This is Summer Haven beach. It's about 15 minutes south of St. Augustine. We found a cottage on the beach, which took us half a day to find, because after all, it is peak beach season. The great thing about this location is the seclusion. We hate a crowded beach, and this place is perfect because there are only a handful of cottages for several miles. We had it all to ourselves for 6 days.
One evening we drove back up to St. Augustine beach and tried Salt Life Food Shack which had pretty good seafood and drinks. This is a Happy Captain
Ireland and I wanted to visit the dolphins, so we went to Marineland which is only two miles from our cottage. She was pretty excited
I have mixed feelings about places like this. I hate to see wild animals in captivity and can only hope these precious dolphins have more space to live and swim in than what we saw during the experience. Our dolphin was Tomo, and is one of the younger boys there. He was such a sweet boy and seemed happy. I let myself have a good time despite my mixed feelings.
We also took the Old Town Trolley tour of historic St. Augustine. This has to be the most beautiful city I've seen.
Our last day was spent at Ripley's and then the lighthouse, because I just love them
And then to the beach
Our last day felt perfect... I didn't want want to think about leaving, which was strange considering I had been homesick for the previous 2 days.
In the past couple of weeks I haven't crafted very much. Girl Scout season is starting again, so I'm trying to get ready for it. The next post will be about crochet... I have a couple of patterns to share...they were included in a book coming out next month.