5 Indoor Activities To Keep You Cool This Summer

Breathe a sigh of relief during the sizzling days of summer and cool down with Tallahassee's top 5 indoor activities. Whether you're making all new discoveries at our many museums, or exploring a few of our favorite local spots, there's plenty of fun activities to help you escape the sun's heat.

The Challenger Learning Center

This summer, set out on an epic adventure inside the Challenger Learning Center's state-of-the-art Space Mission Simulator. Enjoy an educational, hands-on experience and let your imagination roam freely. Marvel at the domed high-definition planetarium or experience the thrill of our immersive IMAX theatre. With so much to see, you can easily spend all day here. 


Tallahassee is filled with inspiring new discoveries. Escape the heat this summer inside some of Florida's most spectacular museums. From fascinating military exhibits and up-close animal encounters, to an impressive array of collectables and ancient artifacts, the collections here include all that and more - even a life-size mastodon skeleton and a set of rare Batmobiles. Check out these awesome exhibits at our most notable museums, the Tallahassee Automobile Museum, the Tallahassee Museum and the Museum of Florida History.

Tallahassee Rock Gym at Railroad Square

Put your rock climbing skills to the test as you scale a series of indoor walls reaching over 30 feet tall. With challenges for both beginners and experienced climbers, the Tallahassee Rock Gym is the perfect way to work out in the shade and have some fun this summer. While you're here, check out some of Railroad Square's unique art galleries, shops and cafes.

Theatre Tallahassee

Drama and comedy are on ample display throughout the year at Theatre Tallahassee, where the newly renovated Mainstage and The Studio offer full-scale productions galore. 9 to 5, Singin' in the Rain and Barefoot in the Park are among the shows on the calendar this year, but there are always additional performances on the horizon.

Fitness Centers

Florida's Capital City offers a variety of ways to stay in shape this summer. So grab your workout partner and sign up for a class at any of Tallahassee's premier fitness centers. Swing from the ceiling at Hot Yoga Tallahassee, challenge your strength and flexibility at Pilates Pavilion, or get in the zone with high-intensity training at AtlasFit or Cross Fit Blackbox.



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