Visit St. Augustine From Home

Visit St. Augustine, Florida, from Your Living Room,
and Make Plans for Your Sunny Return!

St. Augustine’s rich heritage makes the city and its surroundings a unique getaway for visitors.

Founded in September 1565 by Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles of Spain, St. Augustine is the longest continuously inhabited European-founded city in the United States and is commonly referred to as the "Nation’s Oldest City."

Stroll the brick-lined streets, enter the many museums and galleries, visit landmarks such as Castillo de San Marcos, Ponce de Leon's "Fountain of Youth," and the Oldest Wooden School House.

Nearest Airport – 48 miles from the Jacksonville International Airport, serviced by several American carriers

Experience St. Augustine in 60 Seconds

Walk the shores where Spanish explorers first set foot hundreds of years ago. History mingles with modern life in St. Augustine. St. Augustine beaches are both secluded and unspoiled with more than 64 kilometres of scenic, well-preserved coastline. Parks in the area give you the choice of parking off the beach and walking, swimming or sunbathing along the miles of pristine coastline, or parking right on the sand and enjoying a dip in the surf near one of several staffed lifeguard towers.

Welcome to St. Augustine,
America's Oldest City

St. Augustine – a place for history buffs and everyone else. If you are looking for history, culture, and international cuisine, come visit historic St. Augustine.

St. Augustine's Oldest Homes;
A Legacy of Spanish History

A visit to St. Augustine reveals more than four centuries of Spanish history. As National Historic Landmarks, the González-Alvarez and Ximenez-Fatio Houses tell the story of St. Augustine's Spanish heritage.

St. George Inn

Located on the picturesque, pedestrian-only St. George Street, the St. George Inn encompasses both the east and west side, with two magnificent courtyards overlooking the iconic Castillo de San Marcos and the City Gate.

Old Town Trolley Tours

Old Town Trolley Tours makes exclusive stops at the Old Jail, St. Augustine History Museum, Potter’s Wax Museum, the Spanish Military Hospital Museum, and the Ximenez-Fatio House. You will also see the Gonzalez-Alvarez House, the oldest documented colonial house in Florida, lived in by British, Spanish, and American colonists. Visit the San Sebastian Winery; explore Flagler College, a masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance architecture built in 1888 as The Hotel Ponce de Leon by Henry Morrison Flagler, an industrialist, railroad pioneer and oil magnate.
Old Town Trolley Tours Interactive Map

St. Augustine Distillery

Take a 60-second tour into the operations, heart and soul of company. What they make. How they make it. And why they care so much about the things they do... and meet some of their favorite community partners.
St. Augustine Distillery: How to Make an Old Fashioned In 3 Easy Steps

Celebrate the Holidays with St. Augustine's Nights of Lights

During Nights of Lights, St. Augustine glows with holiday magic – from the ground to the rooftops. St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation’s Oldest City.

For more information
St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Convention Bureau
VISIT FLORIDA - St. Augustine

VISIT FLORIDA, the state's official tourism marketing corporation, serves as Florida's official source for travel planning to visitors across the globe. VISIT FLORIDA is not a government agency, but rather a not-for-profit corporation created as a public/private partnership by the Florida Legislature in 1996. Florida’s tourism industry was responsible for welcoming 133.7 million visitors in 2019. Based on the latest economic impact study, Florida visitors contributed $91.3 billion to Florida's economy and supported over 1.5 million Florida jobs in 2018. According to the Office of Economic and Demographic Research, for every $1 the state invests in VISIT FLORIDA, $2.15 in tax revenue is generated. Each year, the Florida Legislature appropriates public funding to be allocated for tourism marketing. VISIT FLORIDA is required to match those public funds dollar-for-dollar, which is done by actively recruiting the state's tourism industry to invest as Partners through cooperative advertising campaigns, promotional programs and many other marketing ventures. Through this public/private partnership, VISIT FLORIDA serves more than 13,000 tourism industry businesses, including major strategic alliance partnerships with Busch Gardens Tampa, Disney Destinations, The Hertz Corporation, Hilton, LEGOLAND Florida Resort, SeaWorld Parks & Resorts Orlando, Simon Shopping Destinations and Universal Orlando Resort. VISIT FLORIDA facilitates tourism industry participation in domestic and international travel trade and consumer shows, as well as media missions to the top global visitor markets. VISIT FLORIDA also works closely with travel agents, tour operators, meeting and event planners, and is responsible for operating Florida's four Official Welcome Centers. To learn more about VISIT FLORIDA, follow us on our industry social media channels: Facebook and Twitter @FloridaTourism.

About VoX International
VoX International is a Canadian-owned destination marketing firm based in Toronto, Canada with offices in Vancouver and Montreal, providing Canadian representation nationally. VoX is a full-service sales, marketing, event planning and public relations agency led by a team of high profile, knowledgeable travel industry executives. Recognized as a marketplace leader, VoX offers a wide range of support within the North American meeting, incentive, events, and hospitality and leisure tourism sectors. VoX’s passion for providing personal, innovative and results driven solutions are key factors for driving the company’s reputation for success.

Lea-Ann Goltz
Account Manager, VISIT FLORIDA
Represented in Canada by VoX International | VISIT FLORIDA Specialist Program

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