Many Florida fifth-graders and FSU/FAMU college students have a leg up on other Floridians -- they’ve been to Tallahassee.
Visiting the capital city is an exercise in history, but there is much more to explore, especially for families.
History is, of course, a large draw. The Florida Capitol building is gorgeous and located in the center of an historic downtown that is postcard pretty. I got lost on my way in and so approached the Capitol from the bottom of a long hill that gives visitors a sense of the importance of the landmark building.
Brick-paved and tree-lined streets mark the downtown, which includes nightclub hotspots as well as restored buildings and modern...