Florida's Historic Coast® encompasses the entirety of St. Johns County including St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches.
St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States, features more than 60 historic sites and attractions, national monuments, architecturally rich churches and unspoiled natural settings – all providing a variety of activities for visitors to enjoy. With nearly 500 years of colourful local history to draw from the themed attractions and historical sites in St. Augustine bring the history and romance of the Old City to life.
Ponte Vedra Beach is home to the PGA TOUR and ATP Tour; world-class golf and tennis facilities; award-winning spas; an abundance of boutique shopping; and a variety of recreation and social amenities.
The Beaches of Florida’s Historic Coast span 42 miles from Ponte Vedra in the north to Marineland in the south. The activities are varied and plentiful – from swimming and surfing to shell collecting and hiking. The beaches of this beautiful stretch of Atlantic shoreline offer year-round fun in a seaside paradise.
A broad selection of resorts, hotels, condominium rentals, vacation homes and Bed & Breakfast Inns provide a variety of lodging choices for visitors.
Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) is 50 minutes north of St. Augustine; 30 minutes from Ponte Vedra. The Northeast Florida Regional Airport is available for private and chartered planes, 5-minute drive to downtown St. Augustine or 20-minute to Ponte Vedra. By car, both destinations are easily accessible from the north and south by Interstate 95 and from the west by Interstate 10.