The area offers a variety of family-friendly accommodations — including nearby Ponte Vedra Inn & Club, which was named by Florida Leisure magazine as the No. 1 Family Hotel in America. So if you’re looking for the best family-friendly vacation to please family members of all ages, you’ve come to the right place.
St. Augustine is full of historic attractions with interactive exhibits that keep little kids busy and active. The Pirate & Treasure Museum has a great scavenger hunt, interactive pirate book, cannon firing, knot-tying and an immersive, surround-sound pirate ship experience. At the Fountain of Youth, taste the water, feed a peacock, explore a Timucuan Indian village, and sift for artifacts in an archaeological dig. Or check out the view from the 35-foot watchtower, fire a musket in a Colonial military drill and feel the heat as the resident blacksmith works his metal at the Colonial Quarter. You’re family will also want to explore the world’s oddities at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Museum.