Beautiful St Augustine FL
Oldest City in the US and Incredibly CharmingDave and I had the awesome opportunity to visit St. Augustine Fl recently and take a look at the porches we found in this beautiful historic town. St. Augustine was founded in 1565, by Spanish Admiral Pedro Menendez de Aviles, the state's initial governor.
Aviles named the settlement San Agustin. The reason is rooted in the fact this he had first seen land in Florida just a few days before the feast day of St. Augustine.
According to Wikipedia, this southern city was the capital of Spanish Florida for over 200 years.
Amidst the beauty of its Spanish architecture, Dave and I, being the porch aficionados that we are, found much joy in walking up and down the neighborhood streets admiring their porches. And so, we are happy to share these pictures with you!
Such charm and history in the oldest city in the US
Porches We Love in St AugustineWe only got to spend a few hours one afternoon in this wonderful town but we got to see so many porches. Here we highlight just a few of our favorites!
Don't you love this welcoming front door?Goes to show how curb appeal abounds when paint and fixtures are kept fresh and well maintained.
This porch is one of the most beautiful we saw!
The friendly homeowner shared about the joy her grandchildren have visiting their home - and of the porch parties held there. Oh, we'd love to see!
And around the corner a relaxing dining area
We're guessing this pretty home once was a church
Typical Porch-Lined Streets in St Augustine FL
A typical St. Augustine FL street with pretty porches
Dramatic colors we enjoyed
Ornate porches, lush landscape
More Porches to Enjoy
We love all the details on this porch including the handcrafted trim, the welcoming landscaping and seasonal decor
Beautiful painted brick home boasts of homeowner pride
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