Authentic Travel
South Florida
photo: Seven Things Spring Breakers Missed in Ft. Lauderdale
Seven Things Spring Breakers Missed in Ft. Lauderdale

Ft. Lauderdale has been known as Florida’s most famous destination for spring breakers but they may have missed these seven authentic things to do while there 

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North Florida
photo: Six Unforgettable Adventures in the Suwannee River Valley
Six Unforgettable Adventures in the Suwannee River Valley

Six unforgettable adventures await you in the Suwannee River Valley, home to the legendary river, as it winds through scenic state parks, natural springs, charming small 

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Adventure
photo: Peace River
Peace River

Looking for “off the beaten path” family fun ? Try a kayak ride on the Peace River while panning for Florida fossils. Perfect for the whole family.  Shhh...don't tell the kids it could be educational...

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Southwest Florida
photo: Enjoy the Thrill of Discovering Shark Teeth
Enjoy the Thrill of Discovering Shark Teeth

Enjoy the thrill of discovering shark teeth on Florida’s Gulf Coast Venice Beach, known as the “Shark Tooth Capital of the World,” where millions of years ago the area was teeming with sharks

 

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Florida Art & Culture
photo: The Highwaymen: Florida Artists Who Defied the Odds
The Highwaymen: Florida Artists Who Defied the Odds

Meet the Highwaymen, Florida's African-American landscape artists who defied the odds, overcoming the obstacles of Florida’s “Jim Crow” South, while solidifying 

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Authentic Travel
photo: Best Places to See Florida's White Pelicans
Best Places to See Florida's White Pelicans

Authentic Florida shares best places to see Florida’s white pelicans, more elusive than the brown pelican, but a sight to behold  - and not always easy to find unless you know where to go to find them

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South Florida
photo: Experience Miami's Coral Gables Like a Local
Experience Miami's Coral Gables Like a Local

Authentic Florida guest blogger Laura Albritton takes us on a charming tour of Coral Gables, a Miami community and the perfect authentic Florida adventure loaded with historical gems 

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Authentic Travel
photo: Pick & Buy Fresh from a Florida Citrus Grove
Pick & Buy Fresh from a Florida Citrus Grove

Find out where to pick fresh Florida citrus or buy direct from the grove. Experience tasting and smelling Florida's most famous icon while selecting your favorite fruit to take home

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Wildlife
photo: Best Places to See Florida's Manatees
Best Places to See Florida's Manatees

Find out the best places are to see Florida’s manatees as they congregate in large herds for the winter, swimming to the crystal clear warm Florida springs escaping cooler temperatures

 

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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