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Tallahassee- Sunshine State’s finest
Florida’s beautiful capital city, Tallahassee, contains supreme natural wonders and opportunities for exciting adventures, as well as a rich history. Appreciators of the arts can enjoy the public sculptures and murals, along with galleries that mirror the city’s history. Those who seek more of an adrenaline rush can paddle down nearby rivers, cycle along road routes, or hike the wildlife trails. After dark, bars, restaurants, and social scenes populate. You can enjoy an exhilarating night out at local clubs, concerts, or performing arts venues. An abundance of hotels and bed and breakfasts to choose from can help make your stay in Tallahassee, Florida enjoyable.
Florida’s Rich History
The city’s museums showcase the state’s history from time periods as far as back as the 1500s, illustrating the story of Florida’s origins. From the settlements of the Europeans and early interactions with native cultures to the state’s adoption and humble beginnings as a United States territory, both the Museum of Florida History and the Tallahassee Museum display a diverse range of historical exhibits. You can also explore Mission San Luis de Apalachee, a Spanish/Franciscan mission that was constructed in 1633 and today showcases artefacts from Florida’s settlement from the years 1656 through 1704. As you make your way across the grounds, you’ll find men and women dressed in period costumes re-enacting the lives of the early Spanish settlers. Auto enthusiasts will appreciate the vast array of vehicles on display at the Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum, which has more than 150 historic and rare automobiles, including Abraham Lincoln’s hearse and a Ford Model T.
After Sunset Entertainment
Tallahassee is home to a number of after-hour clubs where you can find tasty craft beer, delicious local food, and vibrant nightlife. Within Tallahassee’s two neighbourhood hotspots of Downtown (Gaines Street) and Midtown, you are certain to hear the sounds of live music, clinking of mugs, and laughter filling the atmosphere. Whether you enjoy the blues, hip hop, or country music, there is always live entertainment to be found somewhere across Tallahassee that will please listeners of all preferences. You can unwind with a performance at a blues bar, enjoy the sounds of steel drums and a tropical drink at an island-themed eatery, or even kick back a beer in one of the city’s Irish pubs. Live performances are often held at the Donald L. Tucker Civic Center, bringing famous musicians, comedians, and other star performers to the area for their nationwide tours. A number of hotels are located within close proximity to the venue, and public transportation is also available. Capital City Amphitheater, an outdoor venue that seats up to 3,500, is another premier destination for catching live performances.
Entertainment isn’t solely restricted to after-hours fun in Florida’s capital city. In fact, the year-round warmth and sunshine create ideal conditions for scenic walks, photographing opportunities, and incredible adventures. One destination for outdoor lovers to visit is Apalachicola National Forest, which is home to bountiful birding and wildlife viewing areas. The park is removed from the hotels, shops, and other busy areas in the city, but is just a short drive from Downtown Tallahassee, FL. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even fish or kayak along the small creeks that feed into the Apalachicola River, and try your hand at catching a native ladyfish, speckled trout, or catfish. Just beware of the alligators, as they do inhabit the swamps and other nearby bodies of water. Another point of interest for nature enthusiasts is Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, which offers pavilions that are perfect for picnicking with the entire family, as well as a lake and playgrounds. The state park also has over five miles of hiking and bike trails surrounded by lush Floridian foliage.
Local Restaurants & Shops
With menus that vary widely, there are plenty of opportunities for diners of all preferences to find something delicious while dining in the capital city’s restaurants. Bars and grills in which you can grab a burger, sandwich, or other types of American fare are among some of the most common choices throughout the city. Several of the area’s eateries are also recognized for their traditional southern food, including cornbread, fried chicken, and hush puppies. A number of seafood eateries can also be found throughout the area, where you can enjoy fresh-caught cuisine like oysters, grouper sandwiches, crabs, and clams. Not only is Tallahassee home to a wide range of restaurants, but it also has an array of shops that draw in customers for their unique clothes, items, and discounts. Eclectic boutiques fill the Downtown area, and in the Governor’s Square shopping centre you’ll find clothing retailers and department stores. The Market District is another shopping hotspot, with more than 50 specialty stores, including gourmet and natural foods stores, gift shops, and décor outlets.
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