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Tallahassee visitors cannot miss the massive oak trees found throughout the city, which canopy many of the destination's county roads. fallbrook Getty Images

Surrounded by a walking trail and picnic pavillions, visitors of the 12-acre Lake Ella will immediately notice the its multiple fountains, which can be found in the center of the lake. Artie White Flickr

It's local tradition to dunk students in this Florida State University fountain on special occasions. As a prank, students will also occasionally dunk detergent in the fountain to create an abundance of suds. Stab at Sleep Flickr

Downtown Tallahassee's skyline, which includes many of the state's government buildings, glows during Florida's majestic sunsets. DenisTangneyJr Getty Images

The star attractions in Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park are definitely the flowers. Here you'll find everything from azaleas and camellias to magnolia, jasmine and gardenia in bloom as you stroll along the brick walkway. Visit Tallahassee

The Mission San Luis de Apalachee educates visitors about the relationship between Spanish settlers and Apalachee Indians during Florida's 17th century. It's also the only reconstructed Spanish mission in Florida. Robert English Flickr

Florida's Native Americans are celebrated with the bronze statues "Movin' On" and "Seminole Family," two lifesize works commissioned by the state's Miccosukee and Seminole tribes that currently reside outside of the Museum of Florida History. Visit Tallahassee

Florida's endangered red wolf is just one of many species of native animals found in the Tallahassee Museum's living exhibits. Jonathan Lyons Getty Images

Some travelers choose to stay several days inside Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park so they can better explore its 6,000 acres of nature trails and jungle-like waterways (there's a 27-room lodge located inside the park). Visit Tallahassee

One of two predominant universities in Tallahassee, the public state college Florida State University is home to more than 40,000 students from all 50 states and 128 countries. Erik Flickr

If you have a car, take the 23-mile drive south to St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, where gators, bobcats and other indigenous animals can be spotted throughout the 70,000-acre property. David Hawkins Flickr

Home to 19 collections of cars, knives, batmobiles and other antique collectables, the Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum offers visitors plenty to peruse. Visit Tallahassee

Home of the Rattler mascot and the highly acclaimed Marching 100 marching band, Florida A&M University is one of two major public universities found in Tallahassee. brian steele Flickr

For those interested in Florida politics and historic architecture, be sure to visit the Florida Historic Capitol Museum, which occupies the completely restored former Capitol building. Steven Martin Flickr

The Museum of Florida History gives tourists and locals alike free access to a variety of permanent and temporary Florida-related exhibits, including "Florida in the Civil War" and "Naval Ships Named Florida." Visit Tallahassee

Although Tallahassee is home to more than 375,000 residents, much of Florida's capital feels like a rural oasis thanks to its lush countryside and inland Panhandle location. fallbrook Getty Images

Found within Florida's expansive 70,000-acre St. Marks Wildlife Refuge, the St. Marks Lighthouse was built in 1842 and is still in use today. Denis Jr. Tangney Getty Images

Constructed in 1843, the Knott House Museum is an ideal place to visit for those interested in Florida politics, state history and the Civil War. Museum of Florida History

Tallahassee Oak Trees picture in Tallahassee
Lake Ella picture in Tallahassee
Westcott Fountain picture in Tallahassee
Downtown Tallahassee Skyline picture in Tallahassee
Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park picture in Tallahassee
Mission San Luis de Apalachee picture in Tallahassee
Tallahassee Museum picture in Tallahassee
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park picture in Tallahassee
Florida State University picture in Tallahassee
St. Marks Wildlife Refuge picture in Tallahassee
Tallahassee Automobile and Collectibles Museum picture in Tallahassee
Florida A&M University picture in Tallahassee
Florida Historic Capitol Museum picture in Tallahassee
Museum of Florida History picture in Tallahassee
Tallahassee Countryside picture in Tallahassee
St. Marks Lighthouse picture in Tallahassee
Knott House Museum picture in Tallahassee

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