St. Augustine Day Trip
The gorgeous city of St Augustine was established September 8, 1565 and is the perfect way to explore the nation's oldest city with a day trip! Known as the 'Ancient City', its unique scenery and history really set it apart from any other place in the country making it a great option. Whether you're interested in exploring this rich history or visiting the beautiful North Florida coast lines, these day trips are the perfect way to experience the best of the area.
Each of these day trips to provide round-trip transportation from Orlando to this amazing city so you don't have to worry about finding your way around or parking. You can choose from activities like a scenic cruise, a pirate museum, a dolphin swim, or simply take a tour of the area! Each of these tours will allow free time to explore the city, so you won't miss out on anything that you want to do. With more than 450 years of history to explore, there's no question as to why this is one of the most popular destinations in the United States.
This experience is approximately 12 hours in total and gives you an in-depth look at the city. You will begin your day by meeting your ride at select Orlando locations. Once there, you will board your vehicle for a fun sightseeing adventure while on the way to this historic city.
The ride is approximately 2.5 hours and gives you the opportunity to plan your adventure in the Ancient City. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off at the historic district of the area. This area of the Ancient City is brimming with things to explore. See famous landmarks such as: the Castillo de San Marcos, Fort Matanzas, and Lightner Museum or get a bite to eat. You will be able to get in some shopping, visit the oldest schoolhouse in the country, or explore the city looking for the mythical Fountain of Youth which is said to be located in this city. These cobblestone streets are absolutely beautiful, so do not miss out on the opportunity to truly experience everything that makes this city great. Your guide and driver will be able to tell you what the best attractions are!
After spending an amazing 7 hours exploring the city at your own leisure, you will take a relaxing 2.5-hour drive back to Orlando to complete your getaway.
St. Augustine's with Scenic Cruise
St. Augustine's with Road Train Trolley Tour
- Castillo de San Marcos: 17th Century Spanish fort
Historic St. George's Street
- San Sebastian Winery: The oldest Schoolhouse in the country
- Black Raven Pirate Ship: A unique pirate-themed boat with entertainment and drinks.
Anastasia State Park
- Old Jail Museum: Historic museum giving insight into the lives of prisoners in the 19th and 20th centuries.
- Ponce de Leon: Named the 'Fountain of Youth'. You can sample the water here.
- What is included in the admission price?
The price includes a round-trip from Orlando to Miami & whichever tour you choose.
- What methods of transportation is in use?
Transportation via air-conditioned coach.
- Is there any walking involved?
The amount of walking will depend on how much exploring you do.
- Approximately how long does it last?
The entire experience lasts 10-13 hours depending on your tour.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
This is appropriate for all ages! Children must be 3+ to feed dolphins on the Dolphin Experience tour.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Where does the trip depart from?
You can board your tour at any one of the following meeting locations: Maingate Lakeside at 6:45. am. Disney All Star Music at 6:50 am. Crossroads Plaza at 7:00 am. Rosen Inn Pointe at 7:10 am. Rosen International at 7:20 am. Sheraton Four Points at 7:30 am.
- Is photography / video recording allowed?
Of course! Don't forget your camera.
- Is the motor coach handicap accessible?
Yes. There are handicap accessible vehicles if needed.