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5 Family Fun Spots in St Augustine

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The next time you’re searching for a bit of family fun, be sure to head to St. Augustine for an array of activities that will be sure to keep your family happy all day long. From national monuments, alligator feedings, and a museum of all things weird, St. Augustine has something for everyone when it comes to family fun. So, who’s ready to get exploring?

📷 St Augustine Alligator Farm

St Augustine Alligator Farm

If you’re looking for the perfect family fun activity and your kiddo loves animals, then it’s time to head to the St. Augustine Alligator Farm. With an array of animals to learn about from lemurs, exotic birds, albino alligators and even sloths, you and your family will have the best day learning about their habitat, daily living, and if you’re lucky you may even get to feed them! If you’re feeling extra adventurous you can embark on the zip line adventure over crocodile crossing but if you’re looking to stay on the safer side, be sure to schedule a meet and greet with the zoo’s two-toed sloths! Whichever you choose, we promise your family will have the time of their life. 

Monday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Tuesday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Wednesday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Thursday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Friday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am–5:00pm

📍 999 Anastasia Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080

📷 Ripley's Believe it or Not

Ripley's Believe it or Not

Is your family into all things weird? Head over to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! for some family fun that is sure to be out of this world. Walk through 14 themed galleries filled with historic artifacts, art, animals, pop-culture, interactive games, and stories of people and places that you may be find hard to believe. You can even play a round of putt putt after you’re finished walking through the museum! There’s something for everyone at this historic gem. 

Monday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Friday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am–5:00pm

📍 19 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084

📷 Castillo de San Marcos

Castillo de San Marcos

If there’s one thing that screams “St. Augustine!” it’s definitely the historic fort that rests along the Bayfront, better known as the Castillo de San Marcos. This family fun activity invites you to visit the country’s oldest masonry fort and walk through an immersive experience, view historic weapon demonstrations and more. 

P.S. The fort lawn is also the perfect place to enjoy a picnic lunch after your day of exploring! 

Monday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Tuesday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Wednesday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Thursday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Friday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Saturday | 9:00am–5:00pm
Sunday | 9:00am–5:00pm

📍1 South Castillo Drive
Saint Augustine, FL 32084

📷 The Old Jail

The Old Jail

We all know that St. Augustine is full of historic family fun, but did you know that you can visit what once housed prisoners in 1891? Take a walk as you and your family learn how prisoners lived in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Actors dressed in costume will be there to tell tales of the jail and its occupants along the way. Just be careful, they may  book you as an inmate! 

Monday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Tuesday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Wednesday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Thursday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Friday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–5:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am–5:00pm

📍19 San Marco Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Time for Family Fun

We want to see you and your family explore the Ancient City! The next time visit one of these family fun spots in St. Augustine be sure to tag us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and TikTok! Don’t forget to use the hashtag #StuffToDoInJacksonville

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