Best things to do in St Augustine, Florida

St Augustine offers its visitors a complete menu of different things to do. Choose from tours on land or water, private or shared with other participants. Select your pace and your interest. The Old city past is so rich from…

Noches de Luces

San Agustín brilla más que nunca con sus Noches de Luces Latinas By JENNIFER A. MARCIAL OCASIO EL SENTINEL ORLANDO | NOV 19, 2020 AT 6:18 PM La ciudad de San Agustín no solo es la ciudad más antigua de los Estados Unidos, sino…

FISHNADO at St Augustine

Today one of our guests noticed several tiny dead fish around the Lightner building in St Augustine. We wondered about where they could have come from and came to the conclusion that this past weekend’s flooding must have been the…

Oldest house in the US

Yet another hidden treasure of St Augustine, the Oldest House or Gonzalez-Alvarez House summarizes the city’s history from the first Spanish period until Florida became a US territory. Dating from 1702, the structure tells the 300 years' story of the…

The Oldest City by foot

I may be a little biased, but the fact is that St Augustine is full of wonders. In its 10 Sq miles, this small town has so much to offer and many of the amazing landmarks are accessible by foot.…

St Augustine Ghosts Stories

The history of St Augustine is marked by violence. Those were brutal times. There were pirates, famines, illnesses, enemies and pandemics  that would constantly threat the lives of early residents of the colony. Life must have been very tough. As…

What should we do about this?

The oldest Confederate monument in Florida, dating from 1872, is at the center of recent controversy. The monument has been boarded up for removal and relocation but has generated protests from folks against the removal and those who would like…

St Augustine en Español

Hola, The Spanish influence is present as you would expect throughout Spain’s first colony in the Unites States. You can see it in the architecture of the colonial houses, the diversity of the Spanish and Latin food and even the…

St Augustine with children

Hi there, St Augustine is a wonderful city full of history and amazing things to experience. Naturally many attractions will focus on what took place in more than 450 years since the city was established by the Spaniards.   Conquistadors,…

Sustainability West vs East

Today we had a group of college students in our Land and Sea tour among several other folks from different cities. One of them had just moved to the area from the West Coast. This person was surprised to notice…