Historic St. Augustine Florida
Discover the many wonders of the Nation’s Oldest City
Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the beautiful St. John’s River, just a 90 minute drive from Orlando, St. Augustine is one of the most diverse vacation destinations in Florida.
Founded in 1565, Saint Augustine Florida is America’s oldest permanently settled European city. A combination of old world charm, national monuments, and many unique attractions make a visit to St. Augustine the ideal family vacation. Architectural masterpieces of Spanish Renaissance and Colonial Revival frame narrow lanes of art galleries, antique shops and collectibles; the perfect setting for a romantic evening of dinner and live entertainment in one of our more than 150 fine restaurants, bistros and nightclubs.
The shell-filled beaches of Anatasia Island, Vilano and North Beach, are all just moments from the historic city. St. Augustine’s Beaches span nearly 42 miles, so pick a quiet stretch for relaxation, or join in the excitement of more active areas.
Just north of St. Augustine is Ponte Vedra Beach, known for classic resorts, world-famous fairways and tennis. Home of the PGA TOUR and the ATP Tour International Headquarters, Ponte Vedra Beach is a favorite for sports euthusiasts and perfect for your corporate meetings. Just 5 miles away is the World Golf Village, the World Golf Hall of Fame and excellent golf courses.
Just a few miles south is Daytona Beach, the center of Bike Week and Biketoberfest, annual celebrations for thousand of bikers, and the Daytona 500 which attracts thousands more.
To assist in planning your vacation, www.oldcity.com offers a wealth of information on special events, attractions, accommodations and restaurants within and around St. Augustine.