St Augustine: An In-Depth Look

3 Reasons Embassy Suites St. Augustine Beach Oceanfront Resort Is A Uniquely Wonderful FL Accommodation

We’ve been wanting to visit St. Augustine, Florida for a long time. While we do consider ourselves pretty experienced Florida travelers, this historic, landmark location continued to elude us. We finally did it, and it was well worth the wait. Here are three reasons to stay at the newly opened Embassy Suites St. Augustine Beach…

2 Things to Do Outside of the St. Augustine Historic District

Just outside the city of St. Augustine, but still within St. Johns County are two unique attractions you won’t want to miss, Fort Matanzas and Marineland Dolphin Adventure.

3 Fun Aspects of the St. Augustine Distillery Tour That Set It Apart From Any Other

We were pleasantly surprised to find that the St. Augustine Distillery tour was unique and set apart, and a great way to spend an hour or two in historic St. Augustine. Here are three reasons why.

4 Reasons Not to Skip St Augustine’s Fountain of Youth

I knew that the Fountain of Youth had to be one of our stops when visiting St Augustine - the mystery, the intrigue...the romanticism of exploration and healing waters... Is this really Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth? Hardly. But is it still a place you should send 2-3 hours exploring? Without a doubt. Here's why.…

Castillo de San Marcos: 7 Things to Know Before You Go

Castillo de San Marcos sits in the Historic District of St Augustine, on the water and within reach of all the Ancient City offers. It sits on the Western shore of the Matanzas Bay, and is lauded as the city's most popular attraction. We highly recommend you spend a few hours here, and this is…

3 Tips for Exploring the St. Augustine Historic District

You can’t go to the oldest continuously inhabited city in the continental United States without spending a day or three in its historic district. This history-rich, architecturally fascinating section of town is packed with things to do for visitors of all ages.

33 Sensational Things To Do In St Augustine For Every Traveler Type


St. Augustine, FL is known as the nation’s oldest city-  the Ancient City. And beyond just history, this seaside destination has something for everyone. There are beautiful beaches and more than 100 historic and unique things to do in St. Augustine that will create a memorable vacation on the East Coast of Florida.

Here are 33 ways to experience history and entertainment on Florida’s Historic Coast. Whether it’s your first time, you are traveling with kids, you’re searching for the beach, or just looking to enjoy the culinary scene – St Augustine has it all.

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Lesli Peterson

Lesli Peterson

Lesli made her way to Atlanta over 20 years ago, after living in Germany, Japan and six U.S. states. She relishes the discovery of obscure, offbeat and unwonted places, and she will chat up any willing stranger to uncover a new secret locale.

After 18 years in software development, Lesli bailed on the corporate scene. When she’s not traveling, she’s hiking in the mountains or checking out Atlanta’s culinary scene, whiskey in hand.

Lesli has two kiddos -Cooper and Elliot- plus two bonus kids currently at UGA, and she’s happily married to her soul mate.
Lesli Peterson