Perhaps no stretch of highway reaches further into America’s history than the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway. An officially designated American Byway®, the 72 miles of mostly two-lane roadway navigate nature’s beauty, history, and true serenity. The land and waters on either side of the Byway have been part of the sweep of American history, nature, archaeology, and recreation for nearly 500 years.
From the northern boundary of St. John’s County, the Byway bisects the seaside luxury and golf mecca known as Ponte Vedra Beach, and weaves through America’s oldest city, St. Augustine; finally ending at the terminus of Flagler County at a seaside park named for a true folk hero, the Gamble Rogers Memorial Park on Flagler Beach, the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway connects State Parks, National Monuments, stunning beaches, nature trails, boating, fishing, preserves, estuaries and all of America’s diverse people.
Featured Events & News
Friends of a1a scenic & historic coastal byway recognized with the 2018 regional award for excellence in economic development and tourism by northeast Florida regional council. (click image for a larger view)
Kids Ocean Day 2018
May 3, 2019
International Coastal Cleanup
September 21, 2019
8th Annual Spoonbills & Sprockets Cycling Tour
November 3, 2019
4th Annual Golden Ticket Party
November 9, 2019
11th Annual Super Scenic Garage Sale
November 16, 2019
A1A Mobi Tour with National Partner TravelStorys sponsored in part by St. Johns County TDC is now free in your app store!
Download the TravelStorys App and start your adventure!
Pick up our 2018 A1A Scenic Byway Map at Florida Welcome Centers and local businesses!
Join Friends of A1A by Clicking Here
Art aficionados will appreciate the many premier art galleries along the Byway. With nearly 100 different types of venues, visitors can view the art of many genres from international, national and local artists, much of it featuring nature, aquatics and Florida’s environment. Mediums include oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings; wood, stone, marble and granite sculptures; ceramic and clay pottery; black and white and color photographs; hand-blown glass, handmade jewelry, various textiles, and many other imaginative creations. Public art along the Byway includes colorful mosaics, sculptures, and statues.
Please consider renewing your membership. Memberships support our mission to protect, preserve, promote and enhance A1A. THANK YOU!
Donations may be made online by clicking the donate button below OR send to:
Friends of A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway
2175 Mizell Rd., St. Augustine, FL 32080
For your visiting guests, stock up on our A1A Map Brochures and rack cards found in our area
visitor information centers, business supporters, and Chambers or give us a call: 904-425-8055.
A Copy of the Official Registration and Financial Information May Be Obtained from The Division of Consumer Services by Calling Toll-Free Within the State. Registration Does Not Imply Endorsement, Approval, Or Recommendation by The State.