Day Trip to St. Augustine, FL | Complete Guide & Itinerary

If you’re planning a day trip to St. Augustine, FL then we have a complete guide & itinerary that will ensure that you not only have a great time, but also really experience the city.

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Why Visit St. Augustine, Florida?

St. Augustine is the oldest continusiously occupied European established settlement in the United States. It is known as the Nation’s Oldest City and offers guests a chance to explore cobblestone streets, historic landmarks, museums and many other sites. St. Augustine also has many beaches nearby since it’s located just a few miles from the east coast. There are also abundant award-winning restaurants & Chefs along with a robust entertainment scene.

Orlando or Daytona Day Trip to St. Augustine

You can drive via I-95 or take the scenic route and head up A1A and see some sites along the way. This route is regarded by some as the most beautiful route in the State of Florida….see for yourself.

  • Disney to St. Augustine: Only a 2-hour drive from Orlando via I-4 east connecting to I-95 north. St. Augustine allows you to get away from the crowds at Disney and really experience old Florida and history. Explore ancient forts, historic sites and museums while you’re visiting and stroll along St. George Street, Aviles Street. 
  • Daytona to St. Augustine: Just hop on I-95 northbound and you’ll be in St. Augustine in about 1-hour.
  • Scenic Route A1A: For a more scenic drive up the coast, hop on A1A and see some sites along the way that represented Old Florida. On the way stop at:
    • Fort Matanzas National Monument (free to visit and includes a boat ferry out to the Fort). 
    • Marineland, the world’s first oceanarium, Marineland opened in 1938 and is now a dolphin conservation center. Here you can interact and even swim with the dolphins (reservations required to swim), and see their live interactive daily programs. (admission included with a St. Augustine Tour Pass)

Jacksonville Day Trip to St. Augustine

Jacksonville is very close to St. Augustine and is less than 1-hour drive via I-95 south. It’s nice to get out of the city and experience some history which Jacksonville lacks in many ways or doesn’t showcase it the way that St. Augustine does.

Complete Itinerary for St. Augustine

It can be a bit overwhelming figuring out what to do when you arrive in St. Augustine. Let us do the work for you and take the stress out of planning a vacation. The St. Augustine Tour Pass includes all of the top things to do in the city and includes 100% full admission. Just show your pass and go! 

Full Listing Tours & Attractions Included with Tour Pass

Here’s a sampling of some of the top included attractions:

  • Hop on Hop Off Trolley Tour
  • Ghost & Gravestones Trolley Tour
  • Fountain of Youth Park
  • Pirate & Treasure Museum
  • Colonial Experience Tour
  • The Old Jail
  • Potter’s Wax Museum
  • History Museum
  • Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse
  • Dolphin & Discovery Tour
  • Sunset Boat Tour
  • Lightner Museum
  • Villa Zorayda Museum
  • and many more
  • The only attractions not included with Tour Pass are Castillo de San Marcos Fort (recommended to visit), Alligator Museum and the Lighthouse. You would have to purchase tickets separately to visit those sites. 

 

Kid Friendly St. Augustine Things to Do

There are many kid friendly things to do in St. Augustine. We recommend the following: 

  • Pirate & Treasure Museum
  • Alligator Farm
  • Potter’s Wax Museum
  • Castillo de San Marcos Fort

Beaches Near St. Augustine

We have an entire article that’s dedicated the going to the beaches, visiting and spring that you can read here: Visiting St. Augustine for Spring Break

Here’s a map of where the St. Augustine Beaches are located: 

risk free gurantee

Pass purchases can be refunded (minus 3% credit card processing fees) if requested within thirty-days of purchase date (for unused passes). Optional Trip Protection (5% of total amount) can be purchased at checkout which extends the refund period up to one-year from purchase date. Conditions apply. View full refund policy by clicking button below.

Charleston Saving Examples

Save $111.40 per person which is 44% off of retail rates with a 3-day pass!

(Examples below are suggestions. You can choose whatever you’d like to do from the available tours/attractions.)


1-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

1-Day Pass Includes: 2 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 1-day
Boone Hall Plantation (featured tour #1)$27
Carriage Tour (featured tour #2)$35
Nathaniel Russell House (walk-in)$12
Aiken Rhett House Museum (walk-in)$12
Charleston Fun Park (walk-in)$20
1-Day Without Pass$106
Cost of 1-Day Tour Pass($72)
Save 5%: Enter Email$3.60
Save per Person: 35% Off Retail=$37.60

1-Day Tour Pass Cost: $72

SAVE $37.60 PER PERSON, 35% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!


2-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

2-Day Pass Includes: 3 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 2-days
Harbor Tour (featured tour #3)$30
Charleston Museum (walk-in)$12
McLeod Plantation (walk-in)$15
Charleston Tea Plantation (walk-in)$12
Deep Water Vineyards 9 wine tasting (walk-in)$7
2-Days Without Pass$182
Cost of 2-Day Tour Pass($117)
Save 5%. Enter Email$5.85
Save per Person: 39% Off Retail=$70.85

2-Day Tour Pass Cost: $117

SAVE $70.85 PER PERSON, 39% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!


3-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

3-Day Pass Includes: 4 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 3-days
Ghost or History Walking Tour (featured tour #4)$30
Slave Mart Museum (walk-in)$8
Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon (walk-in)$10
Gibbes Museum of Art (walk-in)$12
Palmetto Brewing free flight (walk-in)$10
3-Days Without Pass$252
Cost of 3-Day Tour Pass ($148)
Save 5%. Enter Email$7.40
Save per Person: 44% Off Retail=$106.40

3-Day Tour Pass Cost: $148

SAVE $111.40 PER PERSON, 44% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!

There’s no denying the saving and convenience that Tour Pass offers! Plus you can book your tours in advance with our amazing Mobile Pass that includes maps and detailed attraction information. The more you do the more you save. Imagine how much more you could save with a 4 or 5-day pass!

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Charleston Saving Examples

Save $111.40 per person which is 44% off of retail rates with a 3-day pass!

(Examples below are suggestions. You can choose whatever you’d like to do from the available tours/attractions.)


1-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

1-Day Pass Includes: 2 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 1-day
Boone Hall Plantation (featured tour #1)$27
Carriage Tour (featured tour #2)$35
Nathaniel Russell House (walk-in)$12
Aiken Rhett House Museum (walk-in)$12
Charleston Fun Park (walk-in)$20
1-Day Without Pass$106
Cost of 1-Day Tour Pass($72)
Save 5%: Enter Email$3.60
Save per Person: 35% Off Retail=$37.60

1-Day Tour Pass Cost: $72

SAVE $37.60 PER PERSON, 35% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!


2-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

2-Day Pass Includes: 3 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 2-days
Harbor Tour (featured tour #3)$30
Charleston Museum (walk-in)$12
McLeod Plantation (walk-in)$15
Charleston Tea Plantation (walk-in)$12
Deep Water Vineyards 9 wine tasting (walk-in)$7
2-Days Without Pass$182
Cost of 2-Day Tour Pass($117)
Save 5%. Enter Email$5.85
Save per Person: 39% Off Retail=$70.85

2-Day Tour Pass Cost: $117

SAVE $70.85 PER PERSON, 39% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!


3-Day Pass Savings Example

Retail Price

3-Day Pass Includes: 4 featured tours + visit unlimited walk-in attractions for 3-days
Ghost or History Walking Tour (featured tour #4)$30
Slave Mart Museum (walk-in)$8
Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon (walk-in)$10
Gibbes Museum of Art (walk-in)$12
Palmetto Brewing free flight (walk-in)$10
3-Days Without Pass$252
Cost of 3-Day Tour Pass ($148)
Save 5%. Enter Email$7.40
Save per Person: 44% Off Retail=$106.40

3-Day Tour Pass Cost: $148

SAVE $111.40 PER PERSON, 44% OFF OF TICKET PRICES!

There’s no denying the saving and convenience that Tour Pass offers! Plus you can book your tours in advance with our amazing Mobile Pass that includes maps and detailed attraction information. The more you do the more you save. Imagine how much more you could save with a 4 or 5-day pass!

risk free guarantee

Pass purchases can be refunded (minus 3% credit card processing fees) if requested within thirty-days of purchase date (for unused passes). Optional Trip Insurance can be purchased for a nominal fee at checkout which extends the refund period up to one-year from purchase date. Conditions apply. View full refund policy by clicking button below.