Bar Harbor

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.

The Best Hotel Spas across Opal’s Properties

Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

Give mom something she’ll really appreciate for Mother’s Day –

Top Things to Do in Bar Harbor from May to August

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Experiences, Family, Food & Drink, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

From fine arts and classical music to hiking and picnics, summers in Bar Harbor, Maine, are always a well-rounded affair.

Top Annual Autumn Affairs in Opal Destinations

Active, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Family, Food & Drink, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks|

There’s nothing quite like fall in the Northeast. Here are some of the best ways to immerse yourself in the season in Opal destinations.

This or That: Mount Desert Island vs. Florida Keys

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West, New England Coast|

We compare the islands that have long been fixtures for American vacations: the Florida Keys and Mount Desert Island in Maine.

Dinner and a Show: Opal’s Open-Concept Chef Bars

Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

These five Opal resort’s open-concept kitchens transform an ordinary culinary experience into an engaging show.

Which Oktoberfest is Best for You?

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Oktoberfest may have originated in Bavaria, but the tradition is alive and well here in the States. Dust off your lederhosen for these five best Oktoberfests near Opal destinations.

6 Last Chances for Summer

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks|

Summer is winding down. Here, we list six quintessential experiences to squeeze into your summer bucket list before the season slips away.

Capturing the Night Sky in Acadia National Park

Active, Bar Harbor, Experiences, New England Coast|

Acadia National Park is known as the East Coast’s premier

Creative Ways to Beat the Heat in Opal Destinations

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks|

As summer wears on, you may want to mix up your days beyond the pool and beach. We highlight alternative ways to keep cool in destinations near Opal Collection hotels.