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Gardens of St. Augustine: Secrets of the Bayfront Marin House

There are so many reasons that I love to garden–the connection with the soil (I guess this farm girl hasn’t shaken that off yet), that good tired feeling you have after planting all day, the ability to enjoy the landscape you’ve created…but one of the things that I’ve really come to love is the fact … Read More

6 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

It’s April 15–tax day! If you’re getting a refund this year, a recent survey says that 7% of you will spend some of your return on travel. If you’re coming to St. Augustine, here are my 6 suggestions for getting your money’s worth: 1. Plan a trip for September. The coast is clear in September here in … Read More

Summer Wedding Tips: Five Things to Remember Before You Walk Down the Aisle

We love summer weddings! The dehydration, the droopy hair, the groomsmen passing out. Wait, what??? Your summer wedding doesn’t have to be a sweaty, smoldering affair. (Save that for the honeymoon!) Here are some tips for surviving your summer wedding:  1. Drink water!! Eat something! Yes, this sounds basic, but if we only had time … Read More

Great Wedding Reception Ideas: Food Trucks

We hosted a pre-wedding reception last night at the inn. The bride and groom (pre-bride and pre-groom?) wanted their out of town guests to have a place where they could stop in, see people, and grab a bite to eat. Instead of a traditional caterer, they opted to hire a few food trucks to park on Avenida … Read More

Where to Stay in St. Augustine: Our Hopkins Cottage!

Do you have a favorite room at our inn? Before you answer, consider the Hopkins Cottage, our most recently renovated room. The Hopkins Cottage is in the front part of our building, built in the late 1800’s. It has an original brick wall and spectacular heart pine floors. But that’s where the nostalgia for the past ends. You won’t … Read More

Colored Wedding Dresses: Showing Your Personality

There are lots of reasons that a bride might not want to wear a white gown on her wedding day. It could be her second wedding. She might not look good in white. She may just feel that a color would better showcase her personality. Whatever the reason, the bride is in charge, and she … Read More

A Day Trip from Disney: St. Augustine

St. Augustine is less than a two hour drive from Orlando; it’s a great choice for a side trip as you’re visiting your favorite Magic Kingdom. Worried you can’t talk to the kids/your wife/the grandparents into it? Here are some favorite Disney atractions, and their St. Augustine counterparts. Love the safari ride in the Animal … Read More

Sick as a Dog: Pet Emergencies in St. Augustine

We know how nice it is to bring your pet on vacation–that’s why the rooms on our first floor are pet friendly. After all, you can teach an old dog new tricks–like catching a frisbee in front of the fort, frolicking in the surf, running with you on an early morning run through our narrow … Read More

Valentine’s Day in St. Augustine, Florida

There’s no better place to show the timeless quality of your love than St. Augustine, Florida, the nation’s oldest city. If you haven’t been to our lovely city before, here are some tips: Getting there: Fly into Jacksonville airport on Southwest (totally appropriate for a trip filled with LUV), Delta or USAir, then take a … Read More

COVID-19 Travel Information

We’re working hard to keep our guests healthy and safe, and are continuing to monitor the Coronavirus situation. Please click below for the latest updates. We are here for you!

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