Florida's Historic Coast Travel Planner 2018 - Page 20

Wine, Dine & Relax An itinerary just for the two of you You’ll fi nd it’s easy to reconnect on Florida’s Historic Coast. This is an itinerary for active adults with a passion for food. Wake up with coff ee from local purveyors City Bistro, Kookaburra or a Cuban coff ee at La Herencia. Explore the diverse waters of the area with a St. Augustine Eco Tour boat excursion. When you arrive back at the city marina, grab lunch at nearby O.C. White’s for fresh local seafood. Visit the St. Augustine Distillery or San Sebastian Winery, where free tours come with free tastings. Take it easy in the afternoon by wandering through shops and art galleries. End your evening watching the sunset at Aunt Kate’s on the River. Start your next day with a workout that delivers a spectacular reward. Climb 219 steps for the breathtaking view from the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum. 18 Explore history and legend at the Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park. Feed the peacocks, sip from the fountain and watch reenactors fi re the cannon. Can’t decide where to have lunch? The Tasting Tours introduces you to the diversity of dining in St. Augustine. End the day with a moonlit beach walk. Florida’s Historic Coast is known for spectacular sunrises. Start the day at the North Beach Access of the Guana-Tolomato-Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve (locally known as the GTM.) Spend some quiet time hiking one of the many trails leading through the maritime hammock of the GTM. Continue north along scenic A1A to Ponte Vedra Beach and check into one of the world class resorts in this quiet beach town, home to great dining, unique shopping and luxurious spas. Have lunch at the TPC Clubhouse. This 77,000 square-foot Mediterranean-style clubhouse is an elegant blend of Old World style and modern amenities with a view of the famous Stadium Course, home of THE PLAYERS Championship. Tonight take in a concert at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. With performances by outstanding national and international artists, you’re bound to get a ticket for a fantastic evening!