As the oldest European-established city and one of the most haunted cities in the United States, St. Augustine, Fla. is a popular tourist attraction, and it’s a great destination for history buffs, lovers of architecture, ghost enthusiasts or anyone else looking to visit a beautiful city with lots to see. Here are some things you can do during a day in St. Augustine for under $100.
Treat yourself to pumpkin pancakes with peach butter for breakfast at the Yard Bird Cafe for just $6. St. Augustine is extremely walkable, so take a stroll down St. George Street and do some souvenir shopping while you walk off breakfast. Rest your feet during a Scenic Cruise on the Victory III and enjoy a unique sightseeing opportunity from the water for $16.75.
For lunch, stop by the Spanish Bakery and choose from an empanada, smoked sausage, chicken soup or picadillo lunch combo for $5.50, and add dessert for a few dollars more. By this point, you’re bound to have seen the Castillo de San Marcos, the only 17th-century military fortress in the United States. Explore it from the inside and learn about its fascinating design and construction for just $7.
For dinner, stop by Catch 27 for their famous southern shrimp and grits for $20, and end the night on a creepy note with the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! night owl combo for a haunted tour, visit to the Odditorium and mini-golf for $38.99.
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