Authentic Travel
Central Florida
photo: Oh, Ocala!
Oh, Ocala!

Ocala is a central Florida treasure and an adventurer’s paradise with rolling hills, 700 horse farms, the Ocala National Forest and one of the state's oldest tourist attractions, Silver Springs State Park    

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Central Florida
photo: Ode to the Kumquat: 2016 Kumquat Festival
Ode to the Kumquat: 2016 Kumquat Festival

Florida's Dade City celebrates its “ode to the kumquat” during the January 2016 Kumquat Festival honoring its distinction as the world’s leading supplier amidst green hills, groves and pastures 

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Southwest Florida
photo: Authentic Miami
Authentic Miami

Miami is Florida’s urban, tropical chic city but this suntan Mecca is also filled with century-old mansions, authentic gardens, vintage hotels, pools, neighborhoods and vibrant art communities.

 

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Authentic Travel
photo: Authentic Florida's 2016 Bucket List
Authentic Florida's 2016 Bucket List

Begin checking off your 2016 Authentic Florida Bucket List with 14 ideas that will kickstart the year. Discover roads “less traveled" for a fresh start and new beginnings, filled with adventures for renewal

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Authentic Holidays
photo: Ten Authentic Holiday Things to Do
Ten Authentic Holiday Things to Do

Are you yearning for some authentic inspiration for the holiday season? Authentic Florida shares ten things to do that will remind you of simpler, more authentic times. Visit Fort Christmas, the Edison & Ford Estates

 

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East Coast
photo: 2016 Space Coast Bird & Wildlife Festival
2016 Space Coast Bird & Wildlife Festival

The 2016 Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival slated for January 20-25th is considered one of the best places to learn about Florida birds and wildlife as you participate in field trips, presentations and workshops

 

 

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Country Rambling
photo: Making Sugar Cane Syrup: Experience Florida's Heritage
Making Sugar Cane Syrup: Experience Florida's Heritage

Experience a Sugarcane Syrup Boil, a long-standing Florida Cracker tradition dating back to the earliest pioneers and learn where you can enjoy the experience yourself 

 

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Central Florida
photo: Tarpon Springs: Sponge Capital of the World
Tarpon Springs: Sponge Capital of the World

Tarpon Springs, known as the “Sponge Capital of the World,” is where Greek immigrants settled in the early 1900’s building a thriving sponge industry with Mediterranean village charm, delicious food, and an 

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Authentic Travel
photo: Tasting Florida's Honey
Tasting Florida's Honey

Travel the backroads of Florida while savoring rich, authentic honey varieties such as orange blossom, tupelo, saw palmetto, blueberry, gallberry and wildflower - available in local markets, farms and roadside stands

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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