Florida Gulf Coast

Top Things to Do in Naples in September through December

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Naples, Opal Moments|

When the rest of the country is preparing to hibernate, Naples is just warming up. From wild animals to wild nights on Third Street South, the Paradise Coast has plenty to offer all autumn long.

Top Things to Do in Clearwater/St. Petersburg from September through December

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From the active wildlife to the many cultural events, the cooler autumn air brings Pinellas County to life.

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 Sarasota in November and December

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Shooting stars, seasonal beer, and a holiday block party are just a few reasons to visit Sarasota during these cooler months.

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 Reasons Why Clearwater is America’s #1 Beach

Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast|

Sitting at the top of TripAdvisor’s 2018 “Best 25 Beaches in the United States” list, you’ll find none other than Clearwater Beach, which has been making waves with visitors for years. Here’s why.

The Art of Making Your Own Sushi

Clearwater Beach, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments|

Chef de cuisine at Sandpearl Resort’s Caretta on the Gulf provides a primer to making the Japanese delicacy at home.

8 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Spring

Active, Arts & Culture, 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, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

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 Sarasota in May & June

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Rare blooming flowers, tarpon fishing season, and Andy Warhol are just a few reasons to visit Sarasota during these select summer months.

Top Things to Do in Clearwater/St. Petersburg from March through May

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

Only during these months in Clearwater and St. Pete, Florida, will you find MLB spring training, monarch butterflies galore, and a 10-day sand-sculpting festival.