Authentic Travel
North Florida
photo: St. Joseph Peninsula State Park
St. Joseph Peninsula State Park

North Florida’s St. Joseph Peninsula State Park on the Forgotten Coast is worth remembering with towering white sand dunes, long stretches of beaches and a pristine aquatic preserve and marine museum

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Central Florida
photo: Florida's Authentic Adventure Coast
Florida's Authentic Adventure Coast

An hour west of Orlando, Florida’s Adventure Coast is home to live mermaids who swim in bubbly springs as manatees graze on sea grasses and local farms harvest fresh produce amidst green rolling hills 

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Florida Keys
photo: Authentic Key West
Authentic Key West

Authentic Key West conjures pastel clapboard houses, Ernest Hemingway, Old Town, key lime pie and images of sunset celebrations. Join author Laura Albritton as she shares her discoveries in the laid-back capital of the "Conch Republic" 

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Southwest Florida
photo: Authentic Matlacha & Pine Islands
Authentic Matlacha & Pine Islands

On Florida’s southwest coast, near Fort Myers, Pine Island embodies the laid-back, “Old” authentic Florida life surrounded by world-class fishing, a vibrant art scene and of course, fresh seafood, delivering the "real" deal 

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Central Florida
photo: Pasco's Stilt Houses & More Water Adventures
Pasco's Stilt Houses & More Water Adventures

With miles of coastline, discover Pasco County, a water lover’s paradise while enjoying a sunset cruise to the stilt houses, a boat trip to Anclote Key, a kayak trip down the Cotee River and a SUP paddle to Salt 

 

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Authentic Travel
photo: 13 Things to Do on Florida's Space Coast
13 Things to Do on Florida's Space Coast

Florida’s Space Coast offers more than rocket launches as an eco-tourism leader with a major wildlife refuge, sea turtle nesting grounds, a mosaic of waterways, a surfing mecca and charming beach towns

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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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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