As the nation’s oldest, continuously occupied city, St. Augustine summons history lovers to discover its hidden (and not so hidden) charms. From the lovely cobblestone streets to haunting historical sites, downtown St. Augustine is home to hundreds of interesting landmarks. One great way to get to see these special locales is to take a guided tour. We think you will agree that the following tours are unforgettable!
Historic Pub Crawl: As in many older cities, business people used to make all their transactions in local pubs and taverns. St. Augustine is no exception! Take the Historic Pub Crawl sponsored by St. Augustine Historic Tours. Of course, you do have to be 21 to participate, but adults will sample local beers, wines and sangria. Learn something new about drinking customs and maybe a new historical tidbit! You can reach them at 904-392-7137.
Fountain of Youth Tour: Go back in time and experience St. Augustine like a conquistador in search of the elusive Fountain of Youth. The tour winds through the Fountain of Youth National Archaeological Park! See the Timucuan Indian village and relics, visit the Navigator’s Planetarium and learn how the explorers traveled the seas. Book a trolley tour today at 800-844-7601.
Ghosts and Gravestones Tour: This is a historical tour with a wicked twist! Voted the Best Ghost Tour by Best of St. Augustine, this tour of the nation’s oldest city leads you to various sites, each more tragic than the last. Visit the St. Augustine Lighthouse and the Old Jail, notorious supernatural hot spots. Visit the tour’s welcome center at 27 San Marco Avenue. Call 888-920-8687 for more information about the many spooky tours available.
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