Come and join the fun and sun in St. Augustine, Florida. Located in the First Coast region of the Jacksonville metropolitan area. St. Augustine has an extensive history and was founded in 1565 by a Spanish conquistador which is where it gets its hispanic roots.
There is never a lack of activities to do or sights to see while living in St. Augustine.
–Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S. that offers self-guided tours and bay views
–St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park features alligator and reptile shows as well as zip lining over the establishment
–Lightner Museum houses Victorian artifacts and exhibits that are located within the historic Hotel Alcazar building in downtown St. Augustine
–St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum encompasses interactive exhibits solely dedicated to the history of pirates
–St. Augustine Light is the site of an active lighthouse that was built in 1874
–Potter’s Wax Museum inhabits over 160 wax figures of athletes, actors, and other famous people
–Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum is a quirky establishment that houses oddities such as shrunken human heads and rare animal skeletons.
If you are a Golf or Tennis lover, St. Augustine is the place for you! There are many golf courses and tennis resorts located in the area. The Players Association (PGA) and Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), is a 20-minute drive from the downtown historic district. There are also many marinas around the area make boating access convenient.
Whether you are looking for Culture or adventure, you can find it all in St. Augustine!