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Exploring the Extraordinary Florida Everglades

Category: Where to Go
Region: Southeast Florida

Now is the ideal time to view the wildlife and enjoy the rich mosaic of varied ecosystems of the Florida Everglades. Authentic Florida shares tips for your next trip, revealing hidden secrets for enjoying its subtle beauty. 

 

May 2019: Our Favorite Events Throughout Florida

Category: Things to Do
Type: Festivals and Events

2019 is zipping by. The month of May is jam-packed with some fantastic festivals/events. We've narrowed our May list down to a few of our personal favorites. We highly recommend planning a weekend getaway and exploring the surrounding areas of these festivals. Their locations are chock full of authentic treasures.

Authentic Florida Promise

Welcome to Authentic Florida, devoted to the unique treasures of Florida living with a splash of kitsch. We are passionate about "real" Florida and the endless variety of fun things to do – whether exploring new places, revisiting roadside attractions or dining out.  Each destination is personally experienced - ensuring an "authentic" journey for you.

We have been honored to win several awards including the Sunshine Award for "Favorite Travel Blogger" multiple times. We appreciate everyone's support and love our #AuthenticFloridian community.

 

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Adventures in Awesome, Authentic Miami

Category: Where to Go
Region: Southeast Florida

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Seven Reasons to Fall in Love with Winter Park

Category: Things To Do
Region: Central Florida

Step Back in Time in Charming St. Augustine

Category: Where to Go
Region: Northeast Florida

Meet this Dynamic Duo: Brendan and Nicole Coudal

Category: Things To Do
Region: Southwest Florida

Observe Magnificent Manatees in the Wild Year-Round

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central West Florida

Enjoy Outdoor Fun with these 12 Ocala Adventures

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central Florida

Experience 10 Authentic Things To Do in Sarasota

Category: Things To Do
Region: Southwest Florida

Enjoy a Fun-Filled Weekend In Authentic Key West

Category: Where to Go
Region: Southeast Florida

Discover Florida's Authentic Adventure Coast

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central West Florida

Get Authentic on Anna Maria Island & Cortez Village

Category: Things to Do
Region: Southwest Florida

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Find Florida Shells with an Authentic Shellebrity

Category: Things To Do
Type: Southwest Florida

Visit Florida's Sanctuary: Bok Tower Gardens

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central Florida

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January 2020: Dade City's 23rd Annual Kumquat Festival

Category: Things to Do
Type: Festivals and Events

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