St Augustine, Florida
St. Augustine is located in St. Johns County in North Florida, just 30 minutes south of Jacksonville. Founded in 1565, it is best known as the nation’s oldest city. The city boasts a plethora of historically significant structures, perhaps none as famous as Castillo de San Marcos, built between 1672 and 1695.
Attractions in St. Augustine include historic churches, living history museums, antiques stores, charming restaurants and B&Bs, and shops. Horse-drawn carriages clip-clop through the historic district, and ghost tours show you the area’s secrets.
Things to see and do
* Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
* Florida’s Oldest House
* St Augustine Lighthouse and Museum
* Ripley's Believe It or Not! - Ripley's oldest Odditorium
* Flagler College
Cruise Season – May - Sept
Currency – US Dollar (US$)
Language – English
Land Area – 21.7 km²
Population –13,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location – The St. Augustine Municipal Marina is located just south of the Historic Bridge of Lions in the city's historic district.
Transport Links - St Augustine/St. Johns County Airport 8,000 ft. runways accommodating most private and corporate jets. No commercial service is available at this time.
Jacksonville International Airport is the nearest commercial airport and is served by nine airlines. It is located approximately 50 minutes north of St. Augustine.
The Daytona Beach International Airport is an equal distance to the south, and provides service to more than 150 destinations worldwide.
Jacksonville is the nearest city with an Amtrak station; it is served by the Silver Star and Silver Meteor, Miami - New York City routes.