Posts Tagged ‘St. Augustine’

St. Augustine – An Ideal Place to Winter

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Vacation in St. Augustine, Florida, this winter. It’s lovely, it’s historic, and it’s interesting. The weather is marvelous, too.

Lightner Museum, Nights of Lights, St. Augustine

The Lightner Museum, adorned for the holiday Nights of Lights.


The Old Spanish Trail

Friday, March 11th, 2011

At first the Old Spanish Trail connected Florida to New Orleans, but it grew into a southern transcontinental trail linking St. Augustine Florida to San Diego, California.

The Old City Gates of St. Augustine today.

Travelers who enjoy blending road trips with history will find the Old Spanish Trail irresistible. Begin where it all began, at the Zero Stone Marker. Explore the eastern edge of the OST while staying in a St. Augustine FL Bed and Breakfast. The Zero Stone Marker may have been moved a couple of times, but it’s impressive nonetheless. (more…)

Christmas in Florida

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Christmas is a wonderful time to visit Florida, be it in Amelia Island or Key West, Tallahassee or Naples. Florida Bed and Breakfasts across the state welcome old friends and new during this special time.

Disney - Main Street Train Station at Night - With Christmas Decorations

Disney's Train Station, dressed for Christmas

There is snow in Orlando (only in designated areas of course) and a holiday light show at the Miami Seaquarium. There are walking and garden tours in historic Naples, and a St. Nick Open Golf Tournament in St. Petersburg. Historic St. Augustine is lit by more than two million tiny white lights each night – the perfect place to stroll with the person you love.

Christmas means beach parties in Key West and dancing in Miami. It means karaoke and theatre performances in Sarasota. Christmas means tours of festively decorated holiday homes in Ormond Beach and Deland, and ice skating with Santa in Daytona.

If you’re looking for something different this holiday season, head to Florida for Christmas. Instead of plowing the driveway on Christmas day, take a long walk on the beach. Instead of skiing, swim. Give yourself a gift this year: vacation in a Bed and Breakfast Florida.

St. Augustine Historic Attractions

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

St. Augustine sits on the coast of Northeast Florida, about an hour south of Jacksonville and an hour north of Daytona Beach. A lovely old town, first settled in the mid 1560s, St. Augustine is the oldest European settlement in the country. Today, there are several fascinating historic sites in St. Augustine, including Florida’s oldest house and the oldest wooden schoolhouse in the state. (more…)

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