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.
The former Alcazar Hotel, constructed in 1888, the museum is part of Henry Flagler's legacy of Florida hotels. Included in the museum's collection are Victorian period memorabilia, stained-glass art by Louis Tiffany, paintings, sculpture, furniture and more. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Mission of Nombre de Dios and Our Lady of La Leche Shrine
This ancient mission was where the first Mass was offered in America's First City over 400 years ago. On these sacred grounds find Our Lady of La Leche Shrine, a 208 foot steel Great Cross, the Statue of Fr. Lopez and Shrine Gift Shop.
The Oldest Wooden School House in the United States
This attraction is located just inside the City Gates. The automated professor and students dressed in period clothing relate the school's history, explain the barter system, subjects studied, and use of the dunce cap. Open daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ripley's Believe It or Not
Witness mystical treasures, international oddities and exotic art forms that inspired the hit TV show. Located in a beautifully restored 1887 historic landmark, it is fun for the whole family. Here you'll find three floors of fascinating and amazing oddities.
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park
This is a lushly landscaped zoo that has a rich 113 year history. It is the only zoo in the world to display all 23 species of crocodilians. Their exhibits include a KidZone playground, a quarter acre African Bird exhibit and Maximo, a 15'3" saltwater crocodile.
Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine
"See the Best First". The tour covers over 100 sights of interest and has 22 stops where you can hop on or off to sightsee, shop, or dine. Board the tour at the Old Jail. Free Parking Available.
Uptown San Marco
This unique area is about half a mile from historic downtown. Antique and art galleries, clothing and furniture shops line San Marco Avenue. You are welcome to browse the shops, especially on the last Saturday of each month when they host "Uptown Saturday Night". Stores and galleries remain open until 9:00 p.m.
Oasis Deck and Restaurant
This spacious family restaurant has a true Floridian feel, open and casual. They serve delicious breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A full bar is upstairs, and features live music nightly. Open daily from 6:00 a.m.- 1:00 a.m., happy hour Monday-Friday 4-7 p.m.
St. Augustine Amphitheatre
Our campground is 1.19 miles from the Amphitheatre it is very easy to get to from our park. The Amphitheatre is a state of the art performing arts venue with the capacity to hold up to 4100 concert goers. A brand new conference room, 4 concession stands, a merchandise area, a large plaza, and an elaborate arboretum of walking trails make up the facility.
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
The St. Augustine Wild Reserve provides guests with a rare chance to see wild animals up close! This facility houses over 50 large mammals ranging from tigers, lions and tigers to wolves! There are also over 30 smaller mammal species including exotic squirrels, coati mundis, foxes, white-tailed deer, and various barn animals. Here, you can get within feet of a 600-pound lion even see the flecks in his eyes.
The founder of the St. Augustine Wild Reserve, Deborah Warrick welcomes visitors to the Reserve by scheduling a tour appointment. Unlike a zoo that is open to the public all the times, the Wild Reserve offers private tours of their facility. Guests to the Reserve will go on a tour of the 7-acre compound, receiving an introduction of the animals and how they ended up there.
The mission of this non-profit animal Reserve is wildlife education and conservation. For a truly educational and inspiring experience contact the St. Augustine Wild Reserve for a tour!