Field Trip to St. Augustine
Date – Time
December 12, 2018
– 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Field trip to St. Augustine for all grades - Driver forms need to be turned in by November 30th and permission slips for students who need to ride with someone other than their own parents need to be turned in by December 5th.
We have to limit the number of places we will visit. We can only fit so much into one day and there is so much to see! The Fountain of Youth Park alone will reqire at least half the day.
Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park - 11 Magnolia Ave. - $7.00 (K-5th & under 5 y.o.) $8.00 (6th-12th & adults) http://www.fountainofyouthflorida.com (approximately 2 hours) Free parking is available at the Fountain of Youth Park and also at Old Town Trolley. See the exhibits available at the Fountain of Youth Park & view a park map.
Lunch - Bring picnic lunch or purchase barbeque at the park.
Board Trolley - https://www.trolleytours.com/st-augustine
Spanish Military Hospital Museum (16) & Father Miguel O'Reilly House Museum - 32 Aviles St. (open until 3:00) www.oreillyhouse.org
Plaza de la Constitucion (15) & The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine - http://thefirstparish.org/visit-us/our-history/ The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine is the oldest parish of a permanent European settlement on the North American continent north of Mexico.
Castillo de San Marcos (18) - 11 S. Castillo Dr. - Children 15 & under are free, Adults (16 & up) are $15. Annual passes $45 - self-guided tour - http://www.nps.gov/casa/index.htm
City Gates, St. George St. & Colonial Quarter - 33 St. George St. - $6 per K-8 student, $10 per 9-12 student or adult - http://www.colonialquarter.com/experience/
Trolley Stop 23 - Return to Fountian of Youth Park. Trolley runs until 4:30 p.m.
Optional add-ons if time allows:
Pirate & Treasure Museum - 12 S. Castillo Drive (open till 6 p.m.) http://thepiratemuseum.com/
Mission Nombre de Dios and Our Lady of La Leche (21) - 27 Ocean Ave. (open till 5 p.m.) http://missionandshrine.org/
Some of us plan to stay until dark for the Christmas lights. There is a 30 minute trolley tour available for anyone interested. https://www.trolleytours.com/st-augustine/nights-of-lights