St. Augustine has everything you need for the perfect Girls’ Getaway with beautiful beaches, delicious restaurants, and unique shopping on every corner. Whether you’re looking to relax and unwind or pack your schedule with activities, here are some of our favorite things to keep in mind when planning your next girls’ trip to St. Augustine.
Where to Eat & Drink
St. Augustine, Florida may be known for its rich history and beautiful architecture, but it also boasts some of the best dining experiences on the Historic Coast. From classic Southern brunch to a freshly caught dinner, there’s something for every taste bud in this coastal town.
The Blue Hen
The Blue Hen brunch is a delightful dining experience that is sure to please anyone’s palate. Nestled on the outskirts of Lincolnville, you’ll find this local favorite serving up farm-to-table dishes like shrimp and grits and fried chicken with waffles. In addition to the delicious food, the atmosphere at The Blue Hen is cozy and inviting, making it the perfect spot to enjoy a leisurely brunch.
River and Fort
In the heart of historic downtown, overlooking Castillo de San Marcos, you’ll find River and Fort; A new St. Augustine favorite serving a southern-inspired menu with local seafood, steaks, wine, and more. The third-floor rooftop bar is the perfect place to take in the gorgeous Bayfront while sipping pre-dinner cocktails with your girls.
St. Augustine Fish Camp
Just past the St. Augustine Distillery, a delightful new waterfront dining experience awaits. The menu features a variety of dishes, including shrimp and grits, blackened fish tacos, and crab cakes. The restaurant also has a full bar that serves craft beers, cocktails, and wines. With its cozy ambiance and friendly staff, St. Augustine Fish Camp is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal while enjoying the beautiful views of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Where to shop
A girls’ trip to St. Augustine wouldn’t be complete without a shopping spree. Luckily, the Ancient City is a shopper’s paradise with charming boutiques and unique surf shops. Get ready to shop ‘til you drop at two of our favorite retail gems with your besties!
Aqua East Surf Shop
The go-to destination for surfers and beach lovers alike, Aqua East Surf Shop is more than just a surf store. They also offer a great selection of apparel and accessories that capture the laid-back vibe of the surrounding St. Augustine Beach area. Stop in to check out their wide selection of brands like Billabong, Ripcurl, Hurley, and MORE!
Discover your unique style at Red Pineapple boutique, located on St. George Street in historic downtown. From one-of-a-kind dresses to distinctive home decor, such as signs with literary quotes, you’re sure to fall in love! Stop by and see what makes Red Pineapple Boutique a favorite among locals and visitors alike.
Where to Explore
This charming city is known for its historic landmarks, breathtaking beaches, and vibrant nightlife. So grab your gals and get exploring!
St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum
Grab your girls and a morning brew, it’s time to climb 219 steps to the top of St. Augustine’s Lighthouse! What better way to start your day than with the breathtaking views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean?
St. Augustine Sailing Excursion
If you’re looking for a memorable way to experience the beauty of St. Augustine, a Sip N Sail sunset excursion with St. Augustine Sailing is an excellent choice! Aboard a luxurious sailboat. You’ll set out for a relaxing evening on the water, taking in gorgeous views of the sunset over the city’s historic skyline. Along the way, you can sip on a delicious flight of wines while enjoying the company of your closest girlfriends.
Anastasia State Park
Exploring Anastasia State Park with your best friends on a girls’ trip is an adventure you’ll never forget. This beautiful park is located just 3 minutes from The Local – St. Augustine, it’s the perfect place to enjoy a picnic on the beach with your closest friends!
Where to Sleep
A girls’ trip to St. Augustine just wouldn’t be complete without a stay at The Local – St. Augustine! Conveniently located on Anastasia Island, just minutes away from historic downtown and St. Augustine Beach. After a long day exploring St. Augustine, The Local will be waiting with its comfortable rooms, unique amenities, and dreamy pool. Make sure to check the book you stay!