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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.

An Ideal Day Spent at The Resort at Longboat Key Club

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

When it comes to finding things to do in Longboat Key during your stay at The Resort at Longboat Key Club, you actually don’t need to stray very far from your guest room.

The Best Hands-On Learning Activities in Bar Harbor

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Experiences, Family, New England Coast|

When it comes to things to do in Bar Harbor, there’s a slew of hands-on learning highlights that transform places of study into places of play.

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 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.

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 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 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.