Wine, dine and relax: An itinerary for just the two of you
St. Augustine, Fla — Looking for a romantic getaway? Florida’s Historic Coast provides the perfect settings to reignite a love that will last for ages. From indulging in food and wine to exploring history, these itineraries are ideal for combining passion with adventure.
Wake up with coffee from local shops City Bistro Tea House and Coffee Co., Kookaburra or a Cuban coffee at La Herencia Cafe.
Float along the sparking waters with a St. Augustine Eco Tours boat excursion. When you arrive back at the city marina, grab lunch at nearby O.C. White’s Seafood & Spirits for fresh local seafood. Take a free tour at the St. Augustine Distillery or San Sebastian Winery, complete with free tastings. Enjoy the afternoon by wandering through shops and art galleries in the downtown historic district.
Spend the evening watching the sunset at Cap’s On the Water, famous for its smoked fish dip and locally-caught fried shrimp.
A Day Filled with Heritage
Begin your next day with a rewarding challenge by climbing all 219 steps of the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. The view from the top is breathtaking.
Explore history and legend at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. Feed peacocks, sip from the fountain and watch reenactors fire the cannon.
Taste the city’s diversity of cuisine by taking a tour with The Tasting Tours or City Walks Savory Fair Tour, where stops at some of the city’s most popular eateries serve tastes of some of their signature dishes for sampling.
End the evening with a long walk on the moonlit beach. There are 42 miles of pristine beaches to choose from.
A Ponte Vedra Beach Day
Florida’s Historic Coast is known for spectacular sunrises. Start your day at the North Beach Access of the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (locally known as the GTM). Walk along the beach where you can enjoy the beauty without seeing another soul for miles, or hike along one of GTM’s many quiet trails leading through the maritime hammock.
Continue north along scenic A1A to Ponte Vedra Beach and check into one of the world-class resorts in this quiet beach town, home to great dining, unique shopping and luxurious spas.
Enjoy a healthful lunch at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse. This 77,000 square-foot Mediterranean-style clubhouse is an elegant blend of Old World style and modern amenities, including a view of the famous Stadium Course, home of The Players® Championship golf tournament.
At night, take in a concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. With performances by outstanding national and international artists, you’re bound to get a ticket to a fantastic evening!
Located midway between Daytona Beach and Jacksonville, Florida’s Historic Coast includes historic St. Augustine, the outstanding golf and seaside elegance of Ponte Vedra, and 42 miles of pristine Atlantic beaches. For information call 1.800.653.2489 or go to the Visitors and Convention Bureau website at www.FloridasHistoricCoast.com. Check us out on Twitter @FlHistoricCoast on Instagram @FloridasHistoricCoast and @ViajaSanAgustin on Facebook.com/OfficialStAugustine and Facebook.com/ViajaSanAgustin. #StAugustine #PonteVedra #FloridasHistoricCoast #ViajaSanAgustin
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