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Castillo de San Marcos
Phone : (904) 829-6506 ext. 234
There's no doubt the Castillo de San Marcos is the most impressive of all the historical landmarks in St. Augustine. Thousands of visitors flock here to see this unique structure and learn about its colorful history. The Castillo de San Marcos served as an outpost of the Spanish Empire, protecting St. Augustine, the first permanent settlement by Europeans in the continental United States, and the primary sea route for ships returning to Spain.
Family Fun Factory
Phone: (904) 827-9400
Cut loose at this fun park where you ride go-kart's, play a round of mini golf, destroy big bosses in the arcade center, or twist up a storm on the Dixie Twister.
Fountain of Youth
Phone: (904) 829-3168
The Fountain of Youth Park in St. Augustine, FL, marks the spot where Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon landed in 1513. Visitors can stroll the gardens, see exhibits and drink from the legendary fountain.
Ghost Tours of St. Augustine
Phone: (888) 461-1009
Offering award-winning supernatural ghost tours every night including seasonal and private tours with over 20 professional tour guides. The owner, Sandy's heritage roots go back 400 years in St. Augustine, to the first Spanish settlers who arrived in this ancient city. She is of Minorca descent, who still inhabit St. Augustine. She's been known to say, "When I pass away, I want to stay here like everyone else and have people tell fascinating stories about why I just can't leave this wonderful city." Voted #1 Guided Tour in Florida by the readers of Florida Living Magazine and featured on the Discovery and Travel Channels. Tours are held every night, holidays included.
Phone: (904) 829-9729
St. Augustine's Oldest Store Museum, once an operating general store, contains over 100,000 items from the turn-of-the-century. This wide variety of goods came from the stock of the original store. Bikes, tools, guns, household goods, medicines and hardware are all on display. A model T truck, conestoga wagon and steam tractor are also among the unexpected treasures in the museum.
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Phone: (904) 824-1606
Exhibits over 800 items and artifacts that shock, intrigue, and make visitors laugh. The museum resides at the historic Castle Warden, which was built in 1887 and now continues to be a popular St Augustine attraction.
St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Phone: (904) 824-3337
St. Augustine's and Florida's oldest continuously operating attraction, the St. Augustine Alligator Farm celebrated its centennial anniversary on May 20, 1993. Visitors can see all 23 species of crocodilians found on the planet, exotic birds, mammals and rare white alligators.
St. Augustine Lighthouse
Phone: (904) 829-0745
This historic site preserves and interprets the history of the St. Augustine Light Station and its maritime, coastal, and social history.
Concerts at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre, was built in 1965 to commemorate St. Augustine’s 400th Anniversary as our nation’s oldest permanent European settlement. This 16-acre section of Anastasia State Park, makes up the amphitheater grounds, which includes an old quarry where coquina rock was obtained to build early St. Augustine homes and commercial buildings, as well as the fort, Castillo de San Marcos.
Bring your ticket stub from any St. Augustine Amphitheatre event to receive 10% off your entire stay at the St. Augustine Beachfront Resort.