Authentic Florida

Take a Trip to Seminole County

Go beyond the Orlando attractions for relaxation and outdoor fun.

01/25/2017 By Robin Draper

Authentic Florida

Two Authentic Florida Festivals Celebrate Kumquats and Birds

These two festivals, both this month, highlight the best of Florida with a "down home" vibe.

01/09/2017 By Robin Draper

Authentic Florida

Where and How to Observe Manatees in the Wild

Citrus County is one of the best places to see Florida's manatees up close.

11/17/2016 By Robin Draper

Spa Life

Day Trip: A Weekend at Innisbrook Resort and Spa

Chef Judi takes a road trip to Tarpon Springs for a weekend of rest, relaxation and Greek food.

11/02/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Day Tripper

Outdoor Enthusiasts Will Love Pasco County

Just 30 minutes north of Tampa, get outdoors in Pasco County

09/26/2016 By Robin Draper

Authentic Florida

Springtime at Bok Tower Gardens

Bok Tower Gardens is in full bloom--it's time to stop and smell the flowers.

03/10/2016 By Robin Draper

Playlist

Listen to the Music Mentioned in Our 24 Great Florida Road Trips Feature

The perfect Florida playlist for your listening pleasure.

03/01/2016

Day Tripper

Great Florida Road Trips

24 great adventures on one tank of gas.

03/01/2016 By Scott Vogel, Cooper Levey-Baker, Megan McDonald, Ilene Denton, and Pam Daniel

Magical History Tour

Key West Offers Visitors a Unique Spirit and Fabulous Decadence

To paraphrase Hunter S. Thompson, "Key West is where the weird go pro."

03/01/2016 By Scott Vogel

Something Wild

Experience Primal Nature in the Everglades

Here's how to really experience the unique beauty--and lifestyle--of the Everglades.

03/01/2016 By Pam Daniel

Kitsch Itch

You'll Find Wallet-Friendly Fun in Weeki Wachee

Florida's identity as an oddball mecca goes way, way back.

03/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Inn Love

Romance Rules at Cumberland Island's Greyfield Inn

Once a Carnegie family retreat, the Greyfield Inn is now one of the most romantic inns in the country.

03/01/2016 By Megan McDonald

Animal Planet

Disney's Wild Africa Trek is Fun for the Whole Family

Behind-the-scenes experiences create indelible family memories at The Happiest Place on Earth.

03/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Culture Club

Miami is an Art Lover's Dream Destination

In Miami, fun is raised to the level of art.

03/01/2016 By Scott Vogel

Article

Dade City's 2016 Kumquat Festival Kicks Off This Weekend

The 2016 Dade City Kumquat Festival, now in its 20th year, kicks off on Jan. 30.

01/18/2016 By Robin Draper

Authentic Florida

Three Authentic Florida Holiday Destinations

Robin Draper shares three of her favorite Authentic Florida holiday destinations.

12/08/2015 By Robin Draper

Article

Authentic Florida: Pasco County's Iconic Stilt Houses

Thirty miles northwest of Tampa, Pasco County's wooden fishing camps, known as stilt houses, are reminders of Florida's past.

09/23/2015 By Robin Draper

Article

Charlotte Harbor and Its Islands

Charlotte Harbor has many hidden treasures among its nine coastal and four island communities, making it one of Florida’s top eco-tourism destinations.

08/31/2015 By Robin Draper