In this podcast episode we’re chatting about everything just outside of Saint Augustine, from St Augustine Beach to Ponte Vedra.

Be sure to check out our full article all about the best things to do in St Augustine!!

In this episode: Exploring Saint Augustine, FL Beaches and Sights

  • 0:45 – favorite beach spots of St Augustine Beach
  • 2:15 – Anastasia State Park – great beach and many things to do – camping reservations here!
  • 5:00 – Ocean Hammock Park – forest boardwalk, dunes, white sugar sand

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And for ease of use, here is our map of the best beach access spots in Saint Augustine Beach (and the restaurants we talk about). We cover as far south as Palm Coast, but within the map you’ll find details about parking and more.

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  • 32:35 – best spots for shark tooth hunting (see map below)


  • 33:25 – favorite food spots in Ponte Vedra Beach – Minorcan food and fried green tomatoes – Aunt Kate’s and The Reef
  • 37:30 – my favorite beach store on earth: ALVIN’S ISLAND – a go-to for beach needs of all sorts

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Clearly, we love our trips to the Saint Augustine area and are never at a loss for things to do. Having such easy access to history, nature, and great food is why we tell all of our friends to plan a trip there.

For more recommendations, be sure you look at our articles about the Best Things to Do in Saint Augustine, our favorite restaurants in St Augustine as well as our top picks for unique accommodations and hotels in St Augustine. And we’ve got another podcast episode too: Exploring Downtown St Augustine!

What do you want to hear about from us on our podcast? Please leave us a comment below or send us a note with your questions and what you’d like to hear. We are excited to share!


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Beyond historic St Augustine there are tons of beaches and cool sights to see all around the area. Whether you're into alligators or want to visit an obscure National Park site, we've got the scoop on it all. And we've got some great restaurant picks too!

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Rob Taylor is the founder of 2TravelDads, the original LGBT Family Travel blog. Focusing on ecotourism and education, 2TravelDads inspires LGBT families (and traditional families also) to go beyond their usual getaways and use travel to learn about and be part of a bigger world. "Traveling the globe and giving the kids a broad worldview."

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