North of Downtown

North of Downtown St. Augustine, guests will find a less dense distribution of places, but the region is important nonetheless. The St. Johns County offices are located north of town, as is the Northeast Regional Airport. Visitors who are arriving by car will also find hotels north of St. Augustine with rates that are a bit cheaper than staying in the city center.

Although there aren't a plethora of attractions in this region, there are lots of great places to shop. Antique shops north of town have unique finds. Restaurants that are loved by locals serve vacation-goers an authentic dining experience. Staying north of town also provides easy access to I-95 and US1 if you're hoping to visit friends or family up in Jacksonville, or you're just interested in checking out the River City. 

Royal St. Augustine Club

(904) 824-4653
301 Royal St. Augustine Parkway

Royal St. Augustine Golf & Country Club is open to the public and provides a large and inviting clubhouse and a challenging course. Inside the clubhouse you will find a wraparound wooden bar, fireplace and ample seating.

Schooner's Seafood House

(904) 826-0233
3560 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd.

This casual local seafood restaurant serves fresh seafood six days a week.

Sluggers Sports Saloon

(904) 217-4024
3501 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd.
Sluggers Sports Saloon is a local favorite beer and wine bar located just north of St. Augustine’s historic district.

Sluggers Sports Saloon features cold beer, wine, and light food, along with a variety of games on multiple TVs and plenty of good company.

Smoked. Southern BBQ

(904) 824-8222
11 Magnolia Avenue
Smoked. Southern BBQ

A wonderful outside barbeque joint serving the freshest local ingredients in St. Augustine.

Spanish Main Antiques

(904) 599-5768
1080 N Ponce De Leon Blvd

Find St. Augustine's largest selection of treasure coins at Spanish Main Antiques.

The Spot Café

(904) 824-8212
4508 US 1 N
Strawberry French Toast at The Spot Café in St. Augustine, Florida.

The Spot Café serves Southern breakfast, brunch, and lunch with local charm just north of town.

St. Augustine Aquarium

(904) 429-9777
2045 State Road 16
St. Augustine Aquarium Diver Underwater

This family-friendly aquarium offers exciting encounters with a variety of marine life.

Starbucks Coffee: North

(904) 810-5503
155 Palencia Village Dr.

Starbucks in historic St. Augustine serves delicious, fresh brewed coffee every day. Here your favorites are available like hot brewed coffee, chocolate beverages, espresso, the famous Frappuccino?Ÿƒ??????

Subway at Murabella Crossing

Casual counter-service sandwich chain that allows customers to build their own sub, wrap, or salad.

The Aerobatic Experience

(904) 825-0203
4900 U.S. Hwy 1

The Aerobatic Experience offers visitors a chance to go up in an Extra 300L aerobatic plane and experience the kind of moves seen only in air shows.

The Assembly Room

283 San Marco Ave.,
exterior view of the assembly room

The Assembly Room is located just north of downtown St. Augustine in Art 'n Motion. It is a 1900s industrial style two-story brick building that offers event space.

The Palencia Club

(904) 599-9040
600 Palencia Club Dr
the palencia club pond view

Mediterranean style event venue just north of downtown

The Press

(904) 217-8254

Enjoy craft beers, fresh food, and delicious desserts in a laid-back atmosphere at The Press.

The Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche at Mission Nombre de Dios

(904) 824-2809
27 Ocean Avenue

Walk the scenic grounds dating back to the city's founding. Discover the role of Christianity in Florida at the Mission Museum.

Scoops of ice cream from St. Augustine Scoop on San Marco in St. Augustine.

This locally owned ice cream shop, the St. Augustine Scoop, will be closed for a few weeks. TEMPORARILY CLOSED

The Way We Were Vintage

(904) 825-0114
74 San Marco Avenue
 A Look from The Way We Were Vintage in St. Augustine.

Take a step back in time and find vintage fashion at The Way We Were Boutique.

Tropi-Cali Food Truck

(904) 466-4527
606 N Ponce de Leon Blvd

This food trailer offers healthy and hearty options with Southern Californian and tropical flavor.

Twelve Mile Swamp Conservation Area

(386) 329-4404
International Golf Parkway
A view along the trail at Twelve Mile Swamp in St. Augustine; photo taken by Brian Hunter.

Hiking, biking, and horseback riding are allowed along this 2.8-mile round-trip trail.

Twisted Compass Brewing Co.

(904) 217-0916
585 State Road 13
The Twisted Compass Brewing Co., located in the Northwest Corner of St. John's County.

This locally owned shop brews coffee from Bold Bean Coffee Roasters and offers pastries from Knead Backshop.