Explore All the Places to Visit in Downtown St. Augustine
From the Country Inn & Suites, you can head right into the downtown district to tour Castillo de San Marcos Spanish Fort or bask in bay views from the Colonial Quarter watchtower. Coming to St. Augustine with kids? Interact with the animals or ride the zip line at Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Challenge your partner to a round of golf at The Players Championship TPC Sawgrass
golf course, just 20 miles away, or forget the competition and go to a nearby beach to soak up some sun.
- Old Florida Museum (0.1 mile)
Learn more about the colonization of Florida when you visit the Old Florida Museum, boasting hands-on activities and interactive exhibits.
Phone: +1 (904) 824-8874
- Lightner Museum (1.7 miles)
Browse fine and decorative art from the 19th century at the Lightner Museum, housed in the former Alcazar Hotel.
Phone: +1 (904) 824-2874
- St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum (3.3 miles)
Search for shipwreck secrets, enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour or go on a scavenger hunt at this museum and lighthouse that sit on the nation's oldest port.
Phone: +1 (904) 829-0745
- Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park (0.7 miles)
Chat with reenactors in period dress while you tread the historic grounds where explorer Ponce de Leon once walked.
Phone: +1 (904) 829-3168
- Mission Nombre de Dios (1 mile)
Take time to wander the grounds and gift shop of this 16th-century Spanish church, considered America's first mission.
Phone: +1 (904) 824-2809
- Oldest Wooden School House (1.2 miles)
Artifacts, books used by children generations ago and old cooking utensils fill this 200-year-old schoolhouse, constructed from red cedar and cypress.
Phone: +1 (888) 653-7245
- Castillo de San Marcos Spanish Fort (1.5 miles)
Step back in time with a tour of the oldest masonry fortress in the U.S., a symbol of Florida’s Spanish colonization in the late 1600s.
Phone: +1 (904) 829-6506 ext. 227
- Old Town Trolley Tours (0.5 miles)
For a fun, breezy way to explore the historic sights of St. Augustine, hop aboard one of the convenient trolleys for a tour of America's oldest city.
Phone: +1 (904) 829-3800
- Colonial Quarter (1.4 miles)
Get a sense of life within a colony as costumed interpreters tell stories of survival. You can also learn how to lock, load and fire a 17th-century replica musket.
Phone: +1 (904) 342-2857
- Alligator Farm Zoological Park (3.1 miles)
At this park, animal lovers can get close to alligators, crocodiles, lemurs and snakes. Looking for a thrill? Add a zip-line ride over animal exhibits to your itinerary.
Phone: +1 (904) 824-3337