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There’s Endless Things to Do on Florida’s Historic Coast this Summer

by Katie Skrzek

Jun 15, 2023

© Florida’s Historic Coast

Destinations / North America

Plan summer family travel to Florida’s Historic Coast, comprised of St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra and The Beaches. With 42 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean, museums, live music and family-friendly activities, there is something for everyone.

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Ride the waves and sign up for a surf class. Available for kids and adults, consider booking a session with PIT Surf Shop, St. Augustine Surf School, East Coast Boarding School or Saltwater Cowgirls Surf Camp.


The family-friendly event Marine Field Experiences takes place Sunday at 11 a.m., June–August. Kids collect real data and use the information to create a profile of the local waterways. Tickets cost $29 for adults and $16 for children.

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Take in a live performance at The St. Augustine Amphitheatre. Located on Anastasia Island, the 5,000-seat venue boasts a full lineup of diverse musical acts this summer. Ponte Vedra Concert Hall offers 450-seat or 900-person standing room configurations for its summer concerts. Other live music events this summer include the St. Augustine Music Festival, Concerts in the Plaza and Music by the Sea Concert Series.


Visit the Classic Car Museum of St. Augustine for its summer Cruise-In series. The classic car event is held every third Saturday of the month this summer, 5–7 p.m. The Ximenez-Fatio House Museum offers yoga on the lawn every Sunday and Wednesday, 8–9 a.m. The class costs $15 and is geared toward yogis of all skill levels.


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