About St Augustine
As one of the oldest cities in the United States, St. Augustine, Florida, located on the state's eastern coast, is rich in history. Multiple museums await exploration and will both educate and entertain any visitor. The Lightner museum lets a tourist step back to the nineteenth century and view the daily life of an extravagant 1800's hotel. The Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum is perfect for those interested in the bizarre but true artifacts from our past. Other must sees include The Old Jail, The St. Augustine Lighthouse, The Bridge of Lions, Fort Mose, and, of course, The Fountain of Youth. Take a sip from this spring or carry a bottle of the infamous water home. In the city is located the country's oldest building, a schoolhouse built in the 1700's is available for touring. St. Augustine boasts hotels, ranging from historic and decadent to modern and convenient. Or, a visitor may choose to stay in one of many bed and breakfasts located throughout the city. St. Augustine offers various tours, including: Trolley Guides, Boat Rides, Ghost Walks, and more. Visit the Alligator farm to see the world's largest rare albino Alligator. For the shopping enthusiast, antique shops, art galleries, bistros, and more line the cobblestone streets of the town. St. Augustine, Florida is a must visit for anyone interested in our Nation's history and heritage, but it is also a fun and relaxing visit for the whole family.