St. Augustine, Florida: Fountain of Youth

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Address:
11 Magnolia Ave., St. Augustine, FL
Directions:
North side of downtown, at the corner of Williams St. and Magnolia Ave.
Phone:
904-829-3168
Admission:
Adults $12.00
RA Rates:
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Fountain of Youth.

Fountain of Youth
You can bottle your own regenerative elixir at the fabled natural spring -- for a fee. A classic tourist attraction. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Fountain of Youth.

Fountain of Youth

The water from the Fountain of Youth tastes like well-water (I'm not sure what I was expecting). The park is actually kinda cool -- small, slightly over-priced for what it actually is... since it is Florida's first tourist attraction, it is outdated looking and felt like a step back in time to the seventies.

[Mallory Billings, 12/06/2017]

Fountain of Youth.

Fountain of Youth

A touristy place to visit and get a bottle of magical water from the Fountain of Youth. Every hour or so they set off cannons, and the peacocks are trained to flash their feathers for tourists.

[Joy, 05/28/2011]

Fountain of Youth.

Fountain of Youth

50% pure kitsch, 50% hardcore history, the Fountain of Youth is one of Florida's finest remaining vintage attractions. Where else can you drink from the Fountain of Youth, watch white peacocks and see a giant 2-story black light globe?

Amid all the quirky animatronics is some serious history: A Timucuan village existed here 1000 years before the Europeans arrived and wiped them out with disease.

[Rick Kilby, 12/06/2008]

Fountain of Youth warning.

Fountain of Youth

Back when I visited this place in 2003, they gave out a small cup of Fountain Water to every visitor who sat through the "lecture" in the spring house. Not sure if they're still doing that, but let me warn you...the water tastes TERRIBLE! Typical Florida ground water, full of sulfur and all kinds of nastiness.

[auridicyl, 05/20/2008]

Bleh. We wouldn't drink that stuff no matter how young it would make us. Just kidding! Fill'er up....

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