Bar Harbor

Maine on Mars? The Red Planet Borrows These Popular Mount Desert Island Landmarks’ Names

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Yes, there’s a Bar Harbor on Mars. There’s also an Acadia, a Mount Desert Island, even a Cadillac Mountain – all thanks to a NASA geologist who, when naming these sites, drew from her favorite Maine attractions.

National Picnic Month: Our Top 5 Picnic Spots

Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks|

Grab your red checkered blanket. In honor of July being National Picnic Month, we point you to the best places for a picnic near Opal resorts.

Top Summer Events & What to Have in Tow

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

Looking to live it up during these remaining months of summer? You’ll appreciate this piece on what to pack (albeit, some being more tongue-in-cheek) for these can’t-miss events near Opal destinations.

The Nature Lovers’ Getaway Guide to Bar Harbor

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If you and your inner circle of friends are looking to escape the cacophony of city life for a collective retreat beside Mother Nature, there’s no better place than Bar Harbor.

Murky Origins: The Truth behind These Opal Destination Names

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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.

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, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

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

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.

The Best Hotel Spas across Opal’s Properties

Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

Mother's Day may have just passed, but that still doesn't

The Family Reunion Guide to Bar Harbor

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Reconnect over the unique beauty and culture of coastal Maine during your next family retreat in Bar Harbor at the Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina.

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, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Naples, New England Coast, 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.