Savory Faire Food Tours, Historic Pub Crawls, VIP Chocolate & Wine Tasting Tours… the ORIGINAL culinary tourism company that started it all! Explore downtown’s hottest foodie scene while learning how exotic foods made their way into the New World through the centuries. Daily departures, advance reservations required. Book online at StAugustineCityWalks.com or (904) 825-0087
Colonial Quarter St. Augustine
The Colonial Quarter is where visitors can experience hundreds of years of Colonial Spanish and British living history in St. Augustine. This two acre revamped attraction takes vacationers and locals back in time through three centuries of the formation and creation of the nation’s oldest city. Travelers can enjoy a Historic Adventure Tour with a resident of Colonial Quarter St. Augustine as they are taken on an interactive, immersive journey through history.The Colonial Quarter attraction reveals St. Augustine’s history as a fledgling port and allows guests to partake in authentic musket drills, climb to the top of a 17th century watchtower replica, and dine and drink in 18th century style at the Bull and Crown or the Taberna Del Caballo. Here St. Augustine’s brilliant past comes to life with multiple living history demonstrations, guided tours complete with detailed history of the city and more.
Historical Tours of Flagler College highlight the architectural heritage of the former Hotel Ponce de Leon, listed as a National Historic Landmark. Built by railroad magnate, Henry M. Flagler in 1888, the Ponce is considered one of the finest examples of Spanish Renaissance architecture and was one of the most exclusive resorts of its day.Guests will begin their tour by exploring the courtyard while learning of the hotel’s Spanish Renaissance architecture and of the techniques and innovations used to construct Henry Flagler’s vision. Next is the grand lobby where they will stare up into an 80-foot domed ceiling supported by eight ornate oak caryatids hand carved with robed women, each slightly different from the next. The guest will move on to the dining room where 79 Louis Comfort Tiffany Stained Glass windows stream light onto the beautifully hand painted murals on the walls and ceiling. Finally, they will visit the Flagler Room, formally the Women’s Grand Parlor, where they will gaze upon hand crafted Austrian crystal chandeliers, a Thomas Edison clock containing the largest piece of intact white onyx in the western hemisphere, original hotel furniture and art, as well as personal photos and mementos from Henry Flagler and hid family.
Ghosts and Gravestones of St. Augustine
Join us for a most haunting experience on the city’s premier “Frightseeing” tour, as we explore the darker side of St. Augustine’s past. You will meet your ghost tour guide, forever trapped aboard the Trolley of the Doomed. Hear stories of spirits encountered, tales of murder, mayhem, ghostly apparitions, hauntings and hilarious legends Dying for more? Take the tour, if you dare!!!
The Lightner Museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel, built by railroad magnet Henry M. Flagler. The Lightner Museum’s three floors of eclectic collections include antique furnishings, period costumes, mechanical musical instruments and many stained glass works of Louis Comfort Tiffany. (904) 824-2874 lightnermuseum.org Limelight Theatre
Whether your dream is to swim with dolphins, exchange wedding vows on the gently sloping beach of a dolphin habitat, celebrate a special occasion in a spectacular setting, or host a corporate party in a venue like none other, Marineland Dolphin Adventure has something to offer. Participate in the creation of a one-of-a-kind souvenir painting with a dolphin artist, attend the most unique summer camp in Northeast Florida, or experience what it’s like to be Trainer-For-A-Day, and…