Inn at Camachee Harbor
Travel Blogs from Saint Augustine
We had a great day touring St. Augustine, the oldest European city in the United States. We took the trolley around and really enjoyed seeing this beautiful city. Yesterday it rained all day but today was clear if a little cool.
Never knew that the history of United States really started here. This colony started before Jamestown. Ponce de Leon was not looking for the Fountain of Youth, he was looking for gold for the King of Spain.
... never defeated. Interestingly, the walls were known to “eat” cannon balls! This is due to their “coquina” blocks. Coquina is compacted beach shells, sand, water and lime. When shot with a cannon ball, the ball was absorbed into the wall with more or less no damage.
While Dad and I were touring the fort, Mom got my brother and I fun booklet Including an essay. If we wanted to fill them out we could earn a badge. ...
After a 2 1/2 day drive from Boston we arrived in St. Augustine. St. Augustine is an easy town love given its history, quaint historic downtown, plenty of activities and of course a FORT! Being Bostonians we tend to think of the Mayflower as more or less the first European settlement in the U.S., or maybe Jamestown, VA. However, while Jamestown was established in 1607 and Plymouth Plantation was 1620, St. Augustine was established by the ...
... nice old city. Outlet malls beckoned in order to replenish the 8 week supply of 6 pairs of socks packed but used up in just a week.
After 3 days we headed south to Cocao beach to visit with Annette's favourite second cousin Maureen. At 84, she never ceases to amaze with her liveliness, vivacity and mirth. I can only hope and pray to be that alive when I'm 84. We celebrated Annette's birthday with Maureen and Joan at ...
... But there's confusion reigning at the front desk as they keep mischarging my credit card for erroneous things and printing off incorrect receipts. By the time I finally have what appears to be a correct bill poor old Paul and Eleanor have been sat waiting patiently in the lobby for nearly 45 minutes. We still have some short phoners to do to round off the feature so I contact Todd to arrange them and he lets me know the band have just arrived in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet