St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States, has much to offer groups. The city features more than 60 historical sites, attractions, national monuments and churches of architectural significance. These places combine old-world charm with a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. The area also offers beautiful beaches, national and state parks, and excellent dining options.
Ponte Vedra Beach is home to the PGA tour, TPC Sawgrass and the Players Championship golf tournament. Along with other world-class golf and tennis facilities, the city offers boutique shopping, great restaurants and relaxing spas.
The beaches of Florida’s Historic Coast span 42 miles from Ponte Vedra in the north to Marineland in the south. Anastasia State Park has more than 1,600 acres of natural habitat with four miles of pristine beach, a tidal salt marsh and a variety of activities—from swimming and surfing to shell collecting and hiking. The beaches along this stretch of Atlantic shoreline have been listed among TripAdvisor’s Top 10 U.S. Beaches. The variety of resorts, hotels, condominium rentals, vacation homes and inns offer plenty of choices to accommodate your group.
Interested in a winery visit? Groups can sip a selection of Florida wines at the San Sebastian Winery or tour the St. Augustine Distillery to sample handcrafted spirits like vodka, gin, rum and bourbon.
Top photo: Ponte Vedra Beach
Photos by floridashistoriccoast.com
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