in Tallahassee, FL
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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.
Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens Park
3450 Thomasville Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32312 Directions
The Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens Park invites visitors to travel across 1,076 acres of outdoor paradise and attractions, loaded with something for everyone. Nature lovers hang out at the park's famous ornamental gardens, and recreation like boating, swimming and fishing on Lake Overstreet is popular. Also, hikers, bikers and joggers can hit the multipurpose trails for a refreshing excursion through nature.
Apalachicola National Forest
11152 NW State
Bristol, FL 32321 Directions
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.
Goodwood Museum & Gardens
1600 Miccosukee Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32308 Directions
The Goodwood Museum & Gardens sit on 16 acres of sprawling lawns, gardens, and century-old oaks in Tallahassee. Nature lovers delight in discovering the outdoor beauty of what was once a cotton plantation, and seeing today's grounds owing its stately charm to the informal array of Old Garden Roses, oak trees and magnolias.
St Marks National Wildlife Refuge
1200 Lighthouse Rd
Tallahassee, FL 32355 Directions
Bird watchers land at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in Tallahassee on 68, 000 acres spreading over coastal marshes, islands, tidal creeks and the estuaries of seven north Florida rivers. It's a bird watchers paradise, with hundreds of feathered friends from pelicans to hawks to pigeons and doves inhabiting the area. If it has wings, it's flying here!
3945 Museum Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32310 Directions
Go on a wild adventure at the Tallahassee Museum. Visit a zoo devoted exclusively to animals in their natural habitat. Forget about walking from exhibit to exhibit, instead you walk across the outdoor boardwalk attraction situated inside a towering cypress forest to see wild panthers, rare red foxes and other wildlife up-close and in the wild.
The Wilderness Way
3152 Shadeville Rd
Crawfordville, FL 32327 Directions
Pack the family and even the family dog and head out to rent kayaks at The Wilderness Way, Florida's Big Bend paddle sport outfitter. These guys offer the best kayaks, canoes, kayak gear, professional instruction, guided tours and summer kayak camps to help your family have hours of family water adventure. This attraction is guaranteed to allow you the most fun in nature.
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