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Welcome to Tallahassee
Tallahassee is the state capital of Florida and a multicultural Southern city renowned for its rolling hills, plantation homes, oak-canopied roads and impeccable manners. As well as being home to the world-renowned Florida State University and the New Capitol Building, it has a historic heart, with a 10-block district that preserves the gracious old homes and boasts many historic restaurants, inns, museums, parks and art galleries that make it a real city of culture.
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Governors Inn is the perfect place for any guest looking to be staying in a hotel in the heart of Tallahassee. The inn is just 10 minutes from both the New Capitol building and Tallahassee Centre, meaning this hotel gives you easy access to all the main attractions Tallahassee has to offer.
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Things to do on Tallahassee holidays
Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum
This plantation belonged to Virginia native Catherine Murat, a descendant of George Washington and the wife of a French nobleman called Achille Murat. She lived here from 1854 to 1867 along with 25 slaves who worked in the cotton fields and provided skilled labour elsewhere on the plantation.
Black Archives Research Center & Museum
Camp Gordon Johnson WWII Museum
This once operational training facility for troops during WWII is now a museum that has more than 5,000 sq. ft of photos, memorabilia, amphibious vehicles and films documenting the activity during that time.
Cape St. George Light & Museum
Florida Historic Capitol Museum
Tallahassee Automobile Museum
Culture, arts & crafts
Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra
22nd Floor of the Capitol Observatory and Gallery
If you want to see Tallahassee from a different perspective then this 22nd floor observatory gives you panoramic views of the city. There’s also a gallery with works by a number of Florida’s most prominent artists.
Capitol Complex Galleries
Railroad Square Art Park
The Railroad Square Art Park is home to more than 50 artist studios, galleries and small shops, making this the perfect spot to browse for gifts and souvenirs and get a feel for the local arts scene.
Monticello Opera House
The Tallahassee Ballet
Beaches, surfing, parks & river cruises
Apalachee Regional Park
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park
Health, wellness & spa tourism
Axios Salt Spa and Juice Bar
When all that hiking and cycling has taken it out of you, head along to the Axios Salt Spa where you can enjoy massage therapy, halotherapy (dry salt), facials and a range of other relaxing and rejuvenating treatments.
Better Living Day Spa
Tom Brown Park
Tallahassee Rock Gym
Rock climbing is one of the fastest growing sports in the area, and after scrambling around on the gym’s 32-feet high rock wall for a few minutes, you’ll soon see why. There’s a challenge for everyone from beginners to experienced climbers at this gym.