was the first hotel in the world with electricity. The old restaurant portion of the hotel houses the largest collection of original Louis Tiffany...
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum

Discover St. Augustine’s rich maritime past at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. This working lighthouse and keepers’ house feature exhibits on life at the lighthouse, the US Coast Guard in St. Augustine in WWII, and artifacts from...
Brief History

Brief History

Spanish Juan Ponce de Leon landed here back in April 3, 1513 but the city was founded first in 1565 by the Spanish explorer Mr Pedro Menéndez the Avilés. This happened in the Holy Saint Augustine feast day which falls on 8th September. The area ravaged...
Fountain of Youth

Fountain of Youth

Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park was discovered by Ponce de Leon on April 3, 1513. This 15 acre, 500 year old park is centered around the Spring House which contains the original Fountain of Youth spring and the landmark cross. The landmark cross...
The City Gates & St. George Street

The City Gates & St. George Street

During the 1700 St. Augustine was a walled city and the City Gates were the only way in and the only way out. It was originally built to protect the city. Today the City Gates are located at the entrance to St. George Street, the main walking street in...
Transportation

Transportation

There are two sightseeing trains to choose from, both make trips in the city.   – Old Town Trolley Tours, www.historictours.com – The Red Sightseeing Trains, www.redtrains.com Horse cabs you can find just north of Bridge of Lions.         TweetFacebookLinkedInTumblrStumbleDiggDelicious
Historic sites worth a visit

Historic sites worth a visit

Visitors can see the city from any of the sightseeing trains, ride by trolley, horse-drawn cab or just walk through the city streets. There are many historic homes and sites to explore. The Oldest House is one of the nation’s most studied and documented...
Fort Matanzas

Fort Matanzas

Built 1740-1742, represents a well-preserved masonry watchtower fort built by the Spanish. By providing a perch to observe enemy vessels approaching from the south, the fort played a strategic role in warning St. Augustine of potential enemy advancements...

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