Home Away From Home
A broad selection of resorts, hotels, condominium rentals, vacation homes and Bed & Breakfast Inns provide a variety of lodging choices for visitors.
St. Augustine, the oldest, continuously occupied European settlement in the continental United States, is home to some of America’s most historic sites and breathtaking scenic views. Full of old world charm, the city’s brick streets lead to unique dining, art and culture, and activities for all ages.
Ponte Vedra Beach is an elegant ocean-side resort area that offers miles of both pristine beaches and award-winning golf courses. Luxurious spas, an abundance of boutique shopping and the finest collection of recreational, dining and social amenities make it one of the Sunshine State’s most enjoyable vacation destinations.
Forty-two miles of unspoiled beaches, wide sugar sand shores and outstanding year-round fishing and watersports make this northeast Florida area one of the Northeast Florida’s most popular playgrounds.
Florida’s Historic Coast has 500 years of colorful local history to draw from. Among the 60 different historical sites and themed attractions for visitors to explore are fun interactive museums and places like:
- Castillo de San Marcos
- Colonial Quarter
- The Fountain of Youth Archeological Park
- Pirate & Treasure Museum
- St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum
- World Golf Hall of Fame
- Other Attractions
Stay & Play!
THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra hosts THE PLAYERS Championship each year. Florida’s Historic Coast is the perfect must-visit destination for golfers with more than a dozen courses and a wide range of play with challenges for beginners and seasoned pros alike.
Ponte Vedra Inn & Club Lagoon and Ocean courses each offer distinctive seaside views· World Golf Village is home to the World Golf Hall of Fame and two championship golf courses – the Slammer & Squire and the King & Bear.
The PGA TOUR Golf Academy at World Golf Village is a one-of-a-kind, full-service game improvement facility.
Shop ‘til You Drop!
There are nearly 50 art galleries and 25 antique stores in St. Augustine; surf shops and outdoor sports retailers at the beaches; as well as trendy resort boutiques in Ponte Vedra Beach. Two of the most popular outlet malls in the Southeast, St. Augustine Outlets and St. Augustine Premium Outlets include stores like Gucci, Talbot’s, Cole Hahn, Kenneth Cole, GAP, Tommy Bahamas, White House Black Market and more.
Dining & Celebrations
Year-round fresh seafood, produce and cultural experiences define the area as a foodie’s paradise with more than 95 restaurants in Florida’s Historic Coast. Dine outdoors year round at some of the most picturesque and waterside locations. Dozens of festivals and themed special events fill the calendar with celebrations all year round.