Authentic Travel
Authentic Travel
photo: Eight Florida Springs for Summer Fun
Eight Florida Springs for Summer Fun

Florida has the largest collection of springs on earth and it's time to cool down for summer fun. Enjoy Authentic Florida's "insider tips" for visiting eight crystal clear, bubbly Florida springs for chilling out 

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North Florida
photo: 2015 Florida Folk Festival
2015 Florida Folk Festival

The 2015 Florida Folk Festival kicks off Memorial Day Weekend along the banks of the Suwannee River featuring live music, musician jams, fiddle and banjo championships, Florida crafts with down-home fun. Guest blogger Annetta Burch  

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Florida Food
photo: Create Your Own Farm to Table Event
Create Your Own Farm to Table Event

Authentic Florida shares tips for creating a Farm to Table Event with ideas for outdoor entertaining, incorporating fresh ingredients into your delicious menu while enjoying family and friends

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Authentic Travel
photo: Join a Florida Sea Turtle Walk
Join a Florida Sea Turtle Walk

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

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Central Florida
photo: Cowboys Once Roamed: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve
Cowboys Once Roamed: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve

Long ago, Cracker Cowboys herded cattle across the state traveling through Florida’s Central Florida prairies. You can experience the land as it once was at the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

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Country Rambling
photo: Time to Pick Florida Blueberries!
Time to Pick Florida Blueberries!

Now is the perfect time to grab your buckets and pick those precious Florida blueberries. But don’t wait too long, because the season is here and gone in no time. Generally the “picking window” lasts from 

 

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

Fort Lauderdale has been known as Florida’s most famous destination for spring breakers but they may have missed seven authentic things to do for an extra special visit 

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Central Florida
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"Behind the Gates" in Ocala's Horse Country

Ocala is horse country but it’s a rare privilege to get “behind the gates” and experience the world of thoroughbreds, stud farms and even the sporting side of the business. But you can get inside if you know

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Authentic Travel
photo: Florida Everglades Best-Kept Secret
Florida Everglades Best-Kept Secret

Authentic Florida shares tips for your next trip to the Florida’s Everglades, revealing hidden secrets for enjoying its subtle beauty. Now is the ideal time to view the wildlife and enjoy the rich mosaic of varied ecosystems 

 
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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