Key West

7 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Summer

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

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

Our Picks: Top Fireworks and Celebrations for the Fourth of July

Bar Harbor, Destination Guides, 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|

From southern Florida’s largest display to a Fourth set in

5 Best Bike Routes in Opal’s Florida Destinations

Active, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Naples, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

For the vacationer who needs to move around – to get the heart pumping and explore a bit – we highlight the best bike trails to take your two wheels in Opal’s Florida destinations.

Top Things to do in Key West from June through August

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When the tourists head north after May, Key West lets its true colors show with laid-back attractions and festivals that the locals love.

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish…by Vacationing

Active, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Exercise more, learn a new skill, travel more. If these sound like your kind of New Year’s resolution ideas, then we’ve got the perfect ways you can actually accomplish them – while taking a vacation, to boot.

The Best Events in Opal Destinations to Ring in the New Year

Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Family, 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, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Not sure what to do on New Year’s Eve? We’ve got eight fresh events, from Midcoast Maine to the Adirondacks to Southern Florida, to usher in 2018 on a high note.

This or That: Mount Desert Island vs. Florida Keys

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West, New England Coast|

We compare the islands that have long been fixtures for American vacations: the Florida Keys and Mount Desert Island in Maine.

Cuba, Curated: Day Trips to Havana from Sunset Key Cottages

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

Take a quick trip to Cuba with Sunset Key Cottages’s turnkey, completely curated tour that brings travelers through the heart of Havana and has them home in time for dinner.

6 Last Chances for Summer

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Summer is winding down. Here, we list six quintessential experiences to squeeze into your summer bucket list before the season slips away.

Top Summer Events & What to Have in Tow

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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.