Hispanic Heritage Sites in Tallahassee

By Visit Tallahassee

Celebrate Tallahassee’s rich local Hispanic culture by visiting these sites and supporting Hispanic-owned businesses in our community!

Hernando de Soto State Archaeological Site 

Did you know the first Christmas in North America is said to have been celebrated in present-day Tallahassee? Visit Spanish conquistador Hernando de Soto and his expedition’s Winter Encampment located at the Governor Martin House.

Mission San Luis

See history come alive in immersive experiences, hands-on exhibits, re-creations of period buildings, and archaeological excavations at the only reconstructed Spanish mission in Florida. The site was the capital of the western missions in La Florida from 1656 to 1704 and was home to 1,500 Spanish and Apalachee Indian residents. The council house is the largest historic Indian building in the Southeast!

Pine basket making

Via Brazil Cafe & Market

Come visit Via Brazil Cafe & Market and shop authentic Brazilian food and produce – right here in Tallahassee!


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