Parkside/Park Terrace Neighborhood in Tallahassee, FL
Parkside/Park Terrace Neighborhood
The Parkside/Park Terrace Neighborhood is located to the north and slightly east of downtown Tallahassee, Florida. The homes here are mostly older medium-sized ranchers, but there are the occasional contemporary-style homes scattered about. The heavily wooded streets and lots contribute to the peaceful ambiance of Parkside/Park Terrace.
The nearby Seminole Grand Apartments is one option for college students attending either Florida State, or Florida A&M who are looking for off-campus housing that fits in with a college lifestyle. Amenities include two sand volleyball courts, two lighted basketball courts, lighted tennis courts, a pool, fitness center, computer lab and a clubhouse.
There are many popular restaurants nearby to Parkside/Park Terrace. One of these, the Melting Pot, is a fondue restaurant where guests cook their own food bite by bite at their tables.
Tallahassee and the surrounding area has five art museums, ten history museums, four historic sites, and seven major parks. There are also venues for theatre, sports, and concerts.
One of the history museums in the area is the Knott House Museum, and it has a colorful past – the Emancipation Proclamation was read from its front steps. The Knott family took over this house in the 1930s, and Mrs. Knott, a poetess, composed a poem for every piece of furniture in the house.
The Apalachicola Natural Forest is the largest forest in Florida at over 571,000 acres. There are over 67 miles of hiking trails, full-service camping facilities, and places for fishing and picnicking. The forest has many caverns and sinkholes, fresh water streams, rivers, and natural springs.