A Charming City
St. Augustine lays claim to being the oldest city in the United States. It is also one of the most charming cities in the United States.
St. Augustine is located on both Hwy. 1 and Hwy. A1A, 41 miles, and 45 minutes, South on Jacksonville, FL on the East Coast. See MAP.
St. Augustine is known for its Spanish colonial architecture. It also has two beautiful Atlantic Ocean beaches; St. Augustine Beach and Crescent Beach.
The oldest fort in the U.S., the Castillo de San Marcos, is a 17th-century Spanish stone fortress with lovely views of the St. Augustine Inlet. The fort is on US Hwy 1 -- and is a sight that can't be missed - literally.
Anastasia State Park is a sanctuary for protected wildlife.
St. Augustine is a small city. But, there is plenty to see and do.This website will provide you with all the information you need to make your visit an informative and enjoyable one. It will help you decide:
- What to do
- Where to stay
- Where to eat
P.S. Ponce de Leon discovered the 'Fountain of Youth' in St. Augustine in 1513. But, it really never has worked! I have tried it -- several times!