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Create Extraordinary Memories

in Ponte Vedra Beach

200 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082

607 Ponte Vedra Boulevard, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida 32082

Call 866-387-8239

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Set amidst lush landscapes and Atlantic beachfront shores, the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club and The Lodge & Club are the premier beach resorts in North Florida. With luxurious accommodations offering stunning views, award-winning golf, Har-Tru Hydro tennis courts, oceanfront pools, state-of-the-art-fitness centers and a luxury spa, our resorts are the perfect choice for your next vacation.

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From the President/CEO Welcome to Florida’s Historic Coast, also known as St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach, the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the United States. Our destination was settled by Spanish explorers in 1565, but it has also been home to many cultures – Native American, Greek, Minorcan, French and British. You’ll find this diversity influences everything from food to architecture, shopping to entertainment and, of course, the many festivals and special events enjoyed year-round by visitors and locals alike. As a vacation destination, Florida’s Historic Coast is capturing attention world-wide with recognition by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel Channel, Travel + Leisure, TripAdvisor, USA Today, just to name a few. While you’re here you’ll find plenty of Old World charm along brick lined streets and Spanish Colonial architecture. But we’re more than our unique history. We’re a foodie paradise with a burgeoning dining scene, which certainly adds to the romance of this magical place. There’s plenty to explore – arts, culture and nature. Music and entertainment, there’s something for every interest and age. As the home of the PGA Tour and the location of THE PLAYERS Championship, we’re a top destination for golf. You’ll find more than a dozen championship golf courses to choose from and have the opportunity to explore the World Golf Hall of Fame.

Visitors & Convention Bureau

FloridasHistoricCoast.com 29 Old Mission Avenue St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.1711

2017 Travel Planner President/CEO Richard Goldman Executive Editor Kathy Catron Publications Manager Stacey Sather Publisher Jim Wray Producing Editor Justin Braun Graphic Design Lead Dusty Martin

Our beautiful beaches of white quartz sand provide fun for the entire family. Shelling, surfing, and sandcastle building, our 42 miles of Atlantic shore are a seaside playground. A visit to Florida’s Historic Coast will help you re-connect with family, friends and loved ones. You can also connect with us through social media and by signing up for our free e-newsletter on our website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com. So while you may know us for our storied place in history, after a trip to Florida’s Historic Coast you’ll have plenty of your own stories to tell.

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the publication at the time of printing. Changes may occur after this time and viewers are encouraged to view our website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com where the most recent information is displayed.

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Features 6 What’s New 8 Ponte Vedra Beach 9 St. Augustine 10 Historic Experiences 12 Best Beaches 14 Bucket List Golf 15 Stylish Stays 16 Discover After Dark 17 Experience Romance 18 Forever Young 19 Music 20 Historic Flavor 21 Arts & Culture 22 Thrifty Travel Tips 23 Florida’s Family-Friendly Coast 24 Reel Adventures 25 Pet-Friendly 26 Area Maps 28 Major Annual Events Listings 31 Attractions 40 Cultural & Performing Arts 41 Group Tours & Event Services 43 Visitor Services 44 Wedding Services 47 Dining 53 Shopping 55 Day Spas 56 Lodging 57 Bed & Breakfast Inns 60 Hotels & Motels 65 Resorts 66 Condominiums, Rental Management Companies & Vacation Rentals 68 Camping 69 Private Rentals 72 Boat Ramps, Marinas & St. Augustine Beach Pier Park

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Salt Life Food Shack

What’s New Think this destination is all about history? Think again! There’s so much new to see and do. You’ll find yourself surprised!

New and Notable All Along Florida’s Historic Coast St. Augustine Live music has been a regular part of the nightlife scene in the historic district for years, but now the explosion in talent and artistry of performers and songwriters has created pop-up stages and even prompted attractions that present history during the day, to open at night for free concerts on weekends.

golf is legendary. The opening of Sawgrass Village, a modern entertainment, dining and shopping complex, is shaking things up. Yoga with a brew. Fine art and personal shoppers. Cocktails and Seafood Happy Hour. It’s not your typical mall and restaurant row, not even close.

St. Augustine Beach St. Augustine Beach has been listed in the Top 10 U.S Beaches by Trip Advisor users two years in a row. So the secret is out. New hotels are springing up along with restaurants like Salt Life Food Shack with its expansive outdoor deck with a beach view,

Along with city’s already popular dining scene and its mainstay fresh seafood, entrepreneurs are opening new restaurants with eclectic menus featuring Polish, Greek, rustic Italian, vegetarian, and creative dishes that harken back to traditional Florida southern hospitality.

Ponte Vedra Beach This jewel on the northeast shore of Florida’s Historic Coast is known as a traditional, quiet beachside town where the accommodations are luxurious and the

Skim Boarding Vilano Beach

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raw bar and large craft beer selection. And events are attracting visitors and locals alike with a free summer concert series, food festivals and the popular New Year’s Beach Blast Off!

Anastasia Island Anchored by the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Anastasia Island is an emerging shopping and dining area. Concerts at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre include world-renowned artists, but it’s the “Amp’s” new Backyard Stage events that everyone is talking about. The Backyard events – which actually take place in a small staged area behind the venue – are free or low cost and feature up-and-coming bands with food trucks and local artists displaying

St. Augustine Distillery Tours

their wares. The St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum is always one of the area’s top attractions. And why not? With that amazing view from the top after climbing 219 steps. But it’s what’s under water that’s really getting attention. Shipwrecks. Secrets from the sea, artifacts, and archaeologists. That’s all we can say. You’ll have to see it for yourself.

Vilano Beach What used to be a local secret has become a

burgeoning stretch of A1A attracting vacationing families with coquina sand beaches, plenty of seaside lodging options like the funky Magic Beach Motel, a shopping complex with swimwear for sale, surfboards to rent, and a pet friendly restaurant knowns as Beaches where you can ride up on your boat or wave runner.

Lincolnville There’s a lot going on in this small part of St. Augustine that’s listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A free walking tour and markers tell the little known history

of Lincolnville’s important role in the Civil Rights movement. From 1963 to 1964, the area originated peaceful protests led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Andrew Young. Attracting attention to Lincolnville in a completely different way, the St. Augustine Distillery is quickly becoming one of the hottest spots in town. The St. Augustine Distillery utilizes local ingredients to produce whiskey, rum, vodka, gin and bourbon in hand crafted small batches. Since opening in 2014, the Distillery has already won awards and many fans for its products. The Distillery is housed in a historic building that once served as an ice plant and free tours and tastings take place daily.

Uptown

Art Walk on Aviles Street

The Uptown area is still known for the beautiful Mission Nombre de Dios and the great cross that towers over the Nation’s oldest city. But the once quiet, empty stretch of San Marco Avenue is now lined with eclectic boutiques, a wine bar, and the popular “Uptown Saturday Night,” event that brings out shoppers the last Saturday of the month who enjoy live music, libations and the chance to mingle with friends old and new. The always popular Raintree Restaurant has expanded with a romantic brick courtyard adding to the cozy, up-tempo vibe of this newly chic region of the city. FloridasHistoricCoast.com 7

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Ponte Vedra Beach The jewel of Florida’s northeast coast has plenty to offer. Five Diamond luxury accommodations, legendary golf, upscale dining, pristine Florida habitat, miles of unobstructed beaches, family style lodging and recreation, performing arts and culture, and relaxing spa experiences.

First Class Accommodations For more than 80 years, the AAA FiveDiamond Ponte Vedra Inn & Club has impressed visitors with superior seaside service, quiet beaches, upscale dining, a world-class spa, tennis and golf facilities. The resort’s sister property The Lodge & Club has been ranked among the 500 best hotels in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine.

The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is the perfect destination for a family-friendly vacation with a mix of outdoor activity and relaxation. The iconic Sawgrass Marriott recently completed a resort-wide, $25 million “refresh” including “Butler Serviced” rooms and suites. Guests have privileged golf access to the adjacent TPC® Sawgrass’ championship golf courses. On site dining, spa, pools and activities round out resort amenities.

Top Golf Ponte Vedra is home to the famous PLAYERS Championship Stadium Course and its 17thisland green. Also at TPC Sawgrass is the Dye Valley Course and impressive Mediterranean Style TPC Clubhouse.

Cultural Destinations

Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa

Ponte Vedra Beach’s newest entertainment and cultural center is the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. The perfect place for an intimate performance, the venue hosts concerts ranging from jazz to classic, blues to pop, soloists to chamber music, and even stand-up comedians and theatrical performances.

PHOTOS: SAWGRASS MARRIOTT GOLF RESORT & SPA. PONTE VEDRA RESORTS

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St. Augustine St. Augustine was listed #4 on Travel + Leisure’s reader-selected Annual America’s Favorite Towns list.

St. Augustine skyline

Unparalleled history. Abundant nightlife. Amazing architecture. Eclectic dining. Boutique shopping. You’ll find it all in the nation’s oldest city.

A City Through the Centuries In 2015, St. Augustine celebrated its 450th anniversary—a milestone no other city in the U.S. can claim. So when we say our history is unparalleled, it’s easy to see why. The city’s historic fort, homes and brick-paved streets along with more than 60 historic sites and attractions serve as authentic reminders of a by-gone era. The architecture of historic churches, homes and hotels is stunning, making each turn through town an experience in old world charm.

Bright Nights Unique nightlife

History rules, but St. Augustine’s nightlife is anything but ancient. You’ll find a variety of live music emanating from restaurants and taverns as you amble through the starlit city. Enjoy people watching while sipping a craft cocktail, glass of Spanish wine, delectable martini or a pint of your favorite ale in bistros, taverns and restaurants on the quaint streets.

Artful Shopping During the day, peruse the boutique shops, antique and vintage stores, and shops filled with handcrafted and unique gifts. More than 20 galleries downtown keep art lovers on the move exploring works by local as well as internationally known artists.

A Place for Romance History comes to life in old St. Augustine

Romance surrounds couples as they stroll the brick streets, walk hand-in-hand along the stunning bay front, enjoy the sights in a horse and carriage or take in breathtaking views from the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse.

Dining Destination The historic district’s dining options are locally owned, independent restaurants which use produce from local farms and fresh seafood served with international culinary flair.

Splendid Accommodations Lodging options range from well-appointed, historic bed and breakfast inns, to the luxurious Casa Monica Resort & Spa, a room with a view at the Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront Hotel, along with other familiar favorites.

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Our History Is Not the Same Old Story If history is your thing, Florida’s Historic Coast is the place for you, with more than 40 historical sites and 60 attractions. But even if history is not among your favorite hobbies, you’ll find yourself enjoying the romance of stepping back in time in this authentically alluring seaside destination. Because here, our history is not the same old story. 10

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Authentic Historical Experiences by the Dozen Castillo de San Marcos Completed by the Spanish in 1695 to protect their treasure fleets from the British and pirates, this national monument is the oldest masonry fort in the U.S.

Castillo de San Marcos

Fountain of Youth More than a youthful legend, this is the location of the Timucua village of Seloy and the first settlement of St. Augustine.

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

1888, it was one of America’s most impressive resorts. The success of the hotel marked the beginning of the thriving tourism industry in Florida.

Avilés Street

At the oldest maritime port, the lighthouse stands watch over the oldest city with stunning views at the top of its 219 steps.

The oldest public street in the country, dating back to 1570, was originally called Hospital Street because of the Spanish Military Hospital there.

The Colonial Quarter

Plaza de la Constitución

Two acres inside the historic district immerses you in three centuries of Spanish colonial life, plus the city’s brief 21-year interlude of British occupation, with interactive exhibits and history re-enactors.

Established in 1573, the beautiful town square is named for its monument to the Spanish constitution of 1812, which is believed to be the only remaining such monument in the world.

Mission Nombre de Dios The first Holy Mass was led by Father Francisco Lopez here in 1565. The mission was also home to the first Catholic parish in what would become the United States.

The home of Spanish soldier Tomas Gonzalez built in 1702, the house is a mix of early Spanish architecture and English influences made during the time when British troops occupied St. Augustine.

Lightner Museum

Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

The second hotel constructed by Henry Flagler, the former Hotel Alcazar once housed the world’s largest indoor swimming pool and is now home to an extensive collection of relics from America’s Gilded Age.

A historic museum that recreates school life from the 1800s with original antique furnishings and rare artifacts.

Flagler College Once the Hotel Ponce de Leon, built by railroad and Standard Oil magnate Henry Flagler in

Timucua Village

Inside Flagler College St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

Gonzalez-Alvarez House

Fort Mose A state park today, Fort Mose was established in 1738 as the first free African settlement in the U.S. Slaves that fled the British colonies to the north were granted freedom in Spanish Florida. FloridasHistoricCoast.com 11

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Best Beaches More than 500 years ago, Ponce de Léon spotted inviting beaches leading to the first documented European discovery of Florida. With 42 miles of beaches, you can discover your perfect day on Florida’s Historic Coast no matter what your pleasure. Maybe that’s why TripAdvisor users selected St. Augustine Beach two years in a row as a Top 10 Beach in the U.S.

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6 Best Beaches Ponte Vedra Beach Elegant resorts along with challenging golf courses line the shore of this serene beach. Mickler’s Landing (pronounced mike-lers) is a popular access point for visitors. The beaches at GTM Reserve feature a historical marker, a life-size statue of Ponce de León and a dune overlook platform that includes interpretive panels describing Ponce’s 1513 journey when he sighted land at this very spot. Beauty, history and unspoiled nature combined to put Ponte Vedra Beach on CNN’s list of 22 Can’t Miss U.S. Beaches.

Watching the sunrise

Vilano Beach A popular beach destination since Henry Flagler’s millionaire friends of the late 1800s enjoyed it. Tucked away in this charming little beach town, you’ll find shopping, fun eateries and beach cottages to rent. Coquina sands along with a near-shore break make it popular with surfers and kite boarders. Ponte Vedra Beach

Anastasia State Park White quartz sand beckons beachgoers at one of Florida’s most popular parks. The northern three miles are for beach walkers only and most signs of civilization are hidden away well beyond the dunes.

St. Augustine Beach Everything is here for the ideal beach vacation—sunny accommodations, tropical seaside restaurants, a beachfront park with an impressive fishing pier, pavilion, splash park and sand volleyball, plus a decidedly laid-back attitude. TravelChannel.com listed St. Augustine Beach #6 in its list of 30 Best Beaches in the World for Families

Butler Beach GTM Reserve

Once one of the few designated African-American beaches in Florida, the end of segregation opened it to everyone. Today, the area is a mixture of private homes and condos, but many public-access points make it easily reachable. Showers and restrooms are available.

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Crescent Beach

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Located on Anastasia Island, this beach is so named because the shoreline has a natural crescent moon shape. Miles of broad, white sand are an irresistible appeal among beachgoers. This particular stretch of beach is one of the most scenic and unspoiled in the area, perfect for eco-tourists and beachcombers.

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Bucket List Golf Golfers can scratch off another item on their bucket list in Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Augustine where world-class golf courses abound.

THE PLAYERS Stadium Course’s 17th hole

10 Must-Do Golf Experiences World Golf Hall of Fame

Built as the permanent home of THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass, players find short, medium and long holes with a course routing laid out so no two consecutive holes ever play in the same direction. Its signature island green on the par-3 17th hole is one of the most recognized in golf.

The only place in the world where golf’s greatest players are enshrined along with exhibits tracing the evolution of the game. Personal memorabilia and artifacts from all Hall of Fame members and the biggest names in golf today are also on display.

Dye Valley Course The sister course to the world-famous TPC Stadium Course is a challenging course where seasoned and casual golfers can benefit from the design with wider fairways and larger greens.

THE PLAYERS Championship Each May, Ponte Vedra Beach hosts THE PLAYERS Championship, recognized by PGA TOUR members as “their” championship and awards the largest purse on the Tour.

Slammer & Squire World Golf Hall of Fame’s anchor course was designed by Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen. The 6,939-yard resort course is distinguished by memorable par-3s and its natural beauty.

King & Bear Named for its co-designers Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus, the 7,279-yard course at World Golf Village is eminently playable and picturesque. It is rated among Golf Week’s “Top Resort Courses.”

Lagoon Course Ponte Vedra Inn & Club’s par-70, 6,022-yard

masterpiece places a premium on accurate drives and thoughtful approaches.

PGA TOUR Academy Located at both World Golf Village and TPC Sawgrass, this experience is designed to improve every facet of the student’s game with personalized instruction and the latest in technology.

TPC Clubhouse The Mediterranean-style clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass is a majestic centerpiece for the club, providing PGA Tour standard hospitality to its members and visitors alike. Free, daily tours are open to visitors.

Florida’s First Coast of Golf Book your perfect golf getaway and explore Northeast Florida’s golf courses and tee times at Florida’s First Coast of Golf travel planner. www.florida-golf.org

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Stylish Stays

Casa Monica Resort & Spa

Luxury never goes out of style on Florida’s Historic Coast

St. Augustine’s history of luxury dates back to Henry Flagler’s Hotel Ponce de León, built in 1888 to accommodate the country’s most elite families. Orbitz Senior Editor selected St. Augustine, with its classic hotels and intimate restaurants in a luxurious romantic setting, among the Top Five Great American Getaways. At intimate B&Bs such as St. Augustine’s Bayfront Marin House, guests watch sunrises and sailboats from well-appointed rooms. Others wake to cathedral bells in the fashionable Casa Monica Resort & Spa overlooking the plaza which has been splendidly restored by hotelier Richard Kessler. Its artful interiors balance antiques with amenities. At The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens, guests experience the intimacy of a B&B with the privacy of a suite. Sequestered on a

landscaped acre, seven restored homes represent 400 years of history and the city’s only boutique hotel. Most importantly, these properties and others are walking distance to shops, dining and historic sites. Further north in picturesque Ponte Vedra Beach, the butler-serviced wing of the sprawling Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa raises the bar on luxury. Butlers anticipate every need, from preferential tee times on adjacent TPC Sawgrass to poolside cabana reservations. The spacious accommodations feature designer finishes, stocked refrigerators and wine bars, and fresh flowers. With an onsite spa, signature restaurants and a complimentary shuttle whisking guests to a private beach, Sawgrass promises a superlative vacation. Likewise, the venerable Ponte Vedra Inn & Club is an AAA Five-Diamond rated favorite among discerning travelers, many of whom return yearly to enjoy impeccable service, stellar golf and beautiful oceanfront rooms. Add three

pools, outstanding cuisine and northeast Florida’s largest spa, and you have a recipe for rejuvenation. The resort’s popular sister property, the Lodge and Club at Ponte Vedra, has an adults only lap pool and reciprocal access to the Inn & Club. From Flagler’s time to modern times, luxury stays on Florida’s Historic Coast are not the same old story.

Ponte Vedra Lodge & Club

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From upscale resorts to boutique accommodations, Florida’s Historic Coast offers a satisfying selection of haute hoteliers.

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Discover After Dark When the sun goes down, our nightlife heats up. From live music and art walk to spinetingling ghost tours and full moon events at the St. Augustine Lighthouse, Florida’s Historic Coast has something for everyone after dark.

Top Spots for Nightlife Live Music

Wine on the Roof

Nights that Shine

See your favorite performer in concert or discover a new favorite band at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre or Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Enjoy free evening concerts all summer long at the St. Augustine Beach Pier and the Plaza in historic downtown St. Augustine.

See the oldest city from the rooftop vantage point of the San Sebastian Winery Cellar Upstairs Wine & Jazz Bar. Enjoy the sunset along with year-round music every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night.

Celebrate the holidays during Nights of Lights each November through January in St. Augustine. More than 3 million white lights sparkle throughout the historic district for a light show like no other.

Spooky Fun

Local Talent

Combine history with a little mystery and a few frights along the way with one of St. Augustine’s many ghost tours. There are even a few that are family friendly for the little ones.

From craft cocktail bars to jazz clubs to cigar bars, Florida’s Historic Coast has no shortage of locales to grab a drink and hear some tunes. Live music emanates from every tavern, bistro, bar and restaurant. Groove to the sounds of smooth jazz, Spanish guitar, classic rock, folk and pop performed by talented local musicians.

Sunset Party Celebrate the sunset in Vilano Beach the first Saturday of the month and enjoy live music, great restaurants, vendors, breathtaking views and plenty of fellow sunset revelers.

Haute Dining In Ponte Vedra Beach nightlife gets started with fine dining at places like Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Vernon’s, Seafoam Dining Room or at the Sawgrass Village, a modern entertainment, dining and shopping complex, is shaking things up.

Art Strolls Start the month off right on the first Friday at St. Augustine’s famous art walk. Visit more than 20 galleries during an evening stroll along with a wine tasting or two. There’s also Uptown Saturday night in the historic San Marco area for eclectic shopping and hobnobbing with jewelry makers, boutique owners and restaurateurs.

Evenings on the Beach Dine outdoors to the sound of the waves rolling onto shore in St. Augustine Beach at local favorites like South Beach Grill, Salt Life Food Shack or Sunset Grille. Then take a moonlight stroll on the sand.

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Carriage ride through the old city

Romance Romance is a common theme of stories past and present on Florida’s Historic Coast. A popular destination for weddings, honeymoons and anniversary retreats, couples will find plenty of ways to set the mood and make lasting memories.

Great Ways to Experience Romance Horse & Carriage Ride

Day or night, a leisurely horse and carriage tour through the nation’s oldest city is a cozy way to see the sights. Find a carriage along the bayfront in St. Augustine.

Gourmet Dining

Florida’s Historic Coast is a foodie’s paradise. And an intimate dinner at Michael’s Tasting Room with its adventurous menu and extensive wine collection is a dining experience to remember.

St. Augustine Lighthouse Tour by Moonlight

The breathtaking view from atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse–one of the most popular spots in the area for marriage proposals–is even more spectacular at night by the light of the moon. Sip champagne and snuggle beneath the stars.

Bed & Breakfast Inns

What could be more romantic than staying at a historic bed and breakfast inn? Well-appointed rooms, rare antiques, in-room spas, freshly made gourmet breakfasts and a friendly innkeeper ready to accommodate any request.

Luxury Retreats

Sip coffee from your private balcony overlooking the AAA 5 Diamondrated Ponte Vedra Inn & Club. Relax in the award-winning spa. Enjoy a gourmet meal at Vernon’s in the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa with its gourmet cuisine and luxurious setting.

Stroll Hand-in-Hand on the Shore

Picturesque drive along Magnolia Avenue

The gentle sound of the waves, the fresh ocean air and the secluded, unspoiled beaches in Ponte Vedra and St. Augustine are peacefully enjoyed with a walk hand in hand along the shore.

Outdoor Dining

The oldest public street in the nation offers plenty of local sidewalk dining on Avilés in downtown St. Augustine. Sip a glass of wine along the red-brick street and enjoy cuisine with an Italian, Spanish, Greek or Americana air.

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A Sunset Sail

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Toast the end of another spectacular day aboard the Schooner Freedom. Sail aboard the tall ship for a completely different view of St. Augustine’s historic district from the sea.

Wine & Chocolate

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Forever Young Traveling with an itinerary is so last decade Throw out all the guide books when visiting Florida’s Historic Coast. This is a destination where you’ll find plenty to see and do everywhere you wander. Where entertainment can always be found around every corner. Where your cocktails are the star of the show and the beers are crafty. Where you’ll find plenty of eclectic bistros, sidewalk cafes and upscale wine and tapas bars to complete your culinary adventure. Adventure travelers will have plenty of stories to tell after a visit to Florida’s Historic Coast. Hover over alligators on the challenging Crocodile Crossing zip line at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm and Zoological Park. Glide across the water powered only by the wind on a kite surfing lesson with Ocean Extreme Sports. Soar over the city in a 1935 “model” Waco biplane. Take in the coastal vistas while cycling the AIA Scenic Byway – a route with

designated bike lanes between Ponte Vedra Beach to the north and Marineland to the south.

Make lasting memories by swimming with the friendly finned residents of the Marineland Dolphin Adventure.

You can plan your visit around a concert at St. Augustine’s famous outdoor amphitheater, which has hosted artists from Paramore to Jack Johnson, or at the cozy Ponte Vedra Concert Hall known for intimate concerts and a diverse variety of artists.

No matter what your budget, you can splurge with a stay in a five star resort or find a great deal at a comfortable hotel. Stay for a weekend or extend your vacation at one of many condominiums and private homes for rent. Vacation your way on Florida’s Historic Coast.

If you’re looking for a romantic vacation, you’ve come to the right place. The ancient city has breathtaking architecture, intimate brick-lined streets to explore, and a relaxed atmosphere with friendly locals. Looking for something a little more familyfriendly? Young families find Florida’s Historic Coast to be a never ending source of fun. Splash on the shore, explore a pirate ship, get up close to a cannon in a real Spanish fortress.

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Music We’ve Got The Beat It’s been said that music gives a soul to the universe. If what they say is true, Florida’s Historic Coast is riddled with spirit. The St. Augustine Amphitheatre, situated in tranquil Anastasia State Park, welcomes top national and international touring acts such as Robert Plant, Alabama Shakes and the Steve Miller Band. This outdoor concert venue has a seated capacity of more than 4,000 and

has repeatedly been named one of the best in the world by industry expert Pollstar. The Amphitheatre’s unique Backyard events, which feature up-and-comers and lesser-known bands such as Guantanamo Baywatch and Protomartyr, are popular with the locals. These shows are often times free or low cost and include extras like food trucks, samplings from the local distillery and brewery and non-profit educational forums.

If you’re looking for a more intimate venue highlighting singer-songwriters and the like, head to Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. North of the Nation’s oldest city along scenic A1A, PVCH (as it’s known) previously served as a church and has been perfectly converted for concerts and entertainment. PVCH welcomes award-winning artists spanning every musical genre including The Psychedelic Furs, Robert Randolph and George Winston. It has standing room for 900 and offers family-friendly events as well as stand-up comedians and performing arts. Florida’s Historic Coast is a haven for musicians. There is no shortage of live music at hundreds of bars, restaurants, and pop up stages. In the summer months, weekly free concerts take place in St. Augustine’s Plaza de la Constitucion and the St. Johns County Beach Pier Park. The summertime Sing Out Loud Festival offers weeks of free entertainment for residents and visitors alike.

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Historic Flavor

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Fresh seafood, Florida favorites, smokey BBQ and zesty spices from around the world make the Historic Coast a melting pot of flavor for foodies.

Savor More Than 450 Years of Culinary Tradition Blend authentic cuisine inspired by centuries of diverse heritage with a wide variety of lodging options, pristine Atlantic beaches, arts and culture, championship golf and plenty of old world charm and you’ve got a foodie’s paradise like none other. Whether its food you love or food you’d love to try, Florida’s Historic Coast is a destination full of flavor. Each chef brings their own take to the traditional dishes of Spanish, British, French, Greek and Minorcan heritage cuisine.

While there’s much to see and do on Florida’s Historic Coast, sightseeing is just a way to pass the time between meals. Enjoy fine dining, eclectic bistros, wine bars and sidewalk cafes. Discover a variety of tantalizing tastes from oceanfront seafood restaurants, old Florida riverfront hideaways, and quaint farm-to-fork eateries. Make your visit a moveable feast with several local food and wine tours. Cool off with a

craft cocktail made with local spirits from the St. Augustine Distillery. Tour the San Sebastian Winery and enjoy a glass of wine and the sunset from the rooftop garden. Satisfy your sweet tooth at Whetstone’s Chocolates or sample premium oils and vinegars at The Ancient Olive. Florida’s Historic Coast is where your next delicious culinary adventure awaits. Visit www.HistoricCoastFlavors.com to plan your next saucy, spicy getaway.

Food festivals!

Whetstone Chocolates

March: St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival April: Annual Rhythm & Ribs Festival; Taste of St. Augustine Festival September: St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival October: Datil Pepper Festival and Cook Off with Home and Garden Show; SAiRA Food & Wine Fest; St. Augustine Greek Festival; A Taste of the Beach; OceanWise Sustainable Seafood Fundraiser for the Friends of the GTM Reserve November: Annual Great St. Augustine Chowder Debate

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Arts & Culture Explore the art, culture and heritage of the diverse groups of people who have lived here over its 450year history. Create your cultural journey at www.historiccoastculture.com

So much to do, you’ll need more time The options are endless when it comes to activities and entertainment on Florida’s Historic Coast. Living history, performing arts, festivals, cultural activities, music and theatre, literary and visual arts; there’s plenty to do and enjoy.

Cinema Venture to Corazon Cinema and Café in downtown St. Augustine to catch an independent film while sipping on locally brewed ale while enjoying a snack. See blockbusters on the five story big screen at the IMAX Theater at World Golf Village.

Living History Re-enactors immerse you in St. Augustine’s more than 450 years of history at two National Park monuments – The Castillo de San Marcos

The gallery scene

and Fort Matanzas. And many more historic sites, museums and historic places await.

Festivals Plan your itinerary around events and festivals including the Celtic Music and Heritage Festival, St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival, the Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, and Florida Heritage Book Festival. The area’s biggest event by far is THE PLAYERS Championship at TPC Sawgrass.

Performing Arts You’ll find culture around every corner. Catch a musical or theatrical The Menéndez procession, honoring the city’s founder

performance at the Limelight Theatre or Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. Join fellow art enthusiasts during the First Friday Art Walk in St. Augustine visiting more than 20 galleries.

Community Celebrations Celebrate the holidays during Nights of Lights from November through January when St. Augustine glows with more than 3 million white lights. Catch the Easter Parade when horses don handmade bonnets. You’ll need much more than a weekend to experience just a taste of what Florida’s Historic Coast has to offer.

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Thrifty Travel

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Thrifty Travel Tips for Florida’s Historic Coast See for Free:

St. Augustine Distillery and Museum

For the budget-conscious traveler, accommodation rates can be found under $100, and there are plenty of hot deals for mid-week, extended stay or vacation packages posted every day on FloridasHistoricCoast.com. And once you’re here, it’s easy to inexpensively enjoy the area’s attractions, tours and entertainment.

• 42 miles of unobstructed beaches • First Friday Art Walk with free trolley • Fort Matanzas, including the ferry boat • Historic church tours including Flagler Memorial Presbyterian Church, Mission Nombre de Dios and St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica • Pena Peck House • Second Saturday Pup Walk Walking Tour • St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours • St. Augustine Distillery and Museum • The Clubhouse Tour and famous 17th island hole at TPC Sawgrass • Governor’s House-Cultural Center & Museum • Tours and tastings at San Sebastian Winery

• Fort Mose State Park and Museum • GTM Research Reserve and Environmental Education Center • Lightner Museum • Oldest House Museum • Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse • Spanish Military Hospital Museum • St. Augustine’s Old Jail • Villa Zorayda Museum

$10 or less per adult • Anastasia State Park • Bayfront Miniature Golf • Castillo de San Marcos • Corazon Cinema and Cafe • Fiesta Falls Miniature Golf • Flagler College Legacy Tour

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Family Friendly Budget Travel magazine editors selected St. Augustine as one of the top 12 destinations when traveling with toddlers, tweens and teens. And, nearby Ponte Vedra Inn & Club was named by Travel + Leisure magazine as the number one family hotel in America.

Florida’s Family Friendly Coast Attractions keep little hands busy Historic attractions that keep little kids busy with interactive activities include the Pirate and Treasure Museum with its scavenger hunt, cannon firing and immersive, surround-sound pirate ship experience. Or step aboard the Black Raven for a seafaring Pirate adventure. At the Fountain of Youth, taste the water, feed a peacock, and explore a Timucuan Indian village, Feel the heat as the resident blacksmith works his metal at The Colonial Quarter. And explore the world’s oddities at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum.

Teens and Tweens Find Adventure Teens and tweens will enjoy the many water sports on Florida’s Historic Coast. Paddle the waterways in your choice of a kayak or stand-up paddleboard (SUP), or try a surfing lesson. Feed the alligators at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm and Zoological Park and hunt for shark’s teeth at Mickler’s Landing in Ponte Vedra Beach. Climb 219 steps to the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse. Take the 3D movie experience to the extreme at the World Golf Village IMAX Theater. See the world from behind the bars at the frontier-era Old Jail. After dark, check out St. Augustine’s haunted spots on a ghost tour adventure.

Pirate and Treasure Museum Kayak tour

PHOTOS: ©FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH; ©ST. AUGUSTINE PIRATE & TREASURE MUSEUM; ©LEWIS KEMPER

Togetherness Comes in All Forms Adult members of the family will love getting the family active together with a hike at Anastasia State Park or the GTM Research Reserve where you’ll see plenty of Florida wildlife. And speaking of wildlife, you can’t get much more in tune with nature than by swimming with the dolphins at Marineland Dolphin Adventure. After all that adventure, sit back and enjoy the ride on the St. Augustine Scenic Cruise. Then enjoy a treat on the Whetstone Chocolate Factory Tour.

Dads and Moms Can Enjoy Their Hobbies Dads will want to schedule time on the links at one of the golf courses at World Golf Village and then tour the World Golf Hall of Fame to see surprising artifacts from the Hall’s members and golf’s biggest names. The ladies can shop till they drop at St. Augustine’s two outlet malls or at any of the unique boutiques, vintage stores or antique shops in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach.

Dining Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult Dining on the Historic Coast is plentiful and varied. There are many casual options for families and restaurants are dedicated to serving up fresh local produce and seafood. The area’s many independent restaurants serve up heritage inspired dishes for adults and kids who want to try something new and plenty of familiar favorites for even the pickiest eaters. FloridasHistoricCoast.com 23

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Reel Adventures ADVENTURES AWAIT ANGLERS A famous Florida angler named Ernest Hemingway once wrote: “anyone can be a fisherman in May.” But on Florida’s Historic Coast, every month brings great fishing to be enjoyed by anyone with the desire to dip a line in the water.

miles of pristine Atlantic beach on Florida’s Historic Coast. The gentle swish of the surf accompanies fishermen casting beyond the breakers where, depending on the season, whiting, redfish, pompano, bluefish and maybe even a tarpon are searching for food, including the bait on the end of your line!

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Pier and Bridge Fishing No boat? No problem. Florida’s Historic Coast has fishing piers located on waterways

ranging from secluded creeks to the deep blue sea. Extending 687 feet into the Atlantic, the St. Johns County Ocean Pier is the area’s longest and is ideal for out-of-state fishermen because a Florida fishing license is not required – it’s included for the day with the $3 angler admission. Other popular piers are at Lighthouse Park, Vilano Beach, and along the St. Johns River at the Shands Bridge and Alpine Groves Park. Get close to the big ones at several bridges – try A1A’s Matanzas Inlet Bridge 12 miles south of St. Augustine and the May Street Bridge on the way to Vilano.

Go With the Pros Get offshore or on the flats with professional guides like Sea Love or Drum Man Charters. They know all the hot spots and can get you there and back. Think you’re a pro and you brought your boat to prove it? Check out page 72 for a list of all the ramps where you can launch your Historic Coast fishing adventure. 24

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Pet Friendly

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See Spot Run, Play, Dine and Stay Pet owners are feeling the love on Florida’s Historic Coast. From sidewalk water bowls to pet-friendly hotels, the Ancient City’s attitude toward furry friends is as warm as a wagging tail. In St. Augustine you can ride with Rover in a horse and carriage or float with Fido on a scenic boat tour. You might stroll 16th century lanes with your best friend by your side, then lunch at a lively sidewalk café. Here’s a sampling of places on Florida’s Historic Coast that welcome pets.

Salty Dogs Well-behaved, leashed dogs may visit most St. Johns County Beaches, as long as their owners clean up after them. Anastasia State Park allows leashed dogs in the campground, but not on the beach. And the GTM Research Reserve allows leashed dogs on the trails, but not on the beach.

Pets and People at Play Take your dog along and sip the Fountain of Youth’s famed waters, then delve deeper

into history at the Colonial Quarter Museum. Next, visit the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse for a lesson in 18th century education and a doggie treat. And despite the Castillo’s formidable reputation, the grounds outside the fort are decidedly dog-friendly. After exploring the pedestrian and petfriendly downtown, cool your heels and paws on a Victory II Scenic Cruise along the waterfront. With so much to see, the whole family should hop a Red Train Tour to take it all in.

Stay in Style Let sleeping dogs lie at one of nearly 50 petfriendly accommodations, including upscale hotels, B&Bs and beach resorts. At Beacher’s Lodge Oceanfront Suites, pets receive a dog tag with hotel information to keep their dog safe in case he wanders off, and owners get clean-up bags and a list of pet-friendly attractions.

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Chow Time Tantalizing aromas emanating from restaurants with outdoor seating will have pets and their humans licking their chops. Savor a burger and brew at Barley Republic or elegant cuisine in the Raintree Restaurant courtyard. At Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa in Ponte Vedra Beach, pets are invited to join their families at meal time at the American Gator Club and Cabana Beach Club’s Sea Porch. FloridasHistoricCoast.com 25

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Major Annual Events

Hundreds of special events celebrating nature, history, arts and heritage take place each year on Florida’s Historic Coast. This list is some of the most popular annual events. For a complete list, visit FloridasHistoricCoast.com Castillo de San Marcos

Ongoing Events First Friday Art Walk

From 5-9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, the Art Galleries of St. Augustine feature new exhibits, refreshments and live music at more than 20 galleries. 832-779-2781 www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.org

Uptown Saturday Night

Uptown Saturday is held on the last Saturday of each month and combines a festive party atmosphere with hospitality and special deals in the unique shops on St. Augustine’s San Marco Avenue. 904-829-6831 www.facebook.com/uptownstaugustine

January St. Augustine Film Festival

This three-day film festival takes place at various locations throughout St. Augustine. 904-461-3993 www.staugfilmfest.com

Matanzas 5000 5K & Fun Run

5K race on a scenic USATF-certified course through historic St. Augustine. 904-945-6811 www.matanzas5k.com

February Flight to Freedom

From the mid-17th Century through the first half of the 18th Century, hundreds, if not thousands, fled enslavement to Spanish St. Augustine. 904-823-2232 www.floridastateparks.org/park/Fort-Mose

26.2 With Donna: The National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer

Donna Deegan’s famous National Marathon to Fight Breast Cancer. 904-355-PINK (7465) www.breastcancermarathon.com

Arts and Crafts Festival at St. Augustine Beach Pier A seaside display of fine art and crafts. 352-344-0657 www.tnteventsinc.com

March Searle’s Sack of St. Augustine

This is an authentic re-enactment of Captain Robert Searle’s 1668 attack on St. Augustine. 904-534-6168 www.Searlesbucs.com; www.fountainofyouthflorida.com

St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival Enjoy outstanding seafood, live music and much more. 904-829-1753 www.lionsfestival.com

Celtic Music and Heritage Festival The sounds of the ancient Celtic peoples of Scotland and Ireland come alive with an event culminating with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. 904-315-8061 www.celticstaugustine.com

Menorcan Heritage Festival

Celebrate the anniversary of the Menorcans’ arrival in St. Augustine at this festival featuring authentic Menorcan culture. 904-826-3388 www.menorcansociety.net

St. Augustine Race Week Regatta

Experience five great days of multiple sailing events operating out of the harbor of the nation’s oldest city. 904-396-6382 www.staugustineraceweek.com

April Old Town Art Show

Celebrate spring at this juried art and fine craft show. 904-794-0084 www.oldtownartshow.com

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ANNUAL EVENTS Blessing of the Fleet

Watercraft from trawlers and yachts to sailboats receive this special blessing from the Bishop of the Diocese of St. Augustine. 904-824-9725 www.staugustineyachtclub.com

St. Augustine Easter Parade of Horses and Carriages

Experience the famous Easter parade featuring horsedrawn carriages, marching bands, floats and St. Augustine’s Royal Family. 904-669-7992 www.oldestcityeaster.org/events.html

Rhythm & Ribs Festival

Non-stop music and award-winning scrumptious barbecue all weekend long. 904-417-8470 www.rhythmandribs.net

The Murray Brothers Caddyshack Charity Golf Tournament

This all-inclusive, two-day event combines great parties, fabulous golf, one-of-a-kind concerts and plain fun, just as the Murray Brothers intended it to be. www.murraybrosgolf.com

A Taste of St. Augustine

This signature food festival at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre serves up “tastes” from St. Augustine’s famous restaurants. 904-829-3295 www.epicbh.org

Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest

Experience Northeast Florida’s abundant bird life and photogenic natural beauty at more than 110 exciting birding and outdoor photography events. www.floridasbirdingandphotofest.com

Gamble Rogers Music Festival

The popular Gamble Rogers Music Festival brings the best in American folk music to St. Augustine. 904-377-4163 www.gamblerogersfest.org

May THE PLAYERS Championship

Mid May – September Music By The Sea Concert Series

Every Wednesday evening through September, a free live concert takes place at the St. Augustine Beach Pier Pavilion. 904-347-8007 www.thecivicassociation.org

Memorial Day – Labor Day Concerts in the Plaza

Throughout the summer months, every Thursday evening a free live concert takes place from 7-9 p.m. in St. Augustine’s historic Plaza de la Constitucion. 904-825-1004; www.plazaconcerts.com

June Drake’s Raid

The English corsair, Sir Francis Drake, and his raiders return to St. Augustine for an authentic re-creation of the 1586 sack of the city. 904-824-9823 www.fountainofyouthflorida.com

The Battle of Bloody Mose Commemoration

Re-enactment and encampment of the 1740 Spanish victory at the Battle of Bloody Mose. 904-823-2232 www.floridastateparks.org/fortmose

July World Golf Village Fireworks

World Golf Village celebrates Independence Day a day early with the annual fireworks display over the Village Lake. 904-940-4123 www.worldgolfimax.com

Fireworks Over The Matanzas

The game’s greatest players compete at TPC Sawgrass – THE PLAYERS Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach. 904-285-7888 www.pgatour.com

The 4th of July Concert and Fireworks in St. Augustine bursts above the ancient Castillo de San Marcos. www.fireworksoverthematanzas.com

Riding Into History

Ancient City Game Fish Challenge

Riding Into History, one of America’s premier motorcycle events, returns to World Golf Village. 904-677-9452 www.ridingintohistory.org

The Ancient City Game Fish Challenge is a three-day tournament based in historic downtown St. Augustine. 904-824-8324 www.acgfa.com

Bridge of Lions 5K Run

The annual run across St. Augustine’s Bridge of Lions. 386-747-3532 www.bridgeoflions5k.com

September Founding Day

Commemoration of the 452nd anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine. 877-352-4478 www.floridalivinghistory.org

St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival

The St. Augustine Spanish Wine Festival is a four-day event that offers something for everyone who loves Spanish wine. 904-540-1402 www.spanishwinefestival.com

Ponte Vedra Auto Show

More than180 collector’s cars compete to capture one of the prestigious trophies from 30+ categories. 904-829-5681 www.pvautoshow.com

Florida Heritage Book Festival

Florida’s rich and colorful literary heritage is celebrated at a series of workshops, presentations and readings. 904-819-6339 www.fhbookfest.com

First Muster

Commemoration of the first militia mustering of America’s original citizen-soldiers in 1565 and the birthday of the U.S. National Guard. 877-352-4478 www.floridalivinghistory.org

October Pink Up the Pace Walk/Run

The Annual Pink Up the Pace 5K Walk/Run raises money to assist local uninsured and underinsured residents in the early detection of breast cancer 904-471-1819 www.pinkupthepace.org

Datil Pepper Festival and Cook Off

This annual celebration of the spicy little Datil Pepper includes a cook off of recipes using the datil pepper in appetizers and entrees. 904-209-0430 http://stjohns.ifas.ufl.edu/datilfallfest.shtml

St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association Food and Wine Festival

This is a popular food and wine sampling from 16 area restaurants. 904-540-3129 www.staugustinerestaurants.com

Taste of the Beach

Enjoy delicious food from St. Augustine Beach area restaurants. 904-347-8007 www.sabca.org

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ANNUAL EVENTS St. Augustine Greek Festival

St. Augustine Half Marathon Weekend

Enjoy Greek food, live Greek music, traditionally costumed Greek folk dancers and more. 904-479-6729 www.stauggreekfest.com

Participate in a foot race that suits your running level: a10K run; a family 5K; kid’s race; and Half Marathon. 305-716-1111 www.staugustinemarathon.com

November

Surf Illumination

St. Augustine Pirate Gathering A pirate mutiny, weapons demonstrations, sailor’s encampment and Thieves Market. 386-972-9496 www.2016.thepirategathering.com

Great Chowder Debate

More than 30 area restaurants serve up their chowder to compete for top honors 904-829-8646 www.conch-house.com

Spoonbills and Sprockets Cycling Tour

Experience the beautiful A1A Scenic Byway by bike. The tour consists of cycling routes highlighting famous landmarks and locations. 386-503-5197 www.scenica1a.org

This free holiday event features a ceremonial lighting of the holiday tree, pictures with Santa and entertainment. 904-347-8007 www.sabca.org

Super Scenic 72-Mile Garage Sale Shop ‘til you drop at more than 100 stops that have bargains galore. 904-377-7813 www.scenica1a.org

St. Augustine Art & Craft Festival More than 125 artists from around the U.S. are juried into this Thanksgiving weekend art festival. 904-824-2310 www.staugustineartfestival.com

November January 31 Nights of Lights

During Nights of Lights, St. Augustine glows with holiday magic - lit from the ground to the rooftops with more than 3 million white lights. www.NightsofLights.com

December Colonial Nightwatch Weekend

Visitors enjoy various vignettes representing historical events during the siege of 1740 in St. Augustine along with a torchlight parade. 904-501-0391 www.hfm.club/nightwatch

Christmas Parade

St. Augustine’s Annual Christmas Parade through the historic district. 904-824-4997

Rails to Trails Festival

This festival honors the Gullah Geechee with a bike tour along the Rails to Trails bike and walking trail that introduces the rich culture of the area. 904-806-3939 www.seachrc.org

Luminary Night at the St. Augustine Lighthouse

The highlight of the holiday season at the Lighthouse is Luminary Night. 904-829-0745 www.staugustinelighthouse.com

Regatta of Lights

This is an annual holiday parade of boats and many other vessels with brilliant lighted displays ranging from patriotic to whimsical. 904-824-9725 www.staugustineyachtclub.com

St. Augustine Celtic Music & Heritage Festival America’s Oldest CELTIC City celebrates its heritage with “the finest collaboration of Celtic artists in the United States.” Celtic Music, Highland Games, Parade, Vendors & Food. www.CelticStAugustine.com 29 W Castillo Dr. St. Augustine, FL 32084

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Attractions No matter what your hobby or interest, we have an attraction for that! Explore on foot in the pedestrian-friendly historic district or hop aboard the Old Town Trolley or Ripley’s Red Train.

Conquistadors, Pirates and Alligators, Oh My! Visitors can explore the 144-square block historic district lined with 34 buildings on the National Register of Historic Places. The Castillo de San Marcos, one of the country’s most popular National Parks, rises prominently above the seawall in the Oldest City. A visit to the Colonial Quarter takes you on a journey through three centuries of Spanish and British colonial life with engaging tours, exhibits, restaurants and taverns. But there’s more than history here. There’s pirates! The St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum contains the world’s largest collection of authentic pirate artifacts. The museum’s “treasure hunt,” entertaining pirate guides and surround-sound experience of a battle on the high seas will have adults and kids alike happily chanting, “Arrgghhh!” Standing watch over the Oldest City, the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum offers a breathtaking view, which makes the climb up 219 steps worth it! And, if you’re so inclined, visit the place of eternal youth. The Fountain of Youth is more than

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legend, it is the place where Pedro Menéndez founded St. Augustine and the original inhabitants, the Timucuans, first welcomed him. Experience the gilded age at the Lightner Museum, Villa Zorayda or a tour of the Hotel Ponce de Leon, now Flagler College. Get on your feet! Choose from walking tours of the old city devoted to a wide range of topics — you can even eat your way around town. Intrepid souls can search for ghosts on walking and riding tours each night.

Attractions here can be a little wet and wild. Swim with dolphins, glide alongside manatees and visit the only place in the world where every species of crocodilian can be seen. Wander through a museum of the fantastic and bizarre at the family-friendly Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum. With more than 60 attractions to choose from, including some great new additions, any visitor’s “to-do” list of adventure is going to be several days in length. FloridasHistoricCoast.com 31

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ATTRACTIONS Area Tours & Attractions Alaska/Florida Seafood Crabbing Tours

4255 U.S. Hwy. 1 S., Ste. 18, St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.325.5339 Deadliest Catch St. Augustine Style! Experience America’s proud history of commercial fishing. Over 40 years of experience in Alaska, Florida and Great Lakes. Oilers, tongs, gloves, drinks included. Be as involved as you like—watch and take pictures or get down and dirty.

Ancient City Brewing

3420 Agricultural Center Dr., St. Augustine FL 32092 904.429.9654 www.ancientcitybrewing.com We like Beer! A lot. . . So, we thought, why not make some? Let’s make it delicious. And let’s give a shout out to this amazing city we live in and the history that makes it so rockin’. A few rules, though: The beer’s gotta be the BEST. No compromising. Let’s use some funky out there flavors like fresh organic coconut and key lime! So we got together a great crew, found a great location, and now we’re in the process of perfecting St. Augustine’s finest craft brews. Free tours.

Black Raven Adventures

111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084 877.578.5050 www.blackravenadventures.com The Pirate Ship Black Raven is a replica of a Spanish Galleon 74’, 127-passenger ship, with one of the best pirate shows, performed by the best professional pirate actors in the entire state of Florida. Cash bar onboard.

Corazon Cinema and Café

36 Granada St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.679.5736 www.corazoncinemaandcafe.com This renovated historic theater opens at 11:30 am and serves lunch daily. Two films will be showing nightly Monday through Saturday starting at 7:00 pm and 8:00 pm. Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday for matinees at 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm. Free parking

Florida Water Tours

282 Yacht Club Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32084 800.630.0844 www.floridawatertour.com Historically minded Eco-Tours out of St. Augustine run by Captain Chuck and his crew. We offer regularly scheduled tours for all ages and adult only tours. We love to throw private events for our customers at all other times of the week.

Ghost & Gravestones Tour

27 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.3800 or 904.826.3663 www.ghostsandgravestones.com Explore the darker side of the Nation’s Oldest City and let our Ghost Host be your guide. Visit the site of the terrible tragedy that occurred in 1873 at the St. Augustine Lighthouse and ENTER the town’s most haunted building, the “Old Jail,” for an up close and personal encounter.

Ghost Tours of St. Augustine

Old Florida Museum

Ghost Augustine

Potter’s Wax Museum

Kids Krew Tours

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum

4 Granada St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.0087 www.ghosttoursofstaugustine.net St. Augustine’s ORIGINAL Ghost Tour company. Offering the famous “A Ghostly Experience” walking tour, haunted pub crawls, paranormal investigation events and more.

162 St. George St. & 123 St. George St, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.8840 or 888.653.1565 www.ghostaugustine.com Offering unique ghost tours from small groups on the Everdark Express Shadow Shuttle as well as the Original Haunted Pub Tour, Pub Hearse Ride, Paranormal Investigative Tour, and the Dead Walk. Enter haunted buildings! Use the latest Ghost Tech Gear!

33 St. George St., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.417.8391 www.kidkrewtours.com Kids Krew Tours is the Original tour specifically designed for families and kids. Come join our adventure led by a Disney trained professional and licensed tour guide in a 30min walking tour through the historic streets of St. Augustine. You are engaged in learning the history of the city and Pirates in a fun, professional, entertaining interactive manner. As you become one of our pirate crew, look through a real spy glass in search of soldiers, learn how to use a compass and more!!

Marineland Dolphin Adventure

9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.1111 www.marineland.net Experience the thrill of swimming with dolphins at Marineland’s Dolphin Conservation Center. Enjoy these amazing animals through hands-on opportunities or if you prefer to observe, watch dolphins swim, play and interact with guests in programs.

Native Sun Tours

57 Comares Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.687.8297 www.boattoursstaugustine.com Experience the beauty and history of St. Augustine from a different perspective: by water! Join us on the Highlights by Water tour for a waterfront view of many historic landmarks. Or enjoy our most popular trip, the Atlantic Breeze, and spend a little more time cruising and taking in the natural sights that we especially love to share with guests.

Oldest Store Museum Experience

167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.3800 www.trolleytours.com/staugustine/oldest-store.asp Watch in amazement as friendly clerks, butchers and snake-oil salesmen demonstrate the latest inventions for turn-of-the-century living. Meet the proprietor, Mr. C.F. Hamblen. Discover the most modern and best time-saving miracles from 1900!

259 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.8874 www.oldfloridamuseum.com St. Augustine’s only hands-on history museum. Games, weapons, tools and food convey how life changed and how it has remained the same from Indian to pioneer times in Old Florida.

31 Orange St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.9056 www.potterswaxmuseum.com “Visit America’s first and finest wax museum.” More than 160 lifelike figures. See authentic wax statues from the original 1949 collection – fascinating examples of traditional methods of wax sculpting. You can be a star! Have your picture taken next to your favorite singer, movie star or sports hero! We are always adding new figures.

19 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine For more than 50 years, visitors have enjoyed the original Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum. Experience the museum that has created a sensation worldwide. More than 800 exhibits of unusual, strange and even weird oddities, curiosities and interactive exhibits.

Ripley’s Sightseeing Trains

170 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.6545 www.redtrains.com A narrated tour that features stops at all major attractions, historical sites, restaurants and shopping. We offer one day, three day and five day ticket options which all include a conducted, seven-mile train tour of the Old City to more than 20 scheduled stops.

Ripple Effect Ecotours

101 Tolstoy Lane, St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.347.1565 www.rippleeffectecotours.com A dedicated kayak touring company based in St. Augustine offering scheduled eco-tours in many of the state parks located in Northeast Florida. All trips are two hours and no prior kayaking experience is necessary.

San Sebastian Winery

157 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.826.1594 www.sansebastianwinery.com Discover the art of winemaking during an interesting audio-visual presentation and guided walking tour of the wine-production facility. Enjoy the fun and educational wine tasting, offering a selection of San Sebastian wines. Winery tours and tasting last approximately one hour. The Wine Shop features gourmet foods, unique gift items, wine accessories and gift baskets.

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ATTRACTIONS Sea Serpent Tours

6550 State Road 13 N, St. Augustine FL 32092 904.495.4200 www.seaserpenttours.com Sea Serpent Tours, Inc was established in St. Augustine Florida in 2015. Our mission is to provide historic and ecological tours of St. Augustine from our beautiful inland waterways for both residents and tourist alike. At Sea Serpent Tours, we offer an amazing perspective of the “Ancient City’s” waterways to include the historic Matanzas River, Tolomato River, St. Johns River, and surrounding tidal creeks. Our captain is a veteran of the United States Navy, certified through the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) Boater Education Safety Program, maintains a valid US Coast Guard Master’s Captains License, and has over 30 years of safe boating experience operating in Florida waterways.

St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park & Rookery

999 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.824.3337 www.alligatorfarm.com See every crocodilian species, including the rare white alligator, exotic birds, reptiles and monkeys in a lush tropical setting.

St. Augustine Aquarium

2045 S.R. 16, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.429.9777 www.saaquarium.com The St. Augustine Aquarium, Snorkel Adventure & Zipline will be an exciting new Northeast Florida marine attraction. The first phase is complete with an 80,000 gallon Snorkel Adventure, an interactive Shark & Stingray Lagoon, eel, seahorse and handson exhibits alongside an awesome Zipline and Adventure course.

St. Augustine’s Best Tours

904.392.7137 www.StAugustinesBestTours.com We cover it all Land, Air, Water and Carriages. An alliance of the Best in St. Augustine. Biplane Rides, Dolphin Excursions, Sailing, Food Tours, Pub Crawls, Wine Tastings, Segways, VIP Electric Bus Tours, Carriage Tours, Scavenger Hunts and kayak tours.

St. Augustine Biplane Rides

4900 US 1 N., Ste 100, St. Augustine, FL 32095 904.625.1450 www.staugustinebiplanerides.com St. Augustine Biplane Rides provides nostalgic biplane rides over beautiful St. Augustine in our 1935 model Waco biplane which seats two, so you can enjoy this wonderful experience with a friend or loved one!

St. Augustine City Walks

4 Granada St., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.825.0087 www.staugcitywalks.com St. Augustine’s original Food & Wine Tasting tours and Historic Pub Crawls. Explore the stories of our city’s history through its rich culinary influences. Taste your way through unique, off-the-beaten-path eateries and taverns. Who knew history could be so delicious!

St. Augustine Distillery St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours Company 4 Granada St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.0087 www.ststaugustineblackheritagetours.com St. Augustine Black Heritage Tours is dedicated to bringing you world-class Heritage Tourism experiences. Few realize the legacy that St. Augustine has had in civil-rights history with the very first free black settlement in all of North America being located here. Our mission is to showcase this rich heritage and share how it’s played a major role up through the modern-day civil-rights movements.

112 Riberia St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.4962 www.staugustinedistillery.com You won’t be disappointed by a tour of this stunning distillery housed in a historic, 1920s, ice-manufacturing plant. Watch spirits made from scratch with locally farmed ingredients, in copperpot stills, using age-old techniques. St. Augustine Distillery’s line of distilled spirits includes super premium whisky, gin, rum and vodka.

Villa Zorayda Museum

Whetstone Chocolates St. Augustine’s “Original Chocolate Tasting Tour” led by Whetstone Chocolatiers. You will be introduced to the history and making of chocolate, the Whetstone story, a walk through the factory, and a 4-tiered tasting of milk, dark, white chocolate, and more. Open daily, call for tour times and availability.

A Gilded Age house museum built in 1883 by Bostonian Franklin W. Smith copying the beautiful architectural details from the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain.

View the original art and antique collection while learning the Villa’s 134 year history with an audio guided tour available in English, Spanish and French. FREE PARKING while visiting the museum

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ATTRACTIONS St. Augustine Eco Tours

111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084 Slips #58 & 60 904.377.7245 www.staugustineecotours.com Join St. Augustine’s premier environmental educators as they take you on unique river adventures. This is an outstanding chance to view wild dolphins and amazing bird life.

St. Augustine Fun & Entertainment

106 St. George St., Ste I, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.0576 www.ghosthearse.com Take a ride in the haunted, vintage funeral coach “Stacy Marie” and tour haunted sites where you can get a feel for the spirits who once lived in the flesh and refuse to leave this city, EVEN in DEATH!

St. Augustine’s Old Jail

167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.3800 www.trolleytours.com/st-augustine/old-jail.asp Built in 1891, the Authentic Old Jail was designed to look like a fine hotel on the outside but is a real frontier-era jail on the inside. Costumed “deputies” show you the cell blocks, the maximum-security area and the sheriff’s living quarters.

St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

12 Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32084 877.467.5863 www.thepiratemuseum.com Welcome to Pat Croce’s St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Relive the Golden Age of Piracy in a fantastic journey that takes you through exciting displays of authentic artifacts, real treasure and interactive fun!

St. Augustine Scenic Cruise

World Golf Hall of Fame & IMAX® Theater

One World Golf Place, St. Augustine, FL 32092 904.940.4123 or 800.WGV.GOLF www.worldgolfhalloffame.org A shrine to the game’s greatest players, the World Golf Hall of Fame features 600 years of golf history, incredible memorabilia and magnificent displays, demonstrations and a magnificent IMAX Theater. Visitors can also find the outdoor Walk of Champions to be both picturesque and inspiring.

Historic Sites & Museums Castillo de San Marcos

1 S. Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.6506 www.nps.gov/casa The oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S., it was built (1672-1695) to protect the town and the treasure fleets on their way home to Spain. It features daily demonstrations of Spanish military life, including musket and cannon firings.

The Colonial Quarter

29 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.342.2857 www.colonialquarter.com Take a captivating journey through centuries of St. Augustine, brought to breathtaking life at the Colonial Quarter. Experience 16th-, 17th- and 18thcentury life in the Nation’s Oldest City with interactive activities, living-history demonstrations, immersive dioramas and graphical stories that highlight St. Augustine’s layered and unbroken history.

Flagler College

111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.1806 www.scenic-cruise.com Enjoy a one-hour-and-15-minute scenic cruise along the St. Augustine waterfront and beautiful Matanzas Bay. This is a unique view that’s available only from the water. No reservations are necessary.

74 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.823.3378 legacy.flagler.edu/tours The former Hotel Ponce de Leon—the famous luxury resort built by Henry Flagler in 1887 with magnificent displays of Tiffany stained-glass windows. Guided tours are available twice daily and hourly during summer and winter holidays.

The Tasting Tours

Florida Agricultural Museum

59 Cuna St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.325.3911 www.thetastingtours.com Join us for exclusive TASTING adventures where you will experience the best that St. Augustine has to offer! Our 2-3 hour Tasting Tours will immerse you in the culture of our charming city while you sample delicious specialties from locally owned restaurants, hidden pubs and romantic inns.

Whetstone Chocolates Tasting Tour

139 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.217.0275 www.whetstonechocolates.com Take the “original” chocolate tour! Learn where chocolate comes from, how beans are roasted, see chocolate being made, and, best of all…eat chocolate. The Whetstone family has been making chocolates in St. Augustine for more than 40 years, so it’s a local favorite.

7900 Old Kings Rd. N, Palm Coast, FL 32137 386.446.7630 www.FloridaAgMuseum.org Enjoy touring our historic farms and buildings with animals and heritage livestock, hands-on activities, agricultural exhibits and much more. Take a guide horseback trail ride and experience the museum’s 460-acre property.

Fort Matanzas National Monument

8635 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.0116 www.nps.gov/foma On this site in 1565, the Spanish killed 245 French Huguenots in a struggle over control of Florida. In 1740, the Spanish built Fort Matanzas here, a smallfortified watchtower that guarded the southern entrance to St. Augustine. The site offers nature trails and a free ferry to the fort.

Fort Mose Historic State Park

15 Fort Mose Trail off of U.S. 1 N. St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.823.2232 www.FloridaStateParks.org/fortmose The first free African settlement in North America. Although nothing remains of the fort, the site and visitor center memorialize the slaves who fled the American colonies to find freedom in Spanish Florida.

Governor’s House-Cultural Center & Museum

48 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.823.2240 www.staugustine.ufl.edu Governor’s House-Cultural Center & Museum has hosted many visitors as the residence site for governors of both Spain and England during the colonial centuries; the Florida capital and a courthouse during the territorial decades; and a post office and customs house for over a hundred years after statehood. Open to the public daily.

Lightner Museum

75 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.2874 www.lightnermuseum.org Experience Florida’s Smithsonian. The former Alcazar Hotel, built in 1888 by Henry Flagler, contains an extensive collection of Tiffany glass, natural history and science exhibits, a Victorian village and antique mechanical music instruments.

Oldest House Museum

271 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.2872 www.oldesthouse.org A must-see on your tour of the nation’s oldest city. The museum complex, owned and operated by the St. Augustine Historical Society, includes Florida’s Oldest House, two museums, a changing exhibition gallery, an ornamental garden and a museum store.

The Oldest Wooden School House Historic Museum & Gardens

14 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084904.824.0192 OR 800.653.7245 www.oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com Let your first lesson in history start here. Sit with the schoolmaster and pupils to see what school life was like in the 1700s. Compare your school days to those of the old days. The school house is more than 200 years old and made of red cedar and cypress.

Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine

167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.3800 OR 800.868.7482 www.trolleytours.com Sit back as our talented Old Town Trolley conductors share the history, attractions and sights of America’s oldest city. Founded by Pedro Menendez de Aviles in 1565, St. Augustine is a unique city filled with colonial neighborhoods, magnificent Gilded-Era buildings and a kind of European charm all its own. This 90 minute tour features over 23 stops and covers more than 100 points of interest. You can use your ticket for up to three consecutive days.

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ATTRACTIONS Pena Peck House (The Woman’s Exchange)

143 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.5064 www.penapeckhouse.com The circa-1750 Pena-Peck house has been called home by Spanish, British and American families. The first occupant was Spanish Royal Treasurer Juan Esteban de Pena, and later, it was the last official seat of the British government in 1785, in what is now the United States. The Peck family and their descendants were the last to occupy the house and did so for nearly a century from 1837 to 1931. Since 1932, The Woman’s Exchange, founded in St. Augustine in 1892, manages the Pena Peck House and also offers guided tours and operates a gift shop, where you can purchase American handcrafted and specialty gift items.

Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth

11 Magnolia Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.3168 OR 800.356.8222 www.fountainofyouthflorida.com 1565 Birthplace of St. Augustine and Colonial European America. This is where it all began. Drink from the Legendary Fountain. See Stars in the Planetarium. Visit the Native Timucuan Indian Village. Hear the Spanish Cannon roar! Pet-friendly and fun.

St. Augustine History Museum

167 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.829.3800 www.trolleytours.com This intriguing mix of historical displays and private collections brings over 400 years of Florida history to life. Guests can visit our Spanish sunken-treasure room and touch real Spanish silver, learn all about the early Timucuan Indians, visit a Florida cracker trading post and marvel at the genius of Henry Flagler–oil baron, railroad magnate and father of Florida.

St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum

81 Lighthouse Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.829.0745 www.staugustinelighthouse.org The St. Augustine Lighthouse is one of 30 lighthouses standing in Florida and one of just six open to the public. Climb 219 steps to the top for a breathtaking view of St. Augustine.

Spanish Military Hospital Museum

3 Aviles St., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.342.7730 www.spanishmilitaryhospitalmuseum.com Travel back in time to the Spanish Military Hospital, where the doctor is always in. Discover untold history as our guides demonstrate “cutting-edge” colonialsurgery techniques.

Villa Zorayda Museum

83 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.9887 www.villazorayda.com Take a step back in time as you explore this former Grand Gilded Age home built in 1883 by Bostonian Franklin W. Smith. The architecture is a 1/10th-scale reproduction of a portion of the Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. Featuring original art and antique collections and a 133-year history.

Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

20 Aviles St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.3575 www.ximenezfatiohouse.org This 19th-century inn hosted several prominent people who influenced Florida’s development. Enjoy one of St. Augustine’s best-kept secrets and one of the South’s best-preserved historic sites.

Historic Churches & Cemeteries Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

38 Cathedral Pl., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.2806 www.thefirstparish.org This Spanish Colonial Renaissance cathedral was built in 1797 and then reconstructed in the late 1880s. It symbolizes the nation’s oldest diocese.

Grace Methodist Church

8 Carrera St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.8272 www.gracestaugustine.org This historic church was built by Henry Flagler from 1886 to 1887; it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Open daily for tours.

Huguenot Cemetery

Corner of Orange St. and Avenida Menendez., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.6451 Municipal cemetery established in 1821 for the burial of yellow-fever victims and non-Catholics. Restored with developed tours for visitors.

Tolomato Cemetery

14 Cordova St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 www.tolomatocemetery.com One of the oldest cemeteries in St. Augustine, it was originally a burial place for Christian Indians in the 1700s. It was a popular Spanish cemetery throughout much of the city’s history.

Trinity Episcopal Church

215 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.2876 www.trinityepiscopalparish.org The parish of Trinity, St. Augustine was founded in 1821. It’s the oldest Protestant church in Florida with some of the oldest and most beautiful stained-glass windows in the Episcopal Diocese of Florida.

Recreation & Amusements Atlas Yacht Sales & Charters

107 Yacht Club Dr., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.717.1288 www.atlasyachtsalesfl.com Saint Augustine, Florida is considered the oldest city in all the United States, being first settled by the Spaniards in 1565. This quaint town is a delightful place to explore, and the perfect spot to set sail from. We provide Captained charters out of St. Augustine from 2 hours to multi-day excursions. Do you want to learn to take command of the vessel yourself? We also offer sailing lessons for those wishing to learn while living aboard the boat.

MemorialPresbyterian Church

Devil’s Elbow Fishing Resort

Mission of Nombre de Dios/ Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche

Drum Man Charters

32 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.6451 www.memorialpcusa.org Built in 1889 by Henry M. Flagler as a memorial to his daughter, it’s also his burial place. Copper dome, marble floors and stained-glass windows make the church one of Florida’s most spectacular.

27 Ocean Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.2809 OR 800.342.6529 www.missionandshrine.org Site of the founding of Florida by Spanish colonists, it also is the setting for the first Catholic mass performed in what is now the United States. Great Cross is second-tallest in the Western Hemisphere.

St. Augustine National Cemetery

104 Marine St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 357.793.7740 www.cem.va.gov Florida’s oldest national military cemetery. Burials date to 1763; it was used for fallen soldiers during the Second Seminole War. It’s one of only 10 national cemeteries that displays an illuminated flag 24 hours a day.

The St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine 41 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.8205 www.stphotios.com Dedicated to the first Greek settlers who came as indentured servants in the 1700s. The magnificent Orthodox Chapel is filled with Byzantine-style frescoes; also take a tour of the historic museum.

7507 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.0398 www.DevilsElbowFishingResort.com Refreshing alternative to hotels and condos. Our accommodations are as unique as our name. Waterside cottages are nestled along the Intracoastal, promising a delightful visit.

57 Comares Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.687.9498 www.drummancharters.com Adventure awaits: Redfish, black drum, sea trout, flounder and tarpon are just some of the fish that grace our coast.

Florida’s First Coast of Golf

800.530.5248 www.florida-golf.org As home of the World Golf Hall of Fame, THE PLAYERS, PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, Northeast Florida offers some of the world’s finest golf courses and resorts! Florida’s First Coast of Golf makes planning a golf vacation to Northeast Florida easy and affordable.

King & Bear | Slammer & Squire

1 King & Bear Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32092 904.940.6100 www.golfwgv.com The King & Bear and Slammer & Squire Golf Courses are the Official Golf Courses of the World Golf Hall of Fame and are located at St. Augustine’s World Golf Village. The King & Bear is the only golf course collaboration in the world designed by Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus and the Slammer & Squire was designed by Bobby Weed with Hall of Famers Sam Snead and Gene Sarazen.

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ATTRACTIONS P&A Excursions

4475 US Hwy 1 South, St. Augustine FL 32086 904.881.6628 www.pna-excursions.com We take great pride in ensuring you have an enjoyable experience. Captain Phillip is a skilled professional and he can teach you all the tricks of the trade. Fishing is more than putting a piece of bait in the water. Depth, structure, water temperature, barometric pressure, tides and bottom composition are just some of the factors taken into consideration when fishing for bass or other specific species. Custom charters are available for birthdays, anniversaries or your next special occasion. Enjoy wildlife and unspoiled nature. Capt. Phil will narrate while you sightsee and marvel over the abundant wildlife of Florida water ways.

Sea Love Charters

220 Nix Boatyard Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.3328 www.sealovefishing.com Sea Love Charters offers deep-sea fishing fun for the whole family. Hop aboard the 70’ Sea Love II or the 50’ Sea Love III and enjoy full, half-day or private fishing charters.

The Players Championship

Bird Island Park

101 Library Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004 904.469.7275 www.sjcfl.us/Recreation/Parks/BirdIslandPark.aspx New , innovative park features an island in the center of a boardwalk-encircled pond. The park emphasizes native flora/fauna and is perfect for smaller gatherings, theater, children’s programming, picnicking and more.

Davenport Park

174 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 www.citystaug.com/government/public_works/ parks.php This two-acre park features a popular carousel (rides $1) and wheelchair-accessible playground.

Davis Park

2455 Palm Valley Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32081 904.209.0333 www.citystaug.com/government/public_works/ parks.php Fee-based facility; groups may rent for sports and activities. Also: Stocked fishin ponds, fenced-in dog parks, a playground, concessions.

103 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904.543.7446 www.pgatour.com/tournaments/the-playerschampionship.html Golf’s greatest stage, the best fan experience, and Golf’s most iconic hole. Don’t miss THE PLAYERS Championship in 2015.

Faver-Dykes State Park

Schooner Freedom Charters

505 Guana River Rd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904.823.4500 www.gtmnerr.org Extensive nature trails, fishing and an outstanding environmental education center. Hiking, biking are popular along the 9-plus miles of nature trails.

111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.810.1010 www.schoonerfreedom.com The 72-foot schooner, St. Augustine’s only tall ship, departs daily from the City Marina for day and evening sails and a ghost cruise. Step back in time and experience romance and adventure.

Yacht of Fun

1990 Sheridan Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32084 352.246.3836 www.yachtoffun.net “Yacht of Fun” is simply that—a lot of fun! It is the creation of Captain Mike Fitzpatrick; his wife, Janie, and their stepdad, Bill Ryan, to provide you, your family and friends of all ages an opportunity to spend a day on a boat, doing whatever you want to do!

Historic Parks & Important sites Anastasia State Park

300 Anastasia Park Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.461.2033 www.FloridaStateParks.org/anastasia Camping, day use, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, beach, nature trails and guided walks. Experience a secluded walk of a mile-plus along an undeveloped beach. Great opportunities for bird-watching.

1000 Faver Dykes Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.794.0997 www.floridastateparks.org/faverdykes Bordering Pellicer Creek, this is a popular site for birding, with more than 100 species observed.

Airboat Ride & Hydrobike Adventure Explore a NEW side of North Florida! Experience historical & ecological tours of the St Johns River on board our custom airboat, hydrobiking, kayaking, paddleboarding and guided tours. Call or visit our website today!

Trout Creek Marina, 6550 SR 13 St. Augustine, FL 32092 (904) 495-4200 www.seaserpenttours.com

GTM Research Reserve

Lighthouse Park

442 Ocean Vista Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32080 www.citystaug.com/government/public_ works/parks.php Waterfront park with picnic tables and playground, next to the Lighthouse. Also: public boat ramp with access to the ocean and intracoastal.

Ron Parker Park

607 Old Beach Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.209.0333 www.sjcfl.us/Recreation/Parks Children’s playground, tennis courts and paddle tennis courts—plus a popular dog park.

Treaty Park

1595 Wildwood Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.209.0385 www.sjcfl.us/Recreation/Parks/TreatyPark.aspx Includes dog park, tennis courts, multi-purpose fields, picnic pavilions, lake, fishing, bicycle-jogging trail, racquetball courts and a popular skate park.

Ximenez-Fatio House Museum The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum is a Tripadvisor top-rated attraction located on beautiful Aviles Street. Come take a guided tour of this historic 1800’s boarding house museum where every room has a story.

20 Aviles Street • St. Augustine 904-829-3575 www.ximenezfatiohouse.org info@ximenezfatiohouse.org

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The Pirate Ship Black Raven Best Live Pirate Show in Florida! Sail with us and experience the greatest adventure you’ve ever seen. Family programs and Club 21+ (adults). Treasure hunts, birthday parties and much more. Located at the City Marina next to Bridge Of Lions.

111 F Avenida Menendez St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.826.0000 Toll FREE: 877.578.5050 www.BlackRavenAdventures.com

St. Augustine Scenic Cruise Take a boat ride aboard Victory III departing daily from St. Augustine Municipal Marina for 1-hour-and-15 minute narrated tours. See numerous historic and natural sights along the waterfront and beautiful Matanzas Bay. Hosted by the Usina Family for four generations. Municipal Marina, St. Augustine 904-824-1806 1-800-542-831 www.Scenic-Cruise.com

Sailing Adventures! Join us on the water and experience beautiful & historic St. Augustine from the water’s point of view. We offer captain charters ranging from 2 hours to multi-days, daily or multi-day bareboat charters, sailing vacations, sailing instruction, sailing club, and boat owner programs.

107 Yacht Club Dr. St. Augustine, FL 32080 904-707-1288 / 904-501-1532 www.Atlasyachtsalesfl.com

Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Ripley’s has been a part of the Saint Augustine community for over 50 years and offers a wide variety of tours and experiences for visitors. Ripley’s Red Train Tours are a great way to tour historical Saint Augustine. Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum! is located in the historic Warden Castle and has over 800 unbelievable exhibits. Ripley’s Ghost Train Adventure offers an interactive paranormal experience at St. Augustine’s most haunted sites. 19 San Marco Ave. • St. Augustine 904.824.1606 www.ripleys.com/staugustine FloridasHistoricCoast.com 39


CULTURAL & PERFORMING ARTS Art Galleries of St. Augustine

137 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 832.779.2781 www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.org Art Galleries of Saint Augustine is an association of the many diverse and eclectic art galleries located in the nation’s oldest city. First Friday Artwalk, a free self guided tour of member galleries, held the First Friday of each month from 5-9 pm.

Butterfield Garage Art Gallery

137 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.4577 www.butterfieldgarage.com This gallery exhibits many local professional artists. It was built in 1927 as a car garage and was renovated to become an art gallery in 1999.

Crisp-Ellert Art Museum

48 Sevilla St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 www.flagler.edu/crispellert Crisp-Ellert Art Museum is a venue for fostering knowledge and a deep appreciation of contemporary art. As an educational resource for the College and community, it exhibits regional, national and international artists, and provides opportunities for critical engagement and exposure to a variety of exhibitions and personal interactions with visiting artists.

Cutter & Cutter Fine Art Galleries EMMA Concert Association 25 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.810.0460 www.cutterandcutter.com Cutter & Cutter Fine Art proudly represents a distinctive group of emerging and established artists from all over the world, dealing with artists and their representatives directly. Cutter & Cutter Fine Art Galleries offer originals, sculpture and limited edition fine art from various genres.

P.O. Box 860130, St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.797.2800 www.emmaconcerts.com This all-volunteer, non-profit organization produces an eight-month concert season of 13 performances in partnership with Flagler College. The performances include internationally renowned musicians, orchestras and ballets and are held at the newly renovated Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College (formerly Flagler College Auditorium).

Easter Week Festival

Florida Chamber Music Project

904.669.1485 A unique and longstanding tradition among the St. Augustine residents is to choose three heritage natives to represent The Royal Family of Spain in the year 1672. If you are among the heritage natives chosen for this honor, along with the Easter Week Festival committee, we celebrate our culture with numerous small events and an Easter Parade which is the culmination of the years’ activities. All events take place from Palm Sunday and run through Easter each year.

904.608.1862 www.flchambermusic.org The Florida Chamber Music Project provides live classical music in an intimate chamber music setting for residents of St. Johns County, Clay County and the surrounding areas of Jacksonville and Northeast Florida. Our seasonal concerts are held at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall Fall thru Spring.

High Tide Gallery

76 San Marco Ave., Ste B, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.6831 www.thehightidegallery.com Create the world you want to live in. Surround yourself with art you love. Whether it’s a sumptuously hued oil painting that greets, your eyes every morning, sunlight streaming through ocean-inspired art glass, or surprising your lover with beautiful sea glass jewelry, we can transform your life into one rich with experiences for all of your senses.

Old Town Trolley Tours

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of St. Augustine

Sit back as our conductors share the history of America’s oldest city. Covering 100 points of interest during the 85-minute tour. On and off reboarding at 23 stops for attractions, shopping and dining. www.trolleytours.com 888-318-6577

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GROUP TOURS & EVENT SERVICES Limelight Theatre

11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.825.1164 www.limelight-theatre.org Enjoy live theater at its intimate best at this community theater in its 21st season. Comedies, dramas, musicals and children’s theater featured year-round.

Romanza-St. Augustine, Inc.

83 Bridge St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 www.romanzafl.org Romanza presents the Celtic Music and Arts Festival in March, bringing the “heart and art” of St. Augustine to the world.

Ponte Vedra Concert Hall

San Sebastian Winery The Winery offers complimentary tours and wine tasting 7 days a week, tours start every 15-20 minutes. An assortment of San Sebastian wine, gourmet food items and wine accessories are available in the gift shop.

157 King St. St. Augustine 904-826-1594 www.SansebastianWinery.com

1050 A1A North, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904.209.0399 www.pvconcerthall.com St. Johns County’s newest performing-arts facility is a perfect place to catch an intimate concert or a classic movie. It is also available to rent for private events.

St. Augustine Amphitheatre

1340 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.209.0367 www.staugamphitheatre.com The Amphitheatre is Florida’s outstanding outdoor concert venue, located near historic downtown on 16 acres of beautiful maritime hammock.

St. Augustine Art Association

22 Marine St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.2310 www.staaa.org Located in the Historic District, the art association produces monthly juried exhibits plus the annual Thanksgiving Art & Craft Festival.

St. Augustine Music Festival

PO Box 300, St. Augustine, FL 32085 904.347.6260 www.staugustinemusicfestival.org Founded in 2007 by Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra members Jorge A Pena (viola) and Jin Kim-Pena (cello), the Music Festival is a free classical music concert series held in the historic Cathedral Basilica that celebrates the rich artistic and cultural traditions of St. Augustine.

St. Johns Cultural Council

15 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.808.7330 www.historiccoastculture.com Services from this clearinghouse include information and artist referrals, a weekly events e-newsletter, Art in Public Spaces exhibits and more.

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum America’s history will never look the same after visiting the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. From breathtaking views to ancient shipwreck artifacts, this museum covers centuries of national maritime history. Open daily with daytime history tours, nightly ghost tours, and monthly sunset tours available. Ask about a membership!

DMC Ventures

33 Amistad Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.347.1164 This full-service receptive operator for Northeast Florida provides inbound and outbound tour planning from point of origin. Its use of local licensed guides ensures the accuracy of tours.

Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine

167 San Marco Ave.,St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.3800 OR 800.868.7482 www.trolleytours.com Sit back as our talented Old Town Trolley conductors share the history, attractions and sights of America’s oldest city. This 90 minute tour features over 23 stops and covers more than 100 points of interest.

Pirate Melee Group Trolley Tour

800.217.0389 www.piratetrolleytours.com Take a delightful private group tour of the Oldest City, get surprised by Pirates, enjoy a wonderful dinner at an enchanting location, and during dinner enjoy Pirate Magic, Music & Entertainment! Pirate Melee is for groups of 25 or more people and can be tailored to meet your group’s needs.

Think Like a Pirate | Command Success

800.217.0389 www.teambuildingpirates.com Take a delightful private group tour of the Oldest City, get surprised by Pirates, enjoy a wonderful dinner at an enchanting location, and during dinner enjoy Pirate Magic, Music & Entertainment! Pirate Melee is for groups of 25 or more people and can be tailored to meet your group’s needs.

Tour Saint Augustine

4 Granada St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.0087 www.tourstaug.com The city’s original Receptive Operator company, specializing in cultural-heritage tourism. We offer allinclusive, customized, group-travel packages as well as educational school field trips.

Entertainment & Event Services The Adventure Project

11 Old Mission Ave., St. Augustine FL 32084 215.833.5220 www.adventure-project.com The Adventure Project facilitates interactive, immersive experiences that enable you to be in the moment and connect to other life explorers by using a blend of improvision, mindful exercises, camp games and retreat activities.

Corporate 1 Events 81 Lighthouse Ave. St. Augustine (904) 829-0745 www.StAugustineLighthouse.org

407.342.2712 www.corporate1events.com Corporate 1 Events will engage your attendees through the latest in event technology and design and do so with flawless delivery and execution.

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GROUP TOURS & EVENT SERVICES Destination Planning Corp.

4691 Dusk Ct., Jacksonville, FL 32207 904.249.3729 www.destinationplanning.com DPC is a full service event production and event rental company. Our extensive inventory includes: lighting, staging, sound, tents, tables, chairs, linens, pipe & drape, décor and much more!

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Sight & Sound Productions

11193 St. Johns Industrial Pkwy. N, Jacksonville, FL 32246 904.645.7880 www.ssav.net From corporate meeting, conferences and conventions to concerts and festivals, Sight & Sound Productions produces events that leave a lasting impression while providing unmatched customer service

Rentals Barney’s Beach Service

904.461.1422 www.barneysbeachservice.com Providing umbrella and beach chair rentals to patrons of St. Augustine Beach for more than 23 years! Barney’s continues to deliver comfortable & clean equipment for the pleasure of beach goers daily.

Solano Cycle

32 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.6766 www.solanocycle.com What better way to see St. Augustine than on the back of a scooter! Solano Cycle, a family owned business since 1999 offers daily rentals of scoot coupe cars, one and two seater scooters, bicycles, walkers, strollers, wheelchairs and mobility chairs.

Not your Ordinary Museum

©Carnival Films

Enjoy wandering through the Museum’s setting - the former Hotel Alcazar, built in 1888 in the Spanish Renaissance style. From Tiffany glass to toasters, relics from America’s Gilded Age are elegantly displayed on the Museum’s three floors. Antique mechanical music demonstration twice daily at 11am and 2pm. Children’s scavenger hunts available. Children and adult group tours welcome. Available for weddings and private events. Open daily 9-5. Don’t miss seeing 36 dazzling costumes and jewelry from the British hit drama Downton Abbey®. Dressing Downton, Changing Fashion for Changing Times™ October 4, 2017 - January 7, 2018. www.LightnerMuseum.org 75 King St. • St. Augustine 904.824.2874

Transportation Academy Bus

904.355.9999 www.academybus.com Welcome to the largest privately owned transportation company in the U.S. Our fleet of 54 passenger motorcoaches and 30 passenger minicoaches are all equipped with Wi-Fi and power outlets. When you choose Academy Bus, you have chosen a company with unwavering commitment to safety and customer service. We Know The Way!

AdLib Luxury Tours & Transportation, Inc.

421 W. Silverthorn Ln., Ponte Vedra, FL 32081 904.827.1845 www.adlibtours.com Customized private tours that are perfect for every group or family. Luxury transportation and awardwinning tour guides; featured on the History Channel.

American Corporate Sedan & Limousine

904.994.4043 www.acls.us We provide all forms of Ground Transportation, in and around St. Augustine. We have an extensive network of affiliates who we are happy to work with, in order to ensure that your requirements are met and expectations are exceeded. Even though we specialize in All-Electric Tesla vehicles, we have a range of affiliates that provide all sorts of vehicles, ranging from SUVs, to Vans, to buses to even luxury coaches.

See the Legacy... Flagler College Explore the gradeur of the former Hotell Ponce de Leon, built in 1887 by Henry Flagler and now home to Flagler College. Take a tour of this restored gem, listed as a National Historic Landmark Tours run daily, year round.

74 King Street St. Augustine • 904-819-6400 legacy@flagler.edu

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GROUP TOURS & EVENT SERVICES Annett Bus Lines

800.282.3655 www.annettbuslines.com Annett Bus Lines has been known for its Quality, Safety and Reliability for almost 40 years. Our record stands the test everyday traveling in excess of 2.6 million miles annually. When only the BEST is expected, Annett delivers!

East Coast Transportation & Limousine

14125 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32250 904.525.8600 www.ectjax.com East Coast Transportation is a full service chauffeured transportation company serving the Northeast Florida region. Vehicles include: Luxury Sedans, SUV’s, Executive Vans, Stretch Limos, with 32 & 55 passenger Buses. Focus on Corporate & Resorts.

VISITOR SERVICES St. Johns County & St. Augustine Visitor Information Centers

Jacksonville Aviation Authority

Northeast Florida Regional Airport

Members Executive Transportation

Port of Call LLC

2400 Yankee Clipper Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32218 www.flyjax.com Here at JAX Airport, we take great pride in our role as the gateway to Florida’s Historic Coast. Our convenient location is just a short drive to St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra!

904.810.1077 www.membersexecutive.com Members Executive Transportation provides high end, pre-arranged transportation to VIP’s and persons wanting service above that of a taxi or limousine. Our drivers are professionals with law enforcement experience who ensure safety of passengers with courtesy in mind. Our customers may request edibles or refreshments prior to travel! We are your butler on wheels!

St. Augustine Beach Civic Association

Beaches News Journal

904.347.8007 www.thecivicassociation.com

www.beachesnewsjournal.com

BIG Fat Coupon Book 904.825.4800 www.bigfatcouponbookonline.com

City of St. Augustine Beach

10 Castillo Dr., St. Augustine 904.825.1000 Open 8:30-5:30 Daily www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com

Expedia

904.471.2122 www.staugbch.com

www.expedia.com

350 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 904.471.1596 Open 8:30-5:00 Daily www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com

102.1 WFOY News

St. Johns County Chamber Ponte Vedra Beach Division

www.oldcitylife.com

Travel Media Group 352.376.8018 www.roomsaver.com

Where Visitor Publications www.wheretraveler.com

Media Services Atlantique Press

www.1021news.com

85 Riberia St., St. Augustine 904.824.5204

Old City Life Magazine

Augustine.com

200 Solana Road, Suite B, Ponte Vedra Beach 904.285.2004 Open 9:00-5:00 M-F www.VisitPonteVedra.com

Restaurant Times

St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce

407.302.2102

1 News Pl., St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.829.5681 Open 8:30-5 M-F www.stjohnscountychamber.com

29 Mulberry St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.429.5045 www.portofcallsa.com Port of Call LLC and The Cruisers Shuttle services vessels visiting our port and offers detailed information on the wide variety of attractions offered by local businesses. We are a vacation planning guide for the cruising mariner and provide vital information and assistance to them during their visit in port. The Cruisers Shuttle services customers of the St. Augustine Marine Center, Hidden Harbor Marina and the St. Augustine Municipal Marina.

Additional Area Information

Mainland Info Center

Beachside Info Center

4900 US 1 N St. Augustine, FL 32095 904.209.0090 www.flynf.com Northeast Florida Regional Airport is located just a few miles from historic downtown St. Augustine and serves as a focal point for the Northeast Florida region. Northeast Florida Regional Airport is convenient and easy to use— making it the smart choice for all your air travel needs.

904.824.0709 www.augustine.com

904.461.8629 www.therestauranttimes.com

Mummy Cat Productions

SA Marine Holdings

904.325.5930 www.mummycatproductions.com

See St. Augustine Insider Guide

Imagine Fine Art Printing

www.see-staugustine.com

904.874.7729 www.imaginefineartprinting.com

St. Augustine Tour Guide

WJXT TV-4

904.806.5108

www.news4jax.com

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The Big Day

Wedding Services The first recorded wedding in St. Augustine is dated Jan. 24, 1594. The groom was Gabriel Hernandez, and the bride’s name was Catalina de Valdes.

PHOTO: ©LIFE AND LOVE STUDIO

Although their happiness on that day was undoubtedly remembered for the rest of their lives, it would have been even more special if they had known they were the first of thousands of couples who would begin their lives together in the Ancient City. And who could blame them for choosing this town as the setting for their happiest day? For centuries, it has been irresistible to wedding couples. The shining sea, fresh breezes, horse-drawn carriages bedecked in colorful flowers, sunshine washing over architecture that speaks of European

elegance, church bells announcing the first hour of matrimony, even an actual Spanish castle— together, they offer an unmatched setting for taking the first step on the path to marital bliss. Today, from the elegant resorts of Ponte Vedra Beach to the magic of Marineland Dolphin Adventure, local professionals offer services that ensure all of the elements of a perfect wedding are seamlessly combined to create a day that will be forever vibrant in the memories of the happy couple, their families and friends. Planners, photographers, florists, caterers and many other specialists combine their skills to make fairy-tale weddings an everyday reality on Florida’s Historic Coast.

A1A Ale Works

1 King St., Ste. 101, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.2977 www.a1aaleworks.com A1A Ale Works Banquet and Catering Services offers two beautiful private dining rooms both of which are located in the heart of the historic district in downtown St. Augustine. A1A Ale Works Catering is St. Augustine’s Off Premise Catering Specialist offering full service off premise catering for any event at any location.

Blue Water Jewelers

500 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine FL 32080 904.829.5855 www.bluewater-jewelers.com Blue Water Jewelers has been serving the St. Augustine community with affordable prices and unique jewelry design since 2006. It is our mission to provide fine quality jewelry and the best possible service to everyone. We are a family owned operation, and we are known for offering the world’s most beautiful cut diamonds directly from the diamond capital of the world in Antwerp, Belgium. Blue Water Jewelers is also a proud partner with Breitling Watches and Forevermark Diamonds.

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WEDDINGS Bethany Walter Photography

904.704.8344 www.bethanywalterphotography.com I love weddings and I love being able to photograph such a special time. From intimate weddings to elaborate, the emotions of the day are my favorite to capture.

By Design Catering

900 Anastasia Blvd., Unit F, St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.679.5177 www.bydesigncatering.com Creating customized menus for weddings, bridal showers and much more. By Design works closely with clients providing great service above and beyond your expectations.

Corporate 1 Events

407.342.2712 www.corporate1events.com From corporate events to social gatherings expect no less than complete partnership, leading edge creativity, and breathtaking productions. Corporate 1 Events will engage your attendees through the latest in event technology and design and do so with flawless delivery and execution.

Conch House Marina Resort

57 Comares Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.829.8646 www.conch-house.com Whether you are a bride planning a dream wedding, a family coordinating a rehearsal dinner or a corporation hosting an elegant evening of relaxation, we can help you create the perfect event for you and your guests. We specialize in groups ranging in size from 30 to 150 guests. Tropical Banquets offers so much more than a typical banquet hall! Our unique, waterfront facilities located at The Conch House Marina Resort feature several private event areas, one of which is sure to perfectly accommodate your next event or party.

County Road Provisions

904.806.7349 www.countyroadprovisions.com County Road Provisions is a BBQ catering company specializing in “Central Texas Style” BBQ. Wood is what cooks our meat, not propane or electricity, real wood, real smoke, and real passion. Cooking meat this way, when seasoned and done right, produces an extremely unique and delicious product! Good BBQ should be something sought after and respected and when it’s found...cherish it!

Elegant Events

3940 Barbara Terr., St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.797.2352 www.staugustinewedding.com These St. Augustine wedding specialists provide flawless planning for wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions and bridal showers, as well as any level of wedding consulting services, including selection of photographer and/or videographer, wedding flowers, elegant wedding cakes, musicians, caterer and more. Get a customized wedding package perfect for you.

Flagler College

74 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.826.8617 www.flagler.edu/news-events/communityevents/special-events/weddings The glamour of a grand historic ballroom. The charm of an elegant Southern estate. The grace of a stately and contemporary art gallery. Flagler College presents three unique show-stopping venues for your unforgettable day. Once an exclusive and opulent playground for the world’s most privileged elite, the grounds of Ponce de Leon at Flagler College today offer one for the most unique, most charming wedding and banquet facilities in the Southeast. The venues’ versatility and elegance make them an ideal site for wedding receptions, galas, parties, and dinners.

Hammock Beach™ Resort

200 Ocean Crest Dr., Palm Coast, FL 32137 888.696.6730 or 386.597.6363 www.hammockbeach.com Looking for that special setting for a wedding or social event? Our oceanfront resort offers a variety of spectacular outdoor oceanfront venue options. For that unique event our 119’ Sundancer Luxury Yacht is sure to create lasting memories.

Hope Pavilion at St. Francis in the Field

899 Palm Valley Rd., Ponte Vedra, FL 32081 904.704.4087 www.saintfrancisepiscopalchurch.org/hopepavilion Hope Pavilion is a rustic, barn style wedding and events venue located in Ponte Vedra. Located on 46 acres of lush, Florida natural habitat, it offers ceremony locations with Florida nature, Roman column, ancient archway, or barn style backdrops and ample space for over 500 seated or 1,000 theatre/concert style. The highest spot in St. Johns County, it boasts cool breezes from the ocean air and open field all months of the year. With modern conveniences, catering kitchen, bridal suite, and recently remodeled restrooms, the venue is a unique Mecca most brides travel abroad to find, yet it is right here in St. Johns County.

Life and Love Studio

136 Paloma Pt., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.687.3437 www.lifeandlovestudio.com St. Augustine photographer and videographer who specialize in weddings and portraits. This husband-and-wife team works together to capture life’s unique moments.

Marineland Dolphin Adventure

9600 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.1111 www.marineland.net The pristine Atlantic coastline is backdrop to the deck surrounding a 1.3 million gallon habitat where dolphins swim, play, live and add their personal touch to your wedding day. Exchange vows on the gently sloping beach and include dolphins in your wedding memories and photographs. Dance and delight at the ocean’s edge as the sun sets in the distance and the moon rises on your new life together.

Marsh Creek Country Club

169 Marshside Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.461.1101 www.marshcreekweddings.com Offers outstanding event services and amenities including professional on-site coordination, a variety of menu choices, experienced and professional staff, inside and outside seating, ample parking, and secure facilities. Wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, school functions, private parties, employee mixers, holiday parties or annual events can all be adequately accommodated.

Marywood Retreat & Conference Center

235 Marywood Dr., St. Johns, FL 32259 904.287.2525 www.marywoodcenter.org The perfect place. Marywood Retreat Center sits on the St. Johns River just minutes from downtown Jacksonville and St. Augustine. Its 100+ acres of beautiful riverfront tranquility is accented with towering oaks, gardens and brilliant architecture making it a perfect location for a wedding reception.

The Oldest Wooden School House Historic Museum & Gardens

14 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.0192 or 888.653.7245 www.oldestwoodenschoolhouse.com The Oldest School House’s Historical Gardens provide a beautiful historic setting that is perfect for small weddings, receptions and special events!

Oviedo House

137 Oviedo St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.599.2904 www.oviedohouse.com Oviedo House is on a quiet, brick street just blocks from Flagler College and the historic district. The house is perfect for wedding groups. The main house sleeps 10 and two additional suites on the second floor sleep four each, allowing privacy and a comfortable setting for everyone to stay together. The 1971 sq. ft. back yard and deck allows small gatherings, dinners, or events. The front yard and beautiful porch of 1838 sq. ft. are available and additional space is on the east side deck.

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WEDDINGS Pearl of the Sea Luxury Bed and Breakfast

7601 A1A S., St. Augustine 32080 904.814.8002 www.pearloftheseabb.com Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, Pearl of the Sea boasts beautifully appointed rooms that face the ocean or a luxury suite that overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway. Each is uniquely themed by a different country. Or choose our stunning 3,500 sq ft. Penthouse with Spanish marble from the 1600s. Its rooftop hot tub offers incredible views. Magical moments will be yours at our Mediterranean mansion on delightful Anastasia Island, just minutes from St. Augustine’s historic downtown. Enjoy romance and luxury—amidst privacy—on our exotic island. Whether weddings, reunions, anniversaries, or just yourself, you deserve the luxury and beauty we offer.

Peña-Peck House

143 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.5064 www.penapeckhouse.com The Woman’s Exchange of St. Augustine and the Pena-Peck House would be honored to host your wedding! Our preservation garden is the perfect setting to hold your wedding ceremony, reception or both.

Photography by Jackie Hird

904.553.8614 www.jackiehird.com Let one of the region’s premier photographers capture your wedding, family reunion, event or quinceañera. Jackie’s photographic skills and extensive knowledge of potential settings ensure photos that showcase special moments and can be shared for generations to come.

Pioneer Barn

259 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.8874 www.FortMenendez.com Located on the grounds of Fort Menendez in historic downtown St. Augustine, our rustic air conditioned barn seats up to 120 guests. This casual venue provides Southern Hospitality in a comfortable and welcoming environment. In addition to the barn, there is an open air courtyard and a 20’ x 40’ covered picnic area complete with lighting and ceiling fans.

River House Events

179 Marine St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.826.6210 www.riverhouseevents.com River House is located on the banks of the majestic Matanzas River in the heart of downtown St. Augustine, Florida. Rich in heritage and history, St. Augustine is a city where romance blossoms, possibilities beckon and traditions are built on pages from the past. River House brings together in one locations a stunning waterfront venue for corporate meetings, civic milestones and personal hallmark events. River House, no other location offers a four star facility directly on the Intracoastal Waterway.

St. Augustine Historic Inns

TPC Sawgrass

St. Augustine Weddings & Special Events

Treasury on the Plaza

www.staugustineinns.com Each St. Augustine bed and breakfast within our association invites you hold your special moment inside its elegantly restored historic home. In addition to hosting small intimate weddings, the Old City’s famous Saint Augustine Inns also can host rehearsal dinners, bridesmaids luncheons, small St. Augustine receptions and St. Augustine lodging for the wedding party. Learn more about the St. Augustine weddings hosted at the Inns in Saint Augustine.

135 Jenkins St. Suite 105B-318, St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.794.1725 www.staugwed.com For close to two decades, St. Augustine Weddings & Special Events has designed events exclusively in the St. Augustine area for clients spanning the globe. From high profile weddings to intimate affairs, they design unique weddings that truly reflect your personality. They work with the most exclusive venues and best wedding suppliers. Contact owner, Karen Erwin to schedule your complimentary consultation to see how hiring a professional planner can save you time, money and stress.

St. Augustine Wedding & Event Association

303 B Anastasia Blvd., Ste. 2563, St. Augustine, FL 32080 866.438.4320 www.staugustineweddingonline.com The St. Augustine Wedding & Events Association is a collective group of professional vendors dedicated to servicing your wedding and event needs. Our members include venues, photographers, planners, bakers, florists, and more! From small, intimate gatherings to lavish weekend-long events, the St. Augustine Wedding & Events Association offers true professionals dedicated to making your special day everything you dreamed it would be.

Serenata Beach Club

3175 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904.823.3368 www.serenataclub.com As a premier Oceanside private membership club, Serenata Beach Club is a favorite for brides searching for the ultimate location at which to host a wedding. Perched atop high dunes between Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Augustine, Serenata features all the amenities one would expect from a first class club – outstanding dining, two pools, exercise facilities and more plus, the view of the Atlantic Ocean is unmatched in the region.

110 Championship Way, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904.273.3235 www.tpc.com/sawgrass-weddings The elegant Clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass is designed to create a spectacular setting for weddings and special events, whether an intimate gathering of friends or a grand celebration with 500 guests. Event coordinators, chefs and on-site service personnel are committed to providing an unmatched level of personal service and attention to detail that few can match.

24 Cathedral Pl., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.217.0077 www.treasuryontheplaza.com The Treasury on the Plaza’s Grande Ballroom opened in 1928 as Saint Augustine’s landmark bank on the bayfront plaza. The opulent Mediterranean Revival architecture features towering ceilings with exquisite detailing and ornate columns that wrap the room in luxury. The Treasury on the Plaza is within easy walking distance of local churches and hotels.

Villa Zorayda Museum

83 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.9887 www.villazorayda.com An extraordinary venue for your extraordinary event! From elegant cocktail parties to small intimate dinner parties the Moorish Court of the Villa Zorayda makes for a most unique and spectacular setting! Built in 1883 as a private home the Villa is a 19th Century recreation of a portion of the famous Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. Surround yourself in history with your next event held in the Moorish Revival style home. Cocktail parties for up to 125 guests and small intimate seated dinner parties – perfect for small rehearsal dinners – for up to 30 guests. Wedding ceremonies are also available for up to 100 guests.

Whitney Lab Center for Marine Studies

9505 Oceanshore Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.461.4019 www.whitney.ufl.edu Located on the campus of the University of Florida’s Whitney Laboratory for Marine Bioscience, approximately 17 miles south of St. Augustine, the 17,000 sq. ft., two story Center for Marine Sciences is an ideal venue for weddings, receptions, concerts, meetings, seminars and retreats. In addition to breathtaking water views, it features a catering kitchen, classrooms and 272-seat auditorium.

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Along with year-round fresh seafood, locally grown produce, and spicy dishes featuring the destination’s signature datil pepper, the cultural influences of 450 years of history—Spanish, Greek, Minorcan, British and French—combined with traditional southern cuisine make St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra Beach and St. Augustine Beach a “must-do” for food fans.

A Foodie’s Paradise Works, Smokin’ D’s BBQ, Alice & Pete’s Pub, City Bistro Tea House & Coffee Co, Ben & Jerry’s and Honey Baked Ham

Where to Dine Waterside Cap’s on the Water, Aunt Kate’s, Salt Life Food Shack, Sunset Grille, South Beach Grill, The Conch House, 619 Ocean View, Barbara Jean’s

Culturally Unique Cuisine Columbia Restaurant, Michael’s Tasting Room, Meehan’s Irish Pub, Taberna del Caballo, Spanish Bakery, Donovan’s Irish Pub, Ann O’Malleys Deli & Pub, Terra & Acqua, La Cocina, Mulligan’s Pub and American Gator Club

An Upscale Dining Experience Raintree Restaurant, Villagio Italian Grille, Costa Brava, Aviles Restaurant, Le Pavillon, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Vernon’s and Atlantic Grille

Succulent Seafood O.C. White’s Seafood & Spirits, The Reef, Kingfish Grill, Barnacle Bill’s, Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grill

Local Favorites Gypsy Cab Company, Hot Shot Bakery N Café, Oasis Restaurant, Amici Italian Restaurant, Ice Plant Bar & Restaurant, Cafe Cordova and Trasca & Co. Eatery

Keeping it Casual Bull & Crown Publick House, Jaybird’s Restaurant, Pizzalley’s Chianti Room, AIA Ale FloridasHistoricCoast.com 47

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DINING A1A Ale Works

1 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.2977 www.a1aaleworks.com A1A Ale Works is located in the heart of historic St. Augustine. Our menu features a variety of Caribbean, Cuban and Florida influences. Our handcrafted beer is brewed to excellence. We go to great lengths to serve each guest the freshest beer possible. Lunch and dinner served daily.

Amici Italian Restaurant

1915 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.461.0102 www.amicistaugustine.com Authentic Italian cuisine, voted best of St. Augustine seven times. Private banquet facilities for up to 150 guests.

Ann O’Malley’s Deli & Pub

23 Orange St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.4040 www.annomalleys.com Come and join the locals at their favorite Irish Pub! Ann O’Malley’s has been called “The Local’s Local” and when you visit you’ll see that we treat you like you’re one of the family. If you’re looking for the best place for a pint, a great sandwich or to watch your favorite Soccer, Rugby, Football, Baseball, Hockey or Basketball game, then you have found the place to be in St. Augustine. Each week we have daily specials, an open mic night, a pub quiz night and great live music for you to enjoy.

Aunt Kate’s on the River

612 Euclid Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.1105 www.aunt-kates.com St. Augustine-style, fresh, local seafood, steaks, chicken, pasta, salads and appetizers—with more than 12 down-home-cooked sides like sweet-potato casserole, collard greens, cheese grits, sweet-potato fries and more.

Avilés Restaurant & Lounge

32 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.2277 www.avilesrestaurantstaugustine.com Avilés Restaurant & Lounge, located in the cool refuge of The Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront, offers fine, eclectic dining prepared by world-class chefs and served with rich Spanish flair. The menu features unique dishes influenced by the traditional dishes of Spain, France, Asia and the Mediterranean—from New Zealand mussels and hoisin filet to foccacia and crème brûlée. Avilés—it’s a celebration of the senses.

Barnacle Bill’s Downtown

14 Castillo Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.3663 www.barnaclebillsonline.com Located in the historical district, across from Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, this favorite local spot features fresh seafood and vegetables, sirloin steaks, chicken, signature salads, ’gator tail and homemade desserts.

Ben & Jerry’s

128 St. George St., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.429.9876 www.benjerry.com/staugustine Want to have your Ben & Jerry’s ice cream the way it was originally intended? Head into our locally owned and operated St. Augustine ice cream shop and dig into any of our euphoric ice cream flavors in the way the first scoops were served up by Ben and Jerry themselves.

Bull & Crown Publick House

53 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.342.2869 www.colonialquarter.com/dine/bull-andcrown-publick-house Venture off St. George Street and into an 18th century-styled British pub featuring authentic fare and local favorites in a centuries-old ambience in the heart of downtown St. Augustine. Or dine street-level right on St. George Street. Don’t be surprised to be visited by notorious British citizens like the garrulous Governor Patrick Tonyn.

Cap’s on the Water

4325 Myrtle St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.8794 www.capsonthewater.com Full-service restaurant on the Intracoastal Waterway. Old Florida setting with fresh seafood, steaks, Sunset Oyster Bar with fabulous sunsets. Enjoy local favorites on their rustic deck. Meetings, weddings and groups accommodated. Open for lunch Saturdays and Sundays in off season only (dinner daily).

‘The Cellar Upstairs’ Wine Jazz & Blues Bar

157 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.826.1594 www.sansebastianwinery.com Featuring top-class live music, including jazz, R&B and blues. Enjoy a variety of light appetizers to accompany the selection of your favorite San Sebastian wines, as well as imported and domestic beers. Located atop the San Sebastian Winery, enjoy comfort, relax and take in the spectacular views from the open-air deck while listening to the live music. Open weekends.

City Bistro Tea House & Coffee Co

1280 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.209.6810 www.citycoffeeco.com City Bistro Tea House & Coffee Co is St. Augustine’s favorite place to come in, sip a hot cup of locally roasted organic coffee or tea, enjoy a pastry and relax! More than just a coffee shop, we serve breakfast and lunch all day! Covered outdoor seating, plenty of parking and cozy interior offering Wi-Fi.

Columbia Restaurant Historic St. Augustine

98 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.3341 www.columbiarestaurant.com Imbued with Old-World charm and is a sister to the Columbia in Tampa’s Ybor City, founded in 1905. Serving “consistently outstanding” Spanish/Cuban cuisine. Charming gift shop on-site. Open 365 days; casual dress.

Conch House Marina Resort

57 Comares Ave., St. Augustine 32084 904.829.8646 www.conch-house.com Our full service award winning casual Restaurant features the finest seafood, steaks, salads, and Caribbean style cuisine. Take a little trip to the Caribbean; we’re just a short drive away. Sit down under a palm tree on the outside deck or dine in one of the unique Jamaican styled grass huts out over the water.

Costa Brava

95 Cordova St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.810.6810 www.casamonica.com/dining Take a culinary journey along the Spanish Mediterranean at Costa Brava. Our sumptuous meze-style menu features fresh and flavorful coastal cuisine, perfect to share with family and friends. Enjoy our refreshing, delicious and exciting crafted cocktails and impressive wine list.

Culinary Outfitters

9E South Dixie Hwy., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.2727 www.culinaryoutfitters.org Culinary Outfitters has a beautiful restaurant located in the heart of St. Augustine. “The Bistro,” has a wide variety of fresh foods. Dine in, carry out or delivery. Open Monday – Friday.

Donovan’s Irish Pub

7440 U.S. 1 N., St. Augustine FL 32095 904.829.0000 www.donovansirishpub.com Full-service restaurant and bar ... a favorite spot for St. Augustine locals to frequent, as well as visitors from around the globe. At Donovan’s our customers relax, share friendships old and new, tell many stories, laugh, eat and drink ... the Irish way ... Grandma Tess’ way.

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DINING Harry’s Seafood Bar & Grille

46 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.7765 www.hookedonharrys.com Enjoy seafood, steaks, pasta and authentic New Orleans dishes indoors or out on the multi-level courtyard across from St. Augustine’s bay front. Specialties include New Orleans-style shrimp, shrimp étouffée and much more!

Honeybaked Ham Co. and Café

272 SR 312, St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.810.0995 www.myhoneybakedstore.com/ staugustine/1559 At HoneyBaked, we believe in “Celebrating life, one meal at a time”. That’s why every Honey Baked Ham is fully cooked & ready to serve, so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family. Underneath that sweet, crunchy glaze is the leanest, most flavorful, moist & tender ham you’ll find anywhere. Whether it’s our ham, turkey, sides or desserts, you know you’ll be serving the best, without all the stress!

Hot Shot Bakery N Café

47 Cordova St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.7898 www.hotshotbakery.com Open daily for breakfast and lunch, Hot Shot Bakery N Café offers the very best in baked goods as well as sandwiches, cakes, pies and more!

The Hyppo – Gourmet Ice Pops

48 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.217.7853 www.thehyppo.com At The Hyppo strive to provide authentic and uncommon culinary experiences. We craft foods with integrity and serve them up with our one-of-a-kind blend of welcome and whimsy. We enjoy making our foods, and we hope you find them delightful. The Hyppo makes delightful all-natural ice pops from everything under the sun, and over 450 flavors later, we’re still going! All of our Gourmet Ice Pops are all natural with No preservatives or colors, all our ingredients are non-GMO & all our dairy is rBST free.

Ice Plant Bar and Restaurant

110 Riberia St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.6553 www.iceplantbar.com Specializing in fresh, hand-crafted food and spirits. Our produce, dairy, meat and fish come fresh from local purveyors such as Joyce Farms, Sweetgrass Dairy, Wainwright Dairy, Seminole Pride Beef, Fresh Start Hydroponics and the Seafood Shoppe.

Jaybird’s Restaurant

Michael’s Tasting Room

Kingfish Grill

O.C. White’s Seafood & Spirits

2600 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.217.0049 www.jaybirdsrestaurant.com From the moment you enter Jaybird’s you’ll feel the friendly, warm, casual atmosphere. It’s not only a fantastic place to eat, it’s great food to eat—fresh, made to order, and delicious— provided by outstanding chefs and service staff dedicated to making your dining experience memorable. Enjoy a delectable breakfast, lunch or dinner in the bright and cheerful dining rooms, filled with spacious seating and a full service bar.

252 Yacht Club Dr., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.2111 www.kingfishgrill.com At the docks of Camachee Cove Marina, Kingfish offers spectacular waterfront views with both inside and outside dining. Enjoy the freshest seafood and casual cuisine served in a relaxed setting—there’s something for all, including the kids!

Old City House Inn & Restaurant

115 Cordova St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.826.0113 www.oldcityhouse.com Old City House features creative cuisine, spiced with variety, in a casually elegant dining atmosphere. Located in a beautifully restored 19th century building, the Old City House offers its guests the chance to experience a personal selection of world cuisine in a Mediterranean atmosphere. Only the finest ingredients are used and all entrees are prepared to order featuring fresh seafood, pasta, beef, lamb, and pork. The intimate and charming dining room is conducive to a relaxed, comfortable meal which is served by a knowledgeable and professional wait staff. The wine and liquor list is ample and includes excellent wines, reasonably priced.

Meehan’s on Matanzas Irish Pub & Seafood House

20 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine. FL 32084 904.810.1923 www.meehansirishpub.com Located on the waterfront in downtown St. Augustine, Meehan’s on Matanzas is an Irish pub and seafood house. It’s the place for locals to relax and for visitors to play. Have a pint, swap a story and stay for dinner. Our traditional Irish fare includes corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie and fish ’n’ chips. We have a variety of burgers and sandwiches, as well as a raw seafood bar and local seafood favorites. Try one of our signature dishes—the Galway Seafood Medley is a popular dish, as are the Shrimp Floridian for Two and Irish Benedict.

25 Cuna St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.810.2400 www.michaelstastingroom.com With national accolades and European chefs at the helm, enjoy this unique restaurant for its dynamic menu, live music and the abounding generosity of Michael Lugo, owner, and staff. Michael’s was featured on the Cooking Channel’s “Emeril’s Florida,” they were a recipient of Wine Spectator’s 2015 Award of Excellence and Open Table voted us as among the Top 50 restaurants in the country for having “Most Notable Wine List.”

118 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.0808 www.ocwhitesrestaurant.com Casual dining in historic downtown St. Augustine’s General Fort Worth Mansion built in 1791. Seafood, steaks and daily specials featuring fresh, local seafood, choice steaks and pasta, and daily chef’s creations. Nightly entertainment.

Odd Birds Bar @ Frida’s

33 Charlotte St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.679.4933 www.oddbirdsbar.com Odd Birds strives to showcase the talent and diversity of the field of craft cocktails by bringing bartenders from different cities for the “Bartender Diplomacy Nights” or hosting different “Guest Bartenders” regularly. With use of a wide variety of spirits from all over the world and producing a high quality, fresh and innovative product. Odd Birds has a new menu with new spirits, wine and beer very often. Let the cocktails embrace every culture and let the bartenders be the ambassadors through their craft. Visit us soon for a unique experience!

Pizzalley’s Chianti Room

117 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.4100 www.pizzalleyschiantiroom.com Located in downtown St. Augustine, Pizzalley’s Chianti Room offers gourmet pizzas on homemade dough crusts, as well as delicious calzones, freshly cut salads, pasta dishes and freshly made subs. They are open daily for lunch and dinner.

Raintree Restaurant

102 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.7211 www.raintreerestaurant.com Blending international influences, the chefs at the Raintree balance contemporary and traditional techniques and flavors in a menu that features seafood, lamb, duck, chicken and pasta in a relaxed, intimate atmosphere. Choose from an extensive wine list. Dress is “nice casual.”

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DINING The Reef of St. Augustine

South Beach Grill

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Spanish Bakery & Cafe

4100 Coastal Hwy., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.8008 www.thereefstaugustine.com Located oceanfront on A1A North near Vilano Beach, The Reef of St. Augustine offers a creative menu of fresh fish and seafood, steaks, pastas, salads and innovative chef specials—together with an extensive wine list and a full bar. There’s live music on weekends.

814 A1A N., Ste 103, Ponte Vedra Beach 32082 904.285.0014 www.ruthschris.com The memory of a great meal stays with you long after the table’s been cleared. Which is why we use only the freshest and finest ingredients, like USDA Prime steaks, fresh-squeezed juices and locally sourced produce. Quality ingredients, attention to detail and that special sizzle - it’s what we’re passionate about.

Salt Life Food Shack

321 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.217.3256 www.saltlifefoodshack.com/locations/staugustine We offer a carefully crafted eclectic menu to cater to all tastes and personalities. We provide the perfect locale for beach goers to enjoy great dishes, cool drinks and the opportunity to catch up with family and friends. Our casual yet trendy open-air space will accommodate all types from the avid seaman to land lovers looking for a taste of the Salt Life. It’s your choice of flops over loafers and soon to be your ideal choice for lunch or dinner! So bask in the life and pull up a stool.

Smokin D’s BBQ

110 S.R. 206 East, St. Augustine, FL 32086 904.797.2050 www.smokindbbq.com We sell no swine before it’s time or any of our other meats for that matter but when we do sell we keep going each day until all the meat is gone, usually around 7:00 pm. If you are a BBQ snob or just a fan of true smoked meat you will love this little smokehouse at the corner of 206 and US 1 on the south side of St. Augustine. Rib Champion of the annual Rhythm and Ribs competition, First place BEST BAR-B-QUE in St. Augustine 2015 and loved by locals for more than ten years. Remember we sell out EVERY day so call ahead or get their early, no tables, no chairs no credit cards just perfect QUE.

45 Cubbedge Rd., Crescent Beach, FL 32080 904.471.8700 www.southbeachgrill.net South Beach Grill means oceanfront dining that features fresh, local seafood, creative cuisine and pasta dishes. Enjoy the Grill’s award-winning roasted corn and blue-crab chowder. Relax in the comfortable, open-air atmosphere of a classic seafood restaurant. Daily specials.

42 1/2 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.342.7859 www.spanishbakerycafe.com Nestled under the historic Cedar tree, the Spanish Bakery & Café serves empanada, picadillo, pilau, and salad lunches, made fresh each day by our on-site chefs. Our daily and seasonal specials, based on old Florida recipes, our seasonal specials are treasures of a forgotten era. House-made soups and gazpacho complement freshly baked bread to satisfy the heartiest of appetites. For a unique dining experience, visit the Spanish Bakery - just a short walk from the City Gates tucked behind The Salcedo House (Whetstone’s Chocolates), across the street from the Colonial Quarter Taberna del Caballo. Authentic setting with outdoor picnic area under an old cedar tree.

St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association (SAiRA)

www.staugustinerestaurants.com Skip the chains tonight and GO LOCAL! Celebrate the local St. Augustine dining experience with SAiRA, a collection of 17 independently-owned restaurants from casual to upscale.

Sunset Grille

421 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.5555 www.sunsetgrillea1a.com No other restaurant in St. Augustine can offer the same selection of delicious food and atmosphere as we do here at Sunset Grille. A favorite of locals and tourists alike, our relaxed atmosphere is perfect for families, couples and friends looking to kick back and enjoy a warm sea breeze. Choose from three seating options: inside dining, lounge or the 2nd floor deck. Indulge in incredible seafood dishes, hand cut steaks, pasta dishes, signature sandwiches, hot chicken wings, crisp mixed salads and more!

Taberna del Caballo

37 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.342.2869 www.colonialquarter.com/dine/tabernadel-caballo Step back in time into our authentic, candlelit, 18th century-styled taberna. Be fully immersed in the taberna experience, from clinking carafes and Spanish song to servers in period clothing and unexpected visits from 1700s Spanish garrison soldiers. Enjoy light tapas, local fare and cold beverages in an intimate atmosphere you won’t find anywhere else.

Terra & Acqua

134 Seagrove Main St., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.429.9647 www.terraacquarestaurant.com Bringing modern, northern Italian cuisine to sunny Florida – Terra & Acqua’s chef/owner, Simone Parisi, is creating something to experience. Terra & Acqua is a restaurant inspired by the beautiful Atlantic Ocean and the freshest of locally-farmed ingredients.

Trasca and Company Eatery

155 Tourside Dr., Ste 1500, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904.395.3989 www.trascaandco.com At Trasca & Co Eatery, the Panino is the heart of our menu. Unlike anything you’ve ever tried, this craveable creation is eaten like a rolled-up sandwich. The Panino starts with a secret family dough recipe - made fresh daily. After rolling the dough thinly, we add the best quality meats, the most delicious cheeses we can source, fresh vegetables and housemade sauces.

World Famous Oasis Restaurant

4000 A1A S, St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.3424 www.worldfamousoasis.com A fun, casual-dining experience serving breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. The Oasis also offers a full-service bar and a raw bar on an upstairs deck.

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Folks are saying great things! Condé Nast Traveler #9 in The Best Small Cities in the U.S.

GoGoBot.com #2 city in the 10 Most Eco-Friendly Cities in America

TripAdvisor Top 25 U.S. Destinations to Visit Coastal Living Top 10 Best American Beach Towns on the Fourth of July

Orbitz Top Five Great American Getaways USA Today Reader’s Top 10 Best Historic Southern Attractions

TripAdvisor St. Augustine Beach was selected as a Top 10 Beach in the U.S.

The Reef Voted ‘Best Sunday Brunch’ in St. Augustine. Casual oceanfront dining including seafood, steaks, pasta and salads. Choose from Citrus Salmon, Slow Roasted Daily Prime Rib, Jumbo Seared Scallops with a Ginger Glaze, and finish things off with Key lime pie or bourbon bread pudding.

Bustle Editor’s # 1 Choice on 11 Most Romantic Cities in the World list Parent Magazine Top 12 Destinations in

the U.S. for Family Fun

4100 Coastal Hwy. A1A North St. Augustine, FL 32084

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Like dre ame rs, we imagined Ponce’s landing from atop the St. Augustine Lighthouse . Like admire rs, we gazed across the bay at the glitte ring history of Nights of Lights.

Aunt Kate’s on the River Aunt Kate’s on the River serving fresh local seafood, steaks, pastas, salads, and much more. We also offer both onsite and offsite catering opportunities, as well as an event tent right on the Tolomato River (intracoastal) for your special occasions.

612 Euclid Avenue St. Augustine, FL 32084 Phone: 904.829.1105 Fax: 904.829.1193 Aunt-Kates@att.net www.aunt-kates.com

Through time we tra ve rsed. Across ages past. In a p lace whe re history is not the same old story.

Mid-November through January NightsOfLights.com

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It’s Only Natural Outdoor enthusiasts will find much to love on Florida’s Historic Coast. Whether it’s bird-watching at key stops along the Great Florida Birding Trail, bicycling, beachcomber adventures, or fishing on shore and offshore, there are plenty of eco-excursions to choose from.

The waters that surround Florida’s Historic Coast are part of the 60,000-acre Guana, Tolomato, Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve—referred to by locals as the “GTMNERR.” This estuary stretches from Ponte Vedra Beach down the coast to Marineland and contains extensive salt marshes, oyster beds and maritime hammocks—a fascinating place to explore. Guided kayak tours provide an opportunity to get an up-close look at dolphins and other marine wildlife. Salt marshes, accessible by boat or kayak give way to foot trails that bisect the region’s beautiful maritime hammocks and the St. Johns River Basin. Giant sea turtles nest on St. Augustine’s beaches during the warm summer nights, and in the winter months, the Northern Right Whale can be spotted from shore. With eight stops on the Great Florida Birding Trail, the area is a bird watcher’s paradise—especially the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park where thousands of coastal birds make their homes from March to June under the protection of the big gators. In April, hundreds of birders and photographers from around the globe come to participate in the Annual Florida’s Birding & Photo Fest with worldclass teachers, seminars and workshops. Florida’s Historic Coast is also a cyclist’s paradise. Inviting weather yearround, breathtaking coastal vistas, and the quaint historic downtown of St. Augustine are found on the AIA Scenic Byway – a route with designated bike lanes between Ponte Vedra Beach to the north and Marineland to the south. The area anchors the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop traveling through a five-county upper east-central region.

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Shopping Shopping can be a bit like hunting for buried treasure. Finding that perfect gift, fantastic deal or one-of-a-kind item is half the fun. Enjoying shopping with your friends and family makes the purchase complete.

Shopping Secrets on Florida’s Historic Coast Florida’s Historic Coast has many traditional avenues for shopping like the area’s two outlet malls but there are a few options you might not expect. Here’s the secret to getting the most of your shopping experience.

Golf Goods Got a golfer in the family? The Clubhouse at TPC Sawgrass has a pro shop that carries the most extensive collection of PGA TOUR merchandise in the country. It’s the only place to get official THE PLAYERS Championship clothing and gift items.

Galleries and Boutiques There are more than 20 galleries in the historic district of St. Augustine where you’ll find art of every style and genre. Many local boutiques in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach sell hand-crafted and artisan items.

Gifts of History and Culture Check out the gift shops in the historic attractions and museums. Many sell books, keepsakes, household items and art that reflect the history and cultural influences of the area.

Fresh Finds Farmer’s Markets aren’t just for produce anymore. Find locally crafted gifts and food items to take home to share. Florida’s Historic Coast holds Farmer’s Markets in the mornings every Wednesday at the St. Augustine Beach Pier and on Saturdays at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre.

Outstanding Outlets Before you scour St. Augustine’s two Outlet

Malls for great deals, visit the mall’s information booth to get special coupons and savings cards for valuable discounts at the various stores.

Artisan Foods Wine. Chocolate. Spirits. Spices. Tasty gifts are the best! Include the San Sebastian Winery, St. Augustine Distillery, Spice and Tea Exchange of St. Augustine and Whetstone’s Chocolates on your shopping list. FloridasHistoricCoast.com 53

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SHOPPING Art Galleries of St. Augustine (AGOSA)

137 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 832.779.2781 www.artgalleriesofstaugustine.org Art Galleries of Saint Augustine is an association of the many diverse and eclectic art galleries located in the nation’s oldest city. First Friday Artwalk, a free self guided tour of member galleries, held the First Friday of each month from 5-9 pm.

Carrera Wine Cellar

35 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.217.4751 www.carrerawinecellar.com Carrera Wine Cellar, providing St. Augustine with a unique and enjoyable wine experience. In addition to wine flights, Carrera Wine Cellar is proud to feature America’s favorite Wine Sampling Machine Enomatic. A fun and interactive way to taste a variety of wines, so come in and give it a try!

High Tide Gallery

76 San Marco Ave., Unit B, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.6831 www.thehightidegallery.com Create the world you want to live in. Surround yourself with art you love. Whether it’s a sumptuously hued oil painting that greets your eyes every morning, sunlight streaming through ocean-inspired art glass or surprising your lover with beautiful sea glass jewelry, we can transform your life into one rich with experiences for all of your senses.

Legacies & Memories

904.460.0227 www.legaciesandmemories.com Your life story, or the story of mom or dad, is written by professional biographers. It is sure to be cherished by family now and future generations. We write, edit and deliver the story, with photos, in elegant books. Complimentary consultation.

Minorcan Datil Pepper Products

150 St. Johns Business Parkway, Ste 301 St. Augustine, FL 32095 904.522.0059 or 877.4DATILS www.minorcandatil.com Gourmet Datil Pepper Sauce is grown, cooked and bottled in St. Augustine. If you’ve been hearing about this rare little pepper, try and experience for yourself the sauce with that ever-so-sweet slow burn and we know you will be back again and again.

PIT Surf Shop

18 A St., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.4700 www.pitsurfshop.com PIT Surf Shop is conveniently located at the intersection of A1A and A Street, in the heart of St. Augustine Beach. Just steps away from the ocean’s edge, Pit Surf Shop is your one stop shop for all your beach rental needs including surfboards, bikes, boogie boards, chairs, umbrellas, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, and more! Year-round private and group lessons offered as well!

Rembrandtz Gallery

131 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.0065 www.rembrandtz.com When locals receive a gift from Rembrandtz, they know it’s going to be special. This gallery has been voted the “BEST of St. Augustine” every year since the Contest Began! Filled with Original Art, Hand-Blown Glass, Fine Jewelry, Hand-Thrown Pottery and Fine Gifts, you don’t want to miss an opportunity to browse through this unique and ever-changing gallery.

Saint Augustine Art Glass

54 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.4916 www.saintaugustineartglass.com We are a gallery representing more than 50 American artists with a second-generation, on-site, stainedglass artist. The gallery is located in the heart of the historical district on St. George Street.

San Marco Merchants Association

62 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.0544 This 15-member association is within walking distance of the historic district. From antiques and collectibles to unique fun gifts, the members of the group can accommodate all your shopping needs.

Silver Feather Jewelry & Gifts

6 St. George St., #110, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.436.5560 www.silver-feather-jewelry.com Silver Feather features American Indian and other silver jewelry, Native art, Fossils, Crystals, Flutes, and much more.

Spice and Tea Exchange of St. Augustine

59 Hypolita St., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.826.3770 www.spiceandtea.com We combine traditional and exotic gourmet spices, sea salts, loose teas and seasonings from around the world. Be adventurous as you explore the finest in savory spices from our own exclusive recipes. We feature many accessories such as Mortal & Pestals, Spice Mills, Griinders, Salt Cellars and Tea Accessories which make the perfect items for your kitchen and make the perfect gifts for that special cook. Stop in and Smell the Spices!

St. Augustine Outlets

500 Outlet Mall Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.826.1311 www.staugoutlets.com St. Augustine Outlets is conveniently located off Interstate 95, serving the Jacksonville and Daytona Beach markets. The recently expanded Outlets offers more than 75 authentic fashion brands and serves as the premier outlet destination for Northeast Florida shoppers. After a recent, $35-million expansion and renovation, St. Augustine Outlets welcomed a host of top designer name brands.

St. Augustine Premium Outlets

2700 S.R. 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092 904.825.1555 www.premiumoutlets.com/staugustine Featuring 85 name-brand outlet stores including Adidas, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, Converse, Gap Outlet, J. Crew, Nike, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Bahama, Tommy Hilfiger and many more.

St. Augustine Tobacco Co.

123 St. George St., Unit 9, St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.827.1510 or 866.581.2047 www.staugustinecigars.com St. Augustine’s Premier Tobacco Shop. Area’s largest walk-in humidor. Open seven days! Offering handrolled cigars from the finest manufacturers.

Sunburst Trading Co./ The Shell Shop

148 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.471.6424 Largest selection of seashell products in the area. Find perfect souvenirs and gifts in their jewelry, T-shirts, crystal, coral and sand-dollar collections.

Sunshine Shop

645 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.471.6899 www.sunshineshop.com Over 5,000 swimsuits for the entire family! Voted Best of St. Augustine since 1999! Family owned and operated since 1984!

The Ancient Olive

47 King St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.827.1899 www.theancientolive.com Highlighted by its ultra premium extra virgin olive oils and aged balsamic vinegars, this epicurean adventure includes tastings of its various specialty foods among an array of unique culinary gifts, all found in the ambiance of a fine art gallery. This tasting room features 55+ ultra premium single varietal and flavored extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegars.

Whetstone Chocolates

42 St. George St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.1720 www.whetstonechocolates.com St. Augustine’s only family-owned chocolate company. Started by Henry and Esther Whetstone in 1967, this family chocolate business is known for its luscious chocolates, divine truffles, creamy fudge and chocolatecovered frozen bananas. Shop at 42 St. George St. or 13 Anastasia Blvd. Open seven days a week.

Zaytoun AlJundi Jewelry & Gifts

76 Spanish St., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.429.9824 Zaytoun AlJundi jewelry and gifts shows 21kt and 22kt gold for the discerning buyer. Souvenir seekers will want to see our line of Kabana Sea Life sterling silver jewelry. We have a full line of unique beautifully made reproduction antique scientific and nautical instruments.

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Day Spas

Revive Your Youthful Beauty Relaxation, rejuvenation and healthful beauty are easy to find on Florida’s Historic Coast courtesy of an array of great spas. Enjoy the opulence of The Spa at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, the Zen-inspired Spa at Sawgrass Marriott Resort, the signature massages of Spa Laterra, the Victorian décor blended with 21st century techniques at Small Indulgences, or the soothing array of therapies at Debbie’s Day Spa.

Debbie’s Day Spa and Salon

Small Indulgences

403 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine, FL 32080 904.825.0569 www.debbiesdayspasalon. com Debbie’s Day Spa & Salon is a full-service spa and salon. The extensive menu of services displays an array of massage therapies, custom skin-care treatments, body treatments, manicures, pedicures and hair-care services to accommodate every person, man or woman.

9 Sanchez Ave., St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.824.6220 www.smallindulgencesdayspa.com Walk through our doors and begin to unwind in the comforts of your surroundings. Here, luxurious treatments and hair care fuse, creating a memorable body and mind experience.

Poseidon Spa at Casa Monica Resort & Spa

95 Cordova St., St. Augustine FL 32084 904.819.6115 www.casamonica.com/leisure/poseidonspa The brand new Poseidon Spa is now open at the luxurious Casa Monica Resort & Spa. Discover the pleasures of a relaxed oasis where a personalized, unique wellness experience awaits. Customized therapies from the earth and sea inspire the senses, relax the body, and renew the spirit, allowing for a personal journey of tranquility and timelessness.

200 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904.273.7700 www.pvspa.com The Ponte Vedra Inn & Club’s award-winning spa is the perfect haven for relaxation and reflection. In all, a seductively beautiful environment awaits.

The Spa at Sawgrass 1000 PGA Tour Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082 904.285.7777 http://bit.ly/1hUb3Y6 Steal away to a vibrant world of wellness and serenity, a Zen-inspired realm where personalized treatments, soothing music and warm lighting accent a tranquil symphony of Eastern design elements.

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Poseidon Spa at the Casa Monica Resort & Spa

The Spa at Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

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Lodging Creating your perfect vacation starts with finding the right place to stay.

Your Home Away From Home

AAA Five Diamond-rated Ponte Vedra Inn & Club’s seaside service and golf courses have impressed guests for more than 80 years. The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa will pamper you with luxury, world-class dining and championship golf. The AAA Four Diamond-rated Renaissance World Golf Village Resort combines comfort, style and more for golf enthusiasts with the World Golf Hall of Fame and two championship courses.

Looking for comfort, class and something out of the ordinary? In St. Augustine, the AAA Four Diamond Casa Monica Resort & Spa is a historic inn where old world charm and luxury are accented by first class service and fine dining.

The Hilton Historic Bayfront Hotel combines dramatic Spanish Colonial architecture, gourmet dining and first class service.

Feel at home in a cozy, quaint historic bed & breakfast inn St. Augustine’s historic district has more than 30 historic inns that welcome guests with luxurious amenities, a gourmet breakfast and plenty of friendly Old City hospitality.

Is getting back to nature your priority? You’ll find campsites in ocean hammocks and along the river that deliver plenty of natural solitude like those at Anastasia State Park, Ocean Grove RV Resort, Pellicer Creek Campground or North Beach Camp Resort.

Want a warm beach view? Try the beaches of St. Augustine, Vilano, Crescent Beach and Matanzas where familiar and boutique hotels kiss the shore for the perfect seaside vacation experience.

Need room for extended family or an extended vacation? Florida’s Historic Coast has condominiums and private home rentals for families of every size.

PHOTO: HILTON HISTORIC BAYFRONT HOTEL

Prefer luxury, full service resorts?

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION DISTRICT 44 Spanish St. Bed & Breakfast Inn 44 Spanish St., St. Augustine www.44spanishstreet.com AAA & AARP

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800.521.0722 Fax: 824.9659

Bayfront Marin House Bed & Breakfast

142 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 866.256.5887 Fax: 824.1502

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146 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 800.513.9814 Fax: 819.0596

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70 Cuna St., St. Augustine 800.908.9832 Fax: 826.1461

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20 Cordova St., St. Augustine 800.824.0804 824.0887

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115 Cordova St., St. Augustine 826.0113

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34 Saragossa St., St. Augustine 877.808.7384 Fax: 808.7360

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18 Cordova St., St. Augustine 800.781.3338 Fax: 810.5212

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279 St. George St., St. Augustine 800.824.6062 Fax: 810.5525

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4 St. George St., St. Augustine 888.827.5740 Fax: 827.5741

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11 Cadiz St., St. Augustine 824.5214 Fax: 824.7990

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47 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 888.753.3290

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79 Cedar St., St. Augustine 800.845.0012 Fax: 825.0916

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87 Cedar St., St. Augustine 877.468.3651 Fax: 829.8209

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Bayfront Westcott House Inn www.westcotthouse.com

Carriage Way Bed and Breakfast

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Casa de Suenos Bed & Breakfast www.casadesuenos.com

The Collector, Luxury Inn & Gardens www.thecollectorinn.com

Old City House Inn & Restaurant www.oldcityhouse.com

The Saragossa Inn

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Southern Wind Inn Bed & Breakfast

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Victorian House www.victorianhousebnb.com

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At Journey’s End Bed & Breakfast www.atjourneysend.com www.cedarhouseinn.com AAA & AARP S

www.peaceandplentyinn.com AAA & AARP

CRESCENT BEACH Pearl of the Sea Bed & Breakfast www.pearloftheseabb.com

ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH Beachfront Bed & Breakfast www.beachfrontbandb.com

7601 A1A South, St. Augustine 814.8002

1 F St., St. Augustine 800.370.6036

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HISTORIC PRESERVATION DISTRICT 63 Orange Street Bed & Breakfast

63 Orange St., St. Augustine 800.605.2063 Fax: 829.2378

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29 Cuna St., St. Augustine 800.248.7846 Fax: 824.8685

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14 Sevilla St., St. Augustine 888.292.4147 Fax: 823.9503

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Centennial House Bed & Breakfast

26 Cordova St., St. Augustine 800.611.2880 Fax: 810.1930

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Hemingway House Bed & Breakfast

54 Charlotte St., St. Augustine 829.3819

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52 Charlotte St., St. Augustine 800.355.5508 Fax: 819.1403

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Casablanca Inn on the Bay Casa de Solana Bed & Breakfast

The Kenwood Inn Bed & Breakfast The Old Powder House Inn Penny Farthing Inn

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Getting Around AAA named St. Augustine as one of the Top 10 Most “Walkable” Cities in North America. But if you’d like a motorized or single horse-powered trip through the history of the Oldest City, there are lots of options. For nearly 60 years, the iconic red Ripley’s Sightseeing Trains have transported millions of visitors on narrated tours through the city—a service that is also provided by the green Old Town Trolleys. The drivers of both offer entertaining descriptions of historical sites on a loop through the city with more than 20 stops for attractions, shopping and dining. The tour takes about 90 minutes to complete. Fares good for 3 days of unlimited step-on/step-off riding are: Trains, $26.61 adults, $10.64 kids ages 5-11 and free for age 5 and under; Trolleys, $25.86 adults, $10.35 kids ages 6-12 and free for age 6 and under. Personalized horse-drawn carriage tours depart from the bay front and Visitor Information Center with fares averaging $85 for up to 4 passengers or $20 per passenger for parties of 5 or more—kids 4 and under ride free. * Rates for tours subject to change.

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REWARD YOURSELF.

ONE BLOCK FROM THE BEACH, THE COURTYARD® FEATURES MODERN ROOMS WITH FREE HI-SPEED INTERNET, A BISTRO, FITNESS CENTER, BUSINESS CENTER, SPACIOUS LOBBY, MEDIA PODS, AND 5800 SQ. FT. OF FLEXIBLE SPACE FOR WEDDINGS, RECEPTIONS AND MEETINGS.

Just steps from the Atlantic oceanfront, the Castillo Real, an Ascend Hotel Collection® Member, features luxurious rooms, an inviting swimming pool, sauna, steam room, fitness center, business center, free wi-fi, and fine dining at the La Cocina restaurant.

605 A1A B EACH B LVD . S T . A UGUSTINE B EACH , FL 32080 904-940-3800 • WWW . MARRIOTT . COM / JAXCB

530 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine Beach, FL 904-471-3505 • www.castilloreal.com

Kick off your shoes for a stroll on the white sandy shore of the Atlantic Ocean. The oceanfront Hampton Inn features an expansive beach area with beach umbrella rentals, free hot breakfast, wireless Internet, fitness center and 750 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space for meetings, weddings & receptions. 430 A1A Beach Boulevard St. Augustine Beach, FL • 904-471-4000 www.staugustinebeach.hamptoninn.com

Castillo Real

Just a few steps across the street from the Atlantic Ocean, the Hilton Garden Inn features the Great American Grill restaurant, free wireless Internet, fitness center and 1200 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, with coffee maker, fridge and microwave in every room.

401 A1A Beach Boulevard St. Augustine Beach, FL • 904-471-5559 www.staugustinebeach.gardeninn.com FloridasHistoricCoast.com 59

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Accommodations HISTORIC PRESERVATION DISTRICT Bayfront Inn 138 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine

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800.558.3455 Fax: 829.8721

Casa Monica Resort & Spa

95 Cordova St., St. Augustine 138 800.648.1888 Fax: 827.0426

www.casamonica.com AAA & AARP G

The Collector, Luxury Inn & Gardens

149 Cordova St., St. Augustine info@thecollectorinn.com

www.thecollectorinn.com

Hilton St. Augustine Historic Bayfront 32 Avenida Menendez,

www.staugustinehistoricbayfront.hilton.com AAA & AARP G

Pirate Haus Inn www.piratehaus.com

HISTORIC AREA Anastasia Inn

www.anastasiainn.com AAA & AARP

Cozy Inn

www.thecozyinn.com AAA & AARP

St. Augustine 829.2277 Fax: 826.2005

218 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine 888.226.6181 Fax: 825.2724

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202 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 888.288.2204 Fax: 819.0655

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Days Inn St. Augustine Downtown Historic

1300 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine www.daysinn.com/hotel/15547 AAA & AARP 824.3383 Fax: 829.0668

Country Inn & Suites

231 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 800.596.2375 Fax: 827.1772 countryinns.com/saint-augustine-hotel-fl-32084/flstagdt

2 St. Augustine Blvd., St. Augustine 825.2697 Fax: 825.4698

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57 Comares Ave., St. Augustine 800.940.6256 Fax: 829.5414

www.conch-house.com

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The Conch House Marina Resort

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Howard Johnson Inn & Suites

137 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 800.575.5290 Fax: 825.2774

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2800 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine www.southernoaksinnstaug.com 342.2354

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Holiday Inn Hotel

www.staugustinehojo.com

Jaybirds’s Inn

AARP

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Magnuson Inn

Marker 8 Hotel & Marina

www.marker8hotel.com

1 Dolphin Dr., St. Augustine 877.558.3450 Fax: 829.2948

Sleep Inn AAA & AARP

www.sebastianhotel.com

333 S. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine 209.5855 Fax: 209.5850

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Accommodations I-95 CORRIDOR Comfort Inn & Suites

2075 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 826.4068 Fax: 819.5796

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305 Outlet Mall Blvd., St. Augustine 810.9892 Fax: 829.3179

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Quality Inn Outlet Mall St. Augustine

www.choicehotels.com/hotel/flb23 AAA & AARP

St. Augustine Hotel & Suites at World Golf Village

475 Commerce Lake Dr., St. Augustine 877.940.9501 Fax: 940.9600

www.worldofgolfresort.com AAA & AARP G

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2367 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 209.5855 Fax: 209.5850

www.comfortinnstaug.com AAA & AARP

www.marriott.com/jaxst AAA & AARP

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ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH Americas Best Value Inn Ocean Inn

3955 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 471.8010 Fax: 460.9124

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541 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 461.9990 Fax: 471.4774

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430 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 800.HAMPTON Fax: 471.4888

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401 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 800.HILTONS Fax: 471.7146

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www.staugustinebeach.hamptoninn.com AAA & AARP G

www.staugustine.gardeninn.com AAA & AARP G

Doubletree St. Augustine Historic District Enjoy a warm welcome at the DoubleTree by Hilton™ St. Augustine Historic District with a signature straight-from-the-oven DoubleTree chocolate chip cookie upon arrival. Within walking distance to the Historic District and many attractions, the hotel features a 2,100 square foot Anastasia Ballroom accommodating elegant wedding receptions and special gatherings, the 500 square foot Laurel Room for smaller events and the delectable Oak Room Restaurant and Lounge. 116 San Marco Ave. St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.825.1923 www.staugustinehistoricdistrict.doubletree.com

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Summerhouse is All About the Beach! We’re located directly on the ocean at the southernmost point of Anastasia island, adjacent to Matanzas inlet. Summerhouse has been a gathering spot for families for generations and a preferred destination for winter residents. Amenities include 4 heated pools along with tennis, pickleball, and racquetball courts, all on 25 acres of lushly landscaped beachfront property. Experience the Summerhouse difference!

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Courtyard by Marriott St. Augustine Beach

www.Marriott.com/jaxcb

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Accommodations 605 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 206 S * * * 940.3800

Guy Harvey Outpost Resort on St. Augustine Beach

www.guyharveyoutpost.com/destinations/florida/st-augustine-beach 860 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 153 B 800.626.7263 Fax: 461.8710

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La Fiesta Ocean Inn & Suites

810 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 45 B * 800.327.1462 Fax: 471.0186

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894 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 38 471.1440 Fax: 471.2922

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www.staugustineislandinn.com AAA & AARP

NORTH BEACH/VILANO BEACH Hampton Inn & Suites St. Augustine/Vilano Beach

http://bit.ly/1XkETFa AAA & AARP G

Magic Beach Motel

www.magicbeachmotel.com

Oceanview Lodge

www.oceanviewlodgeus.com

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Saint Augustine Beach House

10 Vilano Rd., St. Augustine 16 B * 217.3765 Fax: 217.3746

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The Inn at Camachee Harbor

201 Yacht Club Dr., St. Augustine 19 W * * * 800.688.5379 Fax: 825.0048

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www.sabhonline.com AAA & AARP

www.camacheeinn.com AAA & AARP

Vilano Beach Garden Inn www.vbginnonline.com

155 Vilano Rd., St. Augustine 460.2153

6 S

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville/Ponte Vedra www.jacksonvillepontevedra.hgi.com AAA & AARP

CRESCENT BEACH Beacher’s Lodge Oceanfront Suites www.beacherslodge.com AAA & AARP

45 PGA Tour Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 127 S * * * 877.782.9444 Fax: 280.1544 6970 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 471.8849 Fax 471.3002

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10 Marine St., St. Augustine 824.0808 Fax 823.8598 16 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine 824.4482 Fax: 829.8854

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6 Castillo Dr., St. Augustine 800.528.1234 Fax: 829.8330

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Best Western Historical Inn

2010 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine 829.9088 Fax: 829.6629

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Comfort Suites Downtown

42 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 829.2292 Fax: 584.0004

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Comfort Inn

94 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 824.4406

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St. Augustine Ocean & Raquet Club

St. Augustine Ocean & Racquet Club Condominium Resort property features roughly 150 units. Each unit is a 2 bedroom, 2 full bath condo and comes complete with a fully stocked kitchen with everything needed. The dining area falls right off the kitchen for easy access and a private patio or balcony opens directly from the spacious living room. The master bedroom features a private bath and a full hall bath is available as well. Each unit is individually owned and will differ by decor and amenities. In addition to the great location and friendly staff, the condo complex also offers several amenities. Enjoy one of our 2 pools, 5 Jacuzzi’s 4 tennis courts, racquetball courts, fishing ponds, grill area, shuffleboard or horseshoes. We also have a clubhouse available to rent which is perfect for family reunions, youth retreats or weddings. 880 A1A Beach Blvd OFC St. Augustine - 904-471-0932 www.oceanandraquet.com

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Rekindle the Romance

What a setting, with fireplaced antique rooms and suites, whirlpool tubs and full breakfasts. From our historic old city location you can walk to everything! Enjoy our swimming pool, rocking chairs, private balconies, garden courtyard, evening socials and free parking.

279 St. George St., St. Augustine 1-800-824-6062 www.StFrancisInn.com FloridasHistoricCoast.com 63

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Accommodations HISTORIC AREA Island Shores Inn

512 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine 829.3888 Fax: 825.0394

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2500 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd, St. Augustine 824.1341 Fax: 823.9850

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427 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine 824.5055

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Merida Inn & Suites

2150 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine 825.2398 Fax: 824.7822

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Red Carpet Inn St. Augustine

3101 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd., St. Augustine 829.3461 Fax: 829.2623

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Seabreeze Motel

208 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine 829.8122

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Scottish Inn

420 Anastasia Blvd., St. Augustine 824.2831

36

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Scottish Inn

110 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine  800.251.1962 Fax: 826.4149

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Travelodge Inn & Suites

290 San Marco Ave., St. Augustine 888.829.2525 Fax: 829.0313

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2445 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 829.1999

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Days Inn West

2560 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 120 800.584.1473 Fax: 824.1158

Hampton Inn St. Augustine I-95

2525 C.R. 208, St. Augustine 824.4422 Fax: 824.4400

67

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Holiday Inn Express St. Augustine

2300 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 824.5151

82

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Howard Johnson St. Augustine I-95

2535 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 829.5643 Fax: 829.0804

141

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205 Outlet Mall Blvd., St. Augustine 209.2580 Fax: 209.2585

62

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2955 Registry Blvd., St. Augustine 866.828.3772 Fax: 940.3753

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2625 S.R. 207, Elkton 800.424.6423 Fax: 824.1558

62

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2550 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 829.5686

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La Quinta Inn & Suites Laterra Resort Quality Inn Super 8 St. Augustine Travelodge Lodge Wingate by Wyndham - St. Augustine

2365 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 102 888.824.4306 Fax: 823.9776 2465 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 866.944.2007

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530 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 866.941.7325 Fax: 471.6946

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Quality Inn & Suites

901 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 471.1474 Fax: 461.9659

70 S *

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Regency Inn & Suites

331 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 800.471.4262 Fax: 471.6253

65 S

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Super 8 by the Beach

311 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 800.800.8000 Fax: 471.1018

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8448 A1A South, St. Augustine 655.6690 Fax: 460.2715

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CRESCENT BEACH St. Augustine Silver Sands Motel

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Accommodations NORTH BEACH/VILANO BEACH Ocean Sands Beach Inn AAA & AARP

3465 Coastal Hwy., St. Augustine 29 S 800.609.0888 Fax: 824.1119

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VCB PARTNERS

I-95 CORRIDOR The Renaissance World Golf Village Resort

www.worldgolfrenaissance.com AAA & AARP G

CRESCENT BEACH Devil’s Elbow Fishing Resort www.devilselbowfishingresort.com

PONTE VEDRA BEACH Lodge & Club at Ponte Vedra Beach

www.pontevedra.com AAA

Ponte Vedra Inn & Club

www.pvresorts.com AAA G

7507 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 10 W 471.0398 Fax: 471.0248 607 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 66 B * 844.833.5242 Fax: 273.0210

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200 Ponte Vedra Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 250 B * * * GT * 800.234.7842 Fax: 285.2111

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Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa

1000 PGA Tour Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 508 S * * * G * * * www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/jaxsw-sawgrass-marriott-golf-resort-and-spa AAA & AARP G 800.457.GOLF Fax: 280.7003

PALM COAST Hammock Beach Resort

www.hammockbeach.com AAA

Stay on Historic St. George Street 25 rooms and suites with old world charm and modern conveniences; tranquil courtyard setting; beautiful water and garden views from balconied rooms, easy walk to shops, restaurants, museums, galleries and the Oldest City’s historic sites; a perfect choice for families, business travelers or a romantic getaway.

4 St. George St., St. Augustine 904-827-5740 • 1-888-827-5740 www.StGeorge-Inn.com

200 Ocean Crest Dr., Palm Coast 325 B * * * GT * 866.453.2227 Fax: 386.246.5635

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Edgewater Inn We’ll save you a seat.

Bayfront Marin House Bed and Breakfast ƒ ƒ ƒ ƒ

Located in the historic district Hot southern breakfast daily Two hour happy hours each night Fun and romantic

142 Avenida Menendez • St. Augustine • 904.824.4301 www.bayfrontmarinhouse.com

Start your St. Augustine historic journey at The Edgewater Inn, a waterfront oasis just steps away from the downtown historical district. Our newly renovated hotel with stylish décor provides a perfect home base for your historic coastal adventure in the nation’s oldest city. From our spacious quarters to our sleek contemporary style, each room at The Edgewater Inn offers a wide range of conveniences and amenities. Don’t miss our homemade breakfast and evening social with complimentary Hors d’oeuvres.

2 St. Augustine Boulevard St. Augustine (904) 825-2697 www.stayatedgewater.com FloridasHistoricCoast.com 65

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Grande Villas at World Golf Village

100 Front Nine Dr., St. Augustine 800.456.0009 Fax: 940.2092

214

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HISTORIC AREA 93 King www.93king.net

Oviedo House

www.oviedohouse.com

93A King St., St. Augustine 888.461.9696

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380 1-3+ BW * * PF T * * * DWML

Ocean Gallery

217 1-3+

www.coastalrealtyfl.com

800.587.2287 Fax 471.2866

4600 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 800.398.5980 Fax 471.5994

www.theoceangallery.com

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Ocean Village Club Condominiums & Rentals

4250 A1A Hwy. S., 348 1-2 BW * St. Augustine 800.335.0406 Fax 461.4418

www.oceanvillageclubfl.com

Pier Point South Condominium

390 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 800.215.3622 Fax 471.3625

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Premier Properties

661 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 471.5000 Fax 471.4216

2-3 BW

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www.pierpointsouth.com

www.thepremiervacationrentals.com

Resort Rentals of St. Augustine

www.flrr.com

15 8th St., St. Augustine 800.727.4656 Fax 471.815

Sovereign & Jacobs Management Company

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741 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 501 471.9259 Fax 461.3178

3+

www.sovereign-jacobs.com

St. Augustine Ocean & Racquet Resort

www.oceanandracquet.com

Sunshine Realty

www.sunshinerealtyrentals.com

461 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 461.5556

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880 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 800.448.0066 Fax 471.9589

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CRESCENT BEACH May Realty & Resort Rentals www.mayresort.com

5431 A1A Hwy. S., Ste.102, St. Augustine 100 1-3+ 800.544.4593 Fax 461.0335

Summerhouse Beach and Racquet Club www.summerhousecondo.com

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8550 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 148 2-3+ BW * 800.334.2160 Fax 471.0935

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VCB NON-PARTNERS HISTORIC AREA Our House of St. Augustine Historic Vacation Rental 7 Cincinnati Ave., St. Augustine 347.6260

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23 Orange St., St. Augustine 535.6853

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101 La Quinta Pl., St. Augustine 825.1911

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ST. AUGUSTINE Pub Life Vacation Rental Sunstate Vacation Rentals

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Accommodations ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH Anastasia Condos Bata Properties

2 Dondanville Rd., St. Augustine Beach 110 2-3+ 800.458.7345

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The Beach Club at St. Augustine Beach

2 Ocean Trace Rd., St. Augustine 48 800.333.7335 Fax 471.3582

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Captains’ Quarters

1 Dondanville Rd., St. Augustine 21 800.824.2867 Fax 471.9128

2-3+

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521 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 48 461.8878

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1045 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 50 429.7373

1-2

Endless Summer Realty First Choice Florida Vacation Rentals MCM

508 Porpoise Point Dr., St. Augustine 377.2121

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125 Ocean Hibiscus Dr., St. Augustine Beach 30 2-3+

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800.473.3015 471.6848 Nice Vacation Rentals Ocean Village Realty, Inc. Pelican Point

721 A1A Beach Blvd., Ste.3, St. Augustine 80 1-3+ BW * * PF GT * * * DWM 800.624.5965 Fax 471.6429 1009 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine Beach 200 1-3+ 800.447.0004 Fax 461.1720 4370 Coastal Hwy., St. Augustine 352.694.7995

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Ponce Landing

826 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 31 866.471.1217 Fax 471.1740

Sea Winds

890 A1A Beach Blvd., St. Augustine 80 2-3+ 471.6718 Fax 471.6100

Spanish Trace Condominiums

1 Ocean Trace Rd., St. Augustine 60 471.2535 Fax 471.2523

St. Augustine Condo Rental

4 Ocean Trace Rd., St. Augustine 877.725.9501 Fax 471.0521

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5495 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 100 1-3+ BW * 888.461.9696 Fax 461.3265

Beach Properties and Management

5120 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 471.8110 Fax 471.0437

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Crescent Sandpiper Condos

7950 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 51 471.0056 Fax 471.4455

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5930 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine Beach 60 1-3+ 888.422.0825 Fax 471.0871

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Creston House Condominium

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Equity Corporate Housing, Inc.

800.257.4050 Fax 614.476.1563

Five Star Vacation Rentals & Sales

6233 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 75 800.898.9486 Fax 471.6596

1-3+ BW * * PF T * * * DWML

Four Winds Condominium

8130 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 150 800.925.8108 Fax 471.1755

1-2

125 Ocean Hibiscus Dr., St. Augustine 15 471.6848 Fax 471.0290

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Hibiscus Resort

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Ocean House Association

7870 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 63 2-3+ BW * 877.725.9501 Fax 471.0521

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Ocean House Condominium

7870 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 25 2-3+ BW * 877.725.9501 Fax 471.0521

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6100 A1A South, St. Augustine 800.544.4593 Fax 461.0335

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Sea Place

4400 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 471.0953

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Spyglass Vacation Rentals

4605 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 471.3068

48 2-3+

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Sea Haven Condominiums

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Tradewinds Condominiums

7750 A1A South, St. Augustine 471.0113 Fax 461.3265

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6233 A1A South, St. Augustine 679.5425 Fax 679.5428

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800.898.9486

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Beachfront Vacation Rental Properties

PO Box 465, Ponte Vedra 285.465

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Suncastle Properties

822 A1A N., Ste 103, Ponte Vedra Beach 800.386.5585 Fax 273.9981

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6300 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 471.0667 Fax 460.9136

Quail Hollow

Pool/Fitness Center

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7175 A1A South, St. Augustine 471.0434 Fax 461.3265

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ST. AUGUSTINE Compass RV Park

1505 S.R. 207, St. Augustine 800.233.4324

www.compassrvpark.com

Pellicer Creek Campground

www.pellicercreekcampground.com AARP

Stagecoach RV Park, Inc.

Handicapped Accessible

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ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH Anastasia State Park 1340-A A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine

BW 139 TR *

Ocean Grove RV Resort

W 198 TR * * *

FloridaStateParks.org/anastasia

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10255 US 1 S., St. Augustine W 30 TR * 458.7275 2711 C.R. 208, St. Augustine 877.824.2319 Fax: 824.2319

www.stagecoachrv.net

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4225 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine 800.342.4007 Fax: 471.3590

www.oceangroveresort.com

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4125 Coastal Hwy., St. Augustine BW 140 TRC * * * * * 800.542.8316 Fax: 826.0897

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VCB NON-PARTNERS ST. AUGUSTINE Cooksey’s RV Park Faver-Dykes State Park

1425 S.R. 16, St. Augustine 824.4016 1000 Faver Dykes Rd., St. Augustine 794.0997 Fax: 794.1378

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Shamrock Park St. Johns RV Park

3575 U.S. Hwy. 1 S., St. Augustine 797.2270

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2493 S.R. 207 and I-95, Exit 311, St. Augustine 824.9840 Fax: 824.9287

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4850 A1A Hwy. S., St. Augustine B 112 CR * * * 888.768.9638 Fax: 471.8730

St. Augustine Beach KOA

525 W. Pope Rd., St. Augustine 800.562.4022 Fax: 471.1715

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PRIVATE RENTALS VCB NON-PARTNERS ST. AUGUSTINE

Casa Antigua Holly Yelton Janice Brown Kris Klinge La Caleta LLC Lilypad Osceola House and Cottage

20 Saragossa St. 925 S. Ponce de Leon Blvd. 172 Cordova St. 955 Registry Blvd., Unit 306 59 Cuna St. 226 Lily Rd. 74 Osceola St.

904.903.1903 904.669.7129 904.540.7760 904.461.5521 904.829.9792 Blueocean2000@rocketmail.com 860.754.4711

ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH Beatrix Friederich Casa de la Sirenas Casita Linda Dan Siari Great Beach House at Great Location Guy Noonan Island Charm Jo Blanton Little Pearl Beach Cottage Love Shack Oceans 11 Ocean 2306 Parador by the Sea Paulette Lewis Shirley Hansen Shores –E-Nuff Spanish Trace Ocean Club St. Augustine Beach and Tennis Club Condo St. Augustine Beach Vacation Rentals Sunburst Cottage Surfer House Apartment Terri Ossi Hannah

3960 A1A South Unit 506 670 A1A Beach Blvd., Unit A 208 8th St. 4 Ocean Trace Rd., Unit 115 40 Sea Urchin Ln. 4 Ocean Trace Rd., Unit 315 106 D St. 880 A1A Beach Blvd., #6306 210 9th St. 1 11th St. 11 6th St. 880 A1A Beach Blvd., Unit 2306 210 Dondanville Rd. 1 ½ A St. & 5 1st St. 2 Dondanville Rd., #208 123 Rio del Mar Rd., #A 1 Ocean Trace Rd., Unit 245 4 Ocean Trace Rd. 1056 Makarios Dr. 8 11th St. 3rd St., Unit 6 4 Ocean Trace Rd.

904.377.4490 319.533.5777 jomcintire@bellsouth.net 904.962.5975 904.294.6595 Noonan.guy@gmail.com 904.829.0808 904.826.1475 352.284.3428 camsoups@comcast.net ramagroup@earthlink.net Ocean2306@aol.com leskra@comcast.net Paulette5074@gmail.com Sahansen3@aol.com 305.525.6005 616.842.0995 Mceachern_n@bellsouth.net 904.687.3648 904.377.0809 Tory.strange@gmail.com terrioc@ix.netcom.com

CRESCENT BEACH Atlantic View Beach House Beso del Mar Beach Condo Beso del Sol Beach Condo Bill Johnson Chris Gardner Cheryl Johnson Claudia Tatom Coquina Condominiums Creston House Condo David Manaute

5349 Atlantic View 4250 A1A South, Unit 624 4250 A1A S., Unit R-27 5930 A1A S., Unit 8-B 6970 A1A South, Units 201, 214, 233 4250 A1A South, Unit R-17 31 Owens Ave. 7900 A1A S. 5930 A1A S., #6B & 3E 5038 A1A South

860.790.0427 mjackman@bellsouth.net mjackman@bellsouth.net crestonhouserental@gmail.com 904.563.5161 enjoythebeach@hotmail.com tatomarchitects@earthlink.net Beachandgolf4u@yahoo.com 561.632.4305 904.540.9660

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Elaine Mathews Erin Steinbach Helen Tetrault Jeanie Bessette Libby Beese Louise Childers Mark Schmidt Mary McAlpine Oceanfront Dolphin Lookout Pieces of Dreams, LLC Resort Style & Ocean View Condo Sabrina Noyes Salty Air Beach House Sand Dollar Condo Sandy Toes Seagrape Villa St. Augustine Oceanfront Rentals Windjammer Condominium

7750 A1A S. 6300 A1A S. 4670 A1A S., Unit 2102 4825 A1A S., Unit 200 4250 A1A S. 8130 A1A S. 4250 A1A South, Unit M-31 8130 A1A S. 9365 Old A1A 8000 A1A S. 4670 A1A South 7750 A1A South 5466 Atlantic View 8000 A1A S. 6300 A1A S., # A62U 6950 Middleton Ave. 5224 Atlantic View 7780 A1A S., Unit 305

904.806.7121 vacaconcierge@gmail.com Crc2102@cfl.rr.com 904.471.5263 386.447.3612 828.275.2183 904.819.0332 904.819.9782 904.327.0520 954.987.6175 352.871.1187 sdnoyes@aol.com 860.790.0427 386.937.3862 305.525.6005 6950seagrape@gmail.com amon@comcast.net 386.447.3612

NORTH BEACH/VILANO BEACH Beach Joy Blue Horizon Oceanfront Home Captains Quarters Our Hidden Secret Surfside Retreat Thirteenth and Oak Vilano Beach Cottages Vilano Vantage Water’s Edge

3264 Coastal Hwy 2818 Coastal Hwy 71 Water St. 1 Corunna St. 3088 Coastal Hwy 216 13th St. 3118 1st St. 26 Corunna St. 3550 Coastal Hwy

meljhand@comcast.net Bluehorizon2818@gmail.com 904.806.1076 904.825.0054 904.825.4039 904.377.3527 305.254.0544 dianemcwilliams@msn.com 407.810.7214

Bayfront Inn The Bayfront Inn’s waterfront location, on Matanzas Bay, is in the heart of St. Augustine’s oldest historic district dating back to 1572. Walk to historic sites, restaurants, shops or sit by our pool for a relaxing day. Enjoy bay breezes and watch horse carriages stroll by while sitting on the porch or gazebo. Accommodations at the Bayfront Inn are renovated and feature a light pleasing décor.

138 Avenida Menendez St. Augustine (904) 824-1681 www.bayfrontinn.com

Discover the Charm of Crescent Beach Relax with amazing ocean views from our fully equipped suites and heated pool. Unwind on a beach that pleases every traveler. Enjoy historic St. Augustine, only 10 miles north. Visit for the history but stay with us at the beach! www.BeachersLodge.com 6970 A1A South • St. Augustine 904-471-8849 • 1-800-527-8849

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Accommodations PRIVATE RENTALS VCB NON-PARTNERS - CONTINUED PONTE VEDRA BEACH Beach Bliss Oceanfront Condo Beachside Home Away From Home Beach House Memories Casa Sol Beachfront Home Casa del Sol Casa Vedra Octagon Blue Tom Gray Vacation Rental Pros Zambetti Beach House

695B Ponte Vedra Blvd., Unit 202 2907 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd. 3023 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd. 1 1st Lane 2849 Ponte Vedra Blvd. S 2897 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd. 3091 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd. 5 Cove Rd. 200 Executive Way 2757 S. Ponte Vedra Blvd.

ezhillegass@gmail.com Sharris2@bellsouth.net beachousememories@gmail.com 904.294.4414 rentalcasa@aol.com 770.634.6345 904.616.5640 etomgray@gmail.com 800.517.3735 vjzambetti@aol.com

Where Do I Park? With streets and traffic patterns established in the 1600s, St. Augustine is fascinating for pedestrians, but often frustrating for drivers—especially when looking for a parking space. Much of that frustration can be relieved by heading over to the Historic Downtown Parking Facility, a beautifully designed and thoroughly modern facility featuring 1,200 parking spaces. Open 24 hours per day, the facility charges a fee of $12 per entry. The parking facility is adjacent to the main Visitor Information Center (VIC) and within easy walking distance of most historic sites. Plus, horse-drawn carriages and sightseeing trains and trolleys are readily available here. Self-service, automated parking kiosks provide convenient payment for on-street metered parking and in city parking lots. Metered parking is $1.50 per hour with a three-hour limit on the street and four-hour limit in city lots. Metered parking is also available at the Castillo de San Marcos. The good news is that metered parking is free after 5 p.m. and all day on Sunday. Overnight parking for RVs, tour buses and trailers is available on Riberia Street behind the Parking Facility. Permits are $26.50 (tax included) per night and are available at the Parking Facility. From March 1 though Labor Day, beachgoers can park on the beach at Vilano Beach or St. Augustine Beach to Matanzas Inlet for $7 per day. At other times of the year, beach parking is free but shifting sand and high tides can make it treacherous. Parking information for St. Augustine is available by calling 904.825.1000. FloridasHistoricCoast.com 71

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St. Johns County Marinas & Boat Ramps St. Johns County Boat Marinas Marker 8 Hotel & Marina

English Landing Marina

904.829.9041

904.669.7363

1 Dolphin Dr, 32080

509 US1 S, 32084

Camachee Cove Yacht Harbor

Fish Island Marina

3070 Harbor Dr, 32084

Conch House Marina

904.829.8646, 800.940.6256

904.824.3124

904.824.3328

101 Tolstoy Ln, 32080

Hidden Harbor

Oasis Boat Yard & Marina

904.829.0750

904.824.2520

High Tide Boat Yard

Oyster Creek Marina

164 Nix Boat Yard Rd, 32086

904.829.0636

220 Nix Boat Yard Rd, 32084

Marineland Marina 904.814.9886

10 Prawn St, 32084

57 Comares Ave, 32080

Sea Love Marina

1675 SR 16, 32084

650 SR 312, 32080

904. 471.1955

904.829.5676

B&L Enterprises

St. Augustine Municipal Marina

111 Avenida Menendez, 32084

904.825.1026

St. Augustine Shipyard

256 Riberia St, 32084

17 Dockside Dr., 32084

904.671.4288

65 Lewis Blvd, 32084

904.827.0520

St. Johns County Boat Ramps SaltWater

Green Road

Usina

GTM NERR

Vilano

Lighthouse Park

Freshwater

South of SR 206 on A1A 904.209.0333

Boating Club Road North of Vilano on A1A 904.209.0333

611 Euclid Ave in Vilano/North Beach 904.209.0333

Guana River Road 904.823.4500

Devil’s Elbow Fishing Resort 7507 A1A S. 904.471.0398

West of Vilano Bridge on A1A 904.209.0333

Palmo Road

Old Beach Rd and Lew Blvd. 904.209.0333

Doug Crane

Palm Valley

Shore Drive in St. Augustine S. 904.209.0333

Roscoe Rd under the Palm Valley Bridge 904.209.0333

Frank Butler West

Palmetto Road

399 Riverside Blvd. 904.209.0333

Genung’s Fish Camp 291 Cubbedge Rd. 904.471.4144

CR 13 South of SR 16 904.209.0333

South of St. Augustine Beach on A1A 904.209.0333

Shore Drive

Shore Drive St. Augustine Shore 904.209.0333

Riverdale Park CR 13 South of SR 214 904.209.0333

Trout Creek Fish Camp 6550 SR 13 N., St. Augustine, FL 904.342.2471

Trout Creek Park 6795 Collier Rd, Orangedale 904.209.0333

St. Augustine Beach Pier Park 350 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine Beach, 32080

904.461.0119 www.sjcfl.us

St. Augustine Beach Pier Park has a variety of amenities including:

• 4 Acre Beachfront Park • Free Parking • Playground • Splash Park • Picnic Tables • Restroom Facilities • Outdoor Showers • Covered Pavilion • Fishing, Bait, Tackle, Ice, Refreshments • Lighted Beach Volleyball Courts 72

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Prsrt Std US Postage Paid St. Augustine Ponte Vedra & The Beaches VCB 29 Old Mission Avenue St. Augustine, FL 32084 904.829.1711 • 800.653.2489 FloridasHistoricCoast.com

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