A Day Trip to Anastasia Island

By: TLP's Partners

Embark on a mouthwatering journey as you venture south along the breathtaking A1A Scenic Byway from the historic city of St. Augustine, Florida, to Anastasia Island. Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with culinary delights, as this picturesque coastal route is adorned with numerous foodie destinations waiting to be explored.

Exploring Anastasia Island

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at Anastasia Kitchen. Try their pancakes, waffles, or a breakfast bowl for a satisfying and hearty down-home meal. After breakfast head to Anastasia State Park, which boasts pristine beaches, nature trails, and recreational activities such as kayaking and paddleboarding.

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Next, explore the iconic St. Augustine Lighthouse. Climb the 219 stairs to the top for panoramic views of Anastasia Island and the surrounding area. Don’t forget to check out the museum and maritime exhibits. After working up an appetite, head to O’Steen’s, St. Augustine’s oldest restaurant that is renowned for its fresh seafood, homestyle sides, and vibrant atmosphere. After lunch, visit the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park. Get up close and personal with alligators, crocodiles, lemurs, and other exotic animals. Attend a wildlife show or take a thrilling zipline ride over the park to cap off your adventure.

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For dinner, head to Sunset Grille. This waterfront restaurant offers stunning ocean views and a menu featuring fresh seafood, delicious steaks, and creative cocktails. Try their blackened mahi-mahi or a juicy steak for a satisfying meal. After you eat, experience a magical sunset cruise aboard the Schooner Freedom. This two-hour sail gives you the opportunity to relax and enjoy the scenic views while sipping on a refreshing beverage. Watch the sun dip below the horizon and take in the beauty of the coast as you reflect on your day on Anastasia Island.

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