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St. Augustine is a city in the southeastern US, on northeastern Florida's Atlantic Coast. It is the oldest continuously inhabited European-established community in the contiguous US, founded in 1565 by Spanish explorers. The Spanish admiral, Pedro Menéndez de Avilés, Florida's first governor, established St. Augustine on September 8, 1565. The rich history of St. Augustine makes the city and its environs a one-of-a-kind destination for visitors. So, you must visit St. Augustine and immerse yourself in almost four centuries of history, much of which is owed to the Spanish and English, African Americans, Greeks, and Native Americans.
Stroll the small streets, explore the numerous museums, and see monuments like Ponce de Leon's "Fountain of Youth," Castillo de San Marcos, and the World's Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse. St. Augustine is a must-see destination for history lovers and everyone else. Costumed interpreters at these historic sites bring their times to life with demonstrations ranging from colonial cookery to musket shooting and early surgery. These factors make St. Augustine particularly attractive to families traveling with children, and visitors will discover many important places to explore.