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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...
The Lightner Museum

The Lightner Museum

The Lightner Museum is the former Alcazar hotel, built by Henry Flagler 1887. Today it is the home of an extensive collection from the Victoriana era (1837-1901). The beautiful relics are exhibited on three different floors and will transport you on a...
The Oldest house museum complex

The Oldest house museum complex

The Oldest house museum complex is a national historic landmark which presents a picture of what life looked like over 400 years ago. It is a surviving expression of Spanish, British and American occupation. In-house attractions: The Manusy Museum: covers...
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...
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...
Airport

Airport

St. Augustine has one public airport 5 miles north of town. It has 5 runways (2 of them water for sea planes), and was once served by Skybus, however Skybus ceased operations as of April 4, 2008. Only private flights and tour helicopters use it today. Nowadays,...
Highways

Highways

Interstate 95 is the only major highway through St. Augustine, however it doesn’t pass close to the historic district. Instead, visitors must exit at SR 16 and travel about 5 miles east on that road to reach the historic district. Alternatively,...
Golf in Florida

Golf in Florida

Golf in Florida: Truly the sport of a lifetime and very gentle on your body. Florida, well known as vacation Mecca, is blessed by Mother Nature with a large coastal line, luxurious interior lands, year-round subtropical temperatures and annual sunshine. Golfers...

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