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St. Augustine: Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

1. St. Augustine: Hop-On Hop-Off Trolley Tour

See historic St. Augustine on this full-day hop-on hop-off tour. Friendly conductors narrate the tour with a fascinating and fun mix of trivia and stories. Relive the story of the first settlement in North America as you see Castillo de San Marcos, the Spanish fort built in the 17th century. See the famous spring that Ponce de Leon deemed the Fountain of Youth, where you can actually sample the water. Explore the site of the first mass in America at the Mission of Nombre de Dios. Experience early St. Augustine as you tour Old St. Augustine Village, featuring houses from the 18th and 19th centuries. You’ll also see the Gonzalez-Alvarez House, the oldest documented colonial house in Florida, lived in by British, Spanish and American colonists.  There’s no better way to see all the St. Augustine attractions than with an Old Town trolley tour. The tour departs every 15-20 minutes between 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM daily.

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St. Augustine Trolley & Museums Combo Package

2. St. Augustine Trolley & Museums Combo Package

St. Augustine is known for its gorgeous sandy beaches, breathtaking architecture, antiquated buildings and its significance to the shaping of America. With this St. Augustine combo package you can explore the city, with entrance to the Old Jail, access to the Oldest Store Museum and a visit to the St. Augustine History Museum. Hop aboard one of the trolleys and experience “transportainment,” a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment. Visit more than 100 points of interest in St. Augustine at your own pace.  Your guided tour of the Old Jail will be led by the jailers and includes a close-up view of the men’s and women’s cells, maximum security, as well as a collection of weapons. When you visit the Old Store, you will step back in time to discover the latest and best time-saving miracles from 1900. Watch in amazement as the friendly clerks, butcher and snake oil salesman demonstrate the very latest inventions of turn-of-the-century living. It truly is like walking into a Sears Roebuck catalog from 1908. There are more than 400 years of history to explore in the St. Augustine History Museum. As you journey through the exhibits, you will see authentic artifacts, unpublished photographs and learn about the evolution of St. Augustine and Florida under Spanish and British rule. The combo package truly does give you the best of St. Augustine on one easy ticket.

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What people are saying about Old Jail

It was awesome and the guides were very knowledgeable and very personable as well. They really made every aspect of their presentation real. Great job!!!

Our tour guide was so awesome! We had the best time and tons of history learned! Most definitely will be back again! Thank You!

Bob-a-loo was fun, informative, and made the tour even more enjoyable. My husband and I recommend this tour.

Convenient, very informative and fun tour. Even on the hottest day we enjoyed the breezy ride.

fun and informative drivers... friendly and helpful easy to get off and on