Conquistadors, Corsairs and Capitalists of St. Augustine - A Walking Tour
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Conquistadors, Corsairs, and Capitalists of St. Augustine: A Walking Tour is a perfect way to explore the centuries of history that have shaped this Floridian city. Whether you're interested in early explorations, Ancient conquests, or modern stories surrounding St. Augustine, there's something to be discovered among the twisting cobbled streets of the city's Historic District. As you walk around with your expert guide, you will experience life as it existed way back when for many different groups, each coming to stifle their mark on this unique city.
Throughout your journey through St. Augustine's provincial landscape, you'll venture down winding pathways and visit old dwellings built atop every wave of influence, from enslaved Africans and Spanish soldiers to Seminole Indians and Caribbean Pirates. Your tour guide will lead you around iconic landmarks such as Flagler College, the City Gate Barracks, and Fort Mose Historic State Park – all originally standing against multiple foreign conflicts and natural disasters over more than 400 years!
During this tour of St. Augustine's historic sites, tales will come alive as if they were yesterday's events - a story made more tangible by walking through the actual spaces still holding their secrets today. While learning about significant moments such as Queen Isabella's victory over Hannibal Villagers in 1565 or Henry Flagler's rail line success in 1887, visitors will gain insight into how these events molded society structures of today – all while being surrounded by impressive architectural beauty still surveying its 1000-year inhabitants!
St. Augustine is known for its longstanding involvement in major milestones for change throughout America's past – politically and socially! This incredible walking tour highlights daring explorers from hundreds of years ago whose bravery started a domino effect leading up to what we see before us today! Magnificent ruins and remarkable destruction are only steps away, allowing travelers to immerse themselves in an unparalleled hands-on education while reminiscing on classic experiences rich with significance.
Embark on a voyage unlike any other - join Conquistadors, Corsairs, and Captilists Of St. Augustine: A Walking Tour to relive unforgettable stories about old tales taken straight from our country's annals! Get lost in century-old neighborhoods as your local guide unravels fascinating experiences that helped contribute to contemporary America, thus unveiling captivating evidence behind original defeats won and paths paved along America's geographic landscape!
This is a typical itinerary for this product
Pass By: Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, 1 S Castillo Dr, Saint Augustine Beach, St. Augustine, FL 32084-3252
Learn about the wooden forts that were all burned before building the stone fort. These marauders couldn't break the spirit of the citizens of St. Augustine.
Stop At: Huguenot Cemetery, A1A Orange Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084
Learn about the first protestant cemetery outside the city gates and the Yellow Fever epidemic that filled it!
Duration: 5 minutes
Pass By: Bridge of LIons, 20 Bridge of Lions, St. Augustine, FL 32084
Learn about the builder of the bridge and the dream for a new city on the other side.
Stop At: St. George Street, St. Augustine, FL 32084
Learn about what was once called the Royal Road.
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Lightner Museum, 75 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4386
Learn how the building went from hotel to museum. See where the largest pool in the world sat!
Duration: 10 minutes
Stop At: Flagler College, 74 King St P. O. Box 1027, St. Augustine, FL 32084-4342
Learn about the finest hotel and the finest people who stayed there!
Duration: 10 minutes
Pickup & Return:
10 Cordova St, St. Augustine, FL 32084, USA
Lightner Museum, 75 King St, St. Augustine, FL 32084, USA
Departure Times: 11:00 AM
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Does not include:
- Entry/Admission - Lightner Museum
- Entry/Admission - Flagler College
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers