Atlantic Treasures near Crescent Beach Rentals
Crescent Beach, Florida is a small region set near St. Augustine. Crescent Beach rentals allow you a quiet stay outside of the oldest Florida city. It is an area known for its pirate history and shopping experiences. Traveling from Crescent Beach vacation rentals, you can reach St. Augustine in less than a half hour.
Ahoy Pirates at Crescent Beach Vacation Rentals
St. Augustine and the Crescent Beach regions are notable for two reasons. Juan Ponce de Leon landed close by the Crescent Beach vacation rentals you will be enjoying on your vacation. He was in search of the Fountain of Youth. Secondly, during the 16th and 17th centuries, St. Augustine was constantly pillaged by pirates on their way to and from the Caribbean. Your Crescent Beach condos may well be built near sites of pirate landings. The military was brought in to help secure the land, building Castillo de San Marcos in St. Augustine in hopes of preventing more pirate activity. After visiting the Castillo, you can drive back to your Crescent Beach rentals for an alfresco dinner or an evening stroll on the beach.
Crescent Beach condos are a bit of a drive from Old City in St. Augustine. Despite this little drive, you will want to experience what the city has to offer. In recent years, renovations have improved the area, bringing back the grandeur it once had in Spanish Colonial times. Your Crescent Beach vacation rentals may supply a kitchen but consider eating a meal in the Old City to get a taste of Spanish cuisine.
Museums of History by Crescent Beach Rentals
Spanish heritage is very prevalent by Crescent Beach rentals. To learn more about the culture and life of the Spanish settlers, you have the opportunity to visit the Dow Museum of Historic Houses, Potter’s Wax Museum, and the Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse. You can spend the day going through the Spanish Military Hospital Museum. Before heading out to the museums, which open around 10 a.m., consider spending your morning at your Crescent Beach condos watching the sunrise.
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