Bar Harbor

Condé Nast–Confirmed: 11 Opal Properties Recognized in 2019’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Across Opal, Active, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

The people have spoken. Eleven Opal Collection properties were awarded

5 Summer Sundowner Cocktails to Sip On

Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

The days are cooling, the sun is setting earlier. Summer is taking its last gasps as we speak. So what better way to say farewell to the season than over a poolside sundowner cocktail at these various Opal properties?

A Photographer’s Guide to Seeing the Best of Bar Harbor

Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Experiences, New England Coast|

Maine-native and photography-guru, Greg Hartford offers up some of his favorite places to wile away a day in Bar Harbor and beyond.

A Primer on The Porcupines Islands of Bar Harbor’s Frenchman Bay

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

At the top of the list of things to do in Bar Harbor, Maine, for kayakers looking to experience some rugged Downeast mother nature, The Porcupine Islands clustered around Bar Harbor are a curious collection of evergreen-spiked domes with a unique history, to boot.

Property in Perspective: Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina

Bar Harbor, Family, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective|

With their new wall-to-wall renovations, Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina is doubling down on family fun.

This or That: Maine or the Motherland

Bar Harbor, Food & Drink, New England Coast|

While Bar Harbor restaurants Stewman’s Lobster Pound and Paddy’s Irish Pub offer cuisines that are world’s away from each other, what unites them is their approach to the authentic.

Day On, Day Off: Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina and Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor, Day On, Day Off, Food & Drink, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

When it comes to things to do in Bar Harbor, Maine, we have the perfect ways to spend two days – the first occupied with the offerings at Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina; the second, a full day in town.

Condé Nast–Confirmed: 10 Opal Properties Recognized in 2018’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Across Opal, Active, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

The people have spoken. Ten Opal Collection properties were awarded

7 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Fall

Across Opal, 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.

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.