Your Guide to St. Johns County

September 25th, 2019

Between the resort-style pool, lazy river, miles of trails and community programming, you don’t need to leave Shearwater to have a great time. But, just around the corner, you’ll find so much more fun to be had just minutes from the community. St. Johns County and the surrounding area is a wonderful place to be, with delicious restaurants, exciting adventures and gorgeous scenery. Here’s your guide to the area surrounding Shearwater, so you can get started exploring everything St. Johns County has to offer!

Family-Friendly Locations

Whether you have boisterous teenagers or toddling youngsters in your life, there’s plenty for the entire family to enjoy around Shearwater. The MOSH Museum is a local favorite, filled with hands-on science and history exhibits that encourage kids to learn in a fun and exciting way. If you have an animal lover, then a visit to the St. Augustine Alligator Farm and Zoological Park is a must – it’s the only place in the world that has all 24 species of crocodiles in one place! You’ll also find lemurs, Komodo dragons and exotic birds, along with a zipline across seven acres of exhibits.

Living in sunny Florida, a trip to the beach is always a must. There’s many to choose from, but Mickler’s Landing is a local favorite that’s great for kids and kids-at-heart. There are seashells and shark teeth to hunt for, a boardwalk that allows wheelchair and stroller access, plus bathroom facilities and showers onsite.

Adults Only

Date night, girls’ weekend or guys’ night out – no matter who you’re with, there’s tons of options for some grownup fun! Meet up at Brewz and sample their huge selection of locally brewed beer on tap while you enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and play games like cornhole or bingo. For a more romantic evening, head to Corazon Cinema and Café to dine on delicious food and sip on champagne as you snuggle up with your sweetie to watch a movie. Or, visit the Massage Green Spa and feel your stress melt away with a massage, facial or trip to the sauna – or all three!

Shearwater is conveniently located near not only tons of entertainment opportunities, but also great schools and employment hubs. To learn more about this new home community in St. Johns County, schedule a tour to see it all firsthand and join our Interest List to receive all the latest news and updates.