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Top 8 attractions to explore in Leon County

A small county in the state of Florida which was named after the Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León. There are so many things to explore in and around this county. the two major public universities in Florida are situated in this county.

Attractions in Leon County

Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park3540 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309, USA

This is a huge biosphere reserve located in the heart of Leon county, Florida. The gardens are also a U.S. historic district known as the Killearn Plantation Archeological and Historic District. According to the National Register of Historic Places, it contains 18 historic buildings, 4 structures, and 4 objects. These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by  Alfred. b and Louis Mc lay after they purchased this as their winter home.

Cascades Park1001 S Gadsden St, Tallahassee, FL 32301, USA

This is a 24-acre park along the stream known as the St. Augustine Branch in Tallahassee, Florida. It is a Nationally Registered Historic Place because it influenced the territorial government's choice of the capital city's location. It also contains Florida's Prime meridian marker monument which is the foundation point for most land mapping throughout Florida.

Florida State Capitol400 S Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32399, USA

The Florida State Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida, is an architecturally and historically significant building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Florida Department of Management Services maintains the Capitol Complex, which is open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lake JacksonLake Jackson, Florida, USA

Lake Jackson is a shallow, prairie lake on the north side of Leon County, Florida. The lake is located in the Red Hills Region, and has fluctuated from periods of being dry to a maximum elevation of 96 feet above sea level.

Lake Jackson Mounds State Park3600 Indian Mound Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32303, USA

Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park is one of the most important archaeological sites in Florida. he complex originally included seven earthwork mounds, a public plaza and numerous individual village residences.

Mission San Luis2100 W Tennessee St, Tallahassee, FL 32304, USA

Mission San Luis de Apalachee was a Spanish Franciscan mission built in 1633 in the Florida Panhandle. The mission was part of Spain's effort to colonize the Florida Peninsula and to convert the Timucuan and Apalachee Indians to Christianity. The mission lasted until 1704 when it was evacuated and destroyed to prevent its use by an approaching militia of Creek Indians and South Carolinians.

Tallahassee Automobile Museum6800 Mahan Dr, Tallahassee, FL 32308, USA

Also known as the Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum, is an automobile museum in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida. The museum's collection includes over 160 automobiles

Tallahassee Museum3945 Museum Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32310, USA

The Tallahassee Museum is a privately funded, non-profit corporation in Tallahassee, Florida. The aim of this museum is "to educate the residents of and visitors to the Big Bend area about the region's natural and cultural history, from the nineteenth century until the present."

Map of attractions in Leon County