These are links to the historic sites, sutlers and suppliers, services, and organizations that the Historic Florida Militia recommends.
Local Sutlers and Suppliers
- St. Augustine Textiles- Jon Williams
- The Pirate Haus Inn- The Pirate Haus Inn is arghably the best deal in the downtown district.
- Ancient City Inn- Come and stay with us while enjoying our nation's oldest city. Mention "Historic Florida Militia" and receive a 10% discount. Will & Cam Donnan
- St. George Inn- The S. George Inn is located in the heart of the Old Town District of St. Augustine on the historic, pedestrian-only St. George Street.
- Pub Life- Ever wondered what it would be like to live above a bustling pub in the heart of downtown historic St. Augustine? Now you can at the Pub Life.
- Days Inn Historic- 1300 Ponce De Leon Blvd. St. Augustine. FL (904) 824-3383
- Southern Oaks Inn- Visit the historic St Augustine worry free of parking and driving issues with our courtesy shuttle. Need a break from the day come back and enjoy a cold beverage on six wooded acres. Southern Oaks Inn is an intimate St. Augustine, FL hotel where comfort comes naturally. Uniquely styled rooms invite you to stretch out and relax with ease.
- Anastasia Inn- The inn is ideally located between Historic St. Augustine and St. Augustine Beach. We are one mile from the Historic Downtown area. Going in the opposite direction for 2 miles takes you past the St. Augustine Lighthouse.
- Coastal Realty & Property Management- Coastal Realty offers St. Augustine Beach vacation rentals, Crescent Beach vacation rentals, and rentals in Vilano Beach or along the Intracoastal for a St. Augustine vacation. You can email for availability at firstname.lastname@example.org. (902) 471-8800 - 3942 A1A South, St Augustine, FL 32080
- Holiday Inn Express - Villanova Beach- Holiday Inn Express and Suites Saint Augustine North is a 15 minutes drive from the beach. This hotel features an indoor pool and a daily hot breakfast buffet. This hotel is a 10-minute drive from the historic district. (833) 425-0867 - 140 Viliano Blvd, Viliano Beach, FL 32084
- Villa 1565- With a stay at Villa 1565, you'll be centrally located in St. Augustine, within a 15-minute drive of St. Augustine Beach and the Mission of Nombre de Dios. This hotel is 0.6 mi (1 km) from Castillo de San Marcos and 1.2 mi (1.9 km) from St. George Street. (904) 834-1681 - 137 San Marco Ave, St Augustine, FL 32804
Things to Do
- Old Town Trolley- Trolley Routes & Stops with a lot of helpful information on St. Augustine's Points of Interest, Shopping & Entertainment, Restaurants & Bars and much more!
- Florida's Historic Coast- A Comprehensive Community Calendar
- The Spanish Bakery- A local baker's blog and home of many tasty treats. Right off St. George Street.
- ST. JOHNS CO. CULTURAL COUNCIL- HistoricCoastCulture.com is a one-stop source for information about all the performances, venues, exhibitions, and community events that are happening year-round in the St. Augustine area.
- visitstaugustine.com- Visitors will find an array of attractions in the nation's oldest city. From living history museums like the Castillo de San Marcos to Gilded-Age hotels, swashbuckling adventures and specialized tours in the air, on the sea, and in the heart of the historic district, Saint Augustine has it all!
- Lightner Museum- Lightner Museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel built in 1888 by Henry Flagler. Today it is home to one of the finest collections of fine and decorative 19th century art in the country. The Museum is open to the public seven days a week and features self-guided tours, tours by reservation for adults and children, and demonstrations of antique mechanical musical instruments.
- St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum- The Museum offers an exciting and educational museum experience that transports you and your family back in time over 300 years to Port Royal, Jamaica, at the height of the Golden Age of Piracy.
- Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine- The Classic Car Museum of St Augustine was created to help bring memories back to life as only Classic Cars can do. Visitors are provided with the opportunity to experience cars from the 1800s to modern day sports cars.
- Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, St. Augustine, FL- A monument not only of stone and mortar but of human determination and endurance, the Castillo de San Marcos symbolizes the clash between cultures which ultimately resulted in our uniquely unified nation.
- Ft. Matanzas National Monument, St. Augustine Beach, FL- Fort Matanzas guarded St. Augustine’s southern river approach. The colonial wars are over, but the monument is still protecting—not just the historic fort, but also the wild barrier island and wildlife.
- Ft. Mose State Historical Park, St. Augustine, FL- Historic site of a free-slave settlement, preserving history and natural beauty.
- City of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, FL- Established September 8, 1565, St. Augustine is the oldest existing city in the United States.
- Ft. Caroline National Monument, Jacksonville, FL- Ft. Caroline is part of the last unspoiled coastal wetlands on the Atlantic Coast. Discover 6,000 years of human history and experience the beauty of salt marshes, coastal dunes, and hardwood hammocks.
- Ft. King George Historic Site, Darien, GA- This is the oldest English fort remaining on Georgia's coast. From 1721 until 1736, Fort King George was the southern outpost of the British Empire in North America.
- Ft. Frederica National Monument, St. Simon’s Island, GA- Georgia's fate was decided in 1742 when Spanish and British forces clashed on St. Simons Island. Fort Frederica's troops defeated the Spanish, ensuring Georgia's future as a British colony. Today, the archeological remnants of Frederica are protected by the National Park Service.
- Mission San Luis Archaeological and Historic Site, Tallahassee, FL- Mission San Luis’ history is one of triumph, tragedy, and revival, extending from the pre-contact period to the present.
- Florida Agriculture Museum- The “Museum of Agriculture and Rural History of the State of Florida” is on 460 acres in Flagler County. All of the Museum’s buildings were moved from their original locations and renovated with grant funds provided by the Florida Department of State, Division of Historical Resources. The museum provides docent-led tours and manages access to the Hewett Mill archeological site.
- Governor's House Cultural Center and Museum- The Government House building, located at 48 King Street, is open to the public daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with exhibits and visitor information services. A lobby exhibit explains the rich history of Government House and its prominent location in the St. Augustine historic district. The Government House museum gallery hosts rotating exhibits that are free and open during regular business hours.
- The Oldest House Museum- The Oldest House Museum Complex is owned and operated by the St. Augustine Historical Society. The Museum Complex is located across from the National Guard on St. Francis Street. The house reveals evidence of the First and Second Spanish, British, and American occupations of St. Augustine, and gives students a first-hand sense of each period and its characteristics. Docents explain the daily lives of the settlers, and foster insightful discussions on building use, archaeology, lifestyle and culture on the Florida frontier. OLDEST HOUSE (904) 824-2872 email@example.com 14 Saint Francis St St Augustine FL, 32084
- La Florida- An open access Interactive Digital Archive of the Americas housing a searchable and comprehensive population database, along with other content that blends interactive maps, images, videos, documents, and more documenting the lives of the thousands of men and women who shaped Florida’s colonial past.
- A Joint Opportunity Gone Awry 1740 Siege of St Augustine- From the School of Advanced Military Studies