Explore St. Augustine
Known as the “Old City,” St. Augustine, FL, as the site of the first permanent European settlement in the United States, has much to interest history lovers. Visitors to the city can explore the historical monuments, as well as visiting the range of museums and galleries or relaxing on the local beaches. The many St Augustine beach hotels are ideal for a chilled out sunny vacation.
When to go to St. Augustine St. Augustine stays relatively warm all year round, and July and August temperatures regularly exceed 90°F, although short thunderstorms are also fairly common in the height of summer. Winters are sunny and reasonably warm.
How to get to St. Augustine Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is the nearest commercial airport, around 40 miles to the south of St. Augustine. Transfers to St. Augustine downtown hotels and oceanfront hotels can be made by shuttles and by taxi. There is an Amtrak station in the city, serving destinations including Miami and New York, and a Greyhound stop is located on Dobbs Road, although tickets must be purchased in advance. Getting around the city is stress-free, with most attractions within walking distance. Regular, affordable bus services across St. Augustine are operated by the Sunshine Bus Company, while a trolley also runs to the city’s main tourist areas.
Why visit St. AugustineAmong the most famous St. Augustine attractions are the Colonial Spanish Quarter Museum, with examples of outstanding Spanish architecture, and the St. Augustine Lighthouse, which also features a maritime museum. Many fine St. Augustine restaurants are located along the George Street waterfront. The St. Augustine Alligator Farm, in St. Augustine Beach, is another local highlight, with the Regency Inn and Suites St. Augustine conveniently located nearby.
Where to stay in St. AugustineHotels.com lists a range of hotel deals in St. Augustine, with a number of affordable options to suit all tastes and budgets, including beachfront hotels, bed and breakfasts and St. Augustine resorts. Before you book your stay, make sure you read the various St. Augustine reviews on our website to help find the right place for you.