St. Augustine also offers cozy little restaurants that are tucked into cobblestone nooks and a variety of tiny, personal shops. One can find anything in these shops from love potions, to mouth-watering chocolate to hand-made jewelry. Some of the cobblestone streets are original from the Spanish period too and it’s the perfect way to spend time after lounging on the beach all day.
However, these are not the only reasons to visit St. Augustine in Florida. The place is haunted and spooks seem to come out of every corner of the city! Many tourists come to take one of the numerous ghost tours and there is certainly a tour for any taste. If you fancy boats, then why not voyage on the ghost ship? This schooner takes weary voyagers in the Bay of Matanzas, where Spanish threw the dead bodies of hundreds of enemy soldiers. Drinks and snacks are served as the crew frightens with tales of seas of blood. Maybe you prefer lighthouses and dry land? There is a tour of the haunted lighthouse and many driving tours that take guests around the city by night. Some are taken by trolley while others meet their fate in hearses. St. Augustine also offers night walking tours of the cities. Either way, all the tours provide frightful entertainment woven into actual, verified historical facts. That’s right, folks, and the tour guides of this city could never make these stories up. All the ghost tours of the city are thoroughly researched from city archives and newspaper clippings. These rich and spooky fables help give St. Augustine in Florida an alluring and mysterious feel. Who can’t resist a good ghost story? If you’re still not satisfied and need more bizarre and unusual, visitors can see the Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum, founded by Robert Ripley himself and you can view all his odd treasures from across the globe.
St. Augustine has lots of things for visitors of all ages to do and see. For shoppers, there are many small stores to visit where you can find the perfect souvenirs. For diners, the city has so many restaurants with delicious food of all flavors. For the history buffs, there are numerous sites and destinations to visit. And if you’re just looking for a good scare, well, pull up a tombstone and listen to one of St. Augustine’s many colorful tales.