Monday, 25 November 2013

St. Augustine – Enjoy The Panoramic Views And Aura Of This Beautiful City

St. Augustine is a magical holiday destination situated in Florida, USA. This mesmerizing place is quite famous among the backpackers. The city is one of the oldest resort towns which is rich in historical sites and diverse traditional culture. The innumerable attractive sites in this city serve as a magnet to the tourist and attract people of all lifestyles and culture. There are several art galleries and buildings reflecting the Spanish architecture which are worth a visit. The panoramic bay is known for its stunning beauty and recreational activities.

St. Augustine 
You can enjoy ample opportunities offered by this place and make your trip a wonderful one. 

Reaching St. Augustine

The nearest airport to this place is Jacksonville International airport that offers regular scheduled flights from all over the world. There is also a regional airport located in the city but it does not offer services of commercial flights. The city is also well-connected by roads and railways that offer the tourists an easy access to this place.

Sights To Visit

1. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

This Coquina limestone built fort is among the oldest fort of American history. Constructed in the ancient Spanish style this is an ideal spot for the tourists. This is a handicapped accessible area and the bag packers can also enjoy the living history presentations organized by the authorities of this monument.

2. Colonial Spanish Quarter Museum
This ancient museum contains artifacts of the colonial period, bringing a different life and culture to the present day society. Both guided and self instructed tours of the museum are available making your trip complete and memorable. Visiting this museum will give you the glimpse of the ancient colonial period. 

3. Fort Mose Historic State Park
Fort Mose Historic State Park

The site of this historical state park was inhabited by the blacks in the past. The park was built in 1738 and beautifully showcases the Spanish architecture. Located about two miles from the city centre this place served as shelter to black slaves.

4. Exciting Water Activities
Anastasia is the place to experience some exciting water activities and offer a complete fun package to every member of the family. You can enjoy pedal boating, canoeing, sail boating and kayaking at this place. This place also comprises of a state park where you can enjoy a picnic.

Accommodation
This place has a wide range of hotels and inns that are known for their hospitality, services and friendly staff. You can also make forward to make a booking in any sea-side resort providing extraordinary views of the sea. St. Augustine Beachfront Resort and St. George Inn are the best water front resorts where your stay. 

A trip to St. Augustine is really going to be the best holiday trip of your life.