New England Coast

Top Things to Do in Penobscot Bay from February to April

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

Special menus, peak scallop season, and baby seals – we’ve got the top activities, attractions, and events you can take advantage of only during these months in Camden, Rockport, and Rockland, Maine.

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish…by Vacationing

Active, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Exercise more, learn a new skill, travel more. If these sound like your kind of New Year’s resolution ideas, then we’ve got the perfect ways you can actually accomplish them – while taking a vacation, to boot.

Top Things to Do in Penobscot Bay from July through September

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From classical music to the puffin fledging season, summers in Penobscot Bay are eye-opening, cultural affairs.

Icy Hot: Inside Opal’s Annual Glacier Ice Bars

Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Food & Drink, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

Simply a swan sculpture it is not. The Glacier Ice Bars that descend upon The Sagamore and Samoset each January are Instagram eye-candy extravaganzas entirely made out of ice.

The Best Events in Opal Destinations to Ring in the New Year

Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Not sure what to do on New Year’s Eve? We’ve got eight fresh events, from Midcoast Maine to the Adirondacks to Southern Florida, to usher in 2018 on a high note.

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.

Day On, Day Off: The Samoset Resort & Rockport

Active, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, Family, Food & Drink, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

When it comes to things to do in Rockport, Maine, we have the perfect ways to spend two days – the first occupied with the offerings at The Samoset Resort; the second, a full day in town.