20 apartments for rent in Myers Park, Tallahassee, FL
Southeast from downtown Tallahassee is the Myers Park neighborhood. It is bordered on the east by the Capital City Country Club and on the west by a commercial area. Centennial Field and Myers Park are the northern boundaries of the community. Neighborhood homes are medium-sized ranch-style dwellings on winding roads and a moderately hilly terrain. The many trees in the neighborhood lend an aura of a peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of the nearby downtown area.
There are two major universities that make their home in the Tallahassee area, Florida A&M University, which is very close to Myers Park, and Florida State University, which has one of the premier college football programs in the country.
There are many highly regarded restaurants near the Myers Park community. The Cypress Restaurant was awarded a five-star rating by a local food critic. Florida Trend Magazine gave this restaurant the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame award.
Tallahassee is surrounded by lakes, swamps, and wildlife areas. Myers Park residents have access to miles of streams for canoeing and miles of trails for hiking, biking, and even long boarding. At the 68,000-acre St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge, visitors can enjoy camping, hiking, and bird watching, particularly for whooping cranes and bald eagles.
Florida is a golf haven, and Tallahassee has its share of fine courses. The family-friendly Golf Club at Summerbrooke was designed by a protégé of Arnold Palmer and features 18 holes of championship-caliber golf, a resort pool, and a restaurant. Wedding receptions are often held there.