St. Augustine, Florida
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  • St. Augustine: Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

    1. St. Augustine: Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

    See historic St. Augustine on this full-day hop-on hop-off tour. Friendly conductors narrate the tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and stories. Relive the story of the first settlement in North America as you see Castillo de San Marcos, the Spanish fort built in the 17th century. See the famous spring that Ponce de Leon deemed the Fountain of Youth, where you can actually sample the water. Explore the site of the first mass in America at the Mission of Nombre de Dios. Experience early St. Augustine as you tour Old St. Augustine Village, featuring houses from the 18th and 19th centuries. You’ll also see the Gonzalez-Alvarez House, the oldest documented colonial house in Florida, lived in by British, Spanish and American colonists.  There’s no better way to see all the St. Augustine attractions than with an Old Town trolley tour. The tour departs every 15-20 minutes between...

    It was actually great…eventually. Very informative and gave us an overview of what to expect and see in St.Augustine. Initially, however, the aloof Ticket Agent at the booth questioned, before confirming, our ticket reservations: “Where’d we get the tickets? Next time, come to him for discount tickets, etc.” I also asked questions about the mechanics of “hopping on and off” and when the last trolley would be, etc. The Ticket Agent could only coldly repeated himself with restrained disdain. Altogether, my visit to St. Augustine and Florida in general were not positive. Lifeless, impersonal robots like the Ticket Agent above should not be in the “hospitality” industry if they despise the very people who support it. He wasn’t the only one. Many others exuded misery with the exception of a very few…

  • St. Augustine: 1.5-Hour Ghost Walking Tour

    2. St. Augustine: 1.5-Hour Ghost Walking Tour

    Follow the storytellers through the Old Town, visiting some of their favorite haunts, on this tour through St. Augustine’s ghostly locations. Meet your guide near the Old City Gates and stroll through the darkened streets, listening to stories of long-deceased residents who have not moved on. While traveling the most haunted areas of St. Augustine, the USA’s oldest city, you will hear the most enchanting and historical accounts of paranormal sightings, captures, and the story behind why they appear. From the Old Cemeteries, to the infamous Castillo de San Marcos, your guide will make sure you have every chance to capture and explore your own paranormal encounters. This is an award-winning tour that has operated since 1998 and welcomes young and old alike — the very best unscripted tour. The experience begins and ends at the same location with convenient parking nearby.

    My 10 year old daughter and I enjoyed learning about the haunted history of St. Augustine. We didn’t experience anything paranormal personally, but it was a fun night and we learned a lot about the city.

  • From Orlando: St. Augustine Day Trip with Tour Options

    3. From Orlando: St. Augustine Day Trip with Tour Options

    Visit St. Augustine, the so-called “Ancient City” and oldest continuously settled town in the United States. Experience the charming atmosphere and beautiful climate of a town located between northeast and central-east Florida. While there, explore St. Augustine's delightful historic district, with its cobblestone streets, quaint cafes, bars, and unique shops. Make sure to also take in the history at the significant landmarks such as Castillo de San Marcos, Flagler College, the Lightner Museum, the Fountain of Youth, and more, Choose between the following tour options: • St. Augustine Day Tour: Spend a full day in the oldest city in the U.S. Find out about the historic landmarks with a tour guide and then shop, dine, and discover the city at your own pace. • St. Augustine Scenic Cruise: Get a unique view of the city and see its many historic landmarks and impressive natural beauty on...

    This trip was absolutely outstanding. Gino our guide and driver went above and beyond to keep us informed and knew so much history about each location as we went through the towns. It was a day well spent and away from the hustle and bustle of Disney atmosphere. The scenic boat ride was so relaxing. Highly recommend.

  • St. Augustine Trolley & Museums Combo Package

    4. St. Augustine Trolley & Museums Combo Package

    St. Augustine is known for its gorgeous sandy beaches, breathtaking architecture, antiquated buildings and its significance to the shaping of America. With this St. Augustine combo package you can explore the city, with entrance to the Old Jail, access to the Oldest Store Museum and a visit to the St. Augustine History Museum. Hop aboard one of the trolleys and experience “transportainment,” a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Visit more than 100 points of interest in St. Augustine at your own pace.  Your guided tour of the Old Jail will be led by the jailers and includes a close-up view of the men’s and women’s cells, maximum security, as well as a collection of weapons. When you visit the Old Store, you will step back in time to discover the latest and best time-saving miracles from 1900. Watch in amazement as the friendly clerks, butcher and snake oil sal...

    It was awesome and the guides were very knowledgeable and very personable as well. They really made every aspect of their presentation real. Great job!!!

  • St. Augustine: Historical Walking Tour

    5. St. Augustine: Historical Walking Tour

    Step beyond the textbooks and into the real history of the oldest town in the United States. Learn the culture of the people who built St. Augustine, and admire the architecture of both the Spanish and British periods. With your professional guide, take a gentle and scenic stroll around this historical place. Enjoy a small group of typically fewer than 10 people, ensuring you have that personal connection with your guide. Hear tales of St. Augustine, take souvenir photos, and ask your guide any questions you have. After the tour, spend the rest of your visit to the city armed with all of the information you need, knowing that if you have a question, you have a place to call and get your questions answered.

  • From Orlando: St Augustine Tour and Pirate & Treasure Museum

    6. From Orlando: St Augustine Tour and Pirate & Treasure Museum

    Spend the day on the cobblestone streets of St. Augustine and make a stop in at the Pirate & Treasure Museum, The Ultimate Pirate Experience. Explore the Golden Age of Piracy with one of the world’s largest collections of authentic pirate artifacts and shipwreck treasures. World class, award winning interactives make this hands-on museum an experience that every family member will enjoy. Named one of the best museums in the world by the New York Post, along with several other accolades. Your day includes plenty of time to explore the town, shop in the gift shops, and dine in one of the great restaurants on the cobblestone streets.

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What people are saying about St. Augustine, Florida

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 15 reviews

My 10 year old daughter and I enjoyed learning about the haunted history of St. Augustine. We didn’t experience anything paranormal personally, but it was a fun night and we learned a lot about the city.

Our tour was great! Morgan was historically and paranormally knowledgable. She was energetic and her stories and depictions really made you feel like you were stepping in time.

It was awesome and the guides were very knowledgeable and very personable as well. They really made every aspect of their presentation real. Great job!!!

Convenient, very informative and fun tour. Even on the hottest day we enjoyed the breezy ride.

fun and informative drivers... friendly and helpful easy to get off and on