Top 10 Rainy Day or Indoor Things to Do in St. Augustine

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If you’re looking for rainy day or indoor things to do in St. Augustine then this is the guide for you. Just because it’s raining doesn’t mean that you can’t have an amazing vacation in the nation’s oldest city. Below we have a rainy day itinerary that will keep you busy and dry while still having a great time.

Lightner Museum

75 King St, St. Augustine, FL

Lightner Museum
Lightner Museum

The Lightner Museum is the perfect place to go when it’s raining and specializes in everything Victorian from taxidermied animals to intricate cut glassware, furniture and everything over the top that you can imagine…it’s an amazing museum to say the least. Founded by Chicago Publisher Otto Lightner in 1948, the museum houses Lightner’s unique collection of Americana and is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel, built in 1888 by Henry Flagler, a railroad magnate. In it’s day the Spanish Renaissance Revival hotel was and still is an opulent structure that included the world’s largest indoor swimming pool, Turkish and Russian steam baths, tennis courts and a gymnasium.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

Villa Zorayda Museum

83 King St, St. Augustine, FL

Located just steps away from the Lightner Museum. Built in 1883 as the winter residence of Franklin

Villa Zorayda Museum - St. Augustine
Villa Zorayda

Webster Smith using a unique construction method of poured concrete and crushed coquina shells, the architectural details replicated Alhambra Palace in Granada, Spain. After being a personal residence for 20 years, the building was transformed into the Zorayda Club, a restaurant and club where prominent guest enjoyed dining, dancing, gambling, socializing and even a speakeasy during prohibition. After Smith’s death in 1913, the building and part of his collection was sold to Abraham Mussallem who was an authority on oriental rugs and Egyptian artifacts that you can experience today. The Mussallem-Byles family still own and operate this fascinating museum that features priceless antique collections of both Smith and Musallem.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

Pirate & Treasure Museum

12 Castillo Drive, St. Augustine, FL

This museum offers an exciting and educational experience for all ages and transports you back in time over 300 years to the Golden Age of Piracy. The museum is about 5,000 square feet and houses the personal collection of Pat Croce who moved the museum from Key West, Florida. St. Augustine and the Spanish fort, the Castillo de San Marcos, was visited by famous Pirates such as Sir Francis Drake and Robert Searles.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

The Old City Jail

21 Magazine Street, St. Augustine, FL

The Old Jail
The Old Jail

Built by Henry Flagler in 1891 to keep the peace in St. Augustine, this jail housed up to 72 inmates at a time. For nearly 60 years (until 1953), the jail served as the St. Johns County facility for petty thieves and hardened criminals alike. Take a tour of the maximum security cells where you’ll meet Sheriff Joe Perry (portrayed by an Actor) who will show you how executions were held on the gallows. The maximum security cells housed was reserved for the most infamous criminals.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

World Golf Hall of Fame

1 World Golf Place, St. Augustine, FL

Experience the stories and artifacts of the history of golf through interactive storytelling, exhibitions, works of art, audio, video and photography. This is a great museum for the golf lover and is located 15 minutes outside of historic St. Augustine near I-95.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

San Sebastian Winery

157 King Street, St. Augustine, FL

Opened in 1996, this is one of Florida’s most well known wineries that is located in downtown St. Augustine. Complimentary wine tours and tastings are offered 7 days a week. Also on premise is a wine bar of course along with a gift shop. Live music normally takes place on the weekends where you can sip on your delicious wines and take a break from the rain.

Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour

167 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL

st augustine trolley - fountain of youth
Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour

If it’s raining then getting from point to point around the city will limit your exposure to the rain while still enjoying St. Augustine. There are 22 convenient stops throughout the city that highlights over 100 points of interest. The routes are live narrated by the driver and guide which will offer helpful information as well. Free parking is available while taking a trolley tour as well.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

Spanish Military Hospital

3 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL

Learn about the amazing history of Spanish Colonial medicine and why practitioners were 400 years ahead of their time. The museum offers a fully guided presentation taking you back to the colonial day of medicine with both surgical and apothecary demonstrations.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

Ximenez-Fatio House

20 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL

This house is considered one of the best-preserved and most authentic Second Spanish Period (1783-1821) residential buildings in the city and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. Owned by The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America. Through their efforts, the house and ground were restored and reflect a fashionable boarding house during Florida’s first tourist boom, which began after 1821.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

Ghost & Gravestones Trolley Tour

27 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL

Hear ghost tales like none other as your resident “Ghost Host” shares true tales that are a part of the nation’s oldest city’s past. Discover the secrets of the historic Tolomoto Cemetery and many other historic and reportedly haunted sites throughout old St. Augustine.

(Admission is Included with the St. Augustine Tour Pass)

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 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.

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.