Visitor’s flock to St. Augustine for the historic sites, shopping & food, but when the sun sets, the hunters emerge- ghost hunting in America’s oldest city- here’s a guide to get you started.
Top Things To Do in St. Augustine For Families
Plan a weekend family escape in America’s oldest city: Family Fun in St. Augustine.
Inside St. Augustine’s Spanish Military Hospital
Herbs, tinctures, pills and handsaws- inside the Spanish Military Hospital Museum in historic St. Augustine. Take a peek at what medicine and surgery was like during Spanish colonial times. It may surprise you!
Whetstone Chocolates Tasting Tour: St. Augustine’s Sweeter Side
Chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate turtles, truffles, fudge and more- a tasty peek inside St. Augustine’s sweeter side at Whetstone Chocolates, their factory and tasting tour.
A Peek Inside Potter’s Wax Museum: America’s First Wax Museum
Take a peek inside St. Augustine’s Potter’s Wax Museum. Established in 1947, Potter’s is the first wax museum in America. But you’ll find more than just historical figures in the old Florida attraction.
Young Again: Rediscovering Florida’s Fountain of Youth
Legends and history intertwine at Florida’s oldest attraction: The Fountain of Youth. This quiet little corner of northeast Florida has been drawing visitors since the 1500’s- and for good reason!
Adventures of Mom: Sunset Sailing in St. Augustine
When I was young, I dreamed of sailing on a Windjammer Barefoot Cruise, those tall sailing ships that cruised around the Caribbean in the 1980’s. My parents were not the sailing or even boating type, so it wasn’t an inherited gene. I’m not sure whether it was because I always wanted to be a pirate and it was at the time, the modern equivalent to a pirate ship, or because the idea of hanging out on ropes, not wearing shoes and letting the wind carry me to places exotic and unknown sounded like the ultimate dream adventure.
Top 10 Things to Do in St. Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine is one of those places where the past and present collide. The sound of cannon fire mingles with the ring of a cell phone. You can find yourself drinking between a pirate and a scribe and no one raises an eyebrow. This is one cool place! Check out our best ideas for family fun in the nation’s oldest city.
A Close Up Tour of St. George Street in St. Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine’s, St. George Street has felt the tread of many souls and soles for that matter. This is the most popular walking destination in the city. We never just breeze past. It’s the secret gardens through the back doors of the shops and little nooks and crannies that make St. George Street one of the most interesting streets in the state of Florida.
Top Five Places to Get Your Inner Pirate On
Everybody wants to be a pirate- now that the movies have made it so mainstream. And there are places for us-pirate wannabes- so grab your hat & don your boots and check out these top 5 places in America to unleash your inner pirate. Argh!