ST. AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA, FL
Florida’s Historic Coast features over 450 years of history, immaculate beaches and world-class dining and entertainment. With all of this, it’s obvious St. Augustine | Ponte Vedra is the ideal family reunion getaway
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Florida’s Historic Coast
- Florida’s Historic Coast is an ideal location to host your destination reunion. Whether it’s a family get-together, social organization event or a military reunion, you’ll have access to some amazing venues and attractions
- The VCB features professional services that can help you plan your event and make sure it is everything you hoped it would be and more
- Florida’s Historic Coast boasts plenty of group-friendly attractions as well as restaurants and lodging options to accommodate groups of all ages, sizes and budgets. Many of them are also ADA-friendly to accommodate all levels of mobility
Experience old-world charm, flavorful dining, art and culture, and an abundance of entertainment after dark.
The oldest city in the United States, St. Augustine boasts centuries of history and tradition. St. Augustine also has a thriving, modern arts and entertainment scene, delectable contemporary cuisine cooked up by top chefs and a range of outdoor activities to enjoy. Needless to say, family reunions will never be dull in this centuries-old Florida city. Established in 1565, St. Augustine is home to more than 60 historic sites and attractions.
Families can explore the bricked lanes and historic sites around downtown and visit the Oldest Wooden School House, a National Historic Landmark that dates back to the early 1700s. This historic museum is touted as the oldest wooden school building in the country. Another site not to be missed is Castillo de San Marcos. A National Monument said to be the oldest masonry fort in the United States and the only standing 17th century military construction, this large Spanish stone fortress was built to protect and defend Spain’s claims in the New World. At more than 315 years old, the monument is the oldest structure in St. Augustine.
For families that thrive on outdoor adventure, the 1600-acre Anastasia State Park offers virgin beaches, tidal marshes and sand dunes in addition to a variety of wildlife and bird and plant species. A favorite spot for camping, fishing, swimming, hiking and picnicking, within the park is the Old Spanish Coquina Quarries archeological site.
A History of Successful Reunions
The Visitor and Convention Bureau exceeded my family’s expectation. I am glad that we chose to visit St. Augustine, Florida. Florida’s Historic Coast offered the perfect setting to reflect our family’s legacy of making memories and providing opportunities for our growing generation.
– Michael B. Campbell, McPherson-Campbell Family Reunion
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The beaches of St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach offer beautiful scenery and outdoor activities.
Everyone in the family will love a visit to Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park, the original 1565 site of St. Augustine. Here, guests can learn how explorers navigated in the 1500s at the Navigators’ Planetarium, take a sip from the Spring of Eternal Hope or climb up the Spanish watchtowers overlooking the ocean. No trip to St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra would be complete without a visit to one of the many stunning beaches along the shore. Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach are just two options, but there are many others to enjoy as well.
Other fun-filled activities in St. Augustine include swimming with dolphins at Marineland and ecological boat tours through the Ancient City waterways. Enjoy wildlife shows and ziplining at St. Augustine Alligator Farm. Have some family fun on the beachfront. St. Augustine | Ponte Vedra provides a unique mix of culture, history, and charm that you can’t find anywhere else. With 42 miles of pristine coastline, local cuisine and plenty of activities, there’s something for everyone. Guaranteed to elevate your next reunion, St. Augustine I Ponte Vedra provides the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable event sure to leave a lasting impression.
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Embark on a culinary journey along Florida’s Historic Coast that’s perfect for your next family reunion. This region, rich in both history and flavor, offers a variety of dining experiences that cater to all ages.
This area is rich in activities and sights that appeal to all ages, making it perfect for families looking for fun, education, and memorable experiences.
Perfect for families and reunion groups, each accommodation choice promises a stay that is as memorable as it is relaxing.
Florida’s Historic Coast offers a delightful blend of history, natural beauty, and an array of venues tailor-made for your family reunion.