Authentic Travel
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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North Florida
photo: Join the Fun at the 2016 Florida Folk Festival
Join the Fun at the 2016 Florida Folk Festival

Join the fun at the 2016 Florida Folk Festival as it kicks off Memorial Day Weekend along the banks of the Suwannee River featuring live music, dance,  tall tales and traditions

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North Florida
photo: Your Guide to an Epic St. Augustine Vacation
Your Guide to an Epic St. Augustine Vacation

Follow this authentic guide for your next epic St. Augustine heritage vacation while walking through centuries of living history, historical monuments, museums and galleries

 

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Authentic Travel
photo: Watch Florida Sea Turtles Nest on the Beach
Watch Florida Sea Turtles Nest on the Beach

As Florida's Sea Turtle nesting season begins, find out where you can join a Turtle Walk while watching a mother lay her eggs on the beach, an amazing wonder of nature  

 

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Central Florida
photo: A-Mazing Sunflower & Blueberry Mother's Day Adventure
A-Mazing Sunflower & Blueberry Mother's Day Adventure

Enjoy an A-Mazing Mother’s Day Farm Adventure where mom and the family can traipse through a sunflower maze followed by blueberry picking

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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