St. Augustine Historic District
The historic district of St. Augustine is full of small shops, restaurants and coffee shops. Peek into doorways to find craftsmen who are knowledgeable in the trades of times past. Charming, narrow streets invite shoppers, diners and star-gazers alike.
St. George Street is the center of the 11 blocks referred to as the Historic District. It is also the location of the Colonial Spanish Quarter which is not only a museum, but a living history of what life was like in 1740 for Spanish soldiers who lived with their families. At the north end of St. George Street are the Old City Gates, built of stone in 1808, these were once the only way into St. Augustine as a wall surrounded the city.
There are two trolley tour companies offering transportation to around 20 stops along an hour long route with over 100 points of interest throughout Saint Augustine, you can purchase a multi Day Pass in many of the places along St. George Street. At night couples can spark romance by taking a horse-drawn carriage ride, or just walking the quiet, picturesque streets.