The Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (GTMNERR) protects 73,000 acres of Florida's northeast coast, stretching from Ponte Vedra Beach to Palm Coast. The Reserve is divided geographically into a Northern Component in St.
South of Downtown
South of Downtown still contains a lot of what St. Augustine is. It isn't made up of as much historical and tourism-focused fodder, but it's certainly where residents and visitors of the city find all their practical needs met. Visitors who drive around south of downtown St. Augustine will find all the familiar chains they may recognize from other parts of the country like fast food restaurants, dine-in restaurants like Chilis, local take-out places. There are also national stores like Barnes and Noble, Walmart, Target, and Hobby Lobby. If visitors find themselves ill or sick, or in need of emergency services, Flagler hospital is located south of downtown, as are a lot of pharmacys like Walgreens and CVS. Auto repairs can be serviced at mechanics in the area, and other technical services operate in the area.