It's not too late to see Florida's manatees as they leave the 72 degree springs and scatter throughout the state waterways. Authentic Florida shares the best places to view these lovable gentle giants, affectionally called the Florida "sea cow", a sight
South of Tallahassee, on Florida’s panhandle, St. Mark’s National Wildlife Refuge provides an oasis for migratory birds and teeming wildlife. For the avid nature traveler or just the curious, St. Mark's is a a slice of stunning and breathtaking beauty
The Florida orange season will be coming to a close soon, so it’s time to pick your favorite citrus or visit your local grove to grab the remaining fruit. Growers report a challenging year, but there's still plenty left to finish off the year. Florida's orange is one of the the most recognizable
There is more to Miami than beaches, beautiful people and nightlife. Authentic Florida uncovers the classic oldies while making new discoveries in Florida’s city of tropical chic. Gardens, old hotels, pools, mansions, beaches, lighthouses and cool neighborhoods
Siesta Key, a barrier island just off Sarasota on Florida’s southwest coast is not only a popular destination for weather-weary travelers in search of a warmer climate, beautiful beaches and a slower pace, it’s also a great place to live. The sugary white sand
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.