The Schooner Freedom - a 72-foot restored tall ship offers St. Augustine's only Tall Ship Cruise. The Freedom will cater to your every need and is an exciting and romantic addition to your weekend planning. Convenience and first class treatment from an experienced group of mariners are the orders of the day!
Day Sail and Moonlight Sail:
$35 per person
Couples Sunset Sail
Includes soda,water, beer, and wine
In 2002, St. Johns County made the decision to invest in refurbishing the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. After 5 years of construction and a sizable investment, the Amphitheatre is a state of the art performing arts venue with the capacity to hold up to 4500 concert goers. A brand new conference room, 4 concession stands, a merchandise area, a large plaza, and an elaborate arboretum of walking trails make up the new facility.
St. Augustine's very own prize-winning winery. A pioneer in the development of table, sparkling and dessert wines from hybrid and muscadine grapes. Founded in 1996, San Sebastian Winery offers complimentary winery tours and wine tastings 7 days a week. Located just a few blocks from The Peace and Plenty Inn at 157 King Street.
A treasure at the end of Cedar Street! Just steps from the Peace and Plenty Inn. The museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel built in 1888 by Henry Flagler. A fabulous lunch destination at the Alcazar Cafe. The Cafe is open 11-3 daily. The Cafe is located in the old hotel swimming pool (the largest in the world at its time). They do not take reservations.
9:00 am - 5:00 pm, daily | Last admission: 4:00 pm
Located on Anastasia Island less than a mile from the state park, you can stop and see Egrets, wood storks, tri-colored herons that all nest near or above the gator ponds at the alligator farm. Breeding usually peaks April through July, take a tour through the walkways and be sure to bring a camera! There is now a Zip wire over the Alligators for the adventurous visitor.
Open every day from 9 am until 5 pm
Extended summer hours: 9 am- 6 pm
The historic lighthouse stands 165 feet above sea level, and continues today to be a working lighthouse. Visitors can climb 219 steps up the historic lighthouse to see breathtaking views. Open to visitors, and handicap accessible, the lighthouse also features a museum with exhibits and archives of the old lighthouse.
Open every day from 9 a.m. until 6 pm
1340A A1A South
St. Augustine, FL 32080
The Anastasia State Park and Recreation Area opened in 1949 and today is one of Florida’s busiest state parks. Located 1.5 miles from historic downtown St. Augustine, Anastasia State Park features coastal camping, fishing, sun bathing, surfing, sail boarding, swimming, nature walking trails, and picnicking areas. A great place to go for fun for everyone!
2690 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082
Guana River State Park is a 2,400 acre coastal park, located on a barrier island that is located in the middle between St. Augustine and Jacksonville. Bounded by the Intracoastal waterway and the Atlantic Ocean, the state park features many endangered species and unique wildlife to the wetlands, marshes and tidal creeks. Hiking and biking are usually popular activities in the park, as well as just sight seeing. You can see porpoises, sea turtles, and other marine wildlife. Fishing is also allowed.
St. Augustine and St. Johns County Florida have phenomenal golf courses. Our location in St. Augustine is near all of the fantastic golf courses and other fun things to do in the Old City.
North East Florida and the St. Augustine/St. Johns County area in particular offer special delights for the golfer. Beautiful private courses, the World Golf Village and a Golf Digest 4-star public course await you.
There is an abundance of golf courses in and around St. Augustine. We have listed most of them for you below with a brief description, the address and telephone number so you can make advanced tee time reservations should you desire to do so.
4900 Cypress Links Blvd., Elkton, Florida 32033
Public golf course - 18 hole championship golf course, with driving range, putting and chipping greens, shop, and restaurant. This course has been repeatedly awarded "best public course in Florida" by Golf Digest. Open 7 days a week.
Just north of St. Augustine, Cimarrone is a semi-private club, but open to non-members. The challenging 6900-yard, par-72 championship layout is scenic, and somewhat narrow with water hazards on very hole.
Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus have paired to create The King & Bear at World Golf Village. With unparalleled beauty, challenge and design of the course features loblolly pines and open meadows on the front nine while the natural beauty of 200-year-old live oaks with huge shady canopies on the back nine.
St. Augustine Shores Golf Club features 18 holes of golf, a full service driving range and practice area, food and beverage. At 5956 yards from the back tees, this par 70 course is ideal for beginners and intermediate golfers.
St. Augustine's newest course, Royal St. Augustine is open to the public and features a driving range, an 18 hole championship golf facility, and PGA instruction.
Located at the World Golf Village, the Slammer and Squire was created by local golf course designer Bobby Weed with golf legends Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen tapped as player consultants. The Slammer and The Squire meanders naturally through native flatwoods and hardwood hammocks, and bordering wetland preserves and wildlife habitat.