The footsteps of history have made their mark in St. Augustine. The founder of San Agustín
was the Spainard, Pedro Menendez. With over 450 years of history
, there is plenty to discover about St. Augustine’s European roots -- from military forts to castles, to participating in interactive activities at the Colonial Quarter, and discovering how herbs were the origins of many modern-day medicines at the 18th Century Spanish Military Hospital. In today’s digital age, it is interesting to see how the learning environment was in the good-old-days
. At 14 St. George
Street you can step into the Oldest Wooden School House which was built with red cedar and cypress and constructed with handmade nails and wooden pegs.
Culture Around Every Corner
is the motto of Florida
’s Historic coast – St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra. This is where you can taste everything delicious at a food festival
, and tour a winery or a chocolate factory for delectable delights. There are musical festivals
showcasing modern blue grass, jazz, or Celtic music. Book a ticket at St. Augustine Amphitheater for one of its musical venues.
In 1893, the doors were first opened at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park
and, today, it is home to parrots, giant tortoises, and 24 species of crocodilians, For a fun outdoor activity
, there are beaches to stroll, swimming in pristine water, casting a line for fishing, hiking, or a golf game to take in. At the St. Augustine Birding & Photo fest you can view natural moments captured in time.
Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
offers a a variety of St. Augustine lodging options. Your vacation rental accommodations may well be the highlight of your holidays in Florida
, whether it is a condo rental overlooking the beach, or privately-owned accommodations for your group or family. There are vacation rentals suitable while traveling solo or with other people: loft condo rentals, cottages, a vacation rental with a pool, vacation rentals on an island by the beach. Holiday home lodgings have many amenities, from well-equipped kitchens, pleasant living rooms and outdoor areas to enjoy. With reviews to read and photos to see, scrolling through vacation rental accommodations at Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
makes planning your next vacation a pleasure.