Tallahassee is the state capital of Florida. As well as housing the state government it is also a major university town. The universities and colleges in Tallahassee include Florida State University, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee Community College, and branches of Saint Leo University, Thomas University, Keiser University, Barry University, Flagler College, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Tallahassee is an inland city situated in the Florida Panhandle.
Tallahassee’s economy is predicated on its role as a center for trade and agriculture in the Florida Panhandle. It has a growing manufacturing and high-tech segment with major private employers including General Dynamics Land Systems and the Municipal Code Corporation, which specialize in municipal and county legal references. Tallahassee is home to the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. One of the largest employers in the area is the city and state government. There are many locations for serviced offices in Tallahassee.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The list of things worth seeing and doing in Tallahassee is long and varied. Tallahassee is home to the Old State Capital museum, The Tallahassee Museum of History and Natural Science, and the Tallahassee Automobile Museum. The Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park has formal gardens that offer extensive plantings. It is known especially for camellias and magnolias. This park also offers the opportunity to go biking, hiking, horse riding, kayaking, canoeing, and fishing. Dining in Tallahassee can be very diverse. Restaurant options include Kiku Japanese Fusion, Andrew’s 228, Cafe Cabernet, Clusters and Hops, Samrat Indian Restaurant, Barnacle Bill’s Seafood Emporium, and Calico Jack’s Seafood House and Oyster Bar.
The closest major airport is Tallahassee Regional Airport, which is situated on the outskirts of the city proper. Tallahassee is on Interstate Highway 10, giving it easy access to all of Florida and the rest of the United States. The Downtown, Midtown and Lake Ella areas of Tallahassee are picturesque and pedestrian friendly. The city has a public bus system known as STAR Metro providing regular services throughout the area.