Things To Do Near Vilano Beach

Don’t know what to do while you’re in Saint Augustine? Have NO fear! We have compiled a list of wonderful sightseeing attractions for you to make your visit an unforgettable one. We also provide maps, directions, and coupons in our Motel lobby. And did we mention that we are associated with the various sightseeing trolley’s throughout Saint Augustine? For your convenience, you can purchase your tickets at the Magic Beach Motel, and within 15 minutes a driver will be here to take you on a journey through our beautiful city that you will NOT soon forget! Saint Augustine is known for it’s history, of course, but did you know that there are over 200 unique shops, eating establishments, and galleries nestled in our wonderful downtown?

Old Town Trolley Tours

167 San Marco Avenue, St. Augustine, FL, USA

Relive the story of the first settlement in North America as you visit Castillo de San Marcos, the Spanish fort built in the 17th century. Visit the world famous spring that Ponce de Leon deemed the Fountain of Youth, where you can actually sample the water. Explore the site of the first Mass in America at the Mission of Nombre de Dios. Experience early St. Augustine as you tour old St. Augustine Village, featuring houses from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Scenic Cruise

111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, Florida, USA

Aboard the Victory III, visitors can relax and cruise the waters of historic St. Augustine for an hour-and-fifteen-minute tour. Narrated tours by the Captain provide an incomparable way to view the historical landmarks of the nation's oldest city, as well as the wildlife in beautiful Matanzas Bay. Watch dolphins and birds in their natural habitat. Scenic Cruise departs four times-daily from the Municipal Marina, south of the Bridge of Lions, downtown St. Augustine. Group rates available.

St. Augustine Eco Tours

111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL, USA

Select from the popular Dolphin, Birding & Nature Tour, Photography Tour, Beachcombing Tour or contact us about a private Eco Tours adventure.

Black Raven Adventures

111 Avenida Menendez, St. Augustine, FL, USA

Black Raven Adventures hosts the only live and interactive pirate cruises in St. Augustine. The Black Raven was designed and built to be a floating performance stage, and the talented crew of buccaneer lads and lasses engage with the audience as they present their live, unscripted show on all things pirate. Black Raven Adventures offers several different touring options.

Fort Matanzas

8635 A1A South, St. Augustine, FL, USAFort Matanzas National Monument was built in 1742 to defend the city of St. Augustine from British attack. Located just 15 miles south of St. Augustine, it has stood in the Matanzas Inlet for well over 250 years.

Fountain of Youth

11 Magnolia Ave, St. Augustine, Florida, USA

The Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park is a 15-acre, waterfront historical attraction, where visitors can learn about the first Spanish settlers who came here in the 1600s and the native Timucuans who were here to greet them. With a working archaeological dig on site, as well as several re-created Spanish and Timucuan buildings and dwellings, the park is bursting with history.