t St. Augustine’s stunning town square, illuminated at night
Experience The Northeast
Florida's recorded history begins here on the aptly named First Coast. Juan Ponce de León first stepped ashore here in 1513, and Spanish colonists established St. Augustine, now a well-preserved town guarded by the mighty San Marcos fortress. The Northeast also saw the first influx of pioneers and tourists during the 19th-century steamboat era, and in the 1880s Henry Flagler’s railroad opened up the east coast to wealthy ...