Travel Budget for Tallahassee Visit Tallahassee on a Budget or Travel in Style

Tallahassee, Florida, United States of America

How much does it cost to travel to Tallahassee?

You should plan to spend around $156 per day on your vacation in Tallahassee. This is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors.

Past travelers have spent, on average for one day:

  • $47 on meals
  • $33 on local transportation
  • $178 on hotels

A one week trip to Tallahassee for two people costs, on average, $2,179. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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How much does a one week, two week, or one month trip to Tallahassee cost?

A one week trip to Tallahassee usually costs around $1,090 for one person and $2,179 for two people. This includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

A two week trip to Tallahassee on average costs around $2,179 for one person and $4,359 for two people. This cost includes accommodation, food, local transportation, and sightseeing.

Please note, prices can vary based on your travel style, speed, and other variables. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price per person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Tallahassee will often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

A one month trip to Tallahassee on average costs around $4,670 for one person and $9,341 for two people. The more places you visit, the higher the daily price will become due to increased transportation costs.

Independent Travel

Traveling Independently to Tallahassee has many benefits including affordabilty, freedom, flexibility, and the opportunity to control your own experiences.

All of the travel costs below are based on the experiences of other independent travelers.

Is Tallahassee expensive to visit?

Prices in Tallahassee are reasonable and comparable to your average travel destination. Hotels, food, and sightseeing are generally within normal price ranges.

Within North America, which is known to be an expensive region, Tallahassee is a moderately priced destination compared to other places. The overall cost of travel here is fair for the region and comparable to Colorado Springs or Jekyll Island.

For more details, and to find out if it's within your travel budget, see Is Tallahassee Expensive?

How much money do I need for a trip to Tallahassee?

The average Tallahassee trip cost is broken down by category here for independent travelers. All of these Tallahassee travel prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Category Cost
Accommodation 1 (Double Occupancy) $178
Local Transportation 1 $33
Food 2 $47
Entertainment 1 $12
Alcohol 2 $26 - 79
Accommodation Budget in Tallahassee
Average Daily Costs

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The average price paid for one person for accommodation in Tallahassee is $89. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price paid for a hotel room in Tallahassee is $178. This cost is from the reported spending of actual travelers.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotel Prices in Tallahassee

Looking for a hotel in Tallahassee? Prices vary by location, date, season, and the level of luxury. See below for options.

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Actual Hotel Prices
The average hotel room price in Tallahassee based on data provided by Kayak for actual hotel rooms is $104. (Prices in U.S. Dollars, before taxes & fees.)

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Transportation Budget in Tallahassee
Average Daily Costs

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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Tallahassee is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent $33 per person, per day, on local transportation in Tallahassee.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Tallahassee
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Rental Cars in Tallahassee
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Food Budget in Tallahassee
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Tallahassee can vary, the average cost of food in Tallahassee is $47 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Tallahassee should cost around $19 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Tallahassee is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

Entertainment Budget in Tallahassee
Average Daily Costs

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  • Entertainment and activities in Tallahassee typically cost an average of $12 per person, per day based on the spending of previous travelers. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Tallahassee
Average Daily Costs

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  • The average person spends about $53 on alcoholic beverages in Tallahassee per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day

Tallahassee On a Budget
Tallahassee Tallahassee, Florida
As the skyscrapers glow against the rose-tinged sunset, you find yourself astounded by the tropical metropolitan area of Tallahassee, Florida. Known as the capital city of the state, Tallahassee is the hub of Floridian politics and history, holding Florida State Capitol, Supreme Court of Florida, Florida Governor's Mansion, and nearly 30 state agency headquarters within its borders. To add to its importance, in 2015, Tallahassee was given the All-American City Award by the National Civic League for a second time. Despite all the city's historical and political accomplishments, Tallahasse is also known to attract a wide array of tourists looking to explore the beauty of Florida. From wild refuges to busy shopping districts to Florida State University, Tallahassee is a great place to be in Florida.
If you are looking to delve into the unique history of Floridian politics, be sure that you stop at the Florida Historic Capitol Museum. Built in 1845, the Capitol Museum was later restored to the glory of its 1902 appearance. Whether one seeks to admire the architectural exterior of the Capitol Museum or explore its fascinating interior, this building works as the symbol for the epicenter of Floridian politics and truly is a sight to behold. However, if one seeks to venture inside through a guided tour, visitors will find that through 250 artifacts in 21 rooms, the colorful history that has shaped Florida today will unfold. Admission is free, and the museum is open 9 AM to 4:30 AM on weekdays and 10 AM to 4:30 PM on Saturdays and noon to 4:30 PM on Sundays and holidays.

If you want to dine and shop, take a trip to the Centre of Tallahassee, a well-known mall district that holds innumerable restaurants and shops as well as live entertainment. Shop at Bath & Body Works or Belk, feeling free to stop to get a frozen treat at Coldstone or a full meal at Tally Brewing Company. Once you are done, retire to a nice movie and buttery popcorn at the AMC theatre that plays movies daily. However, be on the look-out for live entertainment as the Centre of Tallahassee's Pavilion is always hosting highly revered talent. From chic boutiques to convenient dining, the Centre of Tallahassee has it all!

Explore Florida's natural beauty by exploring the St. Marks National Refuge. Known for its exquisite, 43-mile shores of the Gulf and nearly 70,000 acres of Floridian wilderness, visitors from all around the world are welcome to admire and celebrate one of the most amazing examples of conservation in the United States. Established in 1931 to provide a wintering habitat for migratory birds, the refuge includes coastal marshes, islands, tidal creeks and estuaries of seven north Florida rivers, with a wide variety of plant and animal life within. The refuge also holds one of the most photographed lighthouses on the Gulf coast, the St. Marks Lighthouse, built in 1842 and still remains in use today. The refuge includes a wide variety of activities for all to take part in, including birdwatching, fishing, hunting, and hiking.
Food and Dining
Take advantage of the first-class eateries in Tallahassee, and book a reservation at Cypress Restaurant. Awarded the Certificate of Excellence by TravelAdvisor in 2015 and the Golden Spoon Hall of Fame by Florida Trend Magazine, Cypress Restaurant lives up to its reputation by serving top-rate, sophisticated Southern cuisine. With chef-cut aged meats, local produce and seafood, Cypress Restaurant ensures that it serves its patrons with only the freshest ingredients. Some of their most hailed dishes include fried eggplant bruschetta, sugarcane-mopped beef ribeye, braised ham hock and ricotta raviolis, and smoked pork shoulder stack. Enjoy the savory and sweet at Cypress Restaurant!

The vast quantity of those who visit Tallahassee chose to rent a car due to its relatively cheap and convenient character. Once you fly into the Tallahassee International Airport, pick up a rental car from well-known rental car service providers like Hertz and Enterprise. As well, be sure to pick up a map of the city from the Tallahassee Visitors Information Center. Taxis are also provided within the city, though it is relatively easier to call rather than flag them down.

If you are seeking a cheaper method of travel, try using the trolley! Running on Adam Street, the trolley operates every 20 minutes from 7 AM to 6 PM on weekdays. Unlike most methods of transportation, the trolley is completely free to ride and an excellent method in visiting the historic sights of Tallahassee. However, for longer trips, use the city's bus system, StarMetro. Routes are available online and passes are cheap, with an ultimate day pass being $3 and a week pass being $10.


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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.