Florida Gulf Coast

The Family Reunion Guide to Longboat Key

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

A brand-new resort, an easy-to-reach location, and all the best multi-generational Sarasota activities? That’s just a few of the reasons why Longboat Key makes for the ultimate family reunion location.

The Tennis Getaway Guide to Sarasota

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

If yours is a group looking for a tennis vacation, look no further than The Resort at Longboat Key Club in Sarasota, one of Florida’s top tennis resorts.

The Family Reunion Guide to Treasure Island

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Treasure Island|

A family retreat headquartered at Treasure Island Beach Resort puts you within striking distance of John’s Pass Village in Madeira Beach, museums in St. Pete, and Busch Gardens in Tampa.

The Family Reunion Guide to Sarasota

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Between all-you-can-eat Amish dinner buffets to a massive shark observation tank, Sarasota’s multi-generational attractions make it the ultimate location for your next family retreat.

Hidden Histories inside Opal Resorts

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

These Opal Hotels & Resorts host fascinating secret histories as contained in these particular artifacts and items – you just need to know where to look.

The Girls’ Shopping Getaway Guide to Naples

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Naples, Opal Moments|

If you boast a squad of shopping enthusiasts, there’s no better place for a Florida girls’ getaway than this trendy city and Edgewater Beach Hotel.

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.

10 Top Events and Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Spring

Active, Arts & Culture, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New York Adirondacks, North Palm Beach, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

We dug deep into all Opal destinations from Florida, Maine, and New York to build this list of top spring events and seasonal vacation ideas.

The Soundtrack to Your Vacation: Top Opal Playlists

Active, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Treasure Island|

Who says only movies get a soundtrack? We’ve handpicked the best songs for five Opal vacation experiences, crafting the perfect vacation music, just for you.