Sarasota/Longboat Key

Ways to Keep Your Workouts Going in Opal Destinations

Across Opal, Active, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Lake George, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

While you could head to the hotel gym, there are always more creative “vacation workouts” that will keep your routine in check, while also getting you out and about in a destination.

Murky Origins: The Truth behind These Opal Destination Names

Across Opal, Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Naples, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

Did Treasure Island actually ever contain buried treasure? Why was Key West’s original translation “bone island”? We reveal the true origins of these town names in popular Opal destinations.

The Best Outdoor Summer Adventures in Every Opal Destination

Across Opal, Active, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, 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, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Summer is around the corner. Which means it's time to

Aquatic Paradises: Opal’s Best Hotel Pools

Active, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Naples, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

When it comes to truly cool pools, no other properties know how to make a splash quite like these Opal resorts.

The Group Boating Getaway Guide to Longboat Key

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

When you think of your last vacation, chances are, your

Hidden Histories inside Opal Resorts

Across Opal, Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

These Opal Hotels & Resorts host fascinating secret histories as contained in these particular artifacts and items – you just need to know where to look.

10 Top Events and Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Spring

Across Opal, Active, Arts & Culture, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, 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.

This or That: Florida’s East Coast vs. Gulf Coast

Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Naples, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

We give you the lay of the land of both the Atlantic and Gulf coasts and some highlights of each to define which is right for your next Florida beach vacation.

The Family Reunion Guide to Longboat Key

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

A brand-new resort, an easy-to-reach location, and all the best multi-generational Sarasota activities? That’s just a few of the reasons why Longboat Key makes for the ultimate family reunion location.

The Family Reunion Guide to Sarasota

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

Between all-you-can-eat Amish dinner buffets to a massive shark observation tank, Sarasota’s multi-generational attractions make it the ultimate location for your next family retreat.