Tag Archives: St. Augustine School Travel

Bridge of Lions

 Bridge of Lions [caption id="attachment_33687" align="alignright" width="300"] Bridge of Lions Pixabay Public Domain[/caption] The Bridge of Lions is much more than just a bridge, it is an icon of historic St. Augustine. This bridge connects downtown St. Augustine to Anastasia Island across Matanzas Bay and has been doing so since 1927. Also known as an…
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González–Alvarez House – Oldest House

González–Alvarez House - Oldest House Welcome to the Gonzalez-Alvarez House, aka The Oldest House. This home-turned-museum is the oldest surviving Spanish colonial dwelling in St. Augustine, as well as in the nation (St. Augustine is the oldest city in the nation). It has construction history dating back to around 1723, though the site has been…
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Whetstone Chocolates Store and Tasting Tour

Whetstone Chocolates Store and Tasting Tour This tour is for the chocoholic with a discriminating palate searching for the subtleties that define artisan chocolates. A decadently delicious experience! - Whetstone Chocolates Welcome to Whetstone Chocolates, a long-standing St. Augustine chocolate standby experience! This factory store offers daily tasting tours and has been in business since…
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Black Raven Pirate Ship

Black Raven Pirate Ship [caption id="attachment_33980" align="alignright" width="425"] Sunset with Black Raven Credit Black Raven Pirate Ship[/caption] Take your crew on a pirate-themed boat ride during your St. Augustine adventure aboard the Black Raven Pirate Ship! This fun treasure hunt adventure aboard The Mighty Pirate Ship Black Raven is an exhilarating and unique living history…
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Old Jail

Old Jail One of the many 'historic must-sees' in St. Augustine is the Old Jail, otherwise known as the St. Johns County Jail. The Old Jail Museum offers exhibits and educational tours of old cells and enlightens guests on what life was like for prisoners in this facility. This jail served as the home to…
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Fort Mose Historic State Park

Fort Mose Historic State Park While in the St. Augustine area we highly suggest a stop at Fort Mose Historic State Park, the historic site of a freed slave settlement and a major stop on the Florida Birding Trail. This state park is a US National Historic Landmark, a spot that preserves both important US…
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Villa Zorayda Museum

Villa Zorayda Museum Welcome to the Villa Zorayda Museum, a historic gilded age museum in St. Augustine. This home-turned-museum holds 136 years of history and gives a great 'glimpse into the Victorian era' in St. Augustine. Villa Zorayda was first built in 1883 by eccentric Boston millionaire Franklin W Smith as his winter home. It…
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St. Augustine History Museum

St. Augustine History Museum Welcome to the St. Augustine History Museum, the museum that explores the history of the 'quaint, sun-kissed city known for its miles of pristine coastline and ancient forts'. This 'Ancient City' has had quite an epic 500-year history, from prehistoric settlers and European power struggles to Henry Flagler's winter haven and…
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Florida Agricultural Museum

Florida Agricultural Museum Located just 25 minutes from downtown St. Augustine in Palm Coast Florida you will find the Florida Agriculture Museum, a 400-acre pioneer homestead with farm animals, historic barns, and equestrian trails. This museum includes a restored 1890s pioneer homestead, an early 20th-century dry goods store, 5 restored buildings a 1930s Great Depression-era…
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Governor’s House Cultural Center and Museum

Governor's House Cultural Center and Museum Be sure to save time to visit the Governor's House Cultural Center and Museum while in St. Augustine, a historic hotspot located on King Street. Sometimes just referred to as 'The Government House', this museum served as the governor's official residence from c. 1710 until 1812, during the First…
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