Authentic Travel
Central Florida
photo: Authentic St. Pete Beach
Authentic St. Pete Beach

Unplug, let go and explore authentic St. Pete Beach and its neighboring islands including Pass-a-Grille, the Don CeSar, Ft. De Soto Park, Egmont and Shell Keys and the famous Ted Peters restaurant. You will find plenty to do in this special place

 

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North Florida
photo: Pensacola: History, Beaches & Blue Angels
Pensacola: History, Beaches & Blue Angels

Pensacola is Florida’s westernmost city between Tallahassee and New Orleans, immersed in history, delicious food, outstanding beaches and proud home to the Blue Angels and the Naval Aviation Museum

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Authentic Travel
photo: Ft. George Island & the Kingsley Plantation
Ft. George Island & the Kingsley Plantation

Wander through Florida’s past to the Ft. George Island, northeast of Jacksonville, through thick majestic oak trees leading to the Kingsley Plantation where slaves once toiled the land leaving behind their  

 

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Southwest Florida
photo: Charlotte Harbor & Its Gulf Islands
Charlotte Harbor & Its Gulf Islands

Charlotte Harbor, known as the tarpon fishing capital of the world is also a pristine natural wonderland and home to Stump Pass Beach Park, Don Pedro Island, Boca Grande and historic fishing village of Placida

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Central Florida
photo: Best Florida Bargain for $2: Rainbow Springs
Best Florida Bargain for $2: Rainbow Springs

Since 1930, Central Florida’s Rainbow Springs State Park has enjoyed a reputation as one of the most scenic natural playgrounds with shimmering turquoise spring water creating a bubbly outdoor swimming

 

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Florida Keys
photo: 2015 Florida Lobster Season Opens
2015 Florida Lobster Season Opens

The 2015 Florida Lobster Season opens with the July 29 & 30 mini-season, commencing the “bug fever” ritual for thousands, but it's the sweet, succulent fresh crustacean that becomes the ultimate reward

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Central Florida
photo: Top 10 Favorite Things to Do In Gainesville
Top 10 Favorite Things to Do In Gainesville

Discover Gainesville’s Top 10 Things to do ranging from the Florida Museum of Natural History, the Butterfly Rainforest, Payne’s Prairie Preserve and the Devil’s Millhopper State Park and so much more

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Central Florida
photo: Caladesi Island: As Nature Intended
Caladesi Island: As Nature Intended

North of Clearwater, Caladesi Island State Park is part of a chain of Florida’s coastal barrier islands yet unique and unspoiled with no homes, crowds, traffic or parking lots and glistening white sandy beaches 

 

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Central Florida
photo: Tubing Florida's Ichetucknee River
Tubing Florida's Ichetucknee River

Tubing the Ichetucknee River is one of the most authentic and delightful Florida experiences as you unplug, relax and let the slow moving river carry you through pristine nature while viewing stunning wildlife 

 

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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