Here’s a way, ladies, to give yourself a gift while buying things for everyone else. Plan a shopping trip to St. Augustine. Stay Friday & Saturday at regular rate and add Thursday or Sunday for just $99 more, any room! Victoria’s Room usually $249, just $99! Catherine’s Room $229, just $99; Rachel $159 just $99; and so on!
As for the shopping, here are just a few places to explore that will help keep you busy for three days!
Photos on Canvas at www.raydominey.com/#/page/home
Bouvier Maps & Prints on Aviles Street (A place to explore hard-to-find antique maps, prints and books, including old city maps, road maps, battle plans, railroad and geological maps, nautical charts and maps dating back to the 1500s. Also, antique botanical, bird and fish prints and other unique gifts that you won’t find anywhere else!)
Metalartz Gallery on Hypolita represents more than 60 local, regional, and national artists in a variety of mediums featuring steel and copper sculpture; hand blown glass art, acrylic, oil and watercolor canvas; mosaics; handcrafted crystal; seaglass; glass; and silver jewelry. www.metalartz.moonfruit.com
Spice & Tea Exchange on Hypolita //www.spiceandtea.com
59 flavors at 59 Cuna Street’s Pop-N-Off gourmet popcorn shop www.popnoff.com
Scents of St. Augustine www.scentsofstaugustine.com
Yankee Candle Company on State Road 16 www.yankeecandle.com/home2
85 stores at the Premium Outlet Mall at State Road 16 and Interstate 95. Ann Taylor Factory Store, Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, Calvin Klein, Coach, Converse, Gap Outlet, J.Crew, Movado, Nike, Polo Ralph Lauren, Reebok, Tommy Bahama, Tommy Hilfiger and many more. www.premiumoutlets.com/outlets
Filthy Rich combines the Golden Age of Hollywood and Jackie Kennedy jewelry lines with that of modern day celebrity like Jennifer Lopez, Katie Holmes, Jennifer Anniston, Paris Hilton, and dozens more. www.filthyrichofstaug.com
Artistic wire, beads and spacers, closures, crimps, and posts and ear wires at The Bead Chick on San Marco Ave www.thebeadchick.com/index.php
Bath Junkie on the corner of Spanish and Hypolita www.bathjunkie.com/store/st-augustine-fl/
The Gifted Cork on Hypolita www.thegiftedcork.com
San Sebastian Winery on King Street www.sansebastianwinery.com
Alternatively, just spend a cozy and leisurely weekend around the Inn, meander around town watching everyone else shopping, taking comfort in the fact that your shopping is already done because you decided to give to your favorite people a Bayfront Westcott House gift certificate! www.westcotthouse.com/promotions/10-discount-on-gift-certificates.htm