Charleston, SC, to St. Augustine, FL: Everything You Need to Know

Do you live in Charleston, South Carolina? This charming city is cherished by locals and tourists alike. Sometimes, you need a change of scenery, though. Avoid the crowds and pricey flights and opt for a road trip for your next getaway. St. Augustine, Florida, is a breathtaking, historic city full of adventure. Start planning an unforgettable trip from Charleston, SC, to St. Augustine, FL, today!

Once you arrive in St. Augustine, you’ll want to explore all of the best restaurants, attractions, and shops. Download our complimentary Vacation Guide to have all of this local insight at your fingertips. 

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How to Road Trip From Charleston, SC, to St. Augustine, FL

The driving distance from Charleston, SC, to St. Augustine, FL, is less than 300 miles, and the travel time is only four and a half hours. The route is straightforward. Get on I-95 South and continue towards Jacksonville. Then, take the US-1/Philips Highway Exit. Next, follow US-1 South until you arrive at Water Street in St. Augustine. 

Make a Pit Stop in Savannah, GA

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Do you have time to spare? Make the most out of your road trip and pay a visit to Savannah on your way. The drive from Charleston to Savannah takes about two hours.

When you arrive in the gorgeous city of Savannah, you’ll be surrounded by unique shops, great restaurants, eclectic bars, and fascinating landmarks. An exciting way to see the city is by embarking on a peddle tour. These oversized bicycles/trolleys hold 15 people and are led by friendly and knowledgeable tour guides. 

You’ve Arrived at Your Destination

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You did it! You’ve arrived in St. Augustine; the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement within the borders of the continental United States. The city is full of iconic, historic landmarks, attractions, and fascinating stories. If these streets could talk! During your time here, consider taking a guided tour to learn about this intriguing city. Some of our favorite tours include:

Stay in the Heart of the City at Agustin Inn

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Agustin Inn is where history, romance, and southern charm come together. Our bed and breakfast is located in the heart of St. Augustine’s Historic District, perfectly nestled between St. George Street and Matanzas Bay. No matter where your adventures in St. Augustine take you, the Agustin Inn is always just around the corner.

You’ll feel at home in our luxurious guest rooms and suites. Each room features a plush king or queen-sized bed, a private bathroom, free wifi, and sometimes a few extras like whirlpool tubs or private balconies. Plus, all our guests get exclusive access to our amenities, such as complimentary homemade breakfast. Check our availability and start planning your getaway from Charleston, SC, to St. Augustine, FL. The trip of a lifetime awaits! 

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