Explore Captivating St. Augustine

Visit St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States, showcasing rich history and the warm Florida sunshine. Discover the wonders of this remarkable destination, renowned for its sandy beaches, awe-inspiring architecture, and profound influence on our nation’s heritage. Historic Tours of America invites you to embark on a journey through time, immersing yourself in the stories and treasures that have shaped St. Augustine into the vibrant city it is today.

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Discover St. Augustine's Hidden Gems

Climb aboard Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine, and let us be your guide to the Ancient City’s wonders. Our immersive 90-minute tour takes you on a captivating adventure, from the site where Ponce de Leon first set foot ashore to unique attractions like the renowned Alligator Farm. With the freedom to hop on and off the trolley at your leisure, you can delve deeper into the city’s hidden gems and linger at your favorite stops.

Hop aboard one of our trolleys and you’ll experience Transportainment®, a delightful combination of transportation and entertainment.

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Our knowledgeable and entertaining local conductors are the heart and soul of the tour. Drawing from their passion for history and a knack for storytelling, they bring St. Augustine’s rich heritage to life. Discover the tales of the city’s first settlers, experience the enduring Spanish influence that permeates its streets, and marvel at iconic landmarks like the formidable Castillo de San Marcos Fort—the oldest European fort of its kind still standing. From the architectural marvels of The Ponce de Leon Hotel, now Flagler College, to the charm of the oldest wooden schoolhouse, every corner of St. Augustine holds a story waiting to be told.

We not only celebrate St. Augustine's past but also work tirelessly to preserve its landmarks for future generations

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At Historic Tours of America, we recognize the importance of safeguarding these cultural treasures, ensuring that they continue to inspire and educate. By choosing our tours, you become a part of our mission to support the local community and preserve the historical fabric of this extraordinary city.

Embark on a spine-chilling journey through the shadowy realms of St. Augustine’s haunted history with Ghosts & Gravestones Tours. Step aboard the Trolley of the Doomed and prepare to be captivated by your Ghost Host’s mesmerizing tales of misfortune and paranormal encounters. As the ancient city unfolds before you, you’ll discover the secrets of Tolomato Cemetery, where apparitions roam the sacred grounds long after nightfall. Keep a watchful eye while passing the old City Gates, as the spirit of young Elizabeth, a victim of yellow fever, may wave from beyond. Experience an up-close encounter with the town’s most haunted building, the infamous Old Jail. This eerie site, listed on the Florida and National Register of Haunted Places, has witnessed countless documented paranormal activities. Uncover all these mysteries and more.

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Join us in St. Augustine, where history comes alive and unforgettable memories are made. Experience the magic of this timeless destination, from the sun-drenched beaches to the awe-inspiring monuments, and uncover the secrets that have shaped St. Augustine’s place in American history. Historic Tours of America is honored to showcase the beauty and significance of St. Augustine, and we invite you to be a part of this extraordinary journey.

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Choose Your Tickets

Whether you’re just breezing through or enjoying an extended stay, we’ve got several options to choose from to help you maximize your time in St. Augustine and still see the best first!

1-Day Trolley

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  • 1 day of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Hop On & Off at 22 Old Town Trolley Stops
  • Open air sightseeing perfect for taking pictures
  • FREE Admission to St. Augustine History Museum
  • FREE Beach Shuttle to Alligator Farm and the Beach
  • Complimentary hotel shuttle service

2-Day Trolley

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  • 2 consecutive days of free unlimited re-boarding
  • Hop On & Off at 22 Old Town Trolley Stops
  • Open air sightseeing perfect for taking pictures
  • FREE Admission to St. Augustine History Museum
  • FREE Beach Shuttle to Alligator Farm and the Beach
  • Complimentary hotel shuttle service

The Old Jail After Dark

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  • Participate in an actual paranormal investigation with our expert guides
  • Get hands-on with the latest ghost hunting equipment
  • Learn the darker side of the Old Jail and the spirits that refused to move on
  • Maximum group size of 12 people per investigation
  • As seen on Ghost Hunters and Kindred Spirits

Ghosts & Gravestones

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  • Explore the darker side of the Nation’s Oldest City
  • Hear accounts of long gone residents still seen in numerous locations
  • Discover the secrets of the Tolomato Cemetery
  • Bring your camera and potentially capture something unworldly through the Old Jail’s famous and ominous windows
  • Exclusive nighttime experience inside of Potter’s Wax Museum’s Chamber of Horrors
  • Visit Cromwell’s Parlour of Paranormal Curiosities

Ghost Town Trolley Tour

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  • Drive by and hear of St. Augustine’s most haunted sites including the Old Jail, City Gates, and Huguenot Cemetery.
  • Live narrated tour by our talented Ghost Hosts.
  • Stories come from years of research, personal accounts and real-life paranormal experiences.
  • Open-air trolleys, perfect for taking pictures.

Potter’s Wax Museum

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  • Home to more than 160 different wax figures
  • Collection includes people who’ve played an important part in history
  • Offers an entertaining time for adults and children of all ages
  • Stand next to Tiger Woods, Jack Sparrow, Elvis and Harry Potter
  • See Princess Diana, Ponce de Leon and many of Potter's original figures

The Old Jail

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  • Take a tour of the maximum security cells
  • Meet Sheriff Joe Perry who’ll fill you in on how executions were held in the gallows
  • Take a walk through the men’s and women’s cells
  • See where the warden and his family lived just footsteps away

St. Augustine History Museum

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  • Visit our Spanish sunken treasure room
  • Explore how St. Augustine and Florida grew under the Spanish
  • Hear stories about Indians, Spanish Galleons and Pirates of the Revolutionary War
  • More than 400 years of history is on display

Oldest Store Museum Experience

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  • See the very latest inventions for turn-of-the-century living
  • Meet the proprietor, Mr. C.F. Hamblen
  • Step back in time and discover the best time-saving miracles from 1900
  • Live actors! Over 100,000 essential items!


Step Back in Time and Explore St. Augustine Culture

Groups, Charters & Weddings

Plan an unforgettable experience for your group event with Historic Tours of America.

Groups & Charters

  • Enjoy discounted rates
  • Custom design your rental
  • Private tour guide provided for charters
  • Combine a rental with attractions


  • Bring your guests to your event on time
  • Ride in classic St. Augustine style
  • Personalize your trolley ride
  • Be treated to a red-carpet experience!

Hometown Pass

Locals receive Free Admission!

Included* with Your St. Augustine Hometown Pass:

  • Old Town Trolley Tours
  • The Old Jail
  • St. Augustine History Museum
  • Oldest Store Museum Experience
  • Potter’s Wax Museum
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Our Free Hometown Pass is the best way to entertain visiting friends and family!

All residents of St. Johns County can take advantage of some of our tours and attractions for FREE when accompanied by an adult full-fare paid guest.* It’s Simple, Fast & Best of all… Free!

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