Why I Love Tallahassee

There are many reasons why residents love living in Tallahassee, and we’ve compiled REAL stories from REAL residents here! If you’re considering a move to Florida’s capital, you’ll want to be sure to read the reasons residents chose this city as their home.

Whether it’s to be closer to grandkids during retirement, to take advantage of the numerous benefits the city offers to business owners and entrepreneurs, or the quality of life for working professionals and their families, there’s hundreds of reasons why people say “I love Tallahassee”.

So what are you waiting for? Visit ChooseTallahassee.com to explore Tallahassee’s neighborhoods, parks, dining scene, and employment opportunities and then make the move to your new home!

Gail retired to Tallahassee Florida

Retiree Gail McDonald Chose Tallahassee (or did Tallahassee choose her?)

There are many great places to retire in Florida. Here’s why Tallahassee resident Gail McDonald chose to retire in the capital city! I am a true believer in “everything happens for a reason”….My husband Neil and I built our life in South Florida after our marriage in 1996.  Born in Chicago,  my family moved to …

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Fredrik Widarsson, founder and CEO of RealZips

I Moved My Business to Florida: Here Are 4 Reasons Why I Chose Tallahassee

My name is Fredrik Widarsson and I run a cloud-based business from Tallahassee, Florida. My business is deeply rooted in the Salesforce ecosystem, making it accessible from nearly any location. Even though RealZips can operate from anywhere in the world, I picked Tallahassee for four important reasons: quality of life, access to brilliant people, a …

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Christina Stanton moves from New York to Tallahassee, Florida during Covid-19

From the Big City to a Smaller Community: A Move During COVID-19

When COVID-19 hit, Christina Stanton and her husband decided to move from the Big Apple to the small but vibrant city of Tallahassee, Florida. Here, she details what it was like to move during COVID-19, and why she loves living here. I grew up in Tallahassee in the 70’s and 80’s, graduating from Leon High …

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COVID-19: Tallahassee comes through for TMH in a big way

At Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) Foundation, I get to see firsthand how our community rallies to take care of each other during difficult times.  What’s happened since March in response to COVID-19 has been amazing. Tallahasseeans and donors from throughout our region responded immediately and generously to help TMH protect patients and healthcare providers from …

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