>St. Augustine also known as (San Agustin) is the oldest continuously occupied European-Established settlement and port in the continental United States. Located in Northeast Florida, St. Augustine was founded in September 1565 by Spanish admiral Pedro Menendez de Aviles. Known as the capital of the Florida Territory until 1824 when the capital was moved to Tallahassee.
Home to such landmarks as Castillo de San Marcos, Ponce de Leon’s “Fountain of Youth”, and the oldest wooden Schoolhouse. Stoll the charming historic district, with its cobblestone streets, offering quaint cafes, unique shops, bed-and-breakfast inns, and impressive Flagler College.
Located in what was once Henry Flaglers first St. Augustine hotel, the Ponce de Leon, Flagler College operates tours of its beautiful gardens and campus, for both prospective students and visitors.
Navigable to the ocean via the St. Augustine Inlet of the Matanzas River, St. Augustine offers an array of water sports with over 40 miles of pristine beaches in St. Johns County. There is always something fun, historic,eventful or Artful going on in St. Augustine.