By Carrie McLaren

St. Augustine isn't just the oldest continuously occupied city in the United States, it's also the oldest port. Its maritime history began with the city's founding in 1565 — and the city has been the site of a navigational light and watchtower almost as long. The current lighthouse, built in 1874, is still in operation today and a museum, demonstrations and hands-on exhibits make it a great way for everyone in your family to see the connection between the present and the past. 

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St. Augustine Area Beaches

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Here's a guide to St. Augustine's great beaches, listed geographically from north to south. History mingles with modern life in St....