Oh my! This was not what I expected. Silly us, we thought we were going to "the fort" you are supposed to visit in St Augustine if you are a tourist, but it is not "that fort". That said, I loved this little fort and...More
About Fort Matanzas National Monument
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You can't visit St. Augustine without visiting the Fort. It's a must. If you're over 60 be sure to take your Park Pass or $$ savings.
We went to see the Fort on a nice sunny day. The short ferry ride was pleasant. There are some stairs to climb to get up to the look-out point but the view was worth the climb.
Amazingly well preserved ! And the National Park Service does an excellent job of making it readily assessable to the visitor...Many displays which depicts the daily life of a soldier at the fort through various time periods of history. We got to see a cannon...More
We were very pleasantly surprised that we were ferried over to the old fort. It made the trip special for us. The fort itself is interesting, although not as easily accessible for some. There are a lot of stairs to climb, and a very steep...More
I have visited the fort 2-3 times. I do wish there were guided tours.....maybe there is one and I'm just ill informed. If you're at Medicare age, buy a $10 National Park pass at the entry and take everyone along with you for free!