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Fun Family-Friendly Things to Do in St. Augustine

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Looking for family-friendly things to do in St. Augustine? We’ve got some ideas! Get competitive putting golf, uncover secrets of the world underwater, and work together to escape a room filled with mysteries! Explore our list of fun activities and places in St. Augustine to visit and create memories that your family can share!

Discover one of the nation’s oldest ports and learn about St. Augustine’s past at the St. Augustine Lighthouse! This 1874 lighthouse holds countless tales of history and overlooks a scenic view of the St. Augustine coast. This family-friendly activity includes climbing a 165 feet tall tower, interactive exhibits, and a play area for those too young to navigate the lighthouse’s spiral stairs!

Near the lighthouse lives the maritime museum, which houses over 500 years of maritime history! Here, you learn about the first wooden watchtower, the evolution of ships, and more!

Every Day: 9am – 6pm 

📍100 Red Cox Rd, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Host a mini family competition and battle it out on the 18-hole course at Fiesta Falls Mini Golf! Lead and follow your little neon ball through a giant ship and under waterfalls while traversing the course with your family. Alongside offering a game of mini-golf, Fiesta Falls also offers beachside side views with a scenic overlook of the Atlantic ocean and a snack shack serving various treats.

Sun – Thurs: 10am – 9pm, Fri & Sat: 10am – 9:30pm 

📍818 A1A Beach Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080

Snorkel with creatures of the ocean. Take a tour guided by a marine biologist. Paint with sharks, feed fish and rays, and experience the world underwater at the St. Augustine Aquarium! This aquarium offers a variety of fun, family-friendly things to do in St. Augustine, all within one place! From little floating seahorses to giant green moray eels, you can discover a variety of underwater creatures. Plus, you can learn about life in a water-filled, nature reservoir without having to travel far or dive deep!

Mon: Closed, Tues – Fri: 10am – 4pm, Sat & Sun: 10am – 5pm 

📍2045 FL-16, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Arrgghh you ready to unleash your inner pirate? Set sail to a time of seafaring adventures and pirates at the St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum! This family-friendly museum offers plenty of interactive exhibitions for the whole family to explore. First, uncover treasures and a collection of artifacts that pirates once fought to protect in Port Royal, Jamaica! Next, hunt down some famous pirate figures and learn about their story out at sea! Then, last but not least, transform into a true pirate and partake in pirate activities!

Every Day: 10am – 7pm 

📍12 S Castillo Dr, St. Augustine, FL 32084

For a one-stop-shop of various family-friendly things to do in St. Augustine, head on over to Adventure Landing! Adventure Landing offers a variety of activities ranging from go-karts to batting cages! They also offer mini-golf and an arcade filled with 70 different games! Challenge your family members around the race track, work together to improve swinging a bat, and create memories of spending time with one another while on a fun adventure.

Mon – Thurs: 12pm – 9pm, Fri: 12pm – 10pm, Sat: 10am – 10pm, Sun: 11am – 9pm 

📍2780 State Rd 16, St. Augustine, FL 32092

Recline and relax while still sharing an experience with the family by catching a film at Cinemark! Cinemas provide a fun activity to enjoy that requires little to minimum participation effort. Cinemark offers a deluxe movie watching experience fitted with heated reclining chairs, self-serve kiosks, food buzzers, and an XD auditorium with a floor to ceiling screen!

Every Day: 10:30am – 10pm 

* Hours vary per movie listing

📍435 Durbin Pavilion Dr, St. Johns, FL 32259

Work together as a team to solve mysteries, escape jail, and guide your fleet to shore at Escape U! Escape U offers escape rooms that will immerse you and your family into a unique adventure. Each adventure and story comes with a difficulty level, so you can choose the level of struggle you want your family to endure. Put your minds to the test, battle against time to open that final door, and walk away with a memorable family experience.

Mon – Thurs: 11am – 8pm, Fri: 11am – 11:30pm, Sat: 10am – 11:30pm,  Sun: 12pm – 8pm 

📍525 FL-16 #104, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Family-Friendly Things to Do in St. Augustine & More!

Take the family on an adventure by enjoying all the fun, family-friendly things to do in St. Augustine! Create everlasting memories and bond with one another over fun activities that will challenge, educate, and spark joy for every member of the clan! 

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Serafina Besecker

Serafina Besecker

Serafina is a blogger and author for the Stuff to Do in Tampa Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampa on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, and TikTok.

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