Travel Host and Adventurer Kinga Philipps Shares How to Have an Epic Summer with the Whole Family in Florida.
For more than a decade, Kinga Philipps has been rappelling, caving, scuba diving, free diving, jumping out of airplanes and swimming with sharks. Now, Kinga is headed to sunny Florida, which has the best theme parks in the world, amazing beaches, national parks, and a variety of unique outdoor experiences for everyone. Learn about Florida’s most popular and under the radar vacation destinations, and the wide range of experiences for planning a fun vacation.
Florida is more than sun and beach. It offers a range of activities for all members of the family from outdoor adventures, theme parks, historical attractions, animal encounters and more! Surf the warm gentle waves of Cocoa Beach, or ziplining over canyons in Ocala. Kayak the hundreds of miles of waterways that crisscross the state. There is bioluminescent kayaking on the Space Coast, paddle with Manatees or air-boating, through the Everglades.
There are so many family-friendly hotels, resorts and rental home options perfect for all types of families. Florida offers so much diversity in accommodations, and while many of their resorts are kid friendly, they are parent friendly as well, because they cater to everyone’s needs. Go camping or glamping in a teepee or stay at fun places like Cheeca Lodge and Spa in Islamorada, where kids can enjoy activities such as pier fishing and lagoon swimming, or even visit the History of Diving Museum. Florida has many amazing vacation homes, which are great for multi-generational travelers and large families who can enjoy the perks of a home away from home. Florida is even home to the Vacation Home Capital of the World, Kissimmee.
Visit Florida wants to remind and encourage travelers to plan a getaway to the state no matter their abilities. Florida has 175 state parks, many of which offer options for visitors with additional needs, such as, beach wheelchairs, accessible boats, and scopes for colorblind visitors to see the flora and fauna in its bright hues. Destinations throughout The Sunshine State are focusing on becoming more accessible with Orlando recently being recognized as one of the nation’s top three most disability friendly cities. Outside of Orlando in Mount Dora there is the Rusty Anchor Boat Tour, which offers accessible cruises to see Florida wildlife in the ancient cypress swamps. The Jupiter Flatwoods Trail in the Palm Beaches, a free, autism-friendly natural area offering hours of safe and sensory outdoor exploration for all.
Finally, fur babies are a part of the family too and now people never have to leave them at home when vacationing. Florida boasts plenty of pet friendly accommodations, parks, beaches, restaurants and more.
For more information, visit www.visitflorida.com