Vegan Breakfast: Soaked Pumpkin Oatmeal

At the beginning of August, I spent a few weeks in Delaware with my mother as she was recovering from surgery. A couple of things you should know about my mother: one, she has always been an excellent cook and baker; and two, in the past few years she has gotten very involved in the … Read More

man proposing to woman at sunset - 3 Places to Propose in St. Augustine

7 Places to Propose in St. Augustine

Are you planning to get engaged in St. Augustine in the near future? Between Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and Valentine’s Day, the next few months are considered ring season here in St. Auggie! We’re ringing in the engagement season with our own list of perfect places to propose in the Ancient City. Every couple is different, … Read More

St. George Street in St. Augustine

11 Reasons to Visit St. Augustine During Easy Season

You can kick back and relax in St. Augustine at our historic Florida hotel,  but you don’t have to slow down if you want to take in all that this ancient and historic city has to offer during this time of year. Looking for inspiration for your Florida fall getaway? Here are 11 reasons to visit … Read More

St. Augustine's Nights of Lights - Christmas lights on a tree

The Story Behind The Red Light

Nights of Lights is an award-winning holiday festival that has drawn crowds from across the world. For the past 24 years, residents and businesses alike have strung thousands upon thousands of light strands. Starting mid-November through the end of January, the historic town of St. Augustine takes on a new life as sparkling white lights … Read More

Dressing Downton - Bayfront Marin House rooms

Downton Abbey Comes to St. Augustine: Get Your Magic Tickets Here

Are you coming to St. Augustine to see the ‘Dressing Downton, Changing Fashion for Changing Times’ exhibit at the Lightner Museum? Start your stay at the Bayfront Marin House, and enjoy a package of free amenities that would make anyone feel like they were to the manner born. You’ll start with 2 free tickets to … Read More

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Planning Your Trip to St. Augustine: A VIP Experience

St. Augustine knows how to take care of its VIPs—hosting Royalty from Spain, the Bachelorette and her beau, and top musical acts like Mumford & Sons, Brian Wilson, Jack Johnson, Ringo Starr, and more. Join our city’s list of exclusive guests, and plan a getaway perfect for a VIP…you! Experience St. Augustine like never before … Read More

Things to do in St. Augustine: Summer Concerts on the Plaza

It’s like a Norman Rockwell painting: neighbors and friends sitting on picnic chairs, listening to music; small children dancing in the grass. A white gazebo with a live band; everyone smiling, tapping their toes and swaying to the music. You don’t need to step into the past to find it–you can find it every Thursday … Read More

St. Augustine Road

Driving Directions to St. Augustine, FL

Trains, Planes, and Automobiles–there are a lot of ways to get to St. Augustine! The best way to get to St. Augustine is to choose your preferred means of transportation, and then follow the directions below. St. Augustine is really easy to get to…and if you have any questions, just let us know! (Note: The … Read More