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Things To Do in St Augustine

Where a historic setting meets mesmerizing ocean waves lays the perfect location for unique experiences to unfold. The coastal city of St. Augustine takes pride in being known as the oldest city in the U.S., and is home to magnificent Spanish colonial architecture, with access to stunning Atlantic Ocean beaches. From downtown shopping to walking tours, concerts, museums and more, entertainment can be found around every corner, often within walking distance of our hotel. 

group of friends enjoying an outdoor concert
group of friends enjoying an outdoor concert
Local Events

Biketoberfest

October 17 - 20, Friday to Sunday

Cruise around St. Augustine for the annual Biketoberfest in October. Drive around the oldest city, with metered lanes set aside for bikers in the heart of the city at the plaza. Giving you more space to park your bike and explore the town.

Georgia vs. Florida

November 2

The Gators and Bulldogs are facing off this November! Don't miss out on all the action, stay just 45 minutes from the game with our close proximity to I-95. 

Nights of Lights

November 23rd - January 31

Walk the historic streets of St. Augustine dressed with lights and holiday spirit all month long. Bring friends, family, and loved ones to view the spectacular Nights of Lights festivities on any given night between November 23rd - January 31d.

Holiday Regatta of Lights

Saturday, December 14 at 6pm

A tradition in St. Augustine where all kinds of boats will dress up in lights and cruise down St. Augustine's bayfront. 

Antique building skyline by the water lit up at night
Sights & Landmarks

Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park (1.7 MILES)

11 Magnolia Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084

This 15-acre waterfront park offers a chance to drink from the fabled Fountain of Youth, explore a planetarium, and experience a native Timucua Indian village.

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park (2.7 MILES)

999 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080

See 24 types of gators in one place, zipline across an obstacle course, and enjoy a bite at the TouCantina at St. Augustine’s only Alligator Farm and Zoological Park.

Old Jail (1.6 MILES)

167 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Built by Henry Flagler in 1891, this historic local landmark served as the county jail until 1953.

Fort Matanzas National Monument (14.9 MILES)

8635 A1A S, St. Augustine, FL 32080

A Spanish fort dating back to 1740, the coquina-clad Fort Matanzas once guarded St. Augustine’s southern river approach. 

Antique grey & red building with gorgeous landscaping out front
Museums

The Lightner Museum (0.8 MILES)

75 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Located within Henry Flagler’s 1888 Spanish Renaissance showplace, the Lightner Museum houses the country’s finest collections of decorative 19th-century art.

St. Augustine History Museum
(1.6 MILES)

11 Estey St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

A must-see for history lovers, the St. Augustine History Museum features artifacts and exhibits that narrate the city’s 450-year story.

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum (2.6 MILES)

81 Lighthouse Avenue, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Breathtaking views and self-guided tours are just two reasons the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum ranks high among our favorite attractions.

Ancient ruin building surrounded by palm trees by the water
Arts & Culture

Flagler College (1.1 MILES)

74 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

With historical tours offered daily, it’s easy to explore the architectural heritage of Henry Flagler’s Hotel Ponce de Leon, now a private, four-year liberal arts college. 

The Colonial Quarter (1.5 MILES)

43 St. George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Explore the rich colonial history of St. Augustine on this two-acre site, complete with 35-foot watchtower, blacksmith shop, and musket drills.

Castillo de San Marcos (1.5 MILES)

1 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Castillo de San Marcos is a vast stone fortress that was built to protect Spain’s claims in New World and remains the oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S.

Street with colorful buildings and different flags hanging at their entrances
Shopping

Old Town St. Augustine
(1.1 MILES)

St. Augustine's Historic District

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon shopping and strolling along the historic cobblestone streets of Old Town St. Augustine, the Nation’s Oldest City.

St. Augustine Premium Outlets
(6.9 MILES)

2700 Florida 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092

Shop 75 designer-name factory stores at this indoor-outdoor outlet mall featuring favorites like Gucci, Cole Haan, Sunglass Hut and Lucky Brand Jeans. 

Group of friends toasting with glasses of beer
Food & Drink

Hurricane Patty’s (0.2 MILES)

69 Lewis Blvd, St Augustine, FL 32084

Inspired by the islands, this fun and colorful seafood shack serves up crab cakes, frosty brews, and live entertainment on the water with views of the local dock.

San Sebastian Winery (0.3 MILES)

157 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Located in one of Henry Flagler’s historic East Coast Railway buildings downtown, the San Sebastian Winery offers complimentary tours and tastings daily.

St. Augustine Distillery (0.7 MILES)

112 Riberia St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Open daily for tours, enjoy tastings of small-batch vodka, rum, gin and whiskey at this 1917 ice manufacturing plant turned distillery. 

Ice Plant Bar (0.7 MILES)

110 Riberia St, St Augustine, FL 32084

Take a step back in time at this historic local outlet where fresh ingredients are combined succinctly to create a delectable experience for your palette.

The Raintree Restaurant (1.3 MILES)

102 San Marco Ave, St Augustine, FL 32084

Specializing in seafood and steak, this fancy Victorian home turned restaurant wows with its fireplace, koi pond, and exceptional cuisine. 

Columbia Restaurant (1.6 MILES)

98 St George St, St Augustine, FL 32084

This long-standing local chain has been delivering some seriously tasty traditional Spanish dishes, dating all the way back to 1905.

Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille (1.6 MILES)

46 Avenida Menendez, St Augustine, FL 32084

Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille delivers classic Creole dishes in a lush courtyard or on a balcony overlooking the bay.

People cheering at a concert
Entertainment

Colonial Oak Music Park (1.3 MILES)

21 St George St, St Augustine, FL 32084

Adjacent to the Colonial Quarter, this intimate stage and nostalgic old Florida setting features family-style seating beneath the shade of beautiful live oak trees.

The St. Augustine Amphitheater
(3.4 MILES)

1340C A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080

Originally built in 1965 to commemorate St. Augustine’s 400th Anniversary, this state-of-the-art performing arts venue can now accommodate 4,100 concertgoers.

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall
(25.6 MILES)

1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 32082

A multi-purpose performing arts facility that hosts a variety of top-notch musicians and entertainers ranging from classic rock to folk to electronic music to reggae.