travel42 Port Guide: St Augustine

St Augustine travel42 Port of Call Guide

Established as a city in 1565 and about 95 mi/150 km north of Orlando, St. Augustine, Florida, is the oldest permanent European settlement in the continental U.S.—it was founded 42 years before the English colonized Jamestown, 45 years before the Spanish established Santa Fe and 55 years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. Its street plan and architectural ambience still reflect its Spanish origins.

Try to get out on the water on one of the scenic cruises of Matanzas Bay. Several craf...

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