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Places to Kayak or Canoe Near Tallahassee, FL

As always Safety First: Do not paddle alone. Tell someone your float plan. There are plenty of places to go kayaking near Tallahassee, and the options range from calm and serene to exciting and adventurous. For a relaxing experience, try kayaking on Lake Jackson or Lake Iamonia. Both of these lakes have smooth, gentle waters that are perfect for a leisurely paddle. If you’re looking for something more challenging, head to the Ochlockonee River or the Wakulla. These waterways offer faster currents so they’re great for those who want a little more excitement in their kayaking experience. Whichever option you…

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Cheap and Free Things to Do in Tallahassee

There’s no need to spend a fortune on entertainment when there are plenty of fun and free activities to enjoy in Tallahassee. From parks and museums to festivals and concerts, you’ll find something for everyone in this list of freebies. Cheap and Free Things to do in Tallahassee Florida State Capitol Railroad Square Art Park St. Mark’s Light House  St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge San Marcos De Apalache State Park and Fort Lake Ella J.R. Alford Greenway Trail Tom Brown Park Miccosukee Canopy Road Greenway Canopy Roads The Grove Museum A.J. Henry Park Natural Bridge Battlefield State Park Gardens at…

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Leon Country School Calendars Through 2026

Planning ahead for vacations can be a smart move. Below, you’ll find the Leon County School calendars stretching all the way through 2026. These calendars serve as valuable guides for scheduling getaways, family trips, or events in sync with school breaks and holidays. By having this long-term schedule at your fingertips, you can anticipate school closures, plan ahead for family outings, or even arrange activities aligned with your children’s school schedules. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or a more extended vacation, these calendars provide you with foresight into school terms, breaks, and holidays, helping you make the most of your…

Things to do in Tallahassee with Kids

Summer’s coming and you don’t need a lot of money to have a great vacation in our beautiful town. Tallahassee and it’s surrounding areas have lots of fun things to do. I’ve listed some of my favorite activities that are free/ inexpensive for this summer. If you know of any others, please leave a comment and I will add it! Wakulla Springs  Home of one of the largest and deepest freshwater springs in the world, this park plays host to an abundance of wildlife, including alligators, turtles, deer, and birds. Daily guided riverboat tours provide a closer view of wildlife,…

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Rebuild Florida Free Training Program at TCC

Florida residents can now apply for free to train for one of two highly sought-after industry certifications, tuition-free, at Tallahassee Community College: Construction Technologies and Drone Technology. Students are provided with career placement assistance upon completion. Introductory Training: Start the program with a two-week Pathfinder Academy and find your career path, practice with mock resumes and interviews, and complete OSHA and CPR/AED certifications. SIGN UP HERE Choose Your Program: Construction Technologies 350 Clock Hours – 5 months Drone Technology (Unmanned Vehicle Systems – Construction Focused) 93 Clock Hours – 10 weeks Rebuild Florida is a 4-year grant that provides education to individuals…

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Looking for some fun stuff to do around town? Tallahassee is home to a number of interesting things to do both inside and out. Here are some of the best things to do in Tallahassee:

Tallahassee, FL is home to some of the best restaurants in the South. From seafood eateries to classic American steakhouses, there are plenty of culinary options for locals and visitors alike. Our suggestions are mostly not chains – all local Mom & Pops! Here are some guides to help you find new favorites:

There are lots of fun events in Tallahassee. Here are upcoming events and ways to save on them!