Prepare for a perfect beach weekend in St. Augustine!
St. Augustine’s 42 miles of pristine beaches will officially open this holiday weekend. That means lifeguards and tollbooths at all the main ramps along the beach will be in full operation from now until Labor Day. St. Augustine is one of the few places left in Florida where you can actually drive right onto the beach. But before you roll the family van out onto the sand, here are a few quick tips to keep in mind:
Watch the tides! Over the course of 12 hours, the water line will shift dramatically as the tides change. Unless you happen to have an amphibious vehicle, it’s advisable to park closer up to the sand dunes.
Sand is soft! When the tide is...