All aboard for Ripley’s famous Red Train Tours, St. Augustine’s original sightseeing train tour. This step-on, step-off tour line has over 20 convenient stops throughout the city highlighting the most famous attractions, historic sites, restaurants, and shopping opportunities all throughout the nation’s oldest city. This train tour company has been going strong since 1953, boasting a history as colorful as the train itself. The company came about after the Great St. Augustine Trailer Train Wars, the company bought by Ripley’s in 2004. Learn the history of the yellow, blue, black, and finally red colored trains that have delighted and educated visitors for over 60 years now before you embark on you very own city tour!
With Ripley’s Red Train you can choose to use the bus as transportation around the city at your own pace (you can even buy up to three day passes) or take an 80-90 minute fully-narrated historic tour, an amazing open-air sightseeing opportunity that stretches over seven miles and includes over 22 city locations. The tours start every 15-20 minutes at each location and runs as early as 8 am and as late as 5 pm. See some of the oldest and most popular attractions in St. Augustine, including such places as Castillo, the City Plaza, Spanish Quarter, Fountain of Youth Archaeological Site, the Old Sugar Mill, the Old Jail, and even the Dow Museum. If you are in for more of an after-dark delight stay later for a special Ghost Train Adventure, a spooky sightseeing take on the city. Enjoy the highly-skilled drivers and friendly staff as you take "the best tour the city has to offer"!