St. Augustine

Located south of Jacksonville, Florida, St. Augustine is the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement and port in the continental United States. Founded in September 1565 by Spanish admiral Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, it subsequently served as the capital of Spanish Florida for two hundred years and like Cedar Key and Crescent Beach, is a cherished destination for day trippers from Gainesville.

Sitting east of St. Augustine and separated from the mainland by the Matanzas River, Anastasia Island is reached from downtown St. Augustine by the Bridge of Lions, billed as “The Most Beautiful Bridge in Dixie”.

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