4 of the Best Free Things to Do in St. Augustine

You don’t have to break the bank to have a good time during your visit to St. Augustine! There are plenty of fun things to do that won’t cost you a dime! From visiting historic sites and museums to touring the historic district, discover our favorite free things to do in St. Augustine!

Do you know the best part of taking advantage of these free things to do in St. Augustine? You’re saving money that can then go towards a delicious meal! Access our free Vacation Guide to get a list of our favorite downtown St. Augustine restaurants. The best part? Many of the restaurants, bars, and cafes listed are within walking distance of Agustin Inn! Plus, our online Vacation Guide is accessible from any mobile device so you’ll always have it with you!

Take Advantage of These Free Things to do in St. Augustine

Take a Walking Tour

It’s no surprise the nation’s oldest city has plenty of rich history, beautiful architecture, and iconic sites that are a must for every visitor to see. The best place to start is St. George Street. This pedestrian-only thoroughfare is lined with great historic sites, like the Oldest Wood School House or the City Gates. The Pena-Peck House is located at St. George Street and is completely free to tour! Once you’ve walked the mile-long street, venture out to the rest of the historic district in St. Augustine. Keep an eye out for the famous St. Augustine love trees during your walk!

Visit Fort Matanzas

Located on the Matanzas River, about 30 minutes from Agustin Inn, is Fort Matanzas. This historic site was originally built in 1742 to guard the city. Today, the fort is open for tours daily from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To access the fort, you have to ride the ferry. Luckily, tickets to the ferry and admission to the fort are both completely free!

Check Out the Local Talent

Celebrate art during your visit to St. Augustine! The organization “Art Galleries of St. Augustine” has worked to create the First Friday Art Walks. The first Friday of every month, local galleries open their doors and offer free self-guided tours to the citizens. Take advantage of the free shuttle services that will take you to the various participating galleries.

Tour a Winery or Distillery

Whether you’re an aficionado of fine wines or can simply appreciate a smooth spirit, you’ll want to take the free tour available at the St. Augustine Distillery and the San Sebastian Winery. The winery offers daily free tours and tastings to visitors. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the fermentation and bottling of wine, as well as a class in how to properly taste the drink. St. Augustine Distillery also offers free tours, though the tastings are not complimentary.

Stay at Agustin Inn

After taking advantage of these awesome free things to do in St. Augustine, return to the Agustin Inn for a night of rest and relaxation. We are located just minutes from St. George Street and within walking distance to many of sites listed above! Enjoy the charm of a historic building with the amenities of a modern hotel when you stay at Agustin Inn.

Check our availability and book today! We look forward to having you.