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Punta Gorda: A Perfectly Authentic Getaway

Category: Where to Go
Region: Southwest Florida

Located in Southwest Florida (between Sarasota and Fort Myers), Punta Gorda is a charming small town situated on the banks of Charlotte Harbor, one of the US’s largest natural harbors.

The beautifully restored historic downtown area is loaded with lovely vistas, quaint homes, unlimited restaurants, and lots of other great things to do. It is a slice of paradise for fisherman, boaters, sun-worshippers and shoppers alike.

Eleven of Our Favorite Dog-Friendly Beaches/Parks in Florida

Category: Where to Go
Region: Outdoors

Since we are big fans of our furry family members, we have put together a list of some of our favorite Authentic Florida dog-friendly beaches/parks around the Sunshine State.

From the Panhandle to St. Augustine to Key Biscayne/Miami with pitstops in the middle from coast to coast, nothing beats a day at the beach with the ones we love! 

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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Seven Reasons to Fall in Love with Winter Park

Category: Things To Do
Region: Central Florida

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Step Back in Time in Charming St. Augustine

Category: Where to Go
Region: Northeast Florida

Delight in a Weekend Escape to Stuart in Martin County

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central East 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

Explore Open Spaces and Vibrant Places in Pasco County

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central West Florida

Get Authentic on Anna Maria Island & Cortez Village

Category: Things to Do
Region: Southwest Florida

2019 Kumquat Festival Pineapple Press Newsletter

Visit Florida's Sanctuary: Bok Tower Gardens

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central Florida

Save the Date: 1.25.20 is Dade City's 23rd 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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