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Only in St. Augustine can you experience 450 years of history and multicultural influence in a charming coastal community. And when you visit St. Augustine, there’s no better place to stay than in a local bed & breakfast in the heart of the city’s historic district.
In St. Augustine’s historic district, south of the iconic Bridge of Lions, you’ll find some of the city’s best bed & breakfasts. Here you can enjoy the beauty and solitude of centuries-old, tree-lined streets, while staying just steps away from the area’s best museums, galleries, restaurants and more.
No stay on Florida’s Historic Coast would be complete without a visit to St. Augustine’s Lincolnville neighborhood. Steeped in the area’s rich culture and with proud roots in Black history, Lincolnville boasts some of St. Augustine’s best historic inns – Each a short walk from shops and restaurants, and inspired by the spirit of the neighborhood.
When you visit Florida’s Historic Coast, there’s no better place to stay than one of St. Augustine’s historic inns and bed & breakfasts. These small, peaceful and locally owned properties are among some of the most beautiful properties in a region filled with over 450 years of vibrant history and culture.
From the formation of America’s first free slave colony at Fort Mose to the civil rights demonstrations that changed everything, it’s no wonder St. Augustine has been named one of Visit Florida’s “Must-Sees” for African-American History and Culture. In the heart of downtown St. Augustine stands Lincolnville - A neighborhood steeped in hundreds of years of African-American history.
If you’re looking for unique experiences in St. Augustine, Florida, look no further than these tours. From culinary adventures and pet-friendly strolls, to living history and a tactile journey through the city’s art, you’re never far from fun things to do in St. Augustine.
One of the best, and most easily missed, aspects of Florida’s Historic Coast is its stunning public art. From symbols of protest and revolution to gardens designed to relax and inspire, the sculptures you’ll find showcase the rich history and cultural influences in St. John’s County.
Roger’s career covers a range of mediums, from prolific artist and author to co-host of the popular PBS series, “Painting and Travel with Roger and Sarah Bansemer”. Over the years, Roger’s art has shifted from abstract works to representational paintings of landscapes, beachscapes, wildlife and more. His adventures have brought him up in the air as a hot air balloon pilot, and well below ground at the site of the Titanic shipwreck.
Local playwright and director, Deborah Dickey, takes us on a journey through a pivotable point in the life of famed Florida author, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, in her original play “Cross Roads: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Norton S. Baskin in Unguarded Moments.”
Spring has sprung in St. John’s county with warm weather, blooming flowers, refreshing coastal breezes and festival season!