Located on Thomasville Road, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park is a botanical garden and a historic site as well as a Florida State Park. Consisting of 1,176 acres, the gardens are a U.S. Historic District called the Killearn Plantation Archeological and Historic District.
The area contains 18 historic buildings and four other structures, of interest. Established in 1823, the park is famous for its azaleas and camellias, but it is also known for its substantial number of trees like cypresses, dogwoods, Japanese maples, and many more. The Native Plant Arboretum, on the other hand, showcases Eastern red columbine, English dogwood, Florida flame azaleas, and more.
Bird watching, bicycling, canoeing, fishing, and hiking are some of the popular activities in which you can partake in the gardens. If you are looking for romantic things to do in Tallahassee, Florida, this is a great place to visit.
3540 Thomasville Road, Tallahassee, FL, Phone: 850-487-4556
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