Visit Talquin State Park and find other fun things to do around Midway

Located about 20 minutes from downtown Tallahassee, the Country Inn & Suites, Midway, FL puts you close to both outdoor and urban adventures. You can pack a lunch from the fridge in your hotel room and spend the day hiking, boating, and swimming about 15 minutes away at Lake Talquin State Park or Silver Lake Recreation Area. For even more exciting things to do around Midway, head into downtown Tallahassee, where you can visit the state capitol, explore space at the Challenger Learning Center, or jam out at a live concert in FSU’s Donald L. Tucker Civic Center. Here for a Seminoles game? Get your gear on and head over to Doak Campbell Stadium, also on the campus of FSU.

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Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

10.51 mi / 16.92 km from the hotel
View verdant foliage and beautiful flowers at these expansive ornamental gardens, first planted by Alfred B. and Louise Maclay in 1923.

Tallahassee Museum

6.69 mi / 10.77 km from the hotel
Wander through an 1880s homestead, see live native wildlife, and ride the adventure course’s zip line at this 52-acre museum.

Donald L. Tucker Civic Center

8.42 mi / 13.55 km from the hotel
This event center on FSU’s campus hosts concerts by big-name artists throughout the year.

Florida A&M University

8.81 mi / 14.18 km from the hotel
Take a tour or visit your favorite student at this university known for its agricultural and STEM programs as well as its dedication to making college affordable and accessible.

Florida State Capitol

8.67 mi / 13.95 km from the hotel
Located in downtown Tallahassee, the state capitol building was built by Arkansas native Edward Durrel Stone and is available for self-tours.

Florida State University

8.05 mi / 12.96 km from the hotel
Cheer the Seminoles on to victory, or learn more about the highly ranked physics, chemistry, and criminology programs at this research university. FSU also demonstrates a strong dedication to the arts, with frequent live performances.

Gadsden Arts Center & Museum

11.87 mi / 19.11 km from the hotel
This museum’s permanent collection is composed of works from numerous artists, most of whom are from the southeastern US.

Knott House Museum

8.73 mi / 14.05 km from the hotel
Built in 1843, this storied home now houses a museum with circa-1928 furnishings, art pieces, and interesting architecture.

Lake Talquin State Park

7.46 mi / 12 km from the hotel
Named after the nearby cities of Tallahassee and Quincy, Lake Talquin spans 10,000 acres. Bring a motorboat or hop in a canoe or kayak to enjoy the water.

Museum of Florida History

8.5 mi / 13.68 km from the hotel
Learn all about the history of the Sunshine State through exhibits at this free museum in the heart of downtown Tallahassee. Permanent displays include information on Florida’s role in the Civil War and World War II as well as on various naval ships.

Seminole Legacy Golf Club

7.44 mi / 11.98 km from the hotel
Home to FSU golf and NCAA tournaments, this course has been completely renovated and redesigned by Nicklaus Design. The 18-hole course offers challenging par-5 holes and a driving range.

Railroad Square Arts District

8.2 mi / 13.19 km from the hotel
Home to shops, more than 50 artist studios, and the area’s largest indoor rock-climbing gym, this historic warehouse district can get your creative juices flowing and provide retail therapy.