Top 5 Kid-Friendly Activities in St. Augustine

Vacations are all about having fun and relieving stress.  If you have children, there are some things you just can’t do on a vacation; they won’t have any fun at a wine tasting, for instance.  If you take a trip to family friendly St. Augustine, there are tons of activities your kids will enjoy.  Read on for a list of fantastic kid-friendly activities in St. Augustine.

1. St. Augustine Alligator Farm

Open since 1893, the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park hosts many different animals, including Komodo dragons, toucans, lemurs, and all 24 species of crocodilians – the only place in the world will all of them in one location.  Kids will love the zip line and aerial adventure course, in addition to the many educational wildlife shows.

2. Fiesta Falls Mini Golf

What child doesn’t enjoy hitting golf balls through whimsical obstacles?  This family friendly St. Augustine mini golf course is located next to the beach, offering beautiful views in addition to the enjoyable course.  Featuring a 65-foot ship and eight waterfalls, this course draws on the coastal location for inspiration in its design.

3. St. Augustine Scavenger Hunters

Tour historic St. Augustine while on an informative and unique scavenger hunt!  St. Augustine Scavenger Hunters offers multiple types of scavenger hunts, including a picture scavenger hunt and a haunted scavenger hunt.  Compete against your family, or work together as a group to solve the riddles on these timed, unguided scavenger hunts.  There are even prizes such as t-shirts, gift cards and coupons.

4. Old Town Trolley Tours

Sightseeing in St. Augustine is best done with Old Town Trolley Tours.  These colorful trolleys drive through the streets of St. Augustine, with 23 stops and over 100 points of interest, you’ll be able to see everything of interest in this historic city.  Hop on and off as much as you want; your ticket is good for three consecutive days of use, and multiple trolleys are always right behind if you want to take a closer look at a stop!

5. Whetstone Chocolate Factory

Indulge your sweet tooth at Whetstone Chocolate Factory.  Guaranteed to be your child’s favorite spot in St. Augustine (because what kid doesn’t want chocolate) take a tour of the factory while sampling delicious, freshly made pieces of chocolate – dark, white, milk chocolate and more!  Children under 5 get free entry, and all adult tickets come with a $2 coupon towards purchasing chocolates from the shop.

Choose The Ocean Gallery for your St. Augustine Vacation

St. Augustine has a wide variety of incredible things to do for families with or without kids. The Ocean Gallery is here to help you enjoy all of them! Contact us today or take a look at our selection of incredible vacation rentals in St. Augustine. We can’t wait to see you here!