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Things to Do

Sites Nearby

We enjoy a full array of temperate seasons, perfect for exploring the thousands of wooded acres and gently rolling hills with ponds and lakes of all sizes that liberally dot the landscape. The three major rivers, the Wacissa, Aucilla, and St. Marks, run through miles of virtually untouched forests and marshlands that provide excellent opportunities for canoeing, kayaking, and fishing. Nearby plantations offer hunting facilities and an array of outdoor experiences.

Outdoor Experiences 

Outdoor Experiences 

Letchworth-Love Mounds Archaeological State Park

3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303

Believed to be built by the Swift Creek Culture, a Native American group who lived in North Florida between 200 and 450 AD.

Things to Do:

  • Birding

  • Hiking

  • Picnicking

  • Reunions and Gatherings

  • Star Gazing

  • Tours

  • Event Venue

  • Fees

    • $3.00 per vehicle for entry

 

The Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park

3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303

The base of these mounds is believed to have been a cultural, religious and population center in 1100-1500 AD inhabited by the Native Americans.

Things to Do:

  • Birding

  • Hiking

  • Picnicking

  • Tours

  • Wildlife Viewing

  • Fees:

    • $3.00 per vehicle for entry

 

North Florida Wildlife Center

1386 Cook Road, Lamont, FL 32336

  • Nonprofit Wildlife Organization

  • Animal Encounters

  • Fees

    • Free Entry

    • Guided Tours – 1 Hour

      • Adults (16-60) -  $30.00

      • Children (4-15) - $20.00

      • Infants (0-3) – Free

 

https://www.northfloridawildlife.org/visit

 

 

Wacissa River

290 Wacissa Springs Rd, Monticello, FL 32344

Things to Do:

  • Swimming

  • Snorkeling

  • Canoeing

  • Kayaking

  • Airboat

  • The Blue Spring, the river’s most popular swimming hole

  • Public Campground

  • Duck hunting

  • Hiking

  • Nature viewing

  • Bird watching

https://visittallahassee.com/trails/wacissa-river/#:~:text=Featured%20Uses%3A%20Swimming%2C%20snorkeling%2C,nature%20viewing%2C%20and%20bird%20watching.&text=See%20the%20Wacissa%20River%20Paddling,more%20acces%20points%20and%20directions

 

Aucilla, FL

 

Things to Do:

  • Swimming

  • Paddling

  • Fishing

  • Hiking

  • Hunting

  • Wildlife-Viewing

  • Camping

  • Scenic Driving

 

https://www.naturalnorthflorida.com/things-to-do/aucilla-river/

 

St. Marks River

11950 Tram Rd. Tallahassee FL 32311

Things to Do:

  • 16 miles of hiking use

  • Birding

  • Horseback Riding

  • Fishing

  • Paddling

  • Running

  • Walking

  • Picnic area

  • Multi-use recreational area

  • Visit the St. Marks Lighthouse (one of the oldest lighthouses in Florida)

 

https://visittallahassee.com/trails/st-marks-river/

 

Wakulla Springs State Park

465 Wakulla Park Drive Wakulla Springs FL 32327

Things to Do:

  • 6,000-acre wildlife sanctuary

  • Tour Boats

  • Fees:

    • $6.00 per vehicle for entry

    • Lodge Pricing available here - https://thelodgeatwakullasprings.com/

    • River Boat Tours

      • $8.00 for ages 13+

      • $5.00 for ages 3-12 years old

      • Children 3 and under are free

https://www.floridastateparks.org/WakullaSprings

Additional Experiences 

Additional Experiences 

Florida Georgia Citrus Company

5314 Boston Highway, Monticello, Florida

  • Satsumas grown on the farm – fresh “Satsumas Juice” & Satsuma Syrup

  • Items available for purchase at “The Shed” located on their property

 

Downtown Thomasville

144 E Jackson St, Thomasville, GA 31792

  • Charming Retail Shops & Restaurants

  • First Friday Sip & Shops

  • Farmers Markets

https://thomasvillega.com/downtown-thomasville

 

Tallahassee, Florida

  • Every Saturday Farmers Market – March-November 10:00am-2:00pm

  • Visit the Capital Building

  • Florida State University

  • Great Restaurants & Shops

  • Art galleries

https://visittallahassee.com/

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