New England Coast

Alternative Thanksgiving Getaways in Opal Destinations

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

Dreaming of a stress-free Thanksgiving away, where there’s no cooking and no cleaning involved? Here are a few top alternative turkey-day dinners and events in Opal destinations to shape a last-minute stay around.

8 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Fall

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, 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, Key West, Lake George, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

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.

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.

Choose Your Own Adventure: 4 Best Hikes in Acadia to Suit Your Style

Active, Bar Harbor, Experiences, Family, New England Coast|

How do you like your Acadia National Park hiking experience? Want to feel like Indiana Jones? Or maybe just looking to fill your camera roll with iconic Acadia shots? We’ve got these options and more.

7 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Summer

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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.

Top Things to Do in Bar Harbor from September through October

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From fall foliage to clear night skies, Bar Harbor looks its best when the temperatures begin to fall.

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

Dish in Demand: Salmon Florentine at La Bella Vita

Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Food & Drink, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

The salmon florentine at La Bella Vita at the Samoset Resort encapsulates the restaurant’s Italian roots. We share the details, ingredients, and recipe here.

Street Smart: Rockland’s Main Street

Active, Arts & Culture, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, Family, Food & Drink, New England Coast|

When it comes to things to do in Rockland, Maine, there’s no better place to explore than the town’s Main Street, a one-mile stretch through downtown that feels perfectly warm and familiar to New Englanders and outsiders alike.

Q&A: Why Acadia is the Best Climbing Destination

Active, Bar Harbor, Experiences, New England Coast|

Acadia National Park may be an overlooked rock-climbing destination. But, according to Eli Simon of Bar Harbor’s Atlantic Climbing School, that’s also precisely what makes it so special.