Imagine a pristine Florida island before the existence of homes, condominiums, crowded beaches, traffic and parking lots. Got a picture? If not, let me help. At one time, Florida’s barrier islands were fringed with miles and miles of glistening white sandy beaches and
Looking for a budget friendly day trip? If you enjoy “real” Florida and a bit of fascinating state history, this one’s for you. The “twofer” is a paddle ride down the Estero River, which also borders and provides access to the unique Koreshan Historic State
It's the season for one of Florida's most authentic and dedicated sports, lobstering. Divers descend upon the Florida Keys eager to find sea treasures in the form of delectable, sweet Florida lobster. There's work involved, but the payoff is delicious
Southwest of Miami, you’ll find one of America's most unique treasures, the Everglades National Park. Spring is an ideal time to view the wildlife and enjoy the rich mosaic of varied ecosystems and wildlife. There's nothing like the Florida Everglades and there is so much to see and do
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.