St. Augustine for the Shopping?

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St. Augustine for the Shopping?

St. Augustine for the Shopping?

St. Augustine for the Shopping?

You’ve come to the right place!

Whether your shopping excursion is just for the pleasure of finding an unexpected purchase, or a serious endeavor to find a special gift, the Old City will make you feel like a time traveler.

St. Augustine is known for quaint specialty shops, vintage treasures, French and English antiques and art galleries, but it’s also a 21st century city with a selection of contemporary jewelry, clothing and furnishings for your home.

SA_Shopping_article1Within a short distance of the central Plaza, galleries display original paintings, prints, sculpture and photography. Expect to see unique selections of works by established and emerging artists every time you open a door. If you need some refreshment while you shop, there are sidewalk cafes and restaurants on nearly every street.

St. George Street is blissfully free of vehicle traffic and has shops in old buildings with quaint second stories that extend out over the street. The city’s oldest locally owned clothing store, the H.W. Davis Co., founded in 1894, offers select ladies’ and men’s sportswear with labels you will recognize. Nearby in the Casa Del Hidalgo courtyard at Hypolita Street, St. Augustine Photographic Art Gallery can now reproduce your photos on ceramic tiles as well as on large format canvas print.

SA_Shopping_article4On Aviles Street, the oldest thoroughfare in the city, you can spend hours strolling in and out of galleries, boutiques and historic sites. When you need a break, relax at the wine bar or have a homemade dessert at a sidewalk café.

Toward the beach along A1A there are stores with the latest swimwear and outdoor sports equipment, and ifSA_Shopping_article5 you like shopping familiar brands at bargain prices, the outlet malls are just a short drive away.

One of the best rewards of shopping is finding a unique gift or a perfect memento of your trip. And if you find something extraordinary, many of our shops will ship it home for you.

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