Bird’s Eye View: The Coolest City in Old FLA
Meander through St. Augustine, one of our favorite small towns with big style and flavor
- Preserved Chef Brian Whittington combines European and Southern cuisine, serving bouillabaisse alongside shrimp and grits at the restored Jefferson House. 102 Bridge St.
- The Collector Luxury Inn & Gardens The house dates back to 1790, but the renovation in 2017 maintained its original art and history in every nook. 149 Cordova St.
- Bridge of Lions The iconic drawbridge connects the Old City to Anastasia Island. 2010 A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway
- Casa Monica Resort & Spa Built in 1888 and restored in 1999, the luxe hotel stands in the heart of the city. 95 Cordova St.
- Kookaburra Coffee Shop Calling all Kooks! Stop by the Aussie-inspired coffee shop for your espresso fix with a side of brekkie pie. 24 Cathedral Place
- Flagler College A liberal arts college, with its main building built by Henry Flagler in 1888, anchors the historic district. 74 King St.
- The Floridian At this Southern-dive-meets-tiki-bar, Chef Genie McNally creates Florida-inspired dishes like B.L.T. pork belly caprese and pickled pepper shrimp. 72 Spanish St.
- Hyppo Pops Perfectly fresh ingredients are mixed and frozen into pops like strawberry rose, melon and cracked pepper, and prickly pear. 48 Charlotte St.
- Catch 27 Local fresh-caught seafood is served inside a quaint house or on the patio under twinkling lights. 40 Charlotte St.
- Odd Birds Bar Enjoy a Capri Fun cocktail or an Old City Fashioned at the odd but awesome pop-up bar. 33 Charlotte St.
- Castillo de San Marcos The must-see original fort dating back to 1672 symbolizes the history that gives St. Augustine its Old City moniker. 1 South Castillo Drive
- Shops of San Marco Don’t miss this hive of indie shops: Declaration & Co., Cool & Collected, Juniper Market and Anchor Boutique. 73 San Marco Ave.
And don’t miss our special edition St. Augustine City Guide