Historic St. Augustine Attractions

Alligator Farm

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm is more than just an attraction, it is also an historic site. The Alligator Farm joined the elite group of properties throughout the United States that enjoy the distinction of being listed in the National Register of Historic Places, which is the nation's official catalog of historically significant sites and buildings . . . read more

Anastasia State Recreation Area

Anastasia State Recreation Area was first opened to the public in 1949 and since that time has become one of Florida's busiest state parks. Located off A1A, and just 1 1/2 miles from historic downtown St. Augustine, Anastasia has everything for the active park visitor. Coastal camping, fishing, sun bathing, surfing, sail boarding, swimming, nature trails and picnicking provide endless hours of enjoyment . . . read more

Bridge of Lions

The Bridge of Lions is a Mediterranean style bascule bridge located in the heart of the National Historic Landmark District of St. Augustine, Florida, the nations oldest continuously occupied European settlement. The bridge, built in the Florida boom of the 1920's, with its graceful arches, tile-roofed towers and marble lions statues is listed on the National Register of Historic Places . . . read more

Castillo de San Marco

The Castillo de San Marco, built 1672-1695, served primarily as an outpost of the Spanish Empire, guarding St. Augustine, the first permanent European settlement in the continental United States. Although the Castillo has served a number of nations throughout its history, it has never been taken by military force . . . read more

St. Augustine Lighthouse

The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum is open to the public seven days a week. Visitors can climb 219 stairs to the top of the tower and learn about the lives of the keepers and their families in the museum . . . read more

The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

The oldest wooden schoolhouse in the United States dates back to the early 18th century. Located near the Old City Gates in the area that was known as the "Minorcan Quarter," the house was originally a homestead belonging to Juan Genoply . . . read more

Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth Park exhibits exciting evidence of the early Timucuan Indian inhabitants as well as evidence of the existence of Sixteenth Century Spaniards. According to tradition, it is the exact spot where Ponce de Leon, the Spanish explorer in search of the Fountain of Youth, landed April 2, 1513, and took possession of the "New World" in the name of the King of Spain . . . read more

World Golf Village

Few sports are as rich in history, as deeply rooted in tradition, yet remain as popular today, as golf. The World Golf Village is the home of the 75,000 square foot World Golf Hall of Fame . . . read more