Welcome to my social insiders challenge post week one for Hometown Tourist . I have to say that this is an easy post because I live in a tourist Town called Saint Augustine in Florida. We have so many things to do in Old Town.
First Old Town is the center of St Aug and its filled with things to do. Old Town St Augustine is literally filled with places to see, first one the list would be the Castillo de San Marcos built in 1672 by the Spanish, its a wonderful attraction and must see. You can walk through this fort and They often have reenactments of battles which will add a authentic touch to any tour.
Next we have the light house which is supposed to be haunter and even the Famous Ghost hunter have checked it out
Here are a few facts about Old Town Saint Augustine
St Augustine is one of the oldest city in America. Here are some historic facts about St Augustine that really make it worth the trip.
•1565-1763: St. Augustine earns fame as the first permanent European settlement in what is now the U.S., kicking off the first period of Spanish rule.
•1763-1784: Diplomatic agreements make Florida part of the British Empire.
•1784-1820: Spain's support of America during the American Revolution returns Florida, and St. Augustine, to Spain.
•1821: In a final change of hands, the U.S. purchases Florida from Spain. St. Augustine emerges as an American city tinged with an array of influences.
As you got through Saint Augustine Old Town you can visit a lot of place and take many photos I have a few from the really old grave yard and some others I hope you Like.
Here we have some buildings that are very Spanish In design and so pretty.
You can also see some weird stuff to photo like this picture
Some Other things you can do are
Visit The huge alligator farm
Visit the Lightener Museum
visit the historic Fountain of Youth and other museums
Or Just hang out at the beach , Saint Augustine is a fantastic place to visit with many 5 star restaurants and clubs not to mention the shopping so I hope you stop by if you are in the area . Thanks for looking