St. Augustine, Florida, is located in Northeastern Florida and is the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement and port in the continental United States. Though it is a small city, its historical character has made it a major tourist attraction and it is a great place to take an RV trip to at anytime of the year. The city is full of historical landmarks from different eras in the country’s history, wildlife reserves, colleges, theaters, beaches, museums, state parks, restaurants, and much more. It is one of the densest cities in terms of attractions and landmarks in the entire state. We think you’re really going love an RV rental St Augustine FL!
Even though the city has an immense amount of things to do and see, we’ve still made a short list of places to help you get started when you come in an RV rental to St. Augustine, FL. We hope that it gets you off on the right foot! Enjoy!
The St. Augustine Wild Reserve is a rescue center for unwanted exotic animals. The reserve offers tours on an appointment-only basis and does not allow photography as it might irritate some of the animals; however they do offer a photographic CD of all the animals. You can view all the animals and listen to a detailed explanation about the different species, and how they came to be living at the reserve. The St. Augustine Wild Reserve is the #1 ranked attraction in the area, very impressive considering all of the area’s attractions.
Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States, only Castillo San Felipe del Morro in San Juan, Puerto Rico is older. It is a very popular attraction in the South. It was a 2014 Winner of a Traveler’s Choice award from TripAdvisor.com, being one of the highest rated and most visited attractions. The castle offers a great view of the St. Augustine Bay and the Matanzas River. Trying coming during the night so you can enjoy watching the firing of the cannons from the roof, which is very awesome!
Anastasia State Park is a 1,600-acre Florida State Park located on a peninsula on the Atlantic Coast of Anastasia Island across Matanzas Bay from Downtown St. Augustine. The state park is packed with wildlife such as blue heron, bald eagles, owls, osprey, woodpeckers, cardinals, and even whales at time. It is also a fantastic place for camping, beachcombing, swimming, picnicking, fishing, windsurfing, hiking, wildlife viewing, boating, and much more. You can rent canoes, sailboards, paddleboats, and kayaks too. They also offer lessons for various sports. Anastasia State Park simply rocks!
The St. Augustine Beach KOA is located just 10 minute South of Downtown St. Augustine, and has everything that you’d come to know and love in a KOA. It is one of the highest rated and conveniently located RV parks in the area, making it a great choice for RVers in their pop up camper rentals in St. Augustine, FL. The KOA has a large number of RV sites, many of which are full hookup capable. Amenities include a swimming pool, a pavilion, propane, wifi, fishing, cable TV, firewood, tour shuttle, max length sites, and more. Going with a KOA is never a bad choice, and St. Augustine Beach proves that once again!
The North Camp Resort is located just 15 minutes North of Downtown St. Augustine, and is a Good Sam certified campground. You will get to enjoy beautiful views of the water, and great service that you would expect from a Good Sam certified park. There are 150 RV sites, all of which are full hookup capable. Amenities include wifi & cable, a heated swimming pool, boating, outdoor games, a spa, horseshoes, planned activities, a rec hall, a game room, a playground, shuffleboard, laundry, restrooms & showers, RV storage, RV supplies, groceries, and so much more. Everything you need for an RV rental in St. Augustine, Florida is offered at North Beach Camp Resort.
The Annual St. Augustine Lions Seafood Festival features great seafood, arts & crafts, pirate shows, magic shows, and live music. There are also contests for prizes such as free groceries, cash, and other unique gifts. This is one of the more popular events in all of Northeast Florida and takes place at the end of March every year.
The St. Augustine Music Festival has returned due to popular demand. It covers two weekends, and offers visitors the experience of enjoying beautiful classical music. Internationally renowned artists join the Jacksonville Orchestra at the St. Augustine Cathedral Basilica. The entire festival is free of charge and no tickets are required.
We hope that this short list has tipped the scales in favor of you visiting this beautiful city in an RV rental St Augustine!
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