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01/20/2015

Manatees Gather at Three Sisters Springs

One hour north of Tampa, Crystal River is the world’s largest winter refuge for Florida manatees – and also where you can visit the “crown jewel” of all – Three Sisters Springs, a place to see and swim with manatees.

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01/12/2015

Six Authentic Florida Travel Destinations for 2015

We have turned the calendar to 2015. What will you do to get your year off to a fresh start?

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12/18/2014

Recipe: Authentic Florida’s Sour Orange Pie

Learn how to make this sour orange pie recipe just in time for the holidays using fresh Florida oranges and lemons

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12/11/2014

Make Your Own Wreath In Less Than An Hour

Create your own DIY magnolia holiday wreath with Authentic Florida as Robin Draper walks you through these easy steps.

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11/25/2014

Mary’s Florida Pecan Pie

Enjoy a Florida Pecan Pie recipe created by Mary Jeffery who with her husband George owned a Florida Pecan farm in the small town of Paisley, on the southern tip of the Ocala National Forest.

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11/3/2014

A Day Trip Brooksville, Florida’s Green Acres

Brooksville is a quaint historic town, north of Tampa where oak canopy roads meander through rolling green hills creating an ideal journey for the authentic Florida traveler.

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10/23/2014

Authentic Dade City, Where the Kumquat Rules

Welcome to Dade City where Florida southern charm combines hospitality, history and a “golden gem” known as the kumquat.

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10/3/2014

Authentic Florida Fall

Fall is in the air. In most areas of the country, there is an obvious change of season but in Florida, fall arrives in much more subtle ways.

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09/16/2014

Step Back in Time: Four Florida Forts

Historical Florida forts provide opportunities to climb over, under and through tunnels, gates, walkways and walls while peering through turrets with sweeping panoramic harbor and beach vistas.

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08/26/2014

Authentic Shrimp and Cabbage Salad

This authentic Shrimp Salad is as easy as it gets and healthy too, using fresh Gulf shrimp and cabbage flavored by a delicious marinade.

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