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Weekend Getaway: Hotel Zamora in St. Pete Beach

Chef Judi takes a trip over the Skyway to visit Hotel Zamora in St. Pete Beach.

08/25/2015 By Judi Gallagher

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A Visit to Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Sarasota’s Jungle Gardens is an old-timey tourist attraction that has withstood the test of time and continues to deliver pure charm for the entire family.

08/08/2015 By Robin Draper

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Your Guide to Florida Road Trips

Our Authentic Florida blogger Robin Draper highlights her favorite destinations.

07/01/2015 By Robin Draper

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Authentic Florida Scalloping

Authentic Florida shares some tips for a scalloping trip including where to go and what to expect.

06/02/2015 By Robin Draper

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My Florida Mom

Authentic Florida Robin Draper shares her stories of her mom, Beth Arthur, a local artist and woman for all seasons.

05/06/2015 By Robin Draper

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Chef Judi's Thoughts on the Mediterranean Diet and Her Travels to Israel

Chef Judi shares her thoughts on the Mediterranean diet, her recent travels to Israel and how this trip is causing her to re-think her pantry.

04/03/2015 By Judi Gallagher

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What's Blooming in the Ringling Gardens?

Learn what's in bloom for spring with Authentic Florida while we tour Sarasota's Ringling Museum Gardens.

03/25/2015 By Robin Draper

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Chef Judi Travels to Israel with Embracing Our Differences

The trip was organized by Sarasota's Embracing Our Differences and the Jewish Federation.

03/20/2015 By Judi Gallagher

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Strawberry Kumquat Salad, Oh My!

Robin Draper of Authentic Florida dishes out a delicious Strawberry Kumquat Salad recipe featuring fresh Florida seasonal produce.

03/01/2015 By Robin Draper

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Authentic Florida Valentine's Day Cookies

Just in time for Valentine's Day: Festive Authentic Florida cookies.

02/11/2015 By Robin Draper

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Photo of the Week: Siesta Key Beach Sunset

This week's photo of the week provides a breathtaking sunset on Siesta Key Beach.

01/22/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

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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.

01/20/2015 By Robin Draper

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Photo of the Week: Sarasota Sunrise

This week's Photo of the Week is a stunning Sarasota sunrise that is worth claiming early-riser status for.

01/15/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

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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?

01/12/2015 By Robin Draper

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Photo of the Week: Sunset on Sarasota's Bayfront

Jealousy-inducing scenery and sunsets are part of what makes Sarasota's bayfront so appealing.

01/08/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

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Exactly Where to Eat on Your Sarasota Vacation

You’ll find great views, food and fun at these local favorites.

12/30/2014 By Marsha Fottler

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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

12/18/2014 By Robin Draper

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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.

12/10/2014 By Robin Draper

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Exactly Where to Eat on Your Sarasota Vacation

You’ll find great views, food and fun at these local favorites.

12/01/2014 By Marsha Fottler

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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.

11/03/2014 By Robin Draper