A notorious, Reformation-era massacre still haunts Rattlesnake Island on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, just south of St. Augustine. Visitors today can experience a hint of those dangerous days at Fort Matanzas, built by the Spanish in 1742 to protect the back door to Florida’s oldest city.
This craft distillery in St. Augustine is the first since Prohibition to legally produce and sell Bourbon whiskey in the state of Florida. Housed in a rehabilitated ice plant, it’s a unique place to enjoy the spirit of historic Florida in the nation’s oldest city.
Deep in a forgotten scrub forest, this 10-mile stretch of red-brick road once saw a steady stream of ‘Tin Can Tourists’ in Model-T Fords from as far away as Chicago to the exotic, tropical wilderness of Florida.
PALM COAST, FL — When the perfect vacation consists merely of a book and a beach, the ideal location is necessarily defined by way of negation. Such a place would not have crowds, noise or congestion; it would not have nearby attractions that demand inordinate time and attention; it would not require unusual effort in […]