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Old St. Augustine Village

246 St. George Street, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
904-823-9722
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Description: A city block of St. Augustine's history, with historic houses spanning the period from 1790-1910.
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Eastern Shore, AL
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

All of the building are well preserved with little tourist shops now residing in the buildings. Some are not worth your time others are filled with oddities. It reminded me of a clean "New Orleans French Quarter". It was nice to walk around and enjoy the morning breeze!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
36 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great little area. Stores and restaurants and history. A little something for everyone. Some cool gift shops, and places to eat. Parking is kind of tricky. Try to park centrally so you can meander around.

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stockton on tees
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is a must if you want to see the where it all began the old school house [the oldest in the usa] is held up by chains to prevent it falling over the freedom trail all began here and the houses are so little house on the prairie its really amazing to see. To see it all you must... More

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Foothill Ranch, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
61 attraction reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

My Cousin took me to see the Old St. Augustine Village. Here we viewed the nine historical old houses that are centrally located with the span of a city block. Here you get to be transported from the early 1700's to the early 1900's.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I fear this little jewel will fold for lack of funding as there was no one there when we visited. Few reasons I think. Number one, the train and trolley drivers don't "talk it up" much. They say little other then this is stop # so -n- so on the train -- nine old houses. Most everything cost about $25... More

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Driving from the beach over the Bridge of Lions is a beautiful way to enter Old Saint Augustine. The old buildings are wonderful, shopping is fun, music abounds from the restaurants and pubs and the fort overlooking the bay is a wonderful historical experience. This is a very dog friendly city! Many of the restaurants made sure to tell us... More

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New York City, New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
55 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I loved this experience. It was one if the stops on the trolley we hopped off for. I enjoyed touring all the old houses add seeing how people lived in different time periods. It's a very cool setup. I highly recommend it.

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Plattsburgh, New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

After several years of visiting Daytona, we finally made it up to St. Augustine. It was a pleasant ride up the coast that lead us into the village. We enjoyed walking the streets and visiting the many shops. We had a great lunch at the harbor watching the boats and birds. The visit was very interesting and enjoyable. The village... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Very interesting buildings and grounds. You can get some wonderful pictures here if you love statues, ferns, rocks, old buildings, etc. A bit disappointed in the emptiness of some of the buildings but still well worth stopping at.

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Central Florida
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Lovely city block, tucked in behind museums, convents and Casa Monica. This shaded trip into the 19th and early 20th centuries is a welcome oasis from the crowds in the old city. Several interesting houses and gardens are open to the public. Pay close attention to the statuary throughout. Also, make sure you take a walk through the resident artist's... More

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