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Visiting St. Augustine Any Time of Year

St. Augustine is beautiful 12 months out of the year—there is a reason that people have been coming here to escape the cold for centuries! There are festivals and special events throughout the year, but here is an overview of the various seasons in the Oldest City: March-May          Our busiest time of year, spring in … Read More

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Live Music and Concerts in St. Augustine: Summer 2016

It sounds like summer! Summer concerts and live music are alive and well in St. Augustine, and tonight is the FIRST free concert in the plaza (just three blocks from the inn). Borrow one of our beach chairs, and enjoy a free concert from 7-9pm. That’s not all: every Wednesday evening from 7 – 9 … Read More

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Things to Do in St. Augustine: May 20, 21, 22

There are lots of great restaurants in St. Augustine–from fine dining to food trucks. But sometimes, you just really want a burger*. This weekend will cater to your burger-based cravings, with the Great American Burgerfest! Scheduled for Friday, May 20, through Sunday, May 22, The Burgerfest boasts all kinds of goodness on a bun, all … Read More

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What to Do in St. Augustine: April 16, 2016

Have plans for the weekend? If you’re not doing anything on Saturday, April 16, might we suggest that you head over to the pier on Vilano Beach for their first dish and fish event? St. Augustine holds some pretty awesome culinary competitions–the Great Chowder Debate, for instance, held every November for the past 31 years. … Read More

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Christmas Lessons in St. Augustine

Each year, the hub and I try to give as many staff off as possible on Thanksgiving and Christmas. When we first bought the inn, in 2010, our plan was to give everyone those two days off. I planned on making a buffet breakfast, and cleaning any rooms that were turning over. The hub was … Read More

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Make Your Guest Bedroom Guest Ready for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and that means out-of-town guests. When you own a bed and breakfast, you’re always hosting out-of-town guests. Which means you’re always thinking about how to make their stay more comfortable, more relaxing, more of a break from their everyday lives. Here are 6 tips for making their stay a … Read More

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January in St. Augustine: Lights, Trolleys, and SNOW

We’re starting to think January is the “most wonderful time of the year”. Why, you ask? Because January visitors can enjoy our town’s jaw-dropping light display during Nights of Lights (the event runs from November 21 through the end of January), exclusive trolley rides through our romantic streets (every Monday and Wednesday night at 7:30), … Read More

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Light ’em Up: St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights Kicks Off TONIGHT

Everything about St. Augustine will change tonight at 6:30, when the mayor lights the big tree in the center of town. Dark corners of the town will be lit up with holiday cheer; locals and visitors alike will bump into each other as they gape at the town’s three million electric “stars” on long evening walks. I love … Read More