Authentic Travel
Florida Keys
photo: 2016 Florida Lobster Season Opens for a Fresh Catch
2016 Florida Lobster Season Opens for a Fresh Catch

The 2016 Florida Lobster Season opens with the July 27 & 28 mini-season, commencing the “bug fever” ritual for thousands, but it's the 

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Authentic Travel
photo: Four Fabulous Beaches to Cool Down Your Summer
Four Fabulous Beaches to Cool Down Your Summer

Visit four fabulous beaches to cool down your summer, all within pristine natural surroundings, few crowds and near delicious Florida seafood 

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South Florida
photo: Explore & Adventure in Biscayne National Park
Explore & Adventure in Biscayne National Park

Explore Miami’s Biscayne National Park, home to coral reefs and remote islands while enjoying boat tours, paddling excursions, reef diving, hiking and camping

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Blessings
photo: Celebrating the Old, New and Beloved
Celebrating the Old, New and Beloved

This July 4th, Authentic Florida has a lot to celebrate: the founding of our country, old friends, an upcoming new website, the 200th newsletter and beloved readers, family and 

 

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East Coast
photo: Discover Charming Lodging on Florida's East Coast
Discover Charming Lodging on Florida's East Coast

Take an east coast road trip to discover enchanting and authentic lodging from cottages, to bed and breakfast inns and vintage motels that go above and beyond the norm 

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Central Florida
photo: 2016 Florida Scalloping: Good Times for the Family!
2016 Florida Scalloping: Good Times for the Family!

The 2016 Florida Scalloping season kicks off June 25th for a rollicking good time with the ultimate payoff of a tasty, seafood feast for the whole family

 

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Southwest Florida
photo: Find Florida Shells with a Shellebrity
Find Florida Shells with a Shellebrity

In celebration of National Seashell Day, Authentic Florida takes a guided shelling adventure with "shellebrity" Pam Rambo to discover some of the best areas in the world for shelling

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South Florida
photo: 10 Awesome Things to do in Sarasota this Summer
10 Awesome Things to do in Sarasota this Summer

Enjoy 10 awesome things to do in Sarasota on Florida’s Gulf Coast that includes kayaking through a mangrove tunnel, collecting shark teeth on the beach and 

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Florida Springs
photo: 15 Florida Springs to Cool Down Your Summer
15 Florida Springs to Cool Down Your Summer

If you are looking for ways to cool down this summer, check Authentic Florida’s list of 15 Florida springs to jump in for refreshing fun during the season of sizzling heat 

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My Promise

Whether looking for a half-day, full-day, or weekend excursion, the Authentic Florida Traveler experiences Florida in its simplest form – enjoying the Florida that has always been here, yet often forgotten. With moderate planning and even the most limited budget, the Authentic Traveler can enjoy the best that Florida has to offer. 

Authentic Florida travelers seek, discover and rediscover Florida– and are passionate about living a true and centered life in a state that has so much to enjoy.  Join me as we discover the Florida of our past, present and future.

Authentic Florida awaits you.

- Robin