Indian Head Acres
Indian Head Acres is conveniently located minutes away from the Florida State Capitol, as well as many stores and restaurants. However, if you’re looking for some peace and quiet, Indian Head Acres has two parks and walking trail with a small creek that runs through the neighborhood.
Killearn is full of trails, parks, and small communities. Minutes away from Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park, you can always find an adventure, exploring the local farmers markets, playing a round of golf on a course that’s home to many professional tournaments, or embracing the numerous other amenities among the thousands of acres that make up Killearn.
Midtown is the area on the north side of Downtown Tallahassee running along Thomasville Road and Monroe Street roughly between Third Avenue on the south boundary and Bradford/Betton Road on the north side. It is a popular local gathering place day to evening, incorporating walkable restaurants, shopping and a nightlife central corridor.
Surrounded by canopy roads and a few quaint lakes, Summerbrooke is a relaxing, family-friendly area.
At Lake Jackson Mound Archaeological State Park you’ll be able to enjoy the outdoors and get a good look at two historic earthen temple mounds. In addition to exploring prehistoric mounds, you can picnic, birdwatch, trail walk, and even see active wildlife. You’ll also be able to take a stroll through some winding nature trails and enjoy lunch outside.
Tallahassee is home to a 23-theatre cinema. You’ll be able to grab a bite, do some shopping and catch your new favorite flick – in 3D or not.
Tallahassee has great food options for the farm-to-table vegan foodie as well. You’ll be able to find organic, all natural, local seasonal produce right in Midtown – all in a refreshingly comfortable setting.
Enjoy the sounds of local musicians from various genres at FSU’s Film x Art x Music Experience, occurring every October. This event pairs vibrant local art with local music. A must-see for the music and art connoisseur.
More than 250 of Florida’s political artifacts and 21 different politically themed rooms are all at Florida’s Historic Capitol Museum. You’ll be able to browse through exhibits, photographs, and even see a restored 1902 Governor’s office.
Florida’s Agricultural and Mechanical University is a beautiful spot for a leisurely, collegiate stroll. FAMU features lots of historical buildings, a crisply tailored lawn, a world famous marching band, and is rated one of the best colleges in the Southeast.
FSU’s Museum of Fine Arts features over 9,000 square feet of exhibition space and over 6,000 objects in its permanent collection. Founded in 1950, this beautifully aged museum is not to be missed.
Tallahassee has quite a few places where you can find a fun, offbeat, quirky meal. From Cuban-spiced pork chops to sake-glazed salmon, Tallahassee has eclectic meals for all.
The Park Ave Historic District features some of Tallahassee’s oldest and most notable buildings. From the Knott House to the Columns House (built in 1830), the Park Ave Historic District contains a total of 27 historic buildings.
Tallahassee has quite a few farm-to-fork cafes. You’ll be able to find a number of delicious locally inspired meals ranging from fresh, home-baked bread to delicious fried eggplant ratatouille.
Constructed in 1843, the Knott House was originally used as Union Brigadier General Edward McCook’s temporary headquarters when he occupied Tallahassee after the Civil War. Shortly after that, the Knott family bought the house and lived in it for 60+ years with William Knott (after whom the house is named) serving the state of Florida for more than forty years.
Tallahassee has a plethora of great burger joints where you’ll be able to find all kinds of burgers. From top-notch grass-fed beef burgers, lamb burgers, turkey burgers or duck burgers. It’s a burger-lover’s heaven.