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Ranked #1 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: The St. Augustine Wild Reserve offers tours on an appointment-only basis. We are not open on a daily basis like a large zoo,... more » Owner description: The St. Augustine Wild Reserve offers tours on an appointment-only basis. We are not open on a daily basis like a large zoo, although we do offer two-hour tours, reserved in advance. Tours are held in the afternoon, usually on Saturdays, Mondays and Wednesdays at 2pm. Email as far in advance as possible to make reservations. Children under 5 are free. We may be able to schedule a tour on a different day, if we know far enough in advance. Guests will be given a guided tour of the 7-acre animal compound by an experienced wildlife professional. An introduction to each species, basic biology, and how the species arrived at our sanctuary will be discussed in detail. Visitors will be allowed a close-up view of the exotic animals. Guests will be able to venture closer to adult African lions than they ever imagined. Also on the tour will be our amazing white tigers, several orange tigers, a very rare golden tabby tiger, cougars, servals, lynxes, leopards, hyenas, coati mundis, and a host of wolves ranging in color from black to white. We also have a large bird collection, which includes conures, macaws, Amazon parrots, lovebirds, and even parakeets, cockatoos, cockatiels, doves, quail and finches. We feed all of the big cats on the tour on most days, and set up a tiger bubblebath for one pair of tigers. We do not allow photography at this compound, however, we do offer a fabulous photo CD at the end of the tour for a small donation. You may photograph our beautiful peacocks, lovebirds and conures, which are outside of the compound near the guest waiting area. Thank you! « less
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Ranked #2 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Museums; Specialty Museums
Owner description: Dating to the Spanish town plan of 1573, the property is a centerpiece of St. Augustine’s oldest settlement and is a feature... more » Owner description: Dating to the Spanish town plan of 1573, the property is a centerpiece of St. Augustine’s oldest settlement and is a feature along the city’s first platted thoroughfare, Aviles Street.“The Ximenez~Fatio House museum is one of the first to interpret 19th century women’s history”William Seale, Ph.D.; author, historian, and consultant for interpretation since the 1970’s. « less
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Ranked #3 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: Flagler College's historic campus is located just four miles from the Atlantic Ocean in the heart of St. Augustine, Fla., the... more » Owner description: Flagler College's historic campus is located just four miles from the Atlantic Ocean in the heart of St. Augustine, Fla., the “nation’s oldest city.”The college is named for Henry Morrison Flagler, a Gilded Age industrialist, railroad pioneer and partner with John D. Rockefeller in Standard Oil. In 1888, Flagler built the Hotel Ponce de Leon, his first in a series of luxury resorts along Florida’s east coast. A masterpiece of Spanish Renaissance architecture and the first major poured-in-place concrete building in the United States is now known as Ponce de Leon Hall. This National Historic Landmark serves as the centerpiece for the Flagler College.The grand hotel launched the careers of young architects John Carrere and Thomas Hastings who are noted most for the New York Public Library and the House and Senate Office Buildings adjacent to the Capitol in Washington, D.C.The Edison Electric Company powered the building with steam heat and 4,000 electric lights, making the Ponce one of the nation’s first electrified buildings. Louis Comfort Tiffany is credited with the building’s interior design including the stained glass and mosaics. Murals were completed by George Willoughby Maynard and Virgilio Tojetti.The hotel was gifted to Flagler College when the institution was founded in 1968. Since then, the college has spent more than $43 million dollars restoring the historic campus and adding new buildings. « less
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Ranked #4 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Art Galleries
Owner description: High Tide Gallery LLC at 51 Cordova Street is the 2009 "Best Gallery" winner in the Best of St. Augustine Contest! In... more » Owner description: High Tide Gallery LLC at 51 Cordova Street is the 2009 "Best Gallery" winner in the Best of St. Augustine Contest! In business for 10 years and open daily, this all-local art gallery features a refreshing array of colorful art from the whimsical to the serious in 36 artists' original creations. Great atmosphere, awesome shopping, fun and friendly place! Don't miss it! « less
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Ranked #5 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues

Even a non-history buff will be totally impressed after seeing this and will want to learn more! Definitely see this!!! Not only is this an historic site, but you will have a... more »

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St. Augustine Beach (Saint Augustine Beach)
Ranked #6 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #7 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Religious Sites

Built in the late 1800's this structure is the only example of Venetian Renaissance Architecture in the USA.  It was constructed by Henry Morison Flagler as a memorial to his... more »

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Ranked #8 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Missions
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Ranked #9 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #10 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Lighthouses; Museums; History Museums
Owner description: Our mission as a non-profit historic site and museum is "to preserve, present, interpret and keep alive the stories of the... more » Owner description: Our mission as a non-profit historic site and museum is "to preserve, present, interpret and keep alive the stories of the Nation's Oldest Port as symbolized by our working Saint Augustine Lighthouse." Climb 214 steps to the top of the 1875 Lighthouse for a wonderful view of Saint Augustine and the wide, sandy Beaches. Visit the historic keepers' house to see the home of Major William Harn from Philadelphia.Harn commanded his own artillery battery at the Battle of Gettysburg. Walk around the Lighthouse Archaeological Maritime Program Boatworks and boat yard to see small craft under construction and view artifacts from shipwrecks just off shore. Play in our pirate ship play area if you are too small to climb. You can find the many discount coupons in local tour maps and magazine before you come, and when you arrive, ask for the free audio tour, which is available in English and Spanish, and is free with every admission. Ask for information about memberships and discount packages! « less
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Ranked #11 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: State Parks
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St Augustine Tennis at Treaty Park (Saint Augustine Beach)
Ranked #12 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Sports Complexes
Owner description: Private tennis lessons at 1/2 the cost charged by private tennis clubs. St Augustine Tennis was recently awarded an exclusive... more » Owner description: Private tennis lessons at 1/2 the cost charged by private tennis clubs. St Augustine Tennis was recently awarded an exclusive contract to teach tennis at Treaty Park in St Augustine by St Johns County. Coach Bobby has 12 years of full time experience teaching kids and adults of all ages and levels.He is one of a select group of instructors who are certified as a "Professional" by both the USPTA and the PTR. His best attributes are his patience and his sense of humor. He does not teach tennis for the money but because he truly loves teaching tennis.Several years experience as Head Tennis Coach for Pedro Menendez Hugh School . Currently tennis coach for Gamble Rogers Middle School. « less
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Ranked #13 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Historic Sites; National Parks
This fort is on Rattlesnake Island and can be reached via ferry.
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Ranked #14 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

St. Augustine Alligator Farm has a different educational program at the top of every hour.  There is a feeding demonstration every day at 12 noon & 3 p.m.  There are thousands... more »

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Ranked #15 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Take an immersive journey through centuries of St. Augustine's rich history, brought to life at this revitalized two-acre... more » Owner description: Take an immersive journey through centuries of St. Augustine's rich history, brought to life at this revitalized two-acre attraction in the heart of the downtown historic district. Tour, dine, shop and enjoy an interactive Historic Adventure Tour or discover on your own from climbing a 35-foot watchtower to exploring the 270 year old Demesa House. Your history begins here! « less
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Ranked #16 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Neighborhoods
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Ranked #17 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Theaters
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Ranked #18 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #19 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Specialty Museums; Religious Sites
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Ranked #20 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Museums
Owner description: Relive the Golden Age of Piracy at Pat Croce's St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum with the world's largest collection of... more » Owner description: Relive the Golden Age of Piracy at Pat Croce's St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum with the world's largest collection of authentic pirate artifacts; fun, interactive exhibits, including the award-winning Book of Pirates and the spine-tingling Disney Imagineer-designed Below Deck sound experience of Blackbeard’s last battle; the world’s only pirate treasure chest; one of only two existing 17th century Jolly Rogers; and rarely-seen shipwreck treasures from the Florida Division of Historical Resources. « less
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Ranked #21 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest

St. George Street (between Cathedral Place and Orange Street) has great shops and restaurants on both sides of the street, but is also very touristy with tshirt shops, ice cream... more »

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Ranked #22 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum provides an extensive look at the game of golf through stories, artifacts, videos, art... more » Owner description: The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum provides an extensive look at the game of golf through stories, artifacts, videos, art and photography of its members within 75,000 square foot exhibition space. Guests have the opportunity to enhance their visit with an audio tour guide that tells "behind the scenes" stories from Hall of Fame members themselves. Admission includes two-day access to the museum, a round on the 18-hole natural putting course and a shot on the Challenge Hole. It is open is open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas Days. « less
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Ranked #23 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Chicago publisher Otto C. Lightner opened this museum which features items of Victoriana, as well as a stained glass room by... more » Owner description: Chicago publisher Otto C. Lightner opened this museum which features items of Victoriana, as well as a stained glass room by Louis Comfort Tiffany. « less
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Ranked #24 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: Travel Back in time to the Spanish Military Hospital, where the doctor is always in. Our fully guided tours take you back to... more » Owner description: Travel Back in time to the Spanish Military Hospital, where the doctor is always in. Our fully guided tours take you back to the Colonial Spanish days of medicine. Learn why the Spanish were considered 400 years ahead of their time in medicine. See how surgeries were preformed in Colonial times with our surgical demonstrations. Watch how medicines were made using the plants and herbs grown in their gardens with our apothecary demonstration. « less
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Ranked #25 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
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Ranked #26 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Historic Sites

Take a tour of an old jail from the 1800s and see the real living conditions for prisoners of the time. more »

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Ranked #27 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Historic Sites
A city block of St. Augustine's history, with historic houses spanning the period from 1790-1910.
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Ranked #28 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Tours
Owner description: Join us on a Ghostly Encounter. Enter the Love Tree Cottage to hear strange and unusual stories of those who refuse to leave.... more » Owner description: Join us on a Ghostly Encounter. Enter the Love Tree Cottage to hear strange and unusual stories of those who refuse to leave. We also visit two cemeteries, the city gates the grounds of the Old Fort and many of your guides favorite haunts. Tour will last approximately 90 minutes with about 35 to 40 minutes of actual walking. « less
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Vilano Beach (Vilano Beach)
Ranked #29 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #30 of 87 attractions in Saint Augustine
Category: History Museums
This museum gives us a peek at how different things were in colonial times.
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