Florida Gulf Coast

6 of The Best Botanical Gardens in the US & Opal Destinations

Across Opal, Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Health & Wellness, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Key West, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Pop art woven among blooms, a royal garden cultivated for a king, and a Japanese-style sanctuary reimagined for the craggy coast of Maine. Consider seeking out these best botanical gardens rooted to Opal destinations for a much-needed breath of fresh air.

How to Make Healthy Eating Easy: A Q&A with Edgewater Beach Hotel’s F&B Manager

Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Health & Wellness, Naples|

Edgewater Beach Hotel and its Coast restaurant are committed to offering menu options that are as delicious as they are healthy. 

Locally Sourced, Boldly Flavored: The Resort at Longboat Key Club’s New Dining Concepts

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

Expect Florida ingredients with an “equatorial” twist, nods to Sarasota’s Mid-Century Modern heritage, and an always-unobstructed view of the Gulf in Longboat Key Club’s new restaurants of Latitudes and Banyan’s Poolside.

8 Ways to Find Mindfulness & Wellness in Naples

Active, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Health & Wellness, Naples|

Visitors to Naples and Florida’s Paradise Coast will find an array of ways to nourish mind, body, and soul.

Our One-Day Itinerary to the Best of Clearwater Beach’s Pier 60

Active, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink|

Sunset celebrations, shops, and activities; the list of things to

Your Gourmet, Stone-Cooked Pizza Primer from the Pros at Opal Restaurants

Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Think pizza-making may not require the same skill as, say,

6 Top-Notch Tiki Bars to Transport Yourself to the Tropics

Beach, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

You still may not be quite ready to hop a plane to a far-flung island retreat, but tiki bars, with their thatched roofs and retro allure, have this uncanny ability to transport you somewhere far, far away.

3 Places to Take Your Belleview Inn Breakfast Picnic

Clearwater Beach, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

After a restful night’s sleep amid the Victorian-era appointments of

Gulfport, Florida: A Hidden Gem in the Shadow of St. Pete

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

All photos © Larry Busby via Visit Gulfport Florida Welcome

Hidden History in Plain Sight: Inside the Artifacts of Belleview Inn’s Morton Reading Room

Arts & Culture, Clearwater Beach, Florida Gulf Coast, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

On display in the Morton Meeting Room of the reimagined