Authentic Key West

Conch Republic 

Discover the laid-back charm 

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Matlacha & Pine Islands 

The Authentic Beat 

Locals Call it the "Real Deal"

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Authentic Pasco  

Iconic Stilt Houses

Water lover's paradise

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Authentic Space Coast  

13 Things To Do

See "Real" & Historical Florida

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Discover St. Pete Beach

Laid-back and fun  

For an authentic getaway

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Florida Sea Grape Jelly

Grab A Bucket & Pick!

Make your own 

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History, Beaches & Blue Angels

'Tween Tallahassee & New Orleans

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Ft. George Island

Northeast of Jacksonville

Explore the Kingsley Plantation 

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Authentic Key West

Authentic Key West conjures pastel clapboard houses, Ernest Hemingway, Old Town, key lime pie and images of sunset celebrations. Join author Laura Albritton as she shares her discoveries in the laid-back capital of the "Conch Republic" 

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How to Make Sea Grape Jelly

Learn how to make Authentic Floria sea grape jelly following this step-by-step easy recipe using hand picked fruit found along Florida’s coast. Sea grapes are distinguished by large heart shaped leaves, woody stems


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