Nearby Attractions

Click on images below to learn more about the attractions. All attractions are found within fifteen minutes of Summerhouse.

Visiting St. Augustine? Check out for all things to do in and around the area. Restaurants, attractions and much more. connects St. Augustine to the world.

Marineland invites you to join us in creating your own lasting memories of our new dolphin lagoons. Come swim with Marineland’s gentle residents.

sum-nearby-fortFort Matanzas National Monument
Throughout its history, the story of Fort Matanzas has been closely intertwined with that of the city of St. Augustine and the Castillo de San Marcos.

“We appreciate the owner’s attentiveness to our comfort and convenience. It’s a lovely place that feels like home.” – Margie from Anchorage, Alaska

sum-nearby-gatorsSt. Augustine Alligator Farm
Founded in 1893, the St. Augustine Alligator Farm is one of Florida’s oldest zoological attractions. For over a century, it has entertained millions of visitors, lured by the awesome presence of captive reptiles.

sum-nearby-lighthouseSt. Augustine Lighthouse Museum
The Standards for Historic Rehabilitation, make it clear that historic structures must maintain a high degree of historical accuracy. From the width of the steps to the color of the paint on the tin roof are found as it was in the late nineteenth century.

sum-nearby-boardwalkSoutheast Intracoastal Waterway Park
This St. Johns County park shows a beautiful cross section of coastal natural areas with a wide variety of plants and animals that have learned to adapt and survive the harsh coastal environment.

sum-nearby-anestaAnastasia State Park
Come enjoy camping, nature trails, beach time, water sports, and a site where coquina rock was mined to create the Castillo de San Marcos..

sum-nearby-matanzasMatanzas Inlet
Located 14 miles south of St. Augustine and three miles north of Marineland is a fisherman’s paradise. Matanzas Inlet is one of the few remaining “inlets” in northeast Florida not protected by a jetty.

sum-nearby-washington-2Washington Oaks
The Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River provide the natural boundaries for the 389 acres of coastal scenery that comprise Washington Oaks State Gardens. Ocean waves have washed away the sand, exposing coquina rock and creating a picturesque boulder-strewn beach.