12 October 2017

Our St. Augustine Travel Guide

Honestly, I've had this post in my draft section for awhile now and figured it was about time that I  shared Our St. Augustine Travel Guide. Alex & I have been to St. Augustine twice together. Back in July, we headed down to the historic district of St. Augustine to celebrate our two year dating anniversary. This was our first visit in over a year, so it really felt like a new adventure. Especially since we made it a point to visit different and new places. The drive from where we live is almost 3 hours, so after we packed up the car, dropped Olive off at my moms and loaded up on coffee - we made our way to St. Augustine.


COFFEE + DRINKS
Ancient City Brewing - If you're looking for good, locally crafted beer - this is the place to be. Their Castillo Coconut Porter and Mantanzas River Red Ale is to die for. We didn't notice this place first time we went and we were very pleased when we stumbled upon it last time.
The KookaburraA small, but perfect coffee shop located right across from the Plaza de la Constitucion. The have unique lattes like the Honey Badger and Mocha Nut. They also serve aussie pies.


FOOD+SNACKS 
Ice Plant Bar - Their food was pretty amazing here. We ended up sharing the best burger we've had in awhile. We meant to get a handcrafted cocktail, but didn't. Maybe next time!
Costa Brava - Located in the Casa Monica hotel, their charcuterie board was to die for. Their margaritas are pretty epic too.
Cousteau's Waffle & Milkshake Bar - Hot, delicious waffles and decadent ice cream. Need I say more?
Thai House & Sushi Bar - Alex was in sushi heaven. Fresh fish and unique rolls. We actually went to this restaurant the night Alex proposed, but it back then it was called Spy Sushi.
The Hyppo - They offer incredible popsicles in crazy flavour combinations. Definitely a must.



SEE + DO
Fort Mantanzas - An awesome fort that was built in 1924.
Flagler College - This building was a luxury hotel that was built in 1888.
Lightner Museum - Another luxury hotel built in 1887.
St. Augustine Lighthouse - This lighthouse was erected in 1874.
Tolomato Cemetery - This 18th century cemetery is located right near the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse.
Plaza de la Constitucion - Located in the square of St. Augustine, it features old cannons. It's also the oldest public park in continental United States. If you stop by on the right day, they have vendors selling their goods.
Tone Vendor - We aren't really shoppers, so you won't find a list of shop recommendations from us. However, we love adding more vinyl to our record collection. And Tone Vendor had an insane amount of vinyl that we haven't seen in a lot of record stores.



I hope this helps you in any future trips you might take to St. Augustine. Have you ever been before? Any places that you think we should check out next time we go? Let me know in the comments below, so we can discuss!

2 comments:

  1. We love St. Augustine and have been several times. Thanks for telling us about your favorite places! We can look for some of them next time we go!!

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    1. So glad to hear that you'll check some of those places out. :)

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