On a visit to St Augustine you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for St Augustine. These places are what St Augustine is all about. These must see places in St Augustine will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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#1 of 18 Must See Activities in St Augustine | Added 6518 times in trip plans
74 King St, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
10:00 am - 02:00 pm
Juan Ponce de Leon, first governor of Puerto Rico set sail on an exploratory trip in search of the Bimini, a land with mystical waters. During the sixteenth century the indigenous people of the Caribbean believed the water had restorative powers in this mythical land. On his search for the fountain of youth, Juan Ponce De Leon found Florida. Saint ...
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1 S Castillo Dr, St Augustine, FL 32084, United States
08:45 am - 05:15 pm
The masons from Havana laboured to produce blocks to construct a monument. They baked oyster shells in kilns to produce a fine white powder called lime which was then mixed with sand and fresh water to produce mortar. After 23 years of hard labour, and sheer determination the Castillo de San Marcos was born.
The Castillo de San Marcos embodies the ...
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8635 A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080, United States
09:00 am - 05:30 pm
Spanish soldiers and the officer were on duty at the fort. Their goal was to guard the Matanzas Inlet, the southern mouth of the Matanzas River from the French or the British who would sneak up towards St. Augustine and use every means to enter the city from the rear. But in spite of their vigil, some 250 French troops did enter the dunes and were ...
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27 Ocean Ave, St. Augustine, Florida 32084
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
On September 8, 1565, Admiral Pedro Menendez de Aviles landed with a band of settlers to found St. Augustine. It was here that Menendez knelt to kiss a wooden cross presented to him by Father Francisco López de Mendoza Grajales, chaplain of his expedition. A formal Franciscan mission was founded near the city in 1587, perhaps the first missi...
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100 Red Cox Rd, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
Lying across the bay the lighthouse is illuminated like a beacon. It is impressive in in black and white spiral and was used as a lookout post for enemy ships and submarines which frequented the coastline. A light was emitted from a system of lamps and lenses and used as an aid to navigation for maritime pilots at sea or on inland waterways. The Sa...
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139 King Street St. Augustine, Florida 32084
09:30 am - 05:30 pm
Dozens of yellow green pods hung from the trunk and stem of the tree. The guide picked one of the palm sized fruit, and exposed chunks of the fibrous white pulp inside with his knife. This was the fruit of the cacao tree, with a mild taste, subtle, and bittersweet. Once the dark purple coloured seeds are dried and processed, they become chocolate b...
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999 Anastasia Blvd., Saint Augustine, FL 32084
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Maximo hatched from an egg collected by aborigines along the river bank and grew to his adult size in Australia. Now he shares his home with uncommon magical creatures called the Albino Alligators. According to legend, you gaze upon these beautiful reptiles from the Louisiana bayou and good luck and fortune will shower upon you. Both these creature...
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12 S Castillo Drive, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
A pirate cruises an enormous ship with cannons wearing a bandana which is fluttering in the wind, along with the sails. He looks threatening in his knee length coat, blousy shirt with ruffles at the collar and cuff. His leathery skin is scarred and he has a peg leg and a hook in place of a hand. The parrot on his shoulder is equally menacing, tuggi...
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1200 Route A1A S, Saint Augustine Beach, Saint Augustine, Florida
09:00 am - 07:00 pm
The city of St. Augustine Beach was incorporated in 1959 as a municipal government in St. John’s County. It is a small community where people are friendly and laid back. Everyone knows each other, and if you stop to ask for information or direction, then the person replying will probably turn it into a conversation. The city is approximately ...
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157 King St, St Augustine, Florida 32084, United States
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Wine tasting is an art, and not simply sipping, swishing and swallowing. A connoisseur of wine can distinguish the taste from one fine wine to the other. Stored and aged properly, makes all the difference to a tasty wine. The San Sebastian Winery has won over 550 awards so far with more to come each season. Vintage-dated varietals from hybrids such...
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Saint Augustine, Florida
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The smell of the fresh aroma of coffee and the baker sweet smells buttery buns wafts through the air. It is so fresh and so distinct; you can almost taste it when walking by. Look through the smooth glass windows and be enchanted by the stained glass art peeking out through every corner of the shop. Walk down the road and be enthralled by the varie...
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1340C A1A S, St Augustine, FL 32080, United States
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Enjoy a live production, immerse yourself in the festivals and relax with a cool drink. Marvel at the passion and delivery as world renowned artists bring to life the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. This diverse music venue had concerts hosted by Dylan, Ringo Star and Bonnie Raitt.
The St. Augustine Amphitheatre is a venue for outdoor concerts and othe...
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St. Augustine, FL 32085
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
According to the Humane Society of the United States, trading in exotic pets is a multi-billion dollar industry, second only to drugs and weapons on the black market. This $15 billion dollar business has breeders and dealers selling animals over the internet or in trade magazines. Lots of animals are forced into the exotic pet trade every year to b...
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246 St. George Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Discover the Old City which was ruled by the Spanish civilisation. Promenade over stone bulwarks and medieval gateways. Be an adventurer and stroll around the block of St. Augustine’s history, blended with the old and new. From unique buildings, fortifications, galleons, bridges, and light house to boutiques and bistros all housed in this Old...
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Saint Augustine, FL
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
An African slave was a prize of war and his or her journey in life was servitude. A weak tribe would honour a powerful tribe by giving away their people as slaves. Or local traders would kidnap people and send them off to be sold. The African interior was riddled with disease, the natives were often hostile and the land uncharted. The Europeans pre...