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  • Writer's pictureChristina Hammoud

St. Augustine Florida

I recently had an amazing weekend in St. Augustine, Florida, filled with history, wildlife, and unforgettable experiences. If you're looking for a getaway that combines education with adventure, St. Augustine is the perfect destination. Here are the highlights of our trip:

Our adventure started at the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, a historic fort dating back to the late 1600s. Exploring its massive stone walls and learning about its rich history, from pirate attacks to colonial wars, was fascinating. The views from the fort over the Matanzas River and St. Augustine's historic district were breathtaking.

Next, we visited the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. We got up close with alligators and crocodiles, watched a thrilling feeding show, and explored a bird rookery filled with nesting birds. The zipline course over the alligator enclosures offered a unique and exhilarating perspective of the park.

We also strolled down St. George Street, lined with shops, restaurants, and historic sites. It's a charming area where we enjoyed browsing boutiques, sampling local treats, and soaking in the historic ambiance.

We wrapped up our weekend with a stroll along Matanzas Bay, watching a stunning sunset paint the sky with vibrant colors of orange and pink. It was the perfect end to our adventure-filled weekend.

Cheers to more adventures and cherished memories!


Christina Hammoud


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