10 of the Oldest Cities in the United States

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St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine, Florida was founded in 1565 by Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles, an explorer from Spain and this is the oldest city in the U.S. 

Today’s tourists can visit attractions from different periods of the city’s history, from archaeological digs that discovered Native American artifacts to a well-preserved Spanish fort. Additionally, St. Augustine can be the perfect vacation for families, and especially for young kids. 

If you visit this place, you can see the Castillo de San Marcos – it was recognized in 1924 as a national monument and is considered the oldest fortress of the United States; the Lightner Museum, the Colonial Quarter, Sf. Augustin Lighthouse & Maritime Museum and more.

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  1. Ruthanne Jenkins says

    Couldn’t see the list

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