New York Adirondacks

Opal’s Travel + Leisure 2020 World’s Best Award Winners

Across Opal, Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

The people have spoken. Five Florida Opal Collection properties were awarded Travel + Leisure’s 2020 World’s Best Awards. So what’s all the fuss about?

Our Favorite Opal Private Retreats

Across Opal, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Style & Design|

The idea of isolation takes on a different meaning when on vacation. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of Opal’s best on-property cabins, cottages, and other tucked-away spaces that marry supreme privacy with the ultimate escape.

Two Road Trips & Two Lakes in the New York Adirondacks

Active, Experiences, Lake George, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks, Road Trip Series|

Only an Upstate New York road trip can pack ancient gorges and lovely little farm stores paired with epic Adirondack views around every turn.

A How-to Guide for “Forest Bathing” At Home

Health & Wellness, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks|

Though new in the U.S., forest bathing has seemingly become a darling of wellness gurus overnight. So what is it, what are the benefits, and how can you try this therapy practice yourself? You just need some forest at your fingertips.

Get the Look: New York’s Adirondack Rustic

Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks, Style & Design|

Noticing a room in your home in need of a bit of a refresh? Why not take a page from the design of the Eagle’s Eye Cabin at the Lake Placid Lodge.

The 2020 Opals: The Best of Arts & Culture in Opal Destinations

Across Opal, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Key West, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks|

Awards season may be over, but we’ve still got our own crop of statues to hand out to a few of the outstanding arts and culture institutions in and around Opal destinations.

Our Picks: Opal Romantic Getaways

Arts & Culture, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a place to rekindle as a couple, we’ve got five OPAL destinations just for the two of you.

Top Things to Do in Lake Placid in February & March

Active, Arts & Culture, Experiences, Family, Food & Drink, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

Snowy owl sightings, maple syrup fests, and Olympic-themed drinks, deals, and demos are just a few reasons to visit Lake Placid during these two months.

New Year’s Resolutions You Can Accomplish…by Vacationing

Across Opal, 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.

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.