St. Augustine

This Florida Beach Will Remind You of California

Beaches are a dime a dozen in Florida. There's 663 miles of beaches in the Sunshine State which attract millions of tourists from all over the world every year. But most visitors don't know about this anomaly of a beach just a few miles south of St. ...

A Real Princess Lived Here

At the very northern edge of Flagler County where Pellicer Creek and the Matanzas River meet is an old homestead with an interesting past. The property dates back to a late 18th century land grant from the king of Spain and became known as Cherokee ...

The Story Behind This Beachside Castle

Look carefully the next time you’re traveling up A1A north of St. Augustine and you might notice a piece of roadside architecture that’s a little out of place for the beaches of Florida. Poking above the trees is a series of large turrets that belong...

Facts You Didn’t Know About the Father of Modern Florida

Henry Morrison Flagler is a Florida icon. More than anyone else, the oil and railroad tycoon is single-handedly responsible for the development of the great state we all know and love today. And while you probably see his name everywhere you travel i...

Did Cousteau Like Waffles & Milkshakes?

The name Jacques Cousteau is probably the last thing you'd ever think to associate with waffles.  But in St. Augustine, the two are deliciously synonymous. Launched in 2013 and the brainchild of local entrepreneur Stephen DiMare (Hyppo Gourmet Ice P...

10 Reasons You’ll Love Washington Oaks Gardens S.P.

Spanning 425 acres from the Matanzas River to one of the few California-esque rocky beaches in Florida, Washington Oaks Gardens State Park is breathtaking in every way. It is one of the most ecologically diverse parts of the state, and visitors can ...

Feel the Chills

Sometimes it takes seeing a familiar place from the air to give you a whole new appreciation. Case in point - this video of St. Augustine shot by 1565pro.com. Using a DJI Inspire One, the technical team of Steven and Jamie Strait and director Chad...

Dole Whips: Not Just a Disney Treat

For many Walt Disney World die-hards, no trip to the happiest place on earth is complete without the coolest, most refreshing treat on property - the famous Dole Whip. Fans love to rave about this tropical moneymaker. And who wouldn't love it? You...

Oak & Adze Specializes in Mancrafts (and Slingshots)

Looking to tame your unruly beard? In the market for a wooden bow tie? Need a slingshot for your next outdoor adventure? Yes, I said slingshot. Oak & Adze is a men's shop in historic St. Augustine that prioritizes stocking essentials for the rug...