St. Augustine, Florida Attractions

St. Augustine, Florida Attractions
St. Augustine, Florida sits along the Atlantic coast, just over 90 minutes from the Georgia border. Noted for being the oldest settled city in the United States, it boasts pristine sand beaches, lush tropical greenery, and a rich culture and history that offers lots to do for visitors and natives alike. Whether you spend a week or an afternoon, there's something to please everyone in St. Augustine.

World Golf Village

World Golf Village in St. Augustine is home to the World Golf Hall of Fame, and boasts a series of gold courses and lodging that welcomes golfers, from beginners to pros. Visit the Hall of Fame and learn some fascinating golf history facts. Sign up for a lesson or book a tee time time to play 18 holes on the immaculately groom courses. Special arrangements can be made for short or long visits, as well as family or group functions.

World Golf Village
2 World Golf Place
St. Augustine, FL 32092
(904) 940-4123
wgv.com/

Ripley's Believe It or Not

Enjoy more than 800 exhibits that range from eerily strange to completely fascinating at the original Ripley's Believe It or Not location in St. Augustine. Ripley's is housed in an old poured concrete castle called Castle Warden, that was built in the 1880's and is said by many of the Ripley's employees to be haunted.

Ripley's Believe It or Not
19 San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32085
(904) 824-1606
staugustine.ripleys.com

Fountain of Youth

Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon landed in St. Augustine as part of his discovery of North America in 1513, and found the spring that he believed to be his fountain of youth. Now featured as an archaeological park, it houses the spring as well as an Indian burial ground. Guests can also spend time in the Navigator's Planetarium.

Fountain of Youth
11 Magnolia Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 829-3168
fountainofyouthflorida.com

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Article Written By Kimberly Ripley

Kimberly Ripley is a freelance writer and published author from Portsmouth, N.H. She has authored five books and hundreds of articles and short stories. Her work has appeared various publications, including "Parenting," "Writer’s Digest," "Vacations" and "Discovery Travel." She studied at the University of Maine and later pursued her writing studies through numerous classes and workshops.

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