Authentic Travel
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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North Florida
photo: Let's Go to Apalachicola: Florida's Oyster Republic!
Let's Go to Apalachicola: Florida's Oyster Republic!

Apalachicola, known as the “Oyster Republic” is a charming town on the Panhandle where the majority of oysters are harvested making it one of the state's most authentic getaways

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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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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