The Villages Day Trips: Why You’ll Want to Visit St. Augustine, FL

With year-round sunshine and subtropical weather, Florida is a prime state for retirement! That’s why one of the fastest growing retirement communities in the nation can be found in Central Florida. The Villages, a fun and affordable active adults community, creates a warm and secure environment for retirees to unwind, stay active, and explore the beautiful state of Flordia. One activity they schedule regularly are day trips to various destinations throughout the state, including St. Augustine! If you’re a resident of the community and searching for something fun to do, here are some upcoming The Villages day trips that you surely won’t want to miss. You can also find more fun things to do in St. Augustine by requesting a free copy of our Vacation Guide!

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The Villages Day Trips to St. Augustine That You’ll Love

Adventure awaits! Here are just a few upcoming St. Augustine day trips that you’ll want to make reservations for immediately. Also, don’t forget to check The Villages tours calendar regularly to find even more excursions to St. Augustine and other beloved Florida destinations.

Nights of Lights at St. Augustine (December 3rd, 6th, and 7th, 2018)

The Nights of Lights is St. Augustine’s premier holiday event and features over three million dazzling lights throughout the city. During the Nights of Lights Day Trip, you’ll have the opportunity to tour this spectacular Christmas lights display and get yourself into the holiday spirit. You’ll arrive early enough to enjoy a late lunch or early dinner before embarking on the Old Town Trolley Tours for an epic tour of the Nights of Lights. You’ll also have time to explore the historic district, go shopping, or grab a drink or hot chocolate!

The day trip is $55-$57 per person and reservations must be made in advance!

The Villages Travel Planning

One perk of living at The Villages is their travel planning service! If you’d like to customize your own visit to St. Augustine, all you have to do is fill out a 2-minute questionaire about where you’d like to visit and things you’d like to do while you’re there. Then all you have to do is sit back and relax while The Village’s travel planning team creates an ideal itinerary just for you! They’ll also be sure to keep your trip to St. Augustine within your budget. How cool is that? Once you’re happy with your itinerary, you’ll be on your way and can rest easy knowing all the logistics and bookings are taken care of.

Specify That You’d Like to Stay With Us at the Victorian Inn

The bed in the Colonial RoomIf you’re planning a St. Augustine getaway from The Villages, be sure to let your travel planners know that you’d like to stay with us at the Victorian House Bed and Breakfast. Our historic and romantic inn is perfectly situated in the heart of the historic district and between two of the oldest streets in the city. That way, you know you’ll be right in the center of all the fun! We also provide our guests with luxury amenities and a variety of perks within an elegant and inviting setting, including a delicious homemade breakfast prepared fresh each morning.

For quick and romantic St. Augustine getaways, we suggest our beautiful Colonial Room. Inspired by billowing palm trees and sail mists, this warm and sophisticated guest room provides its guests with everything they need for a memorable getaway including gorgeous decor, an electric fireplace, a private bathroom, and more.  

Book your favorite room with us today and don’t forget to take a look at our incredible specials and packages to find out how you can enjoy more for less!