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Get out of the city and explore some of Tallahassee’s best trails. We’re highlighting 10 of our personal favorites, but there are even more to explore at Trailahassee.com. You can search by terrain, activity, skill level, and more, so finding the path to the perfect getaway is only a few clicks away.

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Florida Vietnam Veterans' Memorial

Florida Vietnam Veterans

Florida Vietnam Veterans' Memorial

Moument features 40-foot American flag suspened between twin granite towers bearing the names of Florida's Vietnam casualties and soilders missing…

intersection of N. Monroe St and Apalachee Pkwy, across from the Historic Capitol
Tallahassee FL

FSU Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

FSU Institute on WWII and the Human Experience

A part of the FSU Department of History, The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience has a…

113 Collegiate Loop
Tallahassee FL 32306

Florida State University

Florida State University

Florida State University

Florida State University (FSU) is a public, fully accredited, coeducational research institution with an international reputation in the sciences and…

600 W. College Avenue
Tallahassee FL 32306
(850)644-525

Challenger Learning Center / IMAX Theatre and Planetarium

Challenger Learning Center / IMAX Theatre and Planetarium

Challenger Learning Center / IMAX Theatre and Planetarium

The Challenger Learning Center is the area’s premier “edu-tainment” destination located in downtown Tallahassee. The Challenger Learning Center (CLC) features…

200 South Duval Street
FL 32301
(850) 645-7827

Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours

Tallahassee Segway Tours provides guided tours of local area sights and attractions on Segway i2 SE Personal Transporters. These self-balancing,…

1500 S Monroe St
Tallahassee FL 32301
850.385.6376

Knott House Museum

Knott House Museum

Knott House Museum

Built in 1843, this historical home is the former residence of state official William Knott and his wife, Luella. In…

301 E. Park Ave.
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 922-2459

Frenchtown

Frenchtown

Bounded approximately by Tennessee Street, Alabama Street, Woodward Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Frenchtown is Tallahassee’s best-known black…

N Macomb St & W Virginia St
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 513-9981

Mission San Luis

Mission San Luis

Mission San Luis

See history come alive through costumed living history, hands-on exhibits, re-creations of period buildings and archaeological excavations at the only…

2100 West Tennessee St.
Tallahassee FL 32304
(850) 245-6406

Union Bank Museum

Union Bank Museum

Union Bank Museum

Florida’s oldest surviving bank building that reopened after the Civil War as the Freedom Savings and Trust Company for emancipated…

219 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee FL 32301
(850) 561-2603

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Bellevue Plantation at Tallahassee Museum

Catherine Murat, born a Virginian, moved to Florida with her parents where she met and married a Frenchman, Achille Murat. …

3945 Museum Drive
Tallahassee FL 32310
(850) 575-8684

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