Discover the best things to do near the historic district of St. Augustine
When you’re ready to explore St. Augustine, climb aboard the free shuttle that runs to and from Sebastian Hotel, a member of Radisson Individuals, and the city’s famous historic district. You’ll also find a wealth of things to do within walking distance of the hotel, such as the St. Augustine Distillery and Villa Zorayda Museum. History comes alive in the Colonial Quarter and at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum, both just a few minutes’ drive across the San Sebastian River. After a fun day strolling through the pedestrian-friendly area of St. George Street, head back to your comfortable room or suite to relax and begin planning your next coastal excursion.
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St. Augustine Distillery0.32 mi / 0.52 km from the hotel
Housed in a hundred-year-old industrial building, this distillery produces some of St. Augustine’s most popular spirits. Stop by for a tour and a sample, and then take home your own bottle of bourbon, rum, or gin.
Flagler College0.6 mi / 0.97 km from the hotel
Whether you’re visiting a student or touring the beautiful campus, Flagler College is a must-see destination in St. Augustine. Check out the 19th-century Ponce de León Hotel, a Spanish Renaissance building that sits at the heart of Flagler’s campus.
Villa Zorayda Museum0.56 mi / 0.9 km from the hotel
The Gilded Age still lives at this quirky museum that once served as a home, casino, and speakeasy. Designed to look like Alhambra Palace, the building and its early 20th-century Spanish décor have been preserved to the delight of the thousands who visit each year.
English Landing Marina0.26 mi / 0.42 km from the hotel
You’ll find a variety of bowrider boats and tubes to take your family out on the water at English Landing Marina. Hungry after a day of swimming and waterskiing? Food trucks line the shore every day.
Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center0.58 mi / 0.93 km from the hotel
Preserving the legacy of African American culture in Florida, the museum showcases the journey, hardships, and successes of black Floridians from the 17th century to today.
St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum0.86 mi / 1.39 km from the hotel
If a pirate’s life is for you, then head to this family-friendly museum for a swashbuckling good time. Learn about the pirates who plundered Florida’s coast, see the world’s only surviving pirate treasure chest, and hunt for treasure of your own at the gift shop.
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument0.96 mi / 1.55 km from the hotel
Step back in time with a tour of the oldest masonry fortress in the US. Built in the late 1600s, it’s a striking symbol of Florida’s Spanish colonization.
Colonial Quarter0.84 mi / 1.35 km from the hotel
Get a sense of life in St. Augustine from the 1500s through the 1700s as costumed interpreters guide you through this historic quarter. Learn how to fire a replica 17th-century musket, and climb a reconstructed watchtower for sweeping coastal views.
Lightner Museum0.62 mi / 1 km from the hotel
View fine and decorative art from the 19th and early 20th centuries at the Lightner Museum, housed in the former Alcazar Hotel. Don’t miss the chance to explore this opulent Spanish Renaissance Revival building dating from the late 1880s.
Old Town Trolley Tours1.35 mi / 2.17 km from the hotel
For a fun, breezy way to explore the historic sights of St. Augustine, hop aboard one of the convenient trolleys for a tour of America’s oldest city.
Oldest Wooden School House0.85 mi / 1.37 km from the hotel
Artifacts, books used by children generations ago, and old cooking utensils fill this home and classroom, which was constructed in the early 1800s from red cedar and cypress.
Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park1.33 mi / 2.15 km from the hotel
Chat with reenactors in period dress while you tread the historic grounds where explorer Ponce de Leon once walked.