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Top Choice Museum in Jacksonville

Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

This handsome museum, Jacksonville's premier cultural space, has a genuinely excellent collection of American and European paintings, Asian decorative art and antiquities.
Top Choice Spectator Sport in Daytona Beach

Daytona International Speedway

The Holy Grail of raceways has a diverse race schedule. Ticket prices skyrocket for good seats at big races, headlined by the Daytona 500 in February. It's worth wandering the massive stands for free on non-race day…
Top Choice Lighthouse in Daytona Beach

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Those prone to vertigo may wish to forgo the 203-spiral-step climb to the top of Florida's tallest lighthouse and enjoy the interesting historical displays of the museum buildings instead. For everyone else, the vie…
Top Choice Fort in St Augustine

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

This incredibly photogenic fort is another atmospheric monument to longevity: it's the country's oldest masonry fort, completed by the Spanish in 1695. Park rangers lead programs hourly and shoot off cannons most we…
Top Choice Historic Building in St Augustine

Hotel Ponce de León

Unmissable in town, this striking former luxury hotel, built in the 1880s, is now the world's most gorgeous dormitory, belonging to Flagler College who purchased and saved it in 1967. Guided tours are recommended to…
Top Choice Museum in St Augustine

Lightner Museum

Henry Flagler's former Hotel Alcazar is now home to this wonderful museum, with a little bit of everything, from ornate Gilded Age furnishings to collections of marbles and cigar-box labels. The dramatic and imposin…
Top Choice Bar in Amelia Island

Palace Saloon

Push through the swinging doors at the oldest continuously operated bar in Florida (since 1878), and the first thing you'll notice is the 40ft gas-lamp-lit bar. Knock back the saloon's rum-laced Pirate's Punch in da…
Top Choice Seafood in Flagler Beach

High Tide at Snack Jacks

we also highly recommend saving some greenbacks for a meal or a beer at High Tide at Snack Jacks: cash only. The requisite valet parking (it's free) just adds to the fun of this wonderfully laid-back, open-to-the-el…
Top Choice Vegan in St Augustine

Present Moment Café

Dishing up 'Kind Cuisine,' this folksy restaurant serves only vegan and raw food. To the delight (and surprise) of many patrons, the healthy, organic dishes created by this soulful cafe are bursting with flavor. If …
Top Choice International in St Augustine


This upscale dinner-only restaurant is renowned for its impeccable service, intimate atmosphere and the consistency of its cuisine: the menu makes the most of St Augustine's seaside locale and nearby local farms. It…