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Islamorada: Small Town Island Charmer

Category: Where to Go
Region: Florida Keys

Long known as the “Sport Fishing Capital of the World,” Islamorada spreads across the beautiful, tropical isles of the Upper Florida Keys. Laura Albritton takes us on an authentic tour of this slice of paradise.

Visit Dade City, Home of the Annual Kumquat Festival

Category: Things to Do
Type: Festivals and Events

Dade City celebrates its “ode to the kumquat” during the annual Kumquat Festival honoring its distinction as the world’s leading supplier of the petite fruit. The 2019 Kumquat Festival will be held on Saturday, January 26th from 9am - 5pm.  Admission is FREE.

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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

Visit Dade City, Home of the 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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