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Our 2019 Authentic Florida Bucket List

Category: Things to Do
Type: Bucket List

Without further delay, we present our official 2019 Authentic Florida Bucket List --- 19 activities, adventures and roadside attractions we recommend exploring in the Sunshine State this year! 

Dade City's 2019 Kumquat Festival is THIS Saturday

Category: Things to Do
Type: Festivals and Events

We're in countdown mode for Historic Downtown Dade City's 22nd Annual Kumquat Festival. It's free, family-friendly fun and an opportunity to try various kumquat treats from salsas to pies to adult beverages.  

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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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Step Back in Time in Charming St. Augustine

Category: Where to Go
Region: Northeast Florida

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Delight in a Weekend Escape to Stuart in Martin County

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central East Florida

Explore Open Spaces and Vibrant Places in Pasco County

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central West 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 Things To Do in Sarasota County

Category: Things To Do
Region: Southwest Florida

Launch Your Trip to Florida's Space Coast

Catagory: Where to Go
Region: Central East Florida

Discover Florida's Authentic Adventure Coast

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central West Florida

Check Out Charming Lodging on the East Coast

Category: Where to Go
Region: Florida East Coast

Purchase a Limited Edition Authentic Florida Poster

Category: Things to Do
Region: Central Florida

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Visit Florida's Sanctuary: Bok Tower Gardens

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central Florida

Attend Dade City's 22nd Annual Kumquat Festival

Category: Things to Do
Type: Festivals and Events

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A Walking App that Makes Florida Adventures Amazing!

Category: Things to Do
Type: All Florida

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