St. Augustine featured in Huffington Post

As all the locals know, St. Augustine is a great place to live. In this part of my site, I share news articles from around the nation where our fair city has been featured. In this one, Huffington Post reblogs Fodor Travel’s piece featuring St. Augustine as one of “10 Places to go this Winter”.

Castillo de San Marcos Fog
Castillo de San Marcos Fog

10 Places To Go This Winter {excerpt} from HuffPo Travel

Where: Florida Sometimes called the Nation’s Oldest City, St. Augustine is technically the country’s longest continually inhabited European settlement, having been founded in 1565 by Spanish explorers. Starting in January, the city will kick off its 450th anniversary celebrations, with a series of events leading up to a nine-day extravaganza in September. Why go before then? Well, the weather for one, which isn’t hot but rather comfortable, with average temperatures in the 50s and 60s. On the history front, there’s always the impressive Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, dating to 1695, while The First City Through the Eyes of Masters (through January 12) presents artworks from the 19th and early 20th centuries that portray St. Augustine’s early history and landmarks. February 28 brings the Noche de Gala, an event celebrating the 496th birthday of St. Augustine’s founder.

From December 3, 2014. Read more on Huffington Post Travel page.

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