Florida Gulf Coast

Where to Stay: Belleview Inn

Florida East Coast & Keys, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Where to Stay|

Opening in December of 2018, Belleview Inn is a preserved piece of a Queen Anne-style hotel that was originally built in 1897.

5 Signature Opal Dishes You Must Try

Across Opal, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

We polled a handful of Opal’s restaurant kitchens to bring you this list of most-ordered dishes – and to get you thinking (and drooling) about your next Opal meal in the process.

7 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Summer

Across Opal, 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.

Street Smart: Sarasota’s Palm Avenue

Arts & Culture, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Sarasota/Longboat Key, Street Smart|

When it comes to things to do in Sarasota, Florida, there’s no better place to spend a morning or afternoon soaking up the chic shopping experience than this popular stretch of Palm Avenue.

High Spirits: 5 Booming Florida Distilleries

Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Thanks to loosening laws, more and more Florida craft distillers have opened shop over the last few years. Here are a few based near Opal destinations.

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

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

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

Active, Arts & Culture, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

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