PALM COAST ATTRACTIONS


 

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You'll Find a Variety of Things to Do in Palm Coast!

 

If you love the outdoors, you will naturally want to spend time on the Palm Coast/Flagler County beaches.  Flagler County has the thrid best beaches for surfing in Florida.   Find a beach and you can fish from the surf, swim or just take time out to relax in the sun.  Boating is another favorite pasttime.

You'll want to visit the Washington Oaks Gardens State Park.  There, you can wander through the gardens, walk the beach, hike on the trails or set up a picnic.  If your favorite outdoor activity is golf, you may already know that Palm Coast is a golfer's paradise.  Check out the Ocean Hammock Gollf Club, the Grand Club Matazas Course and the Palm Coast Resort Golf Club.

For a bit of education, visit the Florida Agricultural Museum.  There you'll see a completely restored pioneer homestead with all related building such as a Dry Goods Store.  Learn about Florida's agricultural history and how to keep that history alive now and in the future.

Music and the arts play a big role in Flagler County.  The Choral Arts Society is located in Palm Coast.  This organization provides choral and orchestral events at no charge - the society is supported by its members and donations.

If performing arts is for you, you'll love the Flagler Auditorium in Palm Coast.  The small venue - only 1000 seats - keeps performances more intimate than in a larger venue.  The Auditorium is host to anything from ballet to plays to musical performances.  You might even catch performers like Debbie Reynolds and Ben Vereen.

In addition, when you live in your new Palm Coast home, you'll be very close to the following attractions located wthin a stone's throw of home.

 


 

 

ALLIGATOR FARM
The St. Augustine Alligator Farm is more than just an attraction, it is also a historic site. It had the honor of being listed in the National Register of Historic Places.  They also work in conjunction with the University of Florida on studying animals such as birds, snakes, and, of course, alligators! For more information, click here:
www.alligatorfarm.com


WORLD GOLF VILLAGE
The World Golf Village is not only home to two beautiful golf courses (The King and The Bear and The Slammer and The Squire) but it also holds the World Golf Hall of Fame, an I-MAX movie theater, an official PGA Tourstop shop, a putt-putt course, and the Caddyshack restaurant owned by actor Bill Murray and his brothers. For more information, click here: www.worldgolfvillage.com

RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT!
St. Augustine is home to one of the famous Ripley's Believe It Or Not museums.  Some of the items featured in St. Augustine include a gigantic Ferris Wheel, made by Meccano, Inc. and the world's largest moving erector model containing 19,507 pieces standing 21.3' tall. You can also come and see Beauregard, a Six legged cow, he lived 14 years with two extra legs growing from his back! Ripley's is open daily 9 am to 10 pm, 365 days a year! Click here for more information: www.staugustine-ripleys.com

ST. GEORGE STREET AND HISTORIC DOWNTOWN
For some of the best shopping in St. Augustine, visit St. George Street located in the heart of the downtown area.  This three-block long, foot-traffic only street is host to over a hundred different shops where you can find everything from Florida souvenirs to antiques.  It also has a number of eateries like the Spanish Bakery which features authentic Spanish food, the Milltop Tavern, and the Florida Cracker Cafe.  Downtown St. Augustine is also host to attractions such as the Lightner Museum, Flagler College, the Casa Monica Hotel, the Castillo de San Marcos, and the Spanish Government House.  For more information on the downtown area, click here: www.staugustine.com/visit/attractions/

MARINELAND
Located approximately twenty miles south of the city on A1A, Marineland is the Nation's oldest oceanarium, home to Marineland is home to the two oldest dolphins in captivity, Lillie Champagne and Nellie. Not only can you see daily shows at Marineland, but you can also swim with the dolphins! Marineland is also home to the University of Florida's Whitney Lab where they study marine animals. For more information, click here: www.marinelandofflorida.com

MY ISLAND BOAT
My Island Boat offers daily pontoon boat rentals. Enjoy relaxing or fishing on the beautiful Intercoastal Waterway while on your vacation.

For more information, click here: www.myislandboat.com