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FOUR WAYS TO MEET IN TALLAHASSEE
Travelers to Tallahassee quickly discover that one size does not fit all. With seemingly endless combinations of hotels, meeting venues, restaurants, entertainment and more, let us customize the experience that ensures your group will be begging to come back year after year!
STAY IN THE SHADOW OF THE CAPITOL: The Governors Inn is a distinctive boutique hotel located steps from Florida’s Capitol in the heart of government activities and easy walking distance to fine restaurants and venues for your next power meeting.
START YOUR DAY: Fuel up for you day at the Egg Café featuring healthy fare ranging from egg white and spinach omelets to carb-loading waffles and French toast that will get you going!
DRESS TO IMPRESS: Nic’s Toggery has provided the finest menswear since 1950. Listed as one of Esquire Magazines Top 100 men’s stores, this family run haberdashery will ensure you look your best.
SEE & BE SEEN: A Tallahassee institution for over 40 years, Andrew’s Downtown is perfect place for a business lunch with al fresco dining allowing you to see and be seen.
DINING AT ITS FINEST: Seal the deal with an exquisite meal at Il Lusso. Handmade pastas, prime steaks and an extensive wine list are sure to impress. Private dining available.
“LEED” BY EXAMPLE: The Four Points by Sheraton Downtown is Tallahassee premiere LEED certified green hotel featuring solar power, energy efficient rooms and electric vehicle charging stations.
RED IS GREEN: Local roasters Red Eye Coffee are committed to fair trade coffee, eco-friendly growers and community philanthropy… not to mention one of the best lattes in Tallahassee!
TAKE IT OUTDOORS: Tallahassee is known for having over 700 miles of hiking, biking and paddling trails… take your group outside for a challenging ride or relaxing paddle on crystal clear waters.
SUSTAINABLE AND DELICIOUS: Okra, rainbow quinoa and scarlet kale grow in-house at Backwoods Crossing, the only “farm-to-table” restaurant of its kind in Florida. With a family-friendly atmosphere, southern flair and outside seating surrounded by flowers, southern customers will feel right at home. Group dining available.
PAST & PRESENT: Located in the heart of downtown Tallahassee, the DoubleTree by Hilton is only steps away from historic homes, museums and churches. The interior of the hotel features a unique politically influenced décor –a nod to Tallahassee’s political past, present and future.
BE BRIGHT: Originally the power-plant for Tallahassee, explore regional cuisine at The Edison. Paired with gorgeous original exposed brick walls and the picturesque backdrop of Cascades Park, this is a favorite for groups of up to 150.
TALLAHASSEE’S ROOTS: Originally a 1,600-acre cotton plantation, the home at Goodwood Museum & Gardens is now on the National Register of Historic Places and serves as museum situated on 20-acres of land with centuries old live oaks and gardens accommodating groups up to 250 with on-site catering available from The Rev Café.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY: Showcasing one of the most extensive and important exhibitions of African American artifacts, is the Meek-Eaton Black Archives on the campus of Florida A&M University. Opened in 1908, the center is one of the largest repositories relating to African American history and culture in the Southeast.
HIP HOTEL: Located walking distance to the Midtown and Downtown districts, Hotel Duval features contemporary design, modern décor and over 5,000 sq. ft of event space. Top off your evening at the chic Level 8 rooftop bar overlooking the city.
CAFFEINE FIX: Skilled coffee roasters and expert baristas can be found at Lucky Goat Coﬀee. Order a Tallyccino to kick your day into high gear.
LUNCH BREAK: The menu at Kool Beanz Café is as varied as the colors on the walls, changing daily based on available local produce from nearby farms and seafood fresh from the Gulf of Mexico. Group Dining Available.
PROOF POSITIVE: Proof Brewing Co. is Tallahassee’s largest brewery and one of the city’s most beloved local watering holes where guests can enjoy a modern yet intimate tasting room, expansive lawn, covered patio, private events room, award-winning craft beer and on-site restaurant called Proper. Group brewery tours available.
RAILROAD SQUARE ART PARK: Spend some free time drifting from store to store and gallery to gallery at Railroad Square Art Park. Featuring over 70 different galleries, studios, vintage shops and cafés, there’s no shortage of funky finds here.
Tallahassee offers many walkable entertainment districts featuring world-class dining, shopping, nightlife and public art. There’s always something new to see, do and taste on your next visit to Florida’s Capital City.
Energetic, youthful, hip and exciting—in a word FUN! College students, alumni and locals come here to eat, drink, and shop. Dine at Madison Social, a gastropub serving up new-American small plates and sandwiches, while Centrale will make you feel at home with old-school Italian comfort food. Roof-top nightclub Recess keeps the party going all night long, or chill in the beer hall at Township.
All Saints / G-Street
Eclectic, artistic, diverse and funky—in the best possible way. Vintage shops like Wonsaponatime Vintage and Curio are sure to inspire your inner bohemian. The culinary arts are also on display with a homemade sausage at Crum Box Gastgarden, a train caboose turned artisanal lunch spot. The area comes alive on the First Friday of every month at Railroad Square Art Park with live music, theater performances, art exhibits and food trucks.
Market District / Uptown
A perfect blend of upscale shopping, classic dining and natural beauty. Located at Exit 203 on I-10, this is the first glimpse of Tallahassee for many visitors. Boutique shopping is plentiful in the Market District and Hearth & Soul on Market Street is a beautifully curated shop featuring unique items for the mind, body and home. Upscale dining options abound at Sage, Dao, and Blu Halo.
The heart of the city beats with live music, craft beers, and dining options for every palette. Ology Brewing and Liberty are hot spots for happy hour while dining options range from new-southern at Table 23, inventive Asian fusion at Izzy’s Pub & Sushi, and local favorite Kool Beanz Café. Midtown is home to local shopping gems like Midtown Reader, an independent bookstore with an extensive collection of unique books and crafts.
Downtown Tallahassee is where history and politics exist hand-in-hand. Witness government in action alongside museums and important civil rights markers. Hobnob with politicians at the iconic Andrew’s Capital Grill & Bar on Adams Street or indulge in fine dining amongst influential decision makers at Il Lusso. For the best view of the city, enjoy a cocktail from Eve on Adams, located on the rooftop of the DoubleTree hotel.
HERE WE GROW AGAIN!
Tallahassee continues to grow and welcomes four new hotels and 545 sleeping rooms in the coming months.
Hotel Indigo Tallahassee Collegetown (Summer 2020) is an upscale boutique property and features 143 guest rooms overlooking the FSU Campus with bars, 3 meeting rooms and on-site restaurant, bar, and room service. Live like a Seminole while staying steps away from Florida State University’s Doak Campbell Stadium at Hotel Indigo Tallahassee. The seven-story boutique hotel is just three minutes from FSU’s campus and a short drive from the state Capitol buildings. Decorated to reflect Tallahassee’s fascinating history as a railroad town with rail map motifs on the walls and rugs, the 143 guest rooms and suites are welcoming to pets and include access to our 24-hour fitness center full of state-of-the-art cardio and weight equipment. Dine in Hotel Indigo’s full-service restaurant that features dishes made from local ingredients and front-row views of FSU’s intramural fields. Hotel Indigo also overlooks Gaines Street, the city’s music, food, art, and fashion scene that will beckon you out for a day of fun.
Springhill Suites by Marriott Tallahassee North (Opening Fall 2020) will be the first hotel located on the northwest corner of I-10 and Thomasville Road within walking distance of restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
Hyatt House Railroad Square (Opening Winter 2021) will be the first Hyatt hotel brand in Tallahassee and will feature 120 suites and décor influenced by the art district’s industrial, quirky style.
AC by Marriott Tallahassee (Opening Winter 2021) will include 154 sleeping rooms, more than 5,000 square feet of meetings space, and a rooftop bar overlooking Cascades Park.
THE FOUR SEASONS OF TALLAHASSEE
Unlike much of Florida, the Capital City experiences four distinct seasons every year. When planning your trip to Tallahassee make sure you check the weather to see if you need a jacket and gloves or a bathing suit and sunscreen.
Near perfect spring weather ushers in fresh blooms and outdoor events and festivals most weekends. Take in the awe-inspiring beauty of a city in full bloom with azaleas awakening to display a full spectrum of color and floral aromas.
Avg. Temp (Mar–May) LOW 54 – HIGH 80
There’s nothing like a dip in a crystal-clear spring or river to cool off from the summer heat. Sun worshipers love our proximity to nearby Gulf beaches, while families take the opportunity to explore fascinating museums and art galleries with the kids.
Avg. Temp (June–Aug) LOW 71 – HIGH 92
Fall brings a renewed energy with the arrival of new students as well as action-packed weekends and stunning weather. Enjoy the roar of the crowd at FSU and FAMU football games, tailgate with your friends and family, get outside to explore a new trail and witness the leaves change colors painting the landscape with shades of red, gold and orange.
Avg. Temp (Sept–Nov) LOW 58 – HIGH 83
Tallahassee experiences winter! Bring a jacket as winter is a welcome change of seasons that brings a chill to the air. Bundle up and enjoy the crisp mornings and cool evenings. While not common, Tallahassee has even seen snowfall in recent years!
Avg. Temp (Dec–Feb) LOW 41 – HIGH 66