Welcome to Best Western Inn of Palatka!
Explore the oldest continuously occupied, European-settled city in the United States -- St Augustine -- your own way! St Augustine is rich with culture and history, and there are several ways to experience it. See the Old Jail, engage in the Oldest Store museum experience, take the Old Town hop-on hop-off trolley around town and educate yourself at the history museum!
A 75 minute walking tour led by Dion Moore, The American Spinner, will guide you through the historic and haunted streets of the Oldest City to hear ghost stories, tall tales, and legends. You will visit the City Gates, Public Burial Grounds, Tolomato Cemetery, the Old Funeral Parlor, Spanish Street, and end up on top an old burial ground at the St George Inn.
This River Safari is among the most exciting fresh water tours that Florida has to offer. Experience the freshwater tributaries along the beautiful and historic St Johns River. Observe various freshwater wildlife and vegetation that include American Alligators, Turtles, Reptiles, West Indian Manatees, Bald Eagles, Blue/Gray Herons, Egrets, Wild Boar, Deer, Cypress Trees, Lily Pads, and other wildlife and vegetation that inhabit the banks of our freshwater rivers and creeks. This tour is approximately 1.5 hour(s) in duration, and include a thrilling ride through parts of Trout Creek, Six Mile Creek, and the Bayard Conservation Area which are all located in the western most side of St. Augustine/St. Johns County.
Ripley’s Red Train is the city’s oldest tour and still the best value! Enjoy a narrated 90-minute Historic tour of St. Augustine with more than 20 convenient stops at attractions, historic sites, restaurants and shopping. Feel free to hop on and off throughout the day as trains stop at each designated location every 20 - 30 minutes from 9am to 5pm.
Take a walk with your ghost host, through the Nation's Oldest City, exploring the most haunted and ancient sites in the continental United States. our tour is a 90 minute stroll of legends, tall tales, and spooky stories, and witness or capture your own real evidence of paranormal sciences most acclaimed hauntings. Our non-scripted tour is suitable for all ages, pet and child friendly, and is sure to please. Join us tonight for the time of your life!
Want to end your work day or work week right? Take a relaxing, 1.5-hour guided sunset dolphin cruise. Kick back and relax with your small group of friends as you cruise the beautiful waterway. As the sun dips beyond the horizon, keep a lookout for pods of Dolphin and other Florida wildlife. Let the colorful sunset ease you into your evening and wash away the cares of the day. Please feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks!