Elkton is a small village in Florida, about an hour south of Jacksonville. It is the ideal destination for those who are looking for a peaceful stay, like the outdoors, want to spend time on the beach, but would also like to be near a city.
Elkton is located near a number of destinations that are ideal for outdoor activities. St. Johns River is the place to go for fishing and boating, but snorkeling, swimming, and canoeing are also popular along the river. Matanzas State Forest is perfect for camping and hiking, and, of course, there are the typical beach activities at the Sint Augustine beaches.
Other attractions and activities near Elkton include the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum (it even has a ghost tour!), the oldest masonry fort in the continental United States, known as Castillo de San Marcos, and the Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth.
Elkton hotels can be found near the beach in St. Augustine, next to St. Johns River, or anywhere in between. If you have a car available, you can drive to the different attractions in the region and experience more of what the Elkton area has to offer.
The 3-star hotel Quality Inn Elkton - St. Augustine South is located right between Elkton and St. Augustine. The hotel offers free breakfast, free parking, free WiFi, outdoor swimming pool, and allows pets. The hotel rooms have airconditioning, microwaves, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guest reviews highly appreciate the customer service.
Next to St. Johns River, you 2will find River House Holiday Home 6, with free parking, airconditioning, kitchen, six bedrooms, free WiFi, washers and dryers, and coffee makers.
Castillo Real is located right next to St. Augustine Beach and a boulevard filled with restaurants, shops, and cafes. The hotel has an excellent 4.4 out of 5 star rating, and guest reviews enjoy the clean rooms and customer service. Castillo Real has free parking, free WiFi, restaurant, airconditioning, fitness center, spa tub, sauna, and outdoor swimming pool.
The 3-star Courtyard by Marriott St. Augustine Beach is located at the same boulevard and features an outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, free WiFi, restaurant, airconditioning, and TVs with Netflix.
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Saint Augustine North is located near the highway. Perfect for accessibility and if you want to explore the surroundings more. The hotel receives a wonderful star rating from guests, and reviews focus on the clean hotel rooms and customer service. The hotel has free WiFi, free breakfast, free parking, indoor pool, front desk with multilingual staff, fitness center, and hotel rooms with microwaves, refrigerators, free WiFi, bathtubs, free toiletries and free bottled water.
Elkton is perfectly situated for travelers who are coming in by plane. There are no less than four airports at a driving distance from Elkton.
Northeast Florida Regional Airport is located at only 25 minutes from Elkton, but most travelers will arrive at one of the nearby international airports. Daytona Beach International Airports is the nearest international airport, at a 55-minute ride from Elkton. Then, there is Jacksonville International Airport, at a one-hour distance. Orlando International Airport is the farthest of the three international airports, but you will be sure to see a lot of Florida on your way to Elkton.