Area Attractions

With miles of beautiful beaches, world class golfing and the natural beauty of the area and it's wildlife, there is something for everyone.
 
 
Town of Marineland
The Town of Marineland was incorporated in 1942, and the area has a long and rich history that dates back some 1,400 years, when the first Native Americans began to inhabit the peninsula. While in Marineland, your heart, body and mind will find opportunity for both peace and stimulation. Whether it’s relaxing in the sun, swimming with dolphins, participating in conservation projects, kayaking through the canals, attending scientific lectures or walking in the steps of the Timucuan Indians, there is something for everyone here. Your entire family, with all of their individual interests, can find entertainment and inspiration at Marineland.
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Ripple Effect Kayaking & EcoTours
In an effort to provide the best eco-educational kayaking experience in Northeast Florida, Ripple Effect Ecotours works with Marineland Dolphin Adventure and University of Florida's Whitney Lab to provide a comprehensive ecological and cultural kayak tour in a beautiful coastal system. Tours include admission to Marineland Dolphin Adventure and a guided kayak tour with University of Florida Master Naturalist Instructors. Click here for more info
Marineland Marina
The Town of Marineland has opened its ports with a brand new marina facility creating a destination for boaters on the Intracoastal Waterway between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine, FL. The Town of Marineland Marina is designed as a mariner’s retreat in this remarkable coastal place surrounded by 40,000 acres of unspoiled beaches, maritime forests, and pristine coastal habitats that celebrate coastal Florida in its natural state, a destination for boaters seeking the quiet side of Florida. Click here for more info
Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
These gardens make remarkable use of native and exotic species, from azaleas and camellias to the exquisite bird of paradise, sheltered within a picturesque oak hammock. Visitors can picnic and fish from either the beach or the seawall along the Matanzas River.
6400 North Oceanshore Blvd.
Palm Coast, FL  32173
386-446-6780
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Historic St. Augustine
St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city, also holds the distinction of being one of the nation's most charming cities. North Florida boasts a year-round mild climate, perfect for strolling St. Augustine's delightful historic district, with its cobblestone streets, quaint cafes, authentic bars, unique shops and bed-and-breakfast inns. Experience the beauty of an early morning that slowly comes alive with locals and tourists setting out on foot to explore significant landmarks.
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Quaint seaside town of Flagler Beach
Nestled on Florida's East Coast between Daytona Beach and St. Augustine, the flourishing city of Flagler Beach has grown from a sleepy fishing village to a unique seaside community while still retaining much of its original charm. The city is home to six miles of quiet beaches, many great fishing spots, including the Flagler Beach Municipal Pier, restaurants with ocean front dining, gift shops and a whole host of recreational facilities.
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Sail on the tall ship Schooner Freedom
St. Augustine's Premiere tall ship, Freedom, is an authentic replica of a 19th-century blockade runner. She is a 72', double-masted, gaff-rigged, topsail schooner.
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First Friday Art Walk
St. Augustine - First Friday of Every Month
The first Friday Art Walk is one of St. Augustine's most popular cultural events. Enjoy the latest exhibits, music, entertainment and refreshments at over 20 galleries. Tours begin at 5 p.m. at Rembrandtz Fine Gifts for Fun People, which is located at 131 King Street, and run until 9 p.m. Sightseeing trains and Old Town Trolleys provide a complimentary shuttle service every 30 minutes to many of the galleries. For more information, call 904.829.0065 or Click here for more info