Florida East Coast & Keys

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.

8 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Spring

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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.

Top Things to Do in Delray Beach/Boca Raton from March to August

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From mixology festivals to a little taste of Japan while you stroll, summers in Delray are classy, cultural affairs.

Top Things to Do in Jupiter/North Palm Beach from March to August

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There is no so-called “off-season” in Jupiter thanks to summer brews, meteor showers, and hatchling releases that happen during these months.

Top Things to do on Hutchinson Island from March to August

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Singing alligators, sunset drives, and Florida’s largest amateur surf festival are just a few reasons to visit Hutchinson Island during these select months.

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish…by Vacationing

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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.

Street Smart: Delray Beach’s Ocean Boulevard

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When it comes to things to do in Delray Beach, there’s no better main street to base an outing around than this three-mile stretch of Ocean Boulevard.

Homemade Pasta-Perfecting Tips from Drift Kitchen & Bar

Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach|

Sick of the same old store-bought spaghetti? Hutchinson Shores Resort and Spa’s executive chef spills his secrets on how to make a homemade pasta that’ll make any Italian grandmother proud.

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

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