Journalist Explorer Kinga Philipps Shares Tips for Finding Adventure on TipsOnTv

Learn Why One of the Most UNIQUE Hosts for National Geographic is Teaming Up with VISIT FLORIDA to Share Tips for Outdoor Travel

June is designated as Great Outdoors Month and it is the perfect time to plan an amazing adventure where visitors can unwind and experience the Sunshine State’s vast flora and fauna. Here to help is National Geographic TV Host and adventure traveler Kinga Philipps, who explores the world and can be found diving caverns or hiking lush forests teaming with wildlife. Kinga is partnering with VISIT FLORIDA to showcase the Sunshine State’s abundance of outdoor activities from thrilling aerial adventures to serene nature encounters. Kinga provides tips and information about snorkeling in crystal-clear springs, paddling through bioluminescent wonders under the starry night sky and many other ways to find outdoor fun.


Martin County, an under-the-radar slice of paradise located along the Atlantic Coast of South Florida and the Ocala and Marion County region nestled in North Central Florida. Martin County boasts 22 miles of uncrowded beaches and 100,000 acres of parks and conservation land. Or enjoy camping or hiking in the Ocala National Forest or visit the world famous Silver Springs State Park and take a glass bottom boat tour.  There are endless ways to enjoy Florida’s flora and fauna!


Florida actually has a great surf scene. Surfers should check out Martin County which is home to iconic surf shops offering classes or individual lessons on how to surf like a pro. Experts at Ohana Surf Shop and The Cowabunga Company can provide private lessons and all the necessary gear. Another activity to try is ziplining over canyons. Over in Ocala, zipline over a reclaimed quarry at the Canyons Zip and Adventure Park.  For real adrenaline junkiestry skydiving based out of the Marion County Airport in Dunnellon.


Florida’s trails can be enjoyed on foot, bike and sometimes even horse! Consider Martin County’s award-winning ecotourism program: Explore Natural Martin! The free guided eco-tours show off the county’s beautiful outdoor areas, from Sea Turtle Beach Walks and Nature Hikes to Birding Excursions and Moon Observation Nights, there is something for every age and skill level. In Ocala, known as the Horse Capital of the World, go horseback riding through expansive green pastures and the abundant farmland. Or go mountain biking, the Santos Trails has some of the best mountain biking trails in the world.


Along the coast glide over the waves through Martin County’s shaded mangrove forests from the safety of a sturdy stand-up paddleboard! Visitors can experience customizable guided tours from local outfitters like Feet Wet Adventures, Paddle the Pointe, or Lost River Outdoor Center. Or just relax during an exciting sailing excursion with Treasure Coast Sailing Adventures, Sunshine Wildlife Tours, or Treasure Coast River Cruises. Everyone knows Florida for its beaches and resorts with expansive pools and even cool off in their natural springs. Ocala is known for having several popular springs, including Silver Glen, tucked in the Ocala National Forest. Swim or snorkel in this natural pool to see all kinds of wildlife including large school of striped bass, turtles, otters and manatees. For more information, visit