Welcome to Saint Augustine, the oldest city in the United States. This picturesque, Spanish mission-style city sits on the Atlantic Ocean, on the east coast of Florida, about 40 miles south of Jacksonville. Full of intriguing tales, beautiful old buildings, a walkable downtown, the University of Saint Augustine and one legendary spring, Saint Augustine is a great place to find homes for rent.
Historical Attractions Near Saint Augustine Rentals
If you love Spanish mission-style architecture, you'll love living in the city of Saint Augustine. Landmarks such as the Casa Monica Hotel, Castillo De San Marcos National Monument and Cathedral of Saint Augustine tell the tales of Saint Augustine's storied past of love and war. Students living in rental houses near Flagler College in Saint Augustine can experience the glorious red tiled roofs and stucco buildings any time they attend class. In downtown Saint Augustine, walking, driving and bicycling ghost tours, ranging from the spooky to the humorous, are available to more thoroughly tell the tales of Saint Augustine's past residents.
One cannot rent a house in Saint Augustine without knowing about the Fountain of Youth, a legendary spring that for centuries has been thought to provide eternal youth to anyone who drinks its waters. Though the fountain at the Fountain of Youth National Archaeological Park is not "the" fountain where Ponce de Leon staked his claim so many years ago, it still provides educational exhibits that celebrate Saint Augustine's Spanish heritage.
Other historical attractions include the Saint Augustine Alligator Farm, Old Saint Johns County Jail and the Saint Augustine Lighthouse and Museum. For more modern attractions outside Saint Augustine houses for rent, check out the Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, Saint Augustine Amphitheatre, World Golf Hall of Fame and IMAX Theater at World Golf Village and Anastasia State Park.
There are numerous opportunities for recreation, business and more in the city of Saint Augustine. Find Saint Augustine houses for rent that fit your lifestyle on Rentals.com.