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Street Smart: Lake Placid’s Main Street

Food & Drink, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks|

This one-mile stretch offers everything from boutiques carrying independent designers and food artisans, brand-name outlets, and Olympic attractions galore.

Day On, Day Off: Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa & Jensen Beach

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Opal Moments|

You may be surprised by how much you can fit into 48 hours in Jensen Beach. Here’s how to spend two days in this town once known as the “pineapple capital of the world” – one full day spent at Hutchinson Shores Resort and Spa, followed by a second day in town.

7 Best Places to Eat in Key West

Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West|

If you came to Key West, you likely looking to experience the local flavor. And there are no more flavorful joints that these amazing Key West restaurants.

Must-See Stops Along the Northern Half of the Pinellas Trail

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

Belleair and Belleview Inn are the perfect jumping off point to explore the northern stretch of this 38-mile linear bike trail that runs from St. Pete to Tarpon Springs.

Florida’s Gulf vs. Atlantic Beach Scene

Beach, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Naples, Sarasota/Longboat Key, Treasure Island|

When you think Florida, you think beach and ocean. But the state is home to two very distinct coastlines – the East Coast and the Gulf Coast – offering very different beach experiences for families, surfers, and fisherman. So which coast is the best destination for your vacation?

Alternative Thanksgiving Getaways in Opal Destinations

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

Dreaming of a stress-free Thanksgiving away, where there’s no cooking and no cleaning involved? Here are a few top alternative turkey-day dinners and events in Opal destinations to shape a last-minute stay around.

Best in “Bleisure:” How to Mix Business with Pleasure in Opal Destinations

Clearwater Beach, Florida Gulf Coast, Naples, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, Treasure Island|

“Bleisure” – a new term describing the act of mixing business and leisure travel – is booming. Luckily, these Opal properties are in the trend, too.

Dish in Demand: The Maple Lavender Duck Breast at Artisans

Food & Drink, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks|

The maple lavender duck breast at Artisans at the Lake

8 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Fall

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

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

Where to Stay: The Laureate Key West

Active, Arts & Culture, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West, Opal Moments|

Key West’s newest retreat summons inspiration from the literary icons who have called the island home.