Top 10 St. Augustine Attractions to visit after quarantine

St. Augustine Eco Tours

St. Augustine Eco Tours was founded as an educational resource for the local and extended community. The goal of our programs is on-water interpretive experiences that focus on environmental education, conservation, and wildlife and habitat protection. Kayak and boat tours with St. Augustine Eco Tours are available by appointment. Call 904-377-7245 or go to staugustineecotours.com


Colonial Quarter

Take a captivating journey through centuries of St. Augustine, brought to breathtaking life at the Colonial Quarter—St. Augustine’s revitalized signature attraction in the heart of the downtown historic district. Experience 16th, 17th and 18th century 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. Go to www.colonialquarter.com


Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!

Ripley’s St. Augustine is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 5 pm. Get ready to experience the excitement of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Saint Augustine. Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium welcomes you to marvel at hundreds of weird and unusual artifacts and get hands-on with unbelievable interactives. Venture through themed galleries and become immersed in incredible art, animal oddities, pop-culture memorabilia, fun tech, and stories of people and places from across the globe. Go to www.ripleys.com/staugustine


St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum

The world’s largest collection of authentic pirate artifacts is located smack dab in the heart of historic St. Augustine, directly across the street from the famous Castillo de San Marcos, at the St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More details at www.thepiratemuseum.com


St. Augustine Spanish Military Hospital

Travel back in time to the Spanish Military Hospital Museum where the doctor is always in. Fully guided tours take guests back to colonial Spanish days of medicine. Details at spanishmilitaryhospitalmuseum.com


Potter’s Wax Museum

Potter’s Wax Museum is a fun and educational family attraction with over 160 wax figures from the Founding Fathers to recent events and celebrities. It’s a chance to learn about world history face to face with those who lived it. Our 12 minute theater show challenges you to strive for greatness. The. useum is open daily from 9:00- 5:00 pm for self-guided tours. Tickets: www.potterswaxmuseum.com


St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

Climb the lighthouse tower and its 219 steps for amazing views. Enjoy shipwreck artifacts in the lab and historical exhibitions about undersea explorations. Talk to our scientists, volunteers and boatbuilders. Sign up a Museum membership for deep discounts and special monthly programs. Find a souvenirs or local art in the St. Augustine Lighthouse Gift Shop.  Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Go to staugusitnelighthouse.org


Old Town Trolley Tours

Hop on a trolley and tour the oldest city! Also available, tours of The Old Jail, The Oldest Store Museum, and The St. Augustine History Museum. Details at trolleytours.com/st-augustine


Schooner Freedom Charters

Sailing charters departing every day from the Saint Augustine Municipal Marina. Submerge yourself in a life at sea on our Day Sail, exploring the harbor and the views of historic Saint Augustine with the sun overhead and the wind at your back! Details at www.schoonerfreedom.com

Schooner Freedom sailing tours are available daily. Photo from schoonerfreedom.com


St. Augustine Distillery Company

Free tours are available from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. St. Augustine Distillery is a locally owned and operated, artisanal spirits distillery in historic, downtown St. Augustine. Located within a beautifully restored ice plant from the turn-of-the-century, our mission is simple: Educate and inspire our guests about our handcrafted, award-winning rum, bourbon whiskey, gin, and vodka. All of our spirits are made from local and regional agricultural products. Go to www.staugustinedistillery.com


Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park

The Fountain of Youth Archeological Park is the site of the first Spanish settlement in the new world. Visit the Spring House and sample the water, and take self-guided tours of the exhibits which include a Timucuan village, a Spanish watchtower lookout with incredible views, canon firing, the chalupa boathouse, the founders riverwalk, a blacksmith area, and roam the grounds where wild peacocks make their home. Go to fountainofyouthflorida.com

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