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  • The Capitol buildings - new and old -epitomize Tallahassee's proud heritage. At the New Capitol, visitors get a glimpse of government in action and a panoramic view of the city from the 22nd floor observatory. In the shade of giant live oaks, the Old Capitol proudly stands restored to its 1902 appearance with candy-striped awnings, stained glass dome and historic displays.
  • America's largest concentration of original plantations — 300,000 acres, 71 plantations — exists between Tallahassee and Thomasville, Georgia, just 28 miles away.
  • Southern Manors & More tour packages offer guided and self-guided itineraries featuring five historic estates; contact the Visitors Center for a free brochure, 413-9200.
  • The first Christmas celebrated in the United States was in Tallahassee at the encampment of Spanish Explorer Hernando de Soto in 1539.
  • Lights, Camera, Action … Early "Tarzan" movies featuring Johnny Weissmuller and Maureen O'Sullivan were filmed at nearby Wakulla Springs. Also filmed, were "Creature from the Black Lagoon" and "Airport 77."
  • George Washington's great grandniece, Catharine Daingerfield-Willis-Gray and Napoleon Bonparte's nephew, Prince Achille Murat, provided the social event of the season when they were married in Tallahassee in 1826. The plantation home of widowed Princess Murat is on exhibit at the Tallahassee Museum.
  • Tallahassee lists 122 properties on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Featuring 28 sites including museums, galleries, public art sculpture, monuments and historic sites! Free tour maps available at the downtown Visitor Information Center and all participating sites.
  • "Preservation of the past, respect for wildlife, and conservation of abundant natural resources… A distillation of what outdoor Tallahassee is all about."
    ~ Delta Sky
  • "Where else in the Sunshine State can you pretend to be the governor, peruse pirates' plunder, and peer breathlessly at a daring young man on a flying trapeze — all in the same day?"
    ~ Southern Living

http://www.visittallahassee.com and http://www.tallahassee.com

Nearer to Atlanta than Miami, Tallahassee is "The Other Florida" in attitude, topography, climate and lifestyle. From recreational to leisure activities, Tallahassee Florida offers something for everyone in the family.

From fast food to five-star, Tallahassee serves up an excellent selection of tantalizing restaurants. Tickling the taste buds are specialties ranging from homemade country sausage and melt-in-your-mouth steaks to wild game and succulent seafood fresh from the Gulf.

In the Capital Region, entertainment is abundant - and there's something for everyone!

Many local restaurants feature live music and dancing. Plus, many local clubs feature a unique atmosphere and delectable menu items.

Contact the Tallahassee Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at 850-606-2305 to receive a FREE dining & night life guide of the Tallahassee area,

Bradfordville Blues Club
For serious Blues fans, the BBC offers a variety of artists every Fri-Sat night 8 pm-2 am. Club appearances have included notables such as Bobby Blue Band, Kenny Neal, Eddie Kirkland, Darryl Nulisch and a host of others! Follow the tiki torches down the dirt road till you reach the juke joint under the stars. We'll keep the bonfire burning, the beer ice-cold, and the music HOT!
7152 Moses Lane (off Bradfordville Rd.) 906-0766
Comedy Zone, The
Laugh-out-loud fun and a casual dining experience that is good for any occasion. Stand-up comedy shows Thursday through Saturday nights. Lunch, dinner, group meetings.
401 E. Tennessee St. 575-4242 www.comedyzonetally.com
 
Moon, The
Wed, Fri, Sat & Special Concerts/Events; Multi-level nightclub features DJ, laser lights, state-of-the-art acoustic/video equipment. "Stetson's On The Moon (Fri)" and "DJ Dancing On The Moon (Sat)". Luxurious 3,000 sq ft private lounge, in-house catering, large stage, TV/telethon production, party furniture/equipment.
1105 E. Lafayette St. 878-6900
 
Winery at the Red Bar, The
Tallahassee's only winery. Come experience a working winery committed to making award-winning, custom, limited-production wines. Make your own wine, custom-labeled wines, or simply enjoy our huge lounge, bar with extensive wine and beer list, and savor menu items such as imported and domestic cheese boards, artisan bread boards and variety of desserts. Private rooms available.
Noon-5pm Mon; Noon-midnight Tues-Thurs; Noon-2 am Fri-Sat; Closed Sun
1122 Thomasville Rd #9, Midtown Manor 219-WINE (9463) Fax: 219-0274 www.thewinerytallahassee.com
Andrew's Capital Grill & Bar
Brunch $ (Mon-Fri, Sun), L$D$

Landmark downtown restaurant noted "Best Power Lunch in the State of Florida" by the Miami Herald and "Best Outdoor Dinning" by Tallahassee Magazine , features burgers, sandwiches, salads and entrees. Valet parking.

228 S. Adams St. 222-3444 Catering: 222-0153 www.andrewsdowntown.com www.andrews-catering.com

Another Broken Egg
B$L$ (Tue-Sun)
Tallahassee's BREAKFAST & LUNCH alternative, featuring Beignets, Blackberry grits, gooey cinnamon rolls, specialty omelettes (crab-filled, Cajun, "Fountainbleau" and others), Belgian waffles, Banana's Foster, gourmet sandwiches, burgers and more. Picturesque view of Lake Arrowhead, rated 4 out of 5 "hats" by local food critic.
3500 Kinhega Dr. 907-3447
Capital Steak House
Brunch $ (Sun) B$L$D$$ (Daily)
Serving only Prime Certified Angus Beef ranging from a 6 oz. Filet to a 26 oz. Porterhouse. Featured seafood items include Cedar Plank Salmon, Horseradish Crusted Grouper and Jumbo Tempura Fried Shrimp. Extensive wine list features over 100 selections. Ask about our fabulous Martini Bar and Happy Hour specials. Elegant atmosphere.
316 W. Tennessee St. (Holiday Inn Select) 222-9555
Crispers
L$ D$ (Daily)

Your quick, delicious alternative to fast food. Garden fresh gourmet-recipe salads…hearty stacked sandwiches and wraps…over a dozen varieties of soups, chowders, and gumbos prepared fresh every day…and outrageous sundaes, cakes, and frozen desserts. And everything is available for takeout.

1241 Apalachee Parkway, 850-656-4222, Fax: 850-656-4252.
Jacob's On The Plaza
Brunch $$ (Sun), B$L$D$$ (Daily)
Upscale ambience, soup/ salad lunch buffet, steak, chicken, seafood, Friday night Seafood Fest, nightly Chef's specials. New upscale outdoor patio. Hotel banquet space up to 500.
101 S. Adams St. (DoubleTree Hotel) 224-5000 www.tallahassee.doubletree.com
Longhorn Steaks
L$D$$ (Daily)
Cowboy cuisine, fresh cut steaks, prime rib, baby back ribs, farm raised salmon, chicken, salads and more.
2400 N. Monroe St. (across from Tallahassee Mall) 385-4028
Monroe Street Grill
Brunch $ (Sun), B$L$D$$ (Daily)
Brunch features carved prime rib, 100 item salad bar, steak, seafood, senior discounts. Hotel banquet space up to 400.
2900 N. Monroe St. (Ramada Inn) 386-1027
Shane's Rib Shack
(Daily)

"It's gonna get messy!" Offering fast and casual cuisine, Shane's Rib Shack is a unique family dining experience. Enjoy menu items such as barbecue ribs, chopped pork sandwiches, wings, salads and desserts, all in a colorful ambience. Catering is available.

1424 W. Tennessee St. 309-RIBS (7427) Fax: 350-0101 www.shanesribshack.com

Sonny's Bar-B-Q
L$D$ (Daily)
Southern barbecue, beef, pork, chicken, salad bar, senior discounts, 3 locations.
2527 Apalachee Pkwy. 878-1185 SouthEast, 2707 N. Monroe St. 385-2167 , 1460 Timberlane Rd. 906-9996
Spotlight Grille
L$ (Mon-Fri), D$$ (most Civic Center events)
Menu ranges from deli-style sandwiches and speciality salads to thick cut juicy steaks cooked on a wood-burning grill, chicken, succulent seafood and more, featuring ledge seating for viewing events, dining room and bar. Free lunch time parking in east lot off MLK Blvd.
500 W. Pensacola St. (Civic Center) 921- 0984
Tallahassee Ale House & Sports Bar
B$L$D$ (Daily)
World renowned upscale sports bar and restaurant featuring Raw bar, Award winning Ale House Wings, and 20 other appetizers, plus soups, salads, burgers, sandwiches, fresh seafood, pasta and Black Angus steak and more, Sunset Dining 4-6 pm, and late night menu. Your favorite sports broadcasted from 40 TVs. Hotel banquet space up to 300 people.
1355 Apalachee Pkwy. (Holiday Inn Capital) 878-4399

Torreya Grill
D$$ (Daily)
Best known for delectable steaks and fresh seafood, plus a full menu ranging from your favorite appetizers to dinner-size salads, hearty entrees and scrumptious desserts. Enjoy live piano every Friday in an upscale yet casual atmosphere.
2971 Apalachee Pkwy. 877-3211
 
Whataburger

B$ (Daily 11pm-11am) L$D$ (Daily)

Serving fresh, made-to-order burgers since 1950. The company is family-owned with nearly 700 locations in 10 states.

1101 Thomasville Rd. NorthEast 681-9202, 815 Lake Bradford Rd. SouthWest575-8602, 2511 Apalachee Pkwy. SouthEast942-7886, 2586 N. Monroe St. NorthWest386-6191, 1701 W. Tennessee St. West222-4484 www.whataburger.com

All telephone listings are within the 850 area code unless otherwise indicated.

For additional information and group planning assistance/rates, call the Tallahassee Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at 413-9200 or (800) 628-2866.

AIR
Flightline Group, Inc.

Charter air services, aviation support center, charter/rental aircraft, flight school and aircraft fueling/repair.

3256 Capital Circle SW 574-4444
Tallahassee Regional Airport

Serviced by six national/regional airlines, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, Artport Gallery, retail shops, restaurants, lounge, FAMU lounge and visitor information station.

3300 Capital Circle SW 891-7800 www.FlyTallahassee.com
Check out which airlines service the Tallahassee Area by clicking here.
RAIL
Amtrak Connecting

Tallahassee with east-west service aboard the transcontinental Sunset with limited stops in LA, New Orleans, Jacksonville, Orlando and Miami.

Downtown, Railroad Ave. 224-2779 or (800) 872-7245
BUS CHARTER
Al'dria Charter-Tours, Inc.

"Consolidating your Transportation Needs", assists public/private schools, state agencies, university organizations, family reunion groups, churches and community groups in consolodating all of their transportation needs.

6315 Blounstown Hwy. 580-2707 866-580-2707 866-575-7162 aldriatours@aol.com
Annett Bus Lines

Motorcoach charter in-town and out-oftown, repair/road service, dumpstation.

877-2163 or (800) 328-6033 (Charter) Fax: 877-1243
Astro Travel & Tours

Your complete group travel and ground transportation company. We can handle everything from local airport transfers to multi-bus charters across the country. Buses range in size from 56 to 33-seaters. 26-passenger luxury limo bus features in-motion satellite television, wet bar and state-of-the-art stereo system.

4876 Woodlane Circle 514-1793 www.astrotravel.com
Star Metro

Extensive public transit system, modern transfer facility, 31 routes, university shuttles, Dial-A-Ride elderly/disabled services. StarMetro operates city bus routes in Tallahassee, Florida, including campus shuttles at Florida State University and Florida A&M University, plus a Dial-a-Ride service for seniors and disabled citizens and a variety of seasonal transit programs

C.K. Steele Plaza, 111 W. Tennessee St. 891-5200 or TDD (800) 955-8771
CAR RENTALS


Dollar Rent A Car

Dollar Rent A Car Offering a variety of rental car vehicles from compact to economy including convertible car rentals, SUVs and minivans. Dollar Rent A Car has the rental car to fit your needs.

1900 Capital Circle SW. 575-4255 (800) 800-4000 FOR-CARS
 
Enterprise Rent A Car

Great cars, low rates and free customer pick-up with a terrific business rental program designed to save your company time and money.

3404 Mahan Dr. 685-5205 Fax: (866) 346-0044 www.enterprise.com
Thrifty Rental

Convertibles, mini-vans, passenger vans, sports utility, free pick-up/delivery, under 25 with credit card, se habla espanol

1385 Blountstown Hwy. 576-RENT (800) FOR-CARS
LIMOUSINES/SHUTTLES
Classic Limos, Inc.
Since 1987, Tallahassee's oldest and largest limousine service; featuring the area's largest Limo, the 20-passenger Excursion! Also offering the Navigator SUV Limo, Super stretch Lincoln Limos, Sedans, Van, Party bus and Trolleys. Corporate transportation, weddings, prom, night out and any special occasion; by reservation only.
Preview our entire fleet at www.classic-limos.com or contact us at VIPService@classic-limos.com 421-1933 800-567-6557
Mike's Limosine Services, Inc.
A fully licensed and insured limousine provider serving the Tallahassee, North Florida, and South Georgia areas. Boasts an assortment of the finest limousines in the southeast, including the stretch Escalade, Stretch Hummer, and Lear Jet Limo and offers five-star service and the assurance of ten years experience, all at an affordable price.
1630-A Old Bainbridge Rd. 850-224-LIMO, info@mikeslimos.com , www.limomike.com
TAXI CABS
Yellow Cab
Passenger or package transportation, wheelchair accessible, immediate request, 24 hours/7 days, Visa/Mastercard accepted, charter van service, business accounts available.
580-8080
TRAVEL AGENCIES
Alpha Travel & Tours

Full service agency, emphasis on customer service, free ticket purchase delivery.

926 N. Monroe St. RooseveltH@alph.webmail.com 575-0637 or (800) 535-4753

 

 

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