What To See In Historic St. Augustine

One of the first cities explored by the Spanish conquistadors in the Sunshine State was St. Augustine, which was discovered by Juan Ponce de Leon on Easter in in 1513. He named the land “Pascua Florida,” which means "Flowery Easter" (after Spain's "Feast of the Flowers" Easter celebration).

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    Carriage tours are one of the many enjoyable ways to learn about the Nation's oldest city's vibrant history.
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    St. Augustine, Florida boasts a beautiful waterfront skyline of Mediterranean and Colonial Spanish architecture.
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    A statue of Juan Ponce de Leon.
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    The Castillo de San Marcos, built in 1672-1695 to protect and defend Spain’s claims in the New World, is the oldest masonry fortification in the United States.
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    Fort in St. Augustine.
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