Starting in the late 19th century, people traveled to Florida to ride glass bottom boats, watch mermaids, and interact with the out-of-the-ordinary, exotic environment. Many of these attractions are still thriving and offer a memorable experience for all.
Welcome to Authentic Florida, devoted to the simple pleasures of Florida living with a splash of kitsch. We are passionate about "real" Florida and the endless variety of fun things to do – whether traveling, cooking, exploring or dining out. Each destination is personally experienced and every recipe tested - ensuring an "authentic" journey for you.