Castillo de San Marcos The entrance way to the Castillo de San Marcos. About the Castillo de San Marcos Fort America begins at the Castillo de San Marcos, a well-known fort in St. Augustine. It all started when Pedro Menendez de Aviles founded the city in 1564. Pedro saw the need to protect [...]
Read About St. Augustine, Florida. Visit the Nation’s Oldest City
St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city, also holds the distinction of being one of the nation's most charming. Whether you're a longtime resident or visiting the area for the first time, we've gathered all the resources you need to find where to stay, what to do and other community information about our unique little village.