The Oldest City in America
Sunset at the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
St. Augustine is one city that I was told I had to visit ever since I moved to Florida. Now that I’ve been, I’m one of those people telling others to go! St. Augustine was built by the Spanish and is the oldest city in the U.S.; it was also the capital of Florida for 200 years. I decided to stop in St. Augustine for one day on my trip, but I wish I had planned for two days. The town is on the east coast of Florida and since I was driving up from Orlando, I made a checklist of my St. Augustine bucket list to hit in order on my way up. St. Augustine has so much history to offer and the trip was a nice change from the theme parks.
The Rocks at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
My first stop was The Rocks at Washington Oaks Gardens State park, which are rock formations made of coquina. It was overcast that day, but it was still beautiful! I had never seen rock formations ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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