Key West

Murky Origins: The Truth behind These Opal Destination Names

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Naples, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

Did Treasure Island actually ever contain buried treasure? Why was Key West’s original translation “bone island”? We reveal the true origins of these town names in popular Opal destinations.

5 Unexpected Highlights around Hutchinson Island

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West, North Palm Beach, Opal Moments|

If you’re looking for things to do in Hutchinson Island and its neighboring town of Stuart, Florida, you’ll appreciate this slightly eclectic but can’t-miss mix of activities.

The Best Outdoor Summer Adventures in Every Opal Destination

Active, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, North Palm Beach, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Summer is around the corner. Which means it's time to

The Opals: The Best of Arts and Culture in Opal Destinations

Active, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, North Palm Beach, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

There’s the Grammys, the Oscars…and the Opals. In honor of awards season, here are seven top arts and culture picks in our destinations. And the envelope, please…

A Q&A on Florida’s Endangered Coral Reefs: What to Know and Where to Go

Active, Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Key West, North Palm Beach|

Do your part to protect Florida’s endangered coral reefs with these tips on how to safely see these beautiful ecosystems from marine biologist Colin Foord.

This or That: Florida’s East Coast vs. Gulf Coast

Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Naples, North Palm Beach, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

We give you the lay of the land of both the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and some highlights of each to define which is right for your next Florida beach vacation.

Where to Stay: Sunset Key Cottages

Florida East Coast & Keys, Key West, Where to Stay|

Sunset Key Cottages offers the best of both worlds: full immersion in vibrant Key West culture and nightlife when you want it; complete seclusion when you don’t.

Opal’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

Active, Arts & Culture, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, North Palm Beach, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Consider 2017 the year you actually book the vacations you’ve been talking about for years. We offer some ideas, from romantic getaways to adventure travel.

Marina Hopping down Florida’s Gulf Coast

Active, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Three of Florida’s best marinas are attached to Opal resorts. We break down where to tie up and what to do once you’ve done so.

Unforgettable Date Night Ideas in Opal Destinations

Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Whether you’re vacationing as a couple or with family, the perfect vacation isn’t complete without the perfect date night. Here are some picks from Bar Harbor to Key West.