Key Ways to Save in St. Augustine

There are many ways to save around the city from discounts on attractions, food, and more. It pays to save in St. Augustine by doing research ahead of time you will save more than ever anticipated. Before your visit, make a list of places that are on your bucket list of must-sees and search for ways to save on these attractions and restaurants.

Ways to Save in St. Augustine
The Visitors Information Center at 10 S. Castillo needs to be your first stop for savings.

Ways to Save in St. Augustine

  • Be sure to stop by the St. Augustine Visitor Information Center to pick up coupon books. My personal favorites providing the most savings are The Mint Magazine, Money Pages, and The Restaurant Times. There are many others that are available here and throughout town that will offer a few dollars off of attractions and meals.

 

Ways to Save in St. Augustine
Lots of deals just waiting to be used around town!
  • Trolley/Train booths offer discounts on many of the local attractions look for them around town or stop in at their main depots on San Marco Avenue.

 

Be on the lookout for these ticket booths around town to save on attractions and tours.
  • Entertainment.com and Savearound.com – prepurchase books or apps for savings on food and entertainment
  • Localflavor.com – look for the double take deals for the greatest savings offering half off admission to attractions or food (limited quantities available)
  • Groupon.com – online deals for food and attractions for a limited time
  • Livingsocial.com – another online site offering limited time/quantities

 

Free Attractions to See in St. Augustine

  • St. Augustine Distillery – a behind-the-scenes tasting tour in a working distillery housed in a former ice plant from 1907
  • San Sebastian Winery – a free tasting tour that allows you to taste as you go along through the guided tour that runs every 20-25 minutes and usually lasts around 45 minutes

 

San Sebastian Winery
The San Sebastian Winery is a stop on both the train and trolley tours or there is a large free parking lot.
  • Mission Nombre de Dios Museum – free self-guiding tour of the museum and grounds and a perfect place to cool off in the summer while watching the squirrels and fish in the park like setting
  • Pena-Peck House – a former home to prominent Spanish, British, and American families in the heart of it all on St. George Street where many weddings and luncheons are held in the beautiful garden surrounding the home

 

Pena-Peck House
If the walls could talk at the Pena-Peck house there would be many stories to share of former prominent leaders in our country.
  • Fort Matanzas National Monument – standing since 1742 to protect St. Augustine from the British in addition to the fort, there are trails, and picnic areas available. (ferry to see the fort is out of service due to Irma check their page for updates)
  • The Government House – served colonial governors for centuries and once served as the Capitol building for a brief period of time

 

Free attraction in St. Augustine to Save in St. Augustine
The Government House is another wonderful place to learn more about the history of St. Augustine and is one of the only locations on this side of town with public restrooms during the day.
  • Splash park at St. Augustine Beach Pier – a favorite for kids and kids at heart to cool off
  • Churches- many of the local churches in town are available at various times for free tours; stop by the churches for posted tour times and special events

Do you want to know more ways to save or have ideas to share? Send me a message at heathersimplystaugustine@gmail.com. Finding the best deals is half of the adventure for me!  ~ Heather

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