Hampton Inn St. Augustine-Historic District

2050 N. Ponce de Leon, Saint Augustine, Florida, 32084, United States | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $146.00
 

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Florida History

A travel blog entry by lukeanthhill

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... to the Indians)
7. Some albino peacocks

Then we went to the old fort, Castillo de San Marcos. This was built in 1695 to protect the town from pirate and other attacks. It was never captured by force. It was star shaped with walls constructed of limestone shell that wouldn't crack. And the walls were over 5m thick on the outside. It had a gun deck lined with canons and sentry posts and a mote.




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The Fort

A travel blog entry by jayneehill4

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... drove to the fort. It was a big building made out of stone. We went on top and it was a beautiful view but we got sent down because there was thunder and lightening. Then we walked and had a drink.
PS The fort was called Castillo de San Marcos and it's over 300 years ...

Segway Tour and Animal Sanctuary

A travel blog entry by lukeanthhill

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... br> We saw lions, tigers, leopards, lynx, wolves, hyenas, bobcats and a porcupine. One jaguar had had a good life with his owner and got left there while his owner went on holiday but he never came back so the jaguar suffers from depression. There were more stories like this. All these animals could be walked on a leash.

We weren't allowed to take photos because it would scare the animals.

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Segway Tour and Big Cats

A travel blog entry by jayneehill4

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We went on segway tour. You were meant to be 12 to go on but the man let me go on after he gave me a little test. It was easy to balance on but hard to get off and on because it felt like you could trip over. We rode around the old buildings. There was one that was on fire and it had just been built. There was the Flagler College which was the first hotel and a very big old church which had fancy paintings and stained glass ...

St. Augustine

A travel blog entry by marsdenfamily

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... 1565, making it the older by 2-3 generations. A few pictures from day 1 follow.

A note about photo 4 "Alhambra Jr." : Franklin Smith, a wealthy Bostonian, moved his lovely socialite wife to sleepy little St. Augustine in 1883 and set about building his fantasy dream house. His amazing "Zorayda Castle" was the first building in the United States made by the new technology of poured concrete. It was modeled after the Alhambra in Grenada, albeit 1/10 the ...

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Location

This 2 star hotel, located on 2050 N. Ponce de Leon, Saint Augustine, is near Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine, Authentic Old Jail, St. Augustine Sightseeing Trains, and St. Augustine Outlet Center.
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