Local Area Attractions
Castillo De San Marcos National Monument
The fort is the oldest & largest stone fort in the continental US. It was built by the Spanish during 1672 - 1695 with blocks of coquina. Castillo de San Marcos is located on the waterfront in downtown St. Augustine. Open daily except Christmas Day. The hours are 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Flagler College Tours
Tour the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, a luxury resort for the rich and famous, built by Henry Flagler in 1887. This resort was famous for Tiffany Windows, artwork and architecture, and is now home of Flagler College. Guided tours run daily.
Fort Matanzas National Monument
This Spanish outpost fort was built in 1740 - 1742 to guard the Matanzas Inlet and to warn St. Augustine of British or other enemies approaching from the south. The monument is located 14 miles south of St. Augustine on A1A.
Fountain of Youth
It was here on the site of the ancient Indian village of Seloy that on April 3, 1513, Ponce de Leon came ashore to record the first moment of our nation's history, the discovery of the continent of North America. Explore 15 acres and 500 years of history among the oaks and magnolias.
Local Area EventsListing Calendar
An epic series of events commemorating America's beginning provides an entertaining and memorable celebration of the 450th birthday of St. Augustine -- the nation's oldest city. Held at various venues throughout the city, the celebration includes a Music Festival and Stage Performances (Sept. 4&5); Spanish Music and Dance Performance (Sept. 6); Gala Real 2015 & Fireworks (Sept. 7); Menéndez Landing Re-enactment, Procession, Commemorative Mass, & Street Festival (Sept. 8); and the Spanish Wine Festival (Sept. 9-12).