St. Petersburg/Clearwater

Star Struck: The Best Star Gazing Opportunities across Opal Destinations

Active, Bar Harbor, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Love looking up at the cosmos? Then you’ll enjoy this guide that outlines the best places to go stargaze near Opal properties.

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.

Aquatic Paradises: Opal’s Best Hotel Pools

Active, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Naples, New England Coast, North Palm Beach, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

When it comes to truly cool pools, no other properties know how to make a splash quite like these Opal resorts.

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 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…

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.

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.

Getting into Nature in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, FL

Active, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

Yes, you’ll hit the beach on your Florida gulf vacation. But the Clearwater Beach and St. Petersburg areas are also filled with some of Florida’s best parks.

The Girls’ Getaway Guide to Clearwater Beach

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

A girls’ getaway in Clearwater Beach balances beach time with deserted-island explorations, mural walking tours, and four-star cooking demos together.

Our Picks: 5 Top “Rooms with a View” within Opal

Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Oceans, mountain, or beach – we’ve rounded up five top rooms from across the Opal Collection that’ll make you want to plot some vacation time right now.