Take a Break

By Visit Tallahassee

Getaway Ideas for Spring Break with the Family

Sometimes you just need to take a little break and enjoy some quality time with the family. We invite you to spend your spring break here in Tallahassee. Florida’s Capital City is a filled with fun and exciting things for the entire family to enjoy. 

❤ Here Are Some Favorites Your Family Will Love❤

DoubleTree by Hilton

First things first– you need a great place to stay to enjoy your getaway. The DoubleTree by Hilton is located in the heart of downtown Tallahassee and is just steps from the Florida State Capitol, Leon County Civic Center, restaurants, museums and more. Plus, the pool and sun deck provide a rooftop view of Tallahassee that everyone will love.

Tallahassee Museum

With 52acres of natural wonders, historic buildings, high-flying adventures and animal exhibits, this is no typical museum. Experience native Florida animals in a natural habitat or soar over cypress swamps on zip lines reaching 60’ off the ground with three aerial obstacle courses designed for the whole family.  

Florida Panther

Challenger Learning Center

Explore outer space at the Challenger Learning Center in a space mission simulator, hands-on exhibits, domed planetarium and the area’s largest IMAX movie screen. 

Momo’s Pizza

Kids and adults alike love this local pizzeria, serving “slices as big as your head” and home-brewed craft beer. 

Tallahassee Automobile Museum

Experience more than 170 rare automobiles including three Batmobiles, an 1894 Duryea and the 1860 horse drawn funeral hearse, reported to have carried Abraham Lincoln. 

District 850

Fun for the entire family awaits at District 850. Test your agility on the ropes course, challenge the mind in one of the three escape rooms or indulge in delicious culinary options and happy hour. 

Midtown Reader

A destination for writers and book lovers alike. Midtown Reader is dedicated to diverse cultural events, family fun, and good books making it a welcoming literary space where everyone can read, think, and share. 


Wakulla Springs State Park

Reminiscent of classic Florida vacation spots, Wakulla Springs is home to one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the world. Take a dip into the year-round 70 degree waters, or witness wildlife close-up on daily guided riverboat tours where you’re likely to see alligators, turtles, manatees, deer and an abundance of bird species. 

Hangar 38

Upscale family entertainment center offering bowling, arcade games, food, drinks and more.    

Lofty Pursuits

Watch candy being made by hand using tools from the 1800s, try some homemade ice cream or sample an old-fashioned malt at Lofty Pursuits soda fountain.  

Bradley’s Country Store

This family-owned store, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, has operated at the same location since 1927 and is famous for its homemade sausage and country milled grits, both of which are still made on-site. 


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