Historic District

Find fun things to do in St. Augustine's Historic District!

The Historic District in St. Augustine is the heart of the city. This is where guests will find a majority of the city's restaurants, shopping, hotels, and attractions. The Historic District is the oldest part of the city with many buildings dating back to the 1700s. Even the streets are laid out as they would have been centuries ago, and are more walkable than a lot of cities visitors are used to seeing in America. Along with being a beautiful area for finding things to do like shopping, visiting museums, and dining, the Historic District is also home to the beautiful bayfront with lovely panoramic views of the Matanzasa Bay.

The top rated attractions in the area are centered around the Historic District and reflect the importance of history in shaping St. Augustine into what it is today. For example, the Colonial Quarter is a living history museum with costumed reenactors and interactive experienes. The Castillo and the Fountain of Youth both have weapons demonstrations so guests can expect to hear the sound of canon and musket fire around the Historic District. Adding to the rustic atmosphere of the region, visitors can find bed and breakfasts dotting the map. The bed and breakfasts cater to guests seeking a homey experience of a downtown St. Augustine stay.

Another defining feature of the Historic District is the architecture. The design on building facades represents the height of Spanish Colonial and Spanish Renaissance Revival architecture. The area of town showcases everything from early European design, Florida bungalow style houses, and Gilded Age extravegance. Being the nation's oldest city, the Historic District of St. Augustine represents all that history has built here since 1565.

Aunt Matilda's Steampunk Trunk

(904) 600-4409
106 St. George Street

Aunt Matilda's Steampunk Trunk sells jewelry, clothing, accessories, and other treasures for steampunk and Victorian-era costuming enthusiasts.

Aviles Gallery

(904) 823-8608
11 Aviles Street

View local works of art at this Aviles Street art gallery featuring picturesque scenes from St. Augustine to take home!

Aviles Restaurant

(904) 829-2277
32 Avenida Menendez

This fine-dining restaurant on the bayfront features a delicious and diverse menu paired with a comfortable and elegant atmosphere.

Ayla's Acres Thrift Shop

(904) 484-8792
142-C King Street
Ayla's Acres Thrift Shop carries an incredible array of furniture, clothing, and yes, even pets.

Ayla's Acres Thrift Store has a number of antiques, a big selection of furniture and decor, and a variety of clothing.

Backyard Island Cafe at Meehan's

(904) 810-1923
20 Avenida Menendez

A tropical getaway in the backyard at Meehan's, serving pub food and drinks from a full-service liquor bar.

BAM Adventure Sports

(904) 687-1007
606 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd.
See the historic sights in St. Augustine on a Segway PT with Segs by the Sea.

BAM Adventure Sports offers a variety tours for visitors to St. Augustine to enjoy. Segways are easy to use and a wonderful way to explore the nation's oldest city.

Bar with No Name

(904) 826-1837
16 S. Castillo Drive

Come by for a good time, good drinks and good music at this downtown bar.

Barefoot Bill's Island Grill

(904) 824-2784
162 St. George Street

Burgers, salads, seafood and more will fuel your St. George Street shopping adventures.

Barley Republic

(904) 547-2023
48 Spanish Street
Barley Republic is located in the heart of downtown St. Augustine.

The Barley Republic offers traditional Irish food and an authentic pub atmosphere, as well as a great selection of beer and live music many evenings.

Barnacle Bill's

(904) 824-3663
14 W. Castillo Drive
The Salmon Sensation at Barnacle Bill's in St. Augustine, Florida.

A St. Augustine tradition for over 35 years, Barnacle Bill's offers fresh seafood and much more in a family-friendly environment.

Bath Junkie

(904) 810-2284
62 Spanish Street

Design your own bath and body products with customized scents and colors at this unique shop that offers over 200 scents to choose from!

Bayfront Inn

(904) 824-1681
138 Avenida Menendez

Vactioners can stay on the bayfront in comfortable accommodations at this St. Augustine inn.

Bayfront Marin House

(904) 824-4301
142 Avenida Menendez
The Bayfront Marin House offers unparalleled views of St. Augustine's bayfront.

The beauty and charm of a first-class bed and breakfast with an unrivaled view of the bayfront.

Bayfront Mini-Golf

(904) 829-1673
111 Avenida Menendez

Play the oldest mini-golf course in St. Augustine, while taking in the view of the historic bayfront.

Bayfront Westcott House

(800) 513-9814
146 Avenida Menendez

Bayfront Westcott House is one of St. Augustine's top-rated B&Bs. This waterfront property is located in the downtown historic district.

Bear Mountain Outfitters

(904) 808-7000
35 Hypolita Street, Suite 105
Bear Mountain Outfitters is located at the corner of Hypolita and St. George Street in St. Augustine, Florida.

Bear Mountain Outfitters has plenty to offer local and visiting hobbyists.

Beerhammer's

(904) 814-8446
162 St. George Street

Beerhammer's: For the love of beer and its friends

Bella Bay Inn

(904) 829-6070
10 Marine Street
The Bella Bay Inn is located on the historic bayfront of St. Augustine, Florida.

St. Augustine visitors love the Bella Bay Inn's bayfront views, lovely accommodations, and convenient downtown location.

Ben and Jerry's

(904) 429-9876
128 St. George Street

Visitors may enjoy their favorite flavors of Ben and Jerry's ice cream on St. George Street.