Culture & History


Top 5 Pubs in St. Augustine

It’s time to knock back a beer, enjoy some folksy Irish jams, and get treated just rudely enough to make it charming. Yes, it’s an Irish pub, and few coastal cities do them better than St. Augustine. St. Augustine is...

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The Four Forts in St Augustine and the History Behind Them

It should come as little surprise that St. Augustine, named the ancient city, is filled with wonderful historical attractions for first-time visitors. Few attractions capture the deep history and the contentiousness of the region’s occupancy better than its many historical...

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5 Must-Sees For Your St. Augustine Vacation

Unless you plan your vacation in detail ahead of time, it can be difficult to know where to go for the most memorable sightseeing in St. Augustine. Fortunately, The Ocean Gallery has you covered! Below, you’ll find a list that...

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10 Fun Facts About St. Augustine

Founded in 1565 and dubbed “the ancient city,” St. Augustine is the oldest city in the country. But that’s one of many remarkable facts making the city such a fascinating place to see and read about. We cover our 10...

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The Basilica Cathedral in St. Augustine

St. Augustine is old. But how old? The city was founded in September of 1565, beating many other classic American towns and cities by over a century. St. Augustine has earned the nickname of the “Ancient City,” and it shows...

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July 4th Events in St. Augustine

With centuries of American history wrapped into the city, you couldn’t find a more accomplished and inspiring place to celebrate Independence Day. Stay at beachfront vacation rentals on St. Augustine for a weekend, week, or the whole summer season, and enjoy...

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St. Augustine’s Top 3 Restaurant Trivia Nights

Can trivia be considered a cultural phenomenon? For the people craving a little testing of their knowledge of random facts, trivia represents an opportunity to boast and win prizes. Do you know the name of the last AC/DC album featuring...

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