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Looking for the most efficient and entertaining way to visit many of the things to do in St. Augustine with kids? Look no further because Old Town Trolley Tours offers parents a relaxing way to tour all the best St. Augustine attractions for kids. Parents don’t have to worry about searching for directions to Ripley’s Believe it or Not, driving to the Authentic Old Jail, or finding parking while traveling from all of St. Augustine’s best attractions.
Our hop-on and hop-off trolley tours allow the parents to concentrate on having fun with their kids instead of worrying about logistics. Your kids will thank you for giving them a fun-filled vacation and you’ll thank Old Town Trolley for taking care of the logistics. Also, kids under age 4 ride totally free!
Includes guided tours by our deputies and inmates. Guests can visit the cells, maximum-security area, and a large collection of guns used in actual crimes. Old Town Trolley Tours stop #1 at 167 San Marco Avenue. More on the Old Jail.
In St. Augustine, you’ll find the original Ripley’s where you can see mystical treasures, international oddities and exotic art forms. The attraction opened shortly after Robert Ripley’s death in 1950 and remains a popular point of interest for visitors and locals alike. Located in a beautifully restored 1887 historic landmark, a trip to Ripley’s is fun and exciting for the whole family. More on Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
The Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse is a charming historical icon in St. Augustine. Inside the completely handmade structure, children and families can enjoy the automated teacher and students dressed in period clothing. Visitors learn about the barter system, subjects studied and use of the dunce cap. More on the Oldest Wooden School House.
This is the one place no one should miss when coming to St. Augustine. The fort is the oldest and largest stone fort in the continental U.S. The fort was built by the Spanish during 1672 – 1695 with blocks of coquina. Ranger tours are available each day, and live cannon firings are held most Saturdays. A National Park Service facility. More on Castillo de San Marcos.
From crocodile feedings to a Komodo dragon, this alligator farm has it all. Families will love exploring the exhibits and participating in a variety of educational programs during a visit to the zoological preserve. The recently added Crocodile Crossing zip line has become a park favorite, where guests can zip across Alligator Lagoon and experience the zoo from new heights. More on the Alligator Farm.
For a sweet and unique treat, visit Whetstone’s Chocolate Factory. Henry and Esther Whetstone opened their first ice cream shop in 1966, and the business has grown from there. Tourists and locals alike stop by the factory to sample delicious chocolate and learn about the history of chocolate making. More on Whetstone’s Chocolate Factory.
Go Karts and more. At the Outlet Mall, I-95 and S.R. 16. (Exit 318)