St. Petersburg/Clearwater

Street Smart: Cleveland Street in Clearwater

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

Clearwater Beach is known for its artsy, beachy vibe, but

Day On, Day Off: Belleview Inn & Clearwater Beach

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The beauty of staying at the historic Belleview Inn, just

This or That: The Laureate Key West & Belleview Inn

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In December, Opal premiered two new Florida properties – one set in a restored historic property overlooking the Gulf a stone’s throw from Clearwater Beach, the other embodying a classic island lifestyle in one of the Florida Key’s most colorful destinations.

Must-See Stops Along the Northern Half of the Pinellas Trail

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Belleair and Belleview Inn are the perfect jumping off point to explore the northern stretch of this 38-mile linear bike trail that runs from St. Pete to Tarpon Springs.

8 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Fall

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We dug deep into all Opal destinations in Florida, Maine, and New York to build this list of top fall events and seasonal vacation ideas.

Where to Stay: Belleview Inn

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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

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.

High Spirits: 5 Booming Florida Distilleries

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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 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

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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.