Side Quest: A Real Life Game of Clue at the St. Augustine Lighthouse

Side Quest is the newest adventure at the St. Augustine Lighthouse designed to be similar to escape room activities that have been popping up all over towns across the country. This was my first experience trying something like this, luckily we had some escape room experts among our midst. A Real-Life Game of Clue It was literally like a real-life game of clue. We were free to explore the grounds and structures to find the clues to solve the case, but we did have a leader we could go back to for clues if needed. A traditional escape room has everyone stuck in one … [Read more...]

Out with the Old…What is NEW in St. Augustine?

New construction and new faces coming to St. Augustine! If you haven't been downtown recently, there's a lot of changes in and around town. Now is the time to come to town while the crowds are light and see what's NEW in St. Augustine! Restaurants/Spirits Giggling Gators-closed and is now overflow parking for One Twenty Three Burger House and will eventually house a new stop for breakfast Le Pavillon-closed and now Uptown Swinery an up and coming new restaurant in town with live music The Bunnery-the former owners retired and waiting to see what the Prohibition … [Read more...]

North Florida Yacht Services Mobile Detailing Above the Rest

  North Florida Yacht Servies strives to provide the best mobile detailing service in the area. Specializing in full mobile boat detail services including synthetic polymer, compound/polish, wax, ceramic coatings, teak treatment and oil, metal polish and wax, interior cabin cleaning, engine room detail, decal removal and replacement. Monthly Maintenance Customized monthly maintenance programs are available to meet your needs! Be sure to mention the current 10% off special when you design your plan! Not only do you have the mobile convenience, they are also … [Read more...]

Explore Tours & Pickups of St. Augustine Offers a Personal Tour

Have you ever wanted to see the sights that you really want to see or experience St. Augustine from a locals point of view? Here is your chance to have a personalized tour to what you want to see! Whether it is your first visit to St. Augustine or you could carry a frequent visitor card, Explore Tours can offer a tour like none other! Personal Tour Our private tour with Michael was the most informative tour we have taken in St. Augustine. Along with taking us on roads we have never explored, he provided additional historical tidbits we have never heard before. The … [Read more...]

Simply’s Steps to the 4th of July in St. Augustine

The 4th of July in St. Augustine ranks high on our list of favorite days in St. Augustine. We know that the city will be packed and next to impossible to escape after the fireworks. If you know some of the ins and outs, it may be a more enjoyable day.   Steps to Enjoy the 4th of July in St. Augustine Get in town EARLY- When I say early, I mean in the morning before the parking garage and all of the lots and spaces are full (street and lot parking will be free with the exception of the garage and the lot in front of the Castillo). Enjoy lunch in town before … [Read more...]

Always Something to do at The Amp St. Augustine

Day 5 of Adventures on Anastasia Island is The Amp St. Augustine where there is always something to do!  From getting in the big names, to the Farmer's Market, Night Market, and more it is the place to be on the island. See your favorite performers at The Amp St. Augustine Keep up to date on who is coming to The Amp St. Augustine here!  Be sure to reserve your tickets early! Parking is available on site or just down the road at Anastasia State Park with a free shuttle service. If neither is available, there is a church and school nearby along with some private yards … [Read more...]

Anastasia Miniature Golf

Anastasia Miniature Golf is our Day 4 adventure in our Adventures on Anastasia Series! Miniature golf is a tradition in our family and we are highly competitive on the course. This stems from my many years of playing as a kid in Indiana and on vacations to Myrtle Beach. Anastasia Miniature Golf reminds me of courses we once played on vacations as a child. Follow Anastasia Miniature Golf for Giveaways and Specials A few weeks ago, we decided to use some passes we won on Facebook at Anastasia Miniature Golf. It was raining off and on, but the competition was on! I … [Read more...]

Day 3 St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum by Night

The Dark of the Moon Tour is the only ghost tour in St. Augustine that provides access to the St. Augustine Lighthouse and the grounds. It is our day 3 feature in our Adventures on Anastasia Island Series. When you have children of various ages with different interests it is often challenging to plan a vacation that excites everyone! We try to allow each one to choose one activity over the summer, so they have something to look forward to. We had to get creative finding something the 14-year-old boy would enjoy in St. Augustine this year. Want to hunt ghosts like the … [Read more...]