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Florida Keys Officials Target June 1 to Begin Reopening to Visitors

Category: Where to Go
Region: Florida Keys

Florida Keys officials announced they are targeting Monday, June 1, to reopen the Keys to visitors following the island chain’s closure to tourists March 22 to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

The easing of visitor restrictions is to coincide with the planned June 1 suspension of checkpoints on two roads leading from the South Florida mainland to the Keys.

Drive-In Movies Make A Big Comeback in 2020

Category: Things to Do
Type: Things to Do

June 6th is Drive-In Movie Day!

Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the challenges it has presented, drive-in movies have made a huge comeback. 

In addition to the seven remaining permanent drive-in theaters around the Sunshine State, there are other make-shift drive-ins popping up all over Florida and the rest of the country. 

Authentic Florida Promise

Welcome to Authentic Florida, devoted to the unique treasures of Florida living with a splash of kitsch. We are passionate about "real" Florida and the endless variety of fun things to do – whether exploring new places, revisiting roadside attractions, meeting unique Floridians, or dining out.  Each destination is personally experienced - ensuring an "authentic" journey for you.

We have been honored to win several awards including the Sunshine Award for "Favorite Travel Blogger" multiple times.

We appreciate everyone's support. We love our #AuthenticFloridian community. We have lots of great things in store in the coming year so be sure to subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter so you don't miss our latest news. 

 

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Getaway to Authentic Apalachicola

Category: Where to Go
Region: Northwest Florida

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Five Ways to Befriend a Manatee in Crystal River

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central West Florida

Discover Florida's Authentic Adventure Coast

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central West Florida

Step Back in Time in Charming St. Augustine

Category: Where to Go
Region: Northeast Florida

Seven Reasons to Fall in Love with Winter Park

Category: Things To Do
Region: Central Florida

Meet a Dynamic Duo: Brendan and Nicole Coudal

Category: Things To Do
Region: Southwest Florida

Enjoy Outdoor Fun with these 12 Ocala Adventures

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central Florida

Experience 10 Authentic Things To Do in Sarasota

Category: Things To Do
Region: Southwest Florida

Enjoy a Fun-Filled Weekend In Authentic Key West

Category: Where to Go
Region: Southeast Florida

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Uncovering A Few of Florida's Quirky Accommodations

Category: Things To Do
Type: Things To Do

Visit Florida's Sanctuary: Bok Tower Gardens

Category: Where to Go
Region: Central Florida

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A Walking App that Makes Florida Adventures Amazing!

Category: Things to Do
Type: All Florida

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