Key West

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.

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…

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.

Save the Date: 2016 Holiday Boat Parades

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

Florida’s waterways light up like Rockefeller Center for the Sunshine State’s spin on the classic holiday boat parade.

A Day Trip to Dry Tortugas National Park

Active, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Key West|

Full of marine life and one spectacular fort, the Dry Tortugas is one of the least visited national parks in the US…but a truly worthy day trip from Key West.

Kicking Back at Opal’s Florida Beach Bars

Beach, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, North Palm Beach, Sarasota/Longboat Key, Treasure Island|

Every oceanfront Florida vacation deserves some toes-in-the-sand sunset time at a beach bar. Here, we bring you inside Opal’s very own on both coasts.