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.

Confederate Monument

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City Plaza
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Erected seven years after the close of the war, it states:

THEY DIED
FAR FROM THE HOME
THAT GAVE THEM BIRTH
BY COMRADES HONORED
AND BY
COMRADES MOURNED.

Corazon Cinema and Cafe

(904) 679-5736
36 Granada St.
Main theatre room at the Corazon Cinema.

Take in a movie and enjoy a freshly-made sandwich or salad in the friendly atmosphere of the Corazon Cinema and Café.

Costa Brava Restaurant

(904) 810-6810
95 Cordova Street
Costa Brava at the Casa Monica Hotel offers New World cuisine in an upscale dining environment.

Visitors can enjoy a culinary journey along the Mediterranean at this upscale restaurant in the Casa Monica Hotel.

Cottonways

(904) 826-3757
56 Hypolita Street

Cottonways offers comfortable clothing and shopping for Florida.

Courtyard Gallery

(904) 599-8522
75 King Street

The Courtyard Gallery features an eclectic blend of antique, vintage, and contemporary art as well as estate and new jewelry. Paintings, prints, sculpture, items for the home, and even authentic Samurai Swords can be seen at this gallery.

Cousteau's Waffle and Milkshake Bar offers authentic Belgian waffles in the hearl of downtown St. Augustine.

Dive into decadent, freshly made waffles and hand-spun milkshakes at Cousteau's Waffle and Milkshake Bar in St. Augustine.

Crave Food Truck

(904) 293-6373
134 Riberia Street
Crave Food Truck offers fresh, locally grown food for lunch in their location on the San Sebastian River in St. Augustine.

Enjoy fresh and delicious food for lunch from this favorite, local spot, on the water just off Riberia Street.

Crescent Beach Condos

(904) 794-7956
8550 A1A South

Crescent Beach is a small community on Anastasia Island, 15 minutes south of downtown St. Augustine, within walking distance of the Southeast Intracoastal Waterway Park.

Crisp-Ellert Art Museum

(904) 826-8530
48 Sevilla Street
The Crisp-Ellert Art Museum is located on the Flagler College campus in St. Augustine, Florida.

This art museum on the Flagler College campus displays contemporary artwork done by artists from all over the country.

Crucial Coffee

(904) 810-2080
26 Charlotte Street

Located in the heart of downtown St. Augustine, Crucial Coffee is a charming place to stop for a cup of coffee or tea.

Cuban Cafe & Bakery

(904) 829-1645
100 St. George Street
The exterior and entrace of Cuban Café and Bakery in St. Augustine.

Try Cuban Floridian snacks and meals at this local establishment located at the corner of St. George and Hypolita Streets.

Cutter & Cutter

(904) 810-0460
25 King Street
Brilliance in Color art gallery in St. Augustine, Florida.

View works of fine art and talent from local art professionals at this gallery located across from the plaza.

Damiana -- CLOSED

(904) 679-4933
12 Avenida Menendez

This business has permently closed.

Dan Holiday Leather

(904) 342-2186
11A Aviles Street

A leather gallery with handcrafted pieces made in-shop.

Dauphin Fine Art Glass

(904) 501-4668
9 Aviles Street

Fine art glass handcrafted by Tracy in St. Augustine, Florida.

Days Inn Historic

(904) 824-3383
1300 N Ponce de Leon Blvd

This downtown hotel is convenient to area attractions, shopping, and restaurants in St. Augustine, Florida.

An uptown St. Augustine boutique with locally designed goods and cute gifts.

DeeLee Productions

(386) 366-1319
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DeeLee Productions based out of St. Augustine offers affordable and artistic photography services.

Denny's: Historic

(904) 829-2705
1300 Ponce De Leon Blvd

Denny's restaurants offer a casual dining atmosphere and moderately priced meals served 24 hours a day. Denny's is best known for its breakfasts served around the clock, including the popular Meat Lover's Breakfast and Original Grand Slam.

Diamonds on the Plaza

(904) 342-8848
29 King St.

This elegant jewelry shop in St. Augustine specializes in artisan jewelry by Frank Reubel.