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Organize your next trip to the beautiful city of St. Augustine. You will find this city located in the southeastern region of the United States of America, situated on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean in the state of Florida. With a rich and extensive history, the city was founded in 1565 by Spanish the Spanish admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés and it is now known as the oldest European settlement in the nation. While visiting this stunning destination you will be able to encounter historical landmarks, discover beautiful natural landscapes and partake in recreational activities.Vacation Rentals in St. Augustine
In St. Augustine, you will be able to find plenty of stunning rental properties to choose from. Whether you want to be located near the bars and boutiques of St. Augustine or have a scenic view of the Atlantic ocean, the accommodations available in this city will be delightful. Imagine waking up in the morning to the sound of the waves crashing outside your window. Have breakfast on the patio while you feel the fresh sea breeze. Spend your afternoon sunbathing or swimming in your private pool. Have a glass of wine while admiring the sunset from your balcony. These are just a few of the memories you could be making with a rental property in St. Augustine.
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The area and getting around
You will be thrilled to know that there are multiple ways of transportation to make your way to St. Augustine. If you are planning to take a train to your destination, Amtrak offers two options in neighboring cities, Jacksonville and Palatka. You will also have the option to take a bus to St. Augustine as the Greyhound Bus has a station in the downtown of the city. Lastly, if you wish to fly to your destination, the three main airports will be Jacksonville International Airport, Daytona Beach International Airport and Orlando International Airport. All of these are just a short drive away from the city and provide commercial flights from international and national destinations.Where to eat in St. Augustine
With its prime location by the coast, you will find that St. Augustine has plenty of delicious eateries for you to enjoy while visiting the area. For one of the most beloved restaurants, head over to Ice Plant. This restaurant is located inside a historic ice plant that dates back to 1927 and on the menu you’ll find Southern cuisine dishes such as pimento cheese served with guava-datil jelly and fried chicken. For a mix of Spaniard and Latin culture, head to the Columbia Restaurant. Located right in the historic downtown, you will be served with a menu filled with a mix of Spanish and Cuban cuisines. From black bean soup and Cuban sandwiches to pitchers of Sangria, this place will keep your appetite satisfied.
Travelers and activities
There are numerous ways to explore and discover the natural landscape of St. Augustine. One of the most beautiful beaches in the area is Ponte Vedra Beach. Located on the north side of the city, this beach is filled with golf courses, a long strip of sand to sunbathe on, as well as perfect waves for bodysurfing. Another great activity is going kayaking. If you head south of St Augustine, you will find a marina where you can rent out kayaks and set out on a tour of the Inner Coastal Waterway and into the estuary.St. Augustine for family activities
If you are planning to do your trip to St. Augustine with your family, try out these activities for a delightful time together. For a fun afternoon out, go on a Sea Dragon Airboat Safari. These tours will take you around the swamps of Florida where you can spot alligators, manatees, birds and snakes. Another great activity to enjoy with your family is the St. Augustine Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour. While going around this trolley you will be narrated the history of the area and spectacular stories about St. Augustine.
Did you know that the city was named St. Augustine because the settlers arrived on the feast day of St. Augustine?
Top 5 travel tips for St. Augustine
Visit one of the most iconic streets of the city. From antiquities to historic attractions, here you can find the Old City Gates and the Oldest Wooden School House in the area.2. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Walk around a historic castle. This establishment served as a fort for over 205 years and was built in the 1600s by the Spanish to protect their territory from the British and the pirates.3. St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
Admire at a stunning lighthouse. This lighthouse was built in the 1870s and now it houses shipwreck artifacts and a wooden boat building exhibit.4. Colonial Quarter
Stroll through history. This living museum will offer you the chance to relive history thanks to its four areas: the 16th Century Spanish First City, the 17th Century Spanish Fortified Town, the 18th Century Spanish Garrison Town and the 18th Century British.5. Lightner Museum
Be stunned by gorgeous art while in St. Augustine. This establishment was built by Henry Flagler in 1888 and now it works as a museum with an impressive collection of 19th-century art.