Månad: april 2018

St. Augustine Lighthouse

On a map published in 1589, describing Sir Francis Drakes attach on St. Augustine in 1586 there is a wooden watchtower on Anastasia Island. This might be first “lighthouse” in St. Augustine. In one of Henry Popple’s maps published in 1733, there is a marking indicating a “beacon” at St. Augustine harbor. In 1737 a…
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Kingfish Grill

This place is on the water next to the marina with intercoastal in view on Camachee Cove, between Vilano Beach and St Augustine. They only have lunch on Saturday and Sunday other days it is dinner. Parking can be tricky but they have a golf cart shuttle, haven’t tried yet. Very nice setting with yachts…
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LPGA Hills at LPGA International Golf Club

The LPGA International is just outside Daytona Beach and it has two courses, the Hills Course and the Jones Course. The Hills course or former Legends is open for public to play. This course is designed by Arthur Hill and the layout is fantastic and beautiful, it is a pleasure just to go around the…
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Creekside Dinery

Creekside is located on 160 Nix Yard rd. in St Augustine, I use the Home Depo as reference for when to turn left if coming from North, it is east and north of Home Depot but we are talking about 500 feet. The restaurant is on a little creek off San Sebastian River and it…
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Little Margie’s FA Café

On 303 A1A Beach Blvd, Saint Augustine Beach, Margie’s FA Café, breakfast and brunch place. It is open 06:30 am – 9:00pm except Mondays. It was a great place for breakfast with fantastic home fries if you like them on the crispy side. The menu was big with a lot to choose from. Staff was…
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Restaurant Beaches at Vilano

A very nice place at Vilano Beach actually on the beach, overlooking the bay and St Augustine on the other side, it is between the new bridge and the old one, which is a pier now. Good food good service and fantastic view. We have gone late afternoon many time and like to sit overlooking…
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Shipwreck on Ponte Vedra Beach

At the end of March this year (2018) a big section of an old shipwreck was washed ashore on Ponte Vedra Beach. It has been an attraction for both everyday beach walkers and archaeologists. When I went looking there were many others and, on the way back, we met a lot of people who asked…
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Palm Valley Golf Club

About ½ an hour north of St. Augustine close to Nocatee you find Palm Valley golf  course 9-hole course with practice area facilities. On the driving range you can choose to hit from grass or from mats and there are markers telling you the distance. There are also bunker, green and chipping practice areas. The course…
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Golf St. Johns Golf & Country Club

The golf course is about 30 minutes north of St. Augustine just west of I 95. The course is designed by Clyde Johnston, has a length of 7236 yards and slope 132, there are five sets of tees so it can be played quite much shorter. The fairways are normally not too narrow but you…
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