Hidden Treasures in Tallahassee
Don't follow the crowd to the main attractions, tour Tallahassee at your own pace, doing what you want to do - not what the tour guides say. Check out our list of out-of-the-way places and lesser-known attractions to see a side of the city you haven't heard about.
Discover a Saturday gem at the Downtown MarketPlace
, Tallahassee's Saturday-only, open-air marketplace. Come join hundreds of the capital city's residents going local for live entertainment, music, arts, fine crafts, farm fresh goodies, and fun activities for all ages. Treasure a day to make new friends, have fun, and shop local.
Address: Downtown Tallahassee, FL - MAP
Naturally, the Apalachicola National Forest
is a Tallahassee treasure. This forest covers 571,088 acres and is home to many scenic lakes, rivers, streams and springs which add up to hours of outdoor recreational fun for everyone. This national treasure is the ideal destination off the beaten trail.
Address: 11152 NW State Route 20, Bristol, FL 32321 - MAP
Phone: (850) 643-2282
Take a detour to the Tallahassee Automobile Museum
, the southeast's finest collection of rare automobiles and unique collectables. Steer your way around all rare automobiles, motorcycles, antique cars, peddle cars, and gems like Lincoln's 1860 Horse-Drawn Hearse or the 1995 Batmobile from the movie Batman Forever.
Address: 6800 Mahan Dr., Tallahassee, FL 32308 - MAP
Phone: (850) 942-0137
Stroll along the streets of the Mission San Luis
Living History Village and National Landmark in Tallahassee. Actors dressed in period costumes bring the past of the Apalachee Indians and the Spanish settlers to life, as their lives and experiences are reenacted through demonstrations of their religioin, military and business.
Address: 2100 W Tennessee St., Tallahassee, FL 32304 - MAP
Phone: (850) 245-6406