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Accolades for Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. (December 2016) - In recent years Florida’s Historic Coast’s visitor experiences have received great recognition. Here is a list of the destination’s impressive accolades: Read More >> Or Download PDF


Looking for Family fun? Here's a Trip Itinerary for you
St. Augustine, Fla. (October 2017) - Budget Travel magazine editors selected St. Augustine as one of the top 12 destinations when traveling with toddlers, tweens and teens.: Read More >> or Download PDF
Wine, dine and relax: An itinerary for just the two of you
St. Augustine, Fla. (October 2017)
- You’ll find it’s easy to reconnect on Florida’s Historic Coast.  This is an itinerary for active adults with a passion for food. Read More >> or Download PDF
Discover “Culture Around Every Corner” on Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. -  In the St. Augustine Historic District, visitors will discover five centuries of architecture and history, with eclectic art galleries, music concerts, opera, theater, dance and celebrations year-round. Nearby, upscale Ponte Vedra Beach is home to the PGA TOUR headquarters and its regal history, as well as the unique Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. St. Augustine’s coastline offers a laidback vibe, unspoiled beaches and fresh seafood, all with a colorful artistic flair.  Read More>>  Or Download PDF
Shopping Secrets
St. Augustine, Fla. (October 2017) - Shopping can be a bit like hunting for buried treasure. Finding that perfect gift, fantastic deal or one-of-a-kind item is half the fun. Enjoying shopping with your friends and family makes the purchase complete. Read More >> or Download PDF
African-American History and Heritage on Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. - You may recognize St. Augustine for its Spanish and British cultural history, but did you know that the nation’s oldest city has a significant African history as well? From its earliest days through the turbulent 1960s, African-Americans have played key roles in the story of St. Augustine. Read More>> or Download PDF
Festivals, Special Events and Celebrations on Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. -- Festivals, parades, seasonal celebrations – Florida’s Historic Coast has an annual calendar chock full of events that appeal to a wide variety of interests. The following are just a sampling of some of the most popular events in St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches. Read More>> or Download PDF
Florida’s Historic Coast: 500 Years of Magnificent Beaches
St. Augustine, Fla. -- It has been 500 years since Ponce de Leon first saw the magnificent beaches of St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra, but even after nearly five centuries they remain a major attraction on Florida’s Historic Coast. Beauty, history and unspoiled nature combined have put Ponte Vedra Beach on CNN’s list of 22 Can’t Miss U.S. Beaches and St. Augustine Beach named a Top 10 Beach in the US by TripAdvisor users. Read More>> or Download PDF 
Florida’s Historic Coast - A Golfer’s Paradise
St. Augustine, Fla. -- A destination on every golfer’s bucket list, Florida’s Historic Coast has more than a dozen championship golf courses. The most famous course, THE PLAYERS Stadium Course with its world-renowned 17th island hole at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach, is where THE PLAYERS Championship takes place in May. Read More>> or Download PDF
Foodies Find Diverse Flavors on Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. -- Blend authentic cuisine, a year-round abundance of fresh seafood, and inspiration from centuries of diverse heritage and you have the bold and diverse tastes to be found on Florida’s Historic Coast. The area’s culinary scene is complemented by a wide variety of lodging options, pristine Atlantic beaches, arts and culture, championship golf and plenty of old world charm.  Read More>> or Download PDF
Engage with Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. -- What to see, where to go, what to do, where to eat …you can get tips for all this and book your vacation at FloridasHistoricCoast.com. ON THE GO You can access FloridasHistoricCoast.com on your phone or tablet. So wherever you go, you can explore all that St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches have to offer. And while you’re here, you’ll have all the information you need to enhance your vacation at your fingertips. Read More>> or Download PDF
Florida’s Historic Coast Facts
St. Augustine, Fla. -- Florida’s Historic Coast encompasses the entirety of St. Johns County including St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches. St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States, features more than 60 historic sites and attractions, national monuments, and architecturally-rich churches that render old world charm with a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. Read More>> or Download PDF 
Florida’s Historic Coast Story Ideas
St. Augustine, Fla. – Florida’s Historic Coast includes St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States, Ponte Vedra Beach, home to the PGA TOUR and THE PLAYERS Championship, world-class tennis facilities, more than a dozen championship golf courses, and 42 miles of beautiful pristine Atlantic Coast that offer year-round fun in a seaside paradise. Read More>> or Download PDF
Lightner Museum Announces Dressing Downton™ Exhibition Ticket Now Available
St. Augustine, Fla. --  The Lightner Museum will play host to an exquisite collection of 36 original costume pieces seen on the award-winning television series Downton Abbey®. On its final stop of the tour, Dressing Downton: Changing Fashions for Changing Times™, will be held October 4, 2017 – January 7, 2018 in the museum’s Grand Ballroom Gallery. 
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Ghostly St. Augustine Teems with Spirited Experiences Oldest City is Perfect for Spooky Fun!
St. Augustine, Fla. -- When it comes to selecting the perfect place for ghostly fun, you won’t find a more haunted getaway destination than the Nation’s oldest city. Read more >> or Download PDF
 
Florida’s Historic Coast: A Melting Pot of Culture and Heritage
St. Augustine, Fla. - By the time the first English settlement in the new world was established at Jamestown, Va., St. Augustine had been a thriving coastal town for more than 40 years. Read More>> or Download PDF
 
Luxury never goes out of style on Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. -- St. Augustine’s history of luxury accommodations dates back to Henry Flagler’s Hotel Ponce de León, built in 1888 to accommodate the country’s most elite families.  Read More >> or Download PDF
 
Mid-Week Lodging Deals on Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. – Hosting visitors to this coast for more than 450 years doesn’t mean there aren’t lots of new adventures and fun waiting for visitors. Take advantage of special mid-week rates offered by hotels, inns and resorts on Florida’s Historic Coast. Read More>> or Download PDF
 
Discover More After Dark
St. Augustine, Fla - Nightlife is anything but the same old story on Florida’s Historic Coast. The best way to experience Florida’s Historic Coast is to book a room and sample the many after dark offerings.  Read More>> or Download PDF
 
St. Augustine Shines Bright During Annual Nights of Lights Festival: More than 3 million white lights decorate the city’s historic district
St. Augustine, Fla. - It may not snow in St. Augustine but the Nation’s oldest city is still a winter wonderland during the holiday season. For more than 20 years, the annual Nights of Lights celebration begins the Saturday before Thanksgiving and runs through the last weekend of January. Read More >> or Download PDF
 
Nature Lovers, Outdoor Adventurers and Sports Enthusiasts Love Florida’s Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. -- Nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts and sportsmen will find much to appreciate on Florida’s Historic Coast. Whether it’s fishing on shore or off, bird-watching at key stops along the Great Florida Birding Trail, hiking through state parks and coastal areas, searching for wildlife, watching for sea life, biking, surfing, swimming or beachcombing adventures, there are plenty of eco-excursions to choose from in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach. Read More>> or Download PDF
 
Florida’s Historic Coast Rates Two Paws Up for Pet Friendly Travel
St. Augustine, Fla. – We all love to travel with our friends – even our four-legged ones. While many vacation spots boast of pet-friendly hotels or dog-friendly beaches, few destinations are as canine-centric as Florida’s Historic Coast.  Read More>> or Download PDF
 
Summertime Family Fun on Florida's Historic Coast
Florida’s Historic Coast is the perfect playground for surfing, swimming and playing in the sun. Read More>> or Download PDF
 
Budget Friendly Travel
St. Augustine, Fla -- Florida’s Historic Coast offers accommodations, attractions and tours, dining options and entertainment to suit every taste and budget.
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Traveling with Toddlers, Tweens and Teens
St. Augustine, Fla -- Budget Travel magazine editors have selected St. Augustine as one of the top 12 destinations when traveling with toddlers, tweens and teens. And nearby Ponte Vedra Inn & Club was named by Florida + Leisure magazine as the number one family hotel in America. So if you’re looking for a vacation that will satisfy your family members at every age, Florida’s Historic Coast is a guaranteed family-friendly destination. Read More>> or Download PDF
 
What's New on Florida's Historic Coast
St. Augustine, Fla. (January 2017) –
Florida’s Historic Coast includes St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States, and Ponte Vedra Beach, home to the PGA TOUR and THE PLAYERS Championship. This northeast Florida destination boasts world-class tennis facilities, more than a dozen championship golf courses, and 42 miles of beautiful pristine Atlantic Beaches, which offer year-round fun in a seaside paradise. Read More>> or Download PDF