Saint Augustine, Florida Attractions

Unusual landmarks, museums, roadside attractions, and hidden wonders in Saint Augustine and the surrounding area. Pirates, alligators, and the Fountain of Youth -- just a taste of the rich touristy gumbo that has made Saint Augustine a travel destination since 1513.

Pirate and Treasure Museum

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  • Oldest School House, Grove of Educators

    Oldest School House, Grove of Educators

    St. Augustine, Florida

    Dark, cramped schoolhouse has a robot teacher to enliven its history. Grove of Educators was an ambitious attempt to enshrine the Western Hemisphere's top teachers.

Sights for Oddball Excursions

  • Pirate and Treasure Museum

    Pirate and Treasure Museum

    St. Augustine, Florida

    This museum will hook you with its treasure trove of pirate artifacts, booty, and torture scenes.

  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm

    St. Augustine Alligator Farm

    St. Augustine, Florida

    One of the oldest attractions in the U.S. Hundreds of gators, a zip line ride, alligator feeding shows, and mega-crocodile "Maximo."

  • Potter's Wax Museum

    Potter's Wax Museum

    St. Augustine, Florida

    Classic old wax museum, formerly the second-largest in the world, exhibits a tight assemblage of historical figures and celebrities.

  • Wolf's Museum of Mystery

    Wolf's Museum of Mystery

    St. Augustine, Florida

    Oddity and curios shop featuring the collection of Wolfgang Von Mertz. Exhibits on carnivals, haunted houses, Lizzie Borden boudoir, slaughterhouse kitchen, Exorcist bathroom.

  • Fountain of Youth

    Fountain of Youth

    St. Augustine, Florida

    You can bottle your own regenerative elixir at the fabled natural spring -- for a fee. A classic tourist attraction.

In and Around Saint Augustine

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