- The list below includes 26 free or cheap things to do in or near Tallahassee, Florida, including 21 different types of inexpensive activities like History Museums, National & State Parks, Parks and Bike Paths.
- From Florida State University to Cascades Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Tallahassee and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Thomasville.
A 24-acre facility, Cascades Park features open green space along ponds, fountains and an amphitheater. The park provides multi-use trails, picnic areas, a splash pad, benches, restroom facilities and exhibits that include a Korean War Memorial.
91% 270 votes
3540 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32309 MoreLess Info
With gardens planted as early as 1923 and with amenities for the entire family, Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park can keep anybody occupied. It has hiking and horse riding trails, fishing spots, playgrounds, picnic areas and it can host weddings.
97% 37 votes
The Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail is a 20.5 mile long trail that was once a railroad line. Visitors of the trail can partake in cycling, rollerblading and walking.
The largest forest in the state of Florida is contained with the Apalachicola National Forest, which covers 571,088 acres. In addition to the trees themselves, there are many walking and hiking trails and water-based recreational areas.
From mountain biking to disc golf, Tom Brown Park offers visitors a variety of outdoor activities on its expansive grounds and nature trails. They also have a dog park, picnic tables, baseball fields, tennis court, and playground.
Filled with trees and walking paths, Lake Ella Park contains a large lake with fountains and ducks. A large gazebo sits on the water's edge. There are also benches for visitors to sit on while they take in the view.
48% 31 votes
3600 Indian Mounds Road, Tallahassee, FL 32303 MoreLess Info
Lake Jackson Mounds Archaeological State Park is a state park that has an inhabited history dating back more than 800 years. There are a number of trails in the park and visitors can view four earthen temple mounds.