One Day Tours
- Historic Happenings
- 9:30 a.m. - Capitol: Tour of New Capitol and Old Capitol Museum.
11 a.m. - Governors Mansion: Tour this Georgian-style mansion, home to Florida’s first family (open during legislative session).
12:30 p.m. - Mission San Luis: Explore Spanish and Indian lifeways before and after missionization. The Living History Program complete with re-enactors enables visitors to see the community come to life!
3:30 p.m. - Museum of Florida History: Travel into Florida’s pre-historic past, explore the twentieth-century, see artifacts from Florida’s military history and find the story of Florida’s people through the gallery and hands-on exhibits.
- Outdoor & Animal Adventures
- 9 a.m. - Maclay Gardens: Grounds feature over 200 floral varieties, including original species, plus hiking and swimming.
11 a.m. - Tallahassee Museum: Experience outdoor animals in their natural habitat and re-live history through outdoor hands-on educational programs (programs last 45 min-3 hrs).
2 p.m. - Gulf Specimen Marine Lab: Visit the 30,000-gallon-seawater system that supports a large array of fish and invertebrates. Students can handle the animals in the touch tanks. Guided tours available with a marine biologist for 1-3 hrs.
- Education Exploration
- 10 a.m. - Challenger Learning Center/IMAX: Visitors can conduct a mission from ground control; see an IMAX film, planetarium and laser show.
1:30 p.m. - Mary Brogan Museum of Arts & Science: Interactive hands-on science center with art and science exhibitions.
3 p.m. - FSU Flying High Circus: Watch performance or rehearsal of this nationally renowned act. 4 p.m. — Tour of FSU/FAMU campus: Tour campus & get registration and application instructions.
- Pebble Hill Plantation
- Premier example of 20th century shooting plantation. Tours and catered lunch available with reservations.
- Wakulla Springs
- Famous for its glass bottom boat tours, it is the home to one of the largest and deepest fresh water springs in the world.
- Florida Caverns State Park
- An intriguing cave containing limestone stalactites, stalagmites and draperies. Guided tours available.
- St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge
- Well known as an oasis of different habitats for wildlife.