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Saint Augustine City: Ancient City of Florida

Historic City of St. Augustine

Historic St. Augustine FloridaKnown as the city of the God, St. Augustine City is the ancient city of Florida founded in 1565. The city is located amid North East and Central East Florida and easily accessible to Daytona Airports and Jacksonville, Orlando. On September 8, 1565, Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles came aground and named a stretch of area close to the gulf out of appreciation of Augustine, a saint of the Roman Catholic Church on whose banquet day - Aug. 28 - area was located. The area has been identified as of late by archeologists from the University of Florida as being the place the present-day Mission of Nombre de Dios and the Fountain of Youth stand, the Castillo de San Marcos and a few blocks north of the City Gate.

The rich heritage of the St. Augustine city makes the place and its nearby areas a perfect place for the visitors. The city witnesses four centuries of history that obliged to Greeks and Native Americans, Spanish and English and African Americans.

Places to Explore

St. Augustine city has many museums to explore. You can visit numerous landmarks such as Oldest wooden Schoolhouse, Ponce de Leon’s “Fountain of Youth and Castillo de San Marcos. Some of the popular attractions you can check out during your visit to St. Augustine, Florida are

•    St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum
•    Ghost Boat Tours in St. Augustine
•    Deep Sea Fishing St. Augustine
•    St. Augustine Marine land
•    Flagler College Legacy tours
•    Lightner Museum
•    Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
•    Fountain of Youth Discovery Park
•    Anastasia State Park
•    St Augustine Lighthouse
•    Colonial Spanish Quarter

Places to Stay

During your visit to St. Augustine City Florida, the main concern of visitors is of staying. But relax! There are many places to stay in the ancient city within your range. Whether you are coming for a week or more than that, you can get many affordable hotels and condos to stay. From beach front to historic downtown, there are many comfortable accommodations available for families, friends and loved ones. As the place is visited by many tourists from all over the world, finding suitable accommodation is not a hard nut to crack.

Transportation

Other than accommodation, another vital aspect visitor look for is the transportation. There are sufficient ways of seeing the local attractions of the city and nearby areas. There are tram types trains that are easily accessible between the major attractions. You can also choose Ripley’s sightseeing trains that offering 3 consecutive days to all major attractions without digging a hole in your pocket. 

St. Augustine City is a wonderful place with lots of attractions, recreation, shops, attractions and many more.  Whether you are looking a comfortable stay or guides, you can get everything easily according to your preference and budget. To know more about St. Augustine City and its attractions, you can explore the website and get all the information required. However, it is advisory to do a prior booking when coming to the place, especially in the peak seasons.

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