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...]

St. Augustine Summer Camp: Anastasia Watersports

Now that summer is here, the pressure is on to find the perfect memory-making, can-I-go-back-tomorrow, fun and educational camp. St. Augustine kids are lucky because tucked inside Anastasia State Park on the island is a blend of nature and watersports for the outdoors-loving kid. Our boys went last week and had a blast... it's truly a crash-course in loving where we live! There's one more week and I fully recommend this St. Augustine Summer Camp: Anastasia Watersports. St. Augustine Summer Camp: Anastasia Watersports Sponsored Post  St. Augustine Summer Camp: … [Read more...]

St. Augustine Stuffa Plushie A New Favorite in Downtown St. Augustine

St. Augustine Stuffa Plushie recently joined the variety of shops and restaurants downtown bringing something new for the littles in your family. Offering a wide variety of plush animals to hand stuff and dress up for a fraction of the cost of similar attractions. St. Augustine Stuffa Plushie is a Family Affair St. Augustine Stuffa Plushie first began to show up in and around St. Augustine at various events. Then Karen and her three young girls launched the opening of their current location late Spring of this year. The family is new to the area as permanent … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Holidays in St. Augustine

Holidays in St. Augustine The Nation's Oldest City knows how to celebrate the Holidays in St. Augustine and bring back the Christmas Spirit. From the Nights of Lights to all of the events around town this month. There is something for everyone to enjoy and in such a beautiful town. Here's are a few happening now and throughout the month. Regatta of Lights Our first Regatta of Lights or fondly known as the "Boat Parade" in our home, was simply magical. Something our family enjoys year after year. Not growing up in the south or near water, I have personally fallen in love … [Read more...]

Build Your Own Scavenger Hunt

Readers are always asking for ways to entertain the littles or children of various ages while they are in town! My children love a good scavenger hunt and I count it as a score for mom when I get them interested in what we are doing minus technology. It could be customized for each child with the Build Your Own Scavenger Hunt.  There is a lot of affordable fun to be had in St. Augustine if you'll get a little creative. This week, create a personalized scavenger hunt to make your kids smile! Simply print the below file, customize it to fit your family with a pen and start … [Read more...]

Florida Water Tours Dolphin Cruise

Howdy, Simply friends! You already know Stacey from facebook. She recently hopped aboard a Dolphin Sightseeing Cruise with Florida Water Tours in St. Augustine... without spoiling anything, I can tell you they had a blast. Here are her memories... ~Allie O. Living in St. Augustine, there are boundless amounts of things to do outside with the family and this past weekend I got to take my three girls on a Dolphin Cruise with Florida Water Tours. It was the perfect beautiful day to be out on the water and see if we could spot some dolphins out there. Our cruise boarded … [Read more...]

How to Enjoy Nights of Lights AFTER Christmas

Simply St. Augustine posts contain affiliate links. I love hearing from readers! I read and answer every question I receive. The most recent one was about #NightsOfLights and I get it so regularly I thought I'd respond in a post for everyone! Sabrina will be visiting in January and asks: "I love St. Augustine but have never seen the lights. Are the lights in one area or all thru the town? ... should we be prepared to walk or take a tour? Thanks for the help." ~Sabrina St. Augustine's Nights of Lights adorn the city until January 31, 2016. Visiting after the busyness of … [Read more...]