st. johns county

Saint Augustine, known as the "Ancient City," is located between North East and Central East Florida and is convenient to Jacksonville, Orlando, and Daytona airports. North Florida boasts a year-round mild climate perfect for strolling Saint Augustine's delightful historic district, with its cobblestone streets, quaint cafes, bars, unique shops and bed-and-breakfast inns. Experience the beauty of an early morning that slowly comes alive with locals and tourists setting out on foot to explore significant landmarks including the Castillo de San Marcos, Lightner Museum, Flagler College and Fort Matanzas.

Whether you're interested exploring the city's rich history or the tranquil natural settings of this beautiful North Florida coastal area, offers all the resources you need to plan your trip - in fact, you may find so much here, that you'll be planning your next visit before the first one ends!

St. Augustine's attractions bring to life the history, adventure and romance of the Nation's Oldest City. There are more than 60 attractions in St. Augustine that explore the rich four and a half century history of the oldest city, each in its own unique way. For the modern adventurer, there are dozens of other activities to fill your time with as well, from art galleries to golf, from surfing to IMAX movies.

St. Augustine's beaches stretch from Vilano Beach north of the city to Crescent Beach in the south. The Intracoastal Waterway naturally divides the mainland from the barrier islands with their miles of gorgeous coastline with many public areas for beach recreation and relaxation.

Among the things to do in our fair city, visiting St. Augustine's beaches are often at the top of the list. St Augustine's beaches provide a variety of options, from idyllic State Parks to public beaches only a block or two from restaurants. You can choose to spend a day at gorgeous, unspoiled Anastasia State Park, where no cars are allowed on the beach, or drive a bit farther south to St. Augustine Beach where cars are allowed in designated areas. When your day at the beach is done, be sure to check out the great local bars and restaurants that line A1A, "Beachfront Avenue."