Last Updated on December 3, 2023

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Are you planning a visit from Orlando to St. Augustine? These are two of Florida’s major cities and are both well known for different reasons.

Orlando is the Theme Park Capital of the World, being home to Walt Disney World resorts and Universal Orlando Resort, while Saint Augustine is known for its rich history and being the oldest city in the United States.

I love visiting Orlando because it’s centrally located in Florida and just an hour from the Atlantic Coast.  And just an hour and a half from St. Augustine. 

Because these two cities are so close, they’re easily put together for one road trip during your visit to Florida. And the route between them is pretty straightforward, so it’s easy enough even for travelers.

In this post, I’ll cover how to best get between these two destinations, the distance, and a few stops to make along the way.

Orlando Florida citsycape at night with bright traffic lights

 

 

morning traffic on Orlando Florida freeway

 

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cars passing through the toll road entrance in Florida

 

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Photo credit – Planet Obstacle

colorful playground and kids playing aty planet obstacle orlando
beautiful sunrise over the bridge in Navarre Beach FL
Daytona beach road entrance with cars on the freeway

 

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a wide pathway with plants and trees at Washington Oaks Gardens State Park
view of the Rocket Garden at Kennedy Space Center

 

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Boardwalk in Henderson Beach State Park

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Drinking at Icon Park Orlando

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