Authentic Key West

Capital, Conch Republic

Discover the laid-back charm 

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Step Back in Time

Four Florida Historical Forts

Visit centuries of history 

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Bug Fever!

Florida Lobster Season Opens

One of Florida's finest catches

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Eight Florida Springs

You Don't Want to Miss 

Beat the summer heat

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Good Family Fun

Florida Scallop Season is Open!

Enjoy the thrill of scalloping for dinner

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Florida's Nirvana

Ichetucknee River & Springs

Let the river run through you


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Four Florida

Fabulous Beaches

You Don't Want to Miss

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Florida Favorites

Roadside Attractions

From guest blogger Rick Kilby 

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Authentic Key West

Authentic Key West conjures pastel clapboard houses, Ernest Hemingway and images of sunset celebrations. Author Laura Albritton shares her new discoveries while visiting old favorites from the laid-back capital of the "Conch Republic" 

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Mangos are falling off the trees right now, so it's time to break out the blender and make a fresh Florida Mango Smoothie. Cool, refreshing and filled with outstanding nutrients and oh, so tasty!

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Welcome to Authentic Florida, devoted to the simple pleasures of Florida living. As a native Floridian, I am passionate about "real" Florida and the endless variety of fun things to do – whether traveling, cooking, gardening or decorating. Join me as we discover Florida together.

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