Daytona Speedweeks 2019: Lodging at St Augustine B&B

Daytonacrowd behind barrier cheering Daytona 500 race red and white sports cars on track Speedweeks 2019 is February 9 – 17 this year, so why not combine a vacation stay in St. Augustine with this annual racing event? The oldest city in the U.S. is just an hour away from Daytona Beach and the crowds of visitors at the Daytona International Speedway. When you make your “home base” the Casa de Solana Bed and Breakfast in the heart of St. Augustine’s historic district, you can add North Florida’s coastal attractions, tranquil beaches, museums, dining, and pub crawls to the excitement of NASCAR races.

Whether you favor the thrills of the Monster Energy Cup Series, Xfinity Series, ARCA Racing Series, or Gander Outdoors Truck Series, don’t limit your fun to race cars and trucks. St. Augustine has lots of different kinds of transportation to experience!

  • You can take a scenic daytime cruise or sunset sail on Matanzas Bay or take a high speed airboat safari to see wildlife on the St. John’s River.
  • You can see the city highlights on a Ripley’s Red Train, Old Town Trolley, or from above in a helicopter.
  • Foodies can opt for food and wine or craft beer tasting tours and pub crawls on foot, by roadster, or in a horse-drawn carriage.
  • You can even borrow bicycles from our B&B and explore the centuries-old streets and bayfront!

When you plan a getaway to St. Augustine, you can relax on the beach, visit the wildlife sanctuary at Anastasia State Park, try your luck on the Vilano Beach Fishing Pier, or explore the shops, galleries, and museums in the historic district. You can tour historic landmarks like the Castillo de San Marcos, Lightner Museum, St. Augustine Lighthouse, and Fort Matanzas. Many of these attractions are free or low cost.

When you stay at Casa de Solana, each room and suite in our bed and breakfast is uniquely decorated. Some have fireplace sitting areas, shaded balconies, or outdoor sitting areas. Amenities include complimentary off-site parking, WiFi, robes, beach towels, use of bikes, and more. Every morning begins with a delicious gourmet breakfast featuring local, organic products and a different hot entrée. When guests return to our bed and breakfast in the afternoon, a complimentary social hour with wine and cheese awaits them in the dining room, parlor, or courtyard.

So race to computer and go online to reserve your stay this winter!

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