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St. Augustine’s 10 Top Attractions to Do:

Discover the Charm of St. Augustine's Historic and Cultural Landmarks The Lightner Museum - A Gem in Historical Grandeur Nestled in the heart of downtown St. Augustine, the Lightner Museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel, an architectural marvel from 1888. Visitors can feast their eyes on a vast array of fine and decorative art from the 19th and early 20th centuries. TripAdvisor users have given it a stellar 4.6 rating from 2,989 reviews. St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. - A Beacon of History Ascend 219 steps to the top of the St. Augustine Lighthouse for a breathtaking panoramic view. Engage with maritime history and the tales of a 1782 British shipwreck. This piece of history has a TripAdvisor rating of 4.7 from 6,846 reviews. Old Town Trolley Tours - Your Ticket to St. Augustine's Treasures Explore St. Augustine at your own pace with Old Town Trolley Tours. Your ticket is a passport to 21 stops, the St. Augustine History Museum, and more, complete with shuttle services. A hit with tourists, it boasts a 4.6 rating from 8,304 reviews on TripAdvisor. St. Augustine Beach - Serenity by the Sea Experience the unspoiled charm of St. Augustine Beach and the dog-friendly Vilano Beach. With less crowded sands, it's a haven for relaxation, earning a 4.5 rating on TripAdvisor from numerous satisfied beachgoers. St. George Street - A Stroll Through History This pedestrian haven is a vibrant tapestry of shops, eateries, and historical architecture. Visitors have expressed their delight with an overall rating of 4.5 on TripAdvisor. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument - Fortress of Heritage Witness the enduring legacy of the oldest masonry fort in the U.S. and step back into early education at the oldest wooden schoolhouse. With an impressive 4.7 rating on TripAdvisor, history comes alive here. Ripley's Believe It or Not - Oddities and Wonders Abound Dive into the world of the extraordinary at Ripley's Believe It or Not in St. Augustine. This museum of curiosities garners a 4.4 rating on TripAdvisor, with many visitors finding it excellently odd. Plaza de la Constitución - America's Oldest Public Square In the city's heart lies the historic Plaza de la Constitución, surrounded by landmarks and echoing stories since 1573. Despite fewer reviews, its significance shines with a 4.7 rating on TripAdvisor. Old Town Cycle Cruise - Fun on the Water Enjoy St. Augustine's beauty from the water with the family-operated Old Town Party Boat. The Cycleboat promises joy and a shared experience, earning a remarkable 4.9 rating on Google reviews. The Fountain of Youth - Legend Meets Reality Explore the Fountain of Youth, where history and legend flow as freely as the waters of the Spring of Eternal Hope. This iconic attraction enjoys a 4.5 rating from 6,643 Google reviews.

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