72-mile Super Scenic A1A Garage Sale


When the City of St Augustine lights up its holiday tradition with the Nights of Lights, Sallie O’Hara has invited Historic City News readers to stay in town and enjoy the A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway.

The action starts at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, November 19th at any point along the byway you wish to begin. Friends of A1A community site locations will breakdown at 1:00 p.m. — some homeowner participants may continue throughout the day. Raffle drawing will occur at 5:00 p.m. and winners notified immediately.

“Experience the beauty of the 72 mile drive from Ponte Vedra Beach to Flagler Beach,” O’Hara told Historic City News. “Make a day of it and plan to come back to discover the treasures in your own backyard.”

Sellers and participating businesses will make some extra money for the holidays. Shoppers have an opportunity to win one or all of the four $1000 vacation package raffles.

Packages include hotel accommodations, restaurants, attractions, and other amenities from the best of the byway businesses located in Ponte Vedra, St. Augustine, the Hammock, and Flagler Beach. Don’t forget to check out our marinas found at Vilano Beach, Camachee Cove, and Marineland.

By the Numbers:

Number of miles: A1A Byway extends 72 miles from the Duval / St. Johns County line to the Flagler / Volusia County line. Boundaries extend from the Atlantic Ocean to the Intracoastal Waterway.
Number of Stopping Sale Points: 100 +
Number of Community Site Locations: 10 and two more recently added!
Number of Businesses and Vendors: 172 and growing by the hour
Number of Stopping Sale Points: 100 +
Number of Byway Communities with spectacular restaurants and attractions: 15
Number of Volunteers Organizing and Working Event: 50 +
Number of Hours until Start: 24
Number of National, Regional, Local Media Outlets involved: 34 +
Number of social media readers: 596,000 facebook alone
Number of Vacation Raffle Packages: 4
Number of items within packages to win: 34 +

We are a community filled with natural, cultural, recreational, archaeological, scenic and historic attractions.

Aside from the Friends of A1A super scenic vacation raffle packages and the unique treasures to be found like nautical sails, Christmas novelties, fishing tackle, golfing gear, area art and other coastal recreational plunder, you may just chance upon a few nuggets of facts about the byway you did not know.

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