A romantic city with a remarkable history, this oceanfront gem is a top vacation destination for its old world ambiance. Stroll charming St. George Street to find unique art galleries, quaint shops and one-of-a-kind restaurants. Enjoy Spanish-style architecture throughout St. Augustine, Florida, which was founded in 1565. Take a horse drawn carriage ride, sign up for a ghost tour and visit historic sites.
Tour historic Spanish-style architecture and
Wander St. George Street for shops and restaurants
Admire the beautiful bay and ocean views
Enjoy historic streets with old world charm
Nation’s Oldest City
Founded by the Spanish explorer Pedro Menendez de Aviles in 1565, St. Augustine is the oldest European settlement in the United States. It was the capital of Spanish Florida for two hundred years.
Known as one of the most haunted cities in the U.S., St. Augustine offers a large selection of ghost tours by bus, train, trolley and hearse. Explore the city’s haunted jail, hospital, drug store and cemeteries.
What restaurant features trap doors for feeding bread to catfish?
Head to Santa Maria to toss down chunks of bread to catfish through trap doors in the window sills. Located on Old Fisherman’s Wharf, this popular eatery has been serving fresh seafood since the 1950s.
What did Ponce de Leon find in St. Augustine?
The famed Spanish explorer thought he found the legendary Fountain of Youth. You can visit the natural spring on the McConnell property, and judge its magical properties for yourself.