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Founded by the Spanish in 1565, St. Augustine’s food culture has a rich and diverse history — with Spanish, French, Italian, Greek, Minorcan, and other influences over the past 455 years.
A 3-Day Guide for couples that includes historic accommodations, culinary arts, cocktails, historic sites, and cultural tours/visits.
Another St. Augustine first: CHOCOLATE! The first reference to chocolate in North America is from the Spanish ship Nuestra Senora del Rosario del Carmen, which arrived in St. Augustine, Florida with crates of chocolate in 1641.
Whenever you visit and whatever you do, you’re never far from live music in St. Augustine. Explore our list of concerts in St. Augustine before you plan your next trip and get a taste of the dynamic live music entertainment that makes our city so great.
When you’re visiting the Nation’s Oldest City, you’re bound to hear a few ghost stories. Here, we’ll give you a rundown of the history of some of our historic cemeteries plus a tale or two of people you may encounter on your nightly stroll.
It is no secret that Florida is best known for its citrus industry, but did you know St. Johns County is home to Florida's Potato Capitol? To honor the harvest season, this blog outlines the rich history of the town of Hastings as it was a key player in the agricultural development of Florida's east coast and continues to produce and manufacture crops for the state.
Meet Jan Miller, the award-winning artist behind the Butterfield Garage Art Gallery and one of many who helped launch St. Augustine’s monthly art walk, hosted by Art Galleries of St. Augustine. We sat down with Jan Miller to discuss passion, changing styles and her work to help grow St. Augustine’s thriving art scene.