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The St Augustine Distillery Will Raise Your Spirits the Old Fashioned Way

When you drive by the old Ice Plant building on Riberia Street in Saint Augustine, Florida, one phrase comes to mind, “you’ve come a long way baby.”

Not only does it house The Ice Plant Bar, it is now the home of the St. Augustine Distillery Company. Inside this incredible building with its rich history, they are now crafting fabulous artisanal liquors.  It is the first craft distillery in Northeast Florida. Read More→

The Best Sightseeing Tour in Historic St Augustine for Day-Trippers

Sightseeing Tours St Augustine

The Shrine

The Locals’ Guide to Saint Augustine has an “ask a local” feature. We are always asked the question “what is the best tour to see the city?”  Sometimes people will be staying a few days, but often times they are only here for a day and don’t have a lot of time to spare.



If you are here for a day or two and want to see some of the more historic and beautiful landmarks of downtown,  I recommend  St. Augustine  Gold Tours. The tour is conducted on a small, quiet electric tour bus. To me it was more like a golf cart on steroids. The maximum amount of passengers is six. What I love about this tour is with only six people on board, you really get to interact with your tour guide. The small size of the bus allows the tour guide to take you down some of the most narrow historic picturesque streets in downtown. The tour lasts for roughly 90 minutes and is $25.00  per person. Read More→