Lake George

6 of The Best Botanical Gardens in the US & Opal Destinations

Across Opal, Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Health & Wellness, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Key West, Lake George, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Pop art woven among blooms, a royal garden cultivated for a king, and a Japanese-style sanctuary reimagined for the craggy coast of Maine. Consider seeking out these best botanical gardens rooted to Opal destinations for a much-needed breath of fresh air.

Pandemic-Friendly Winter Pastimes in the Adirondacks

Active, Lake George, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks|

No, we’re not talking ski resorts, but rather snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, even snowmobiling – all outdoor winter pastimes that usually play second fiddle to downhill skiing that are currently surging in popularity in 2021.

Easily Accessible, Exclusively Remote: Inside The Sagamore Resort’s First House

Active, Experiences, Family, Lake George, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Style & Design|

Formerly the private home for the resort’s innkeepers from the 1800s and on, this new lake house-like accommodation is now a completely modern, two-level home away from home that makes for the ultimate Aidrondack retreat.

Icy Hot: Inside The Sagamore Resort’s Annual Glacier Ice Bar

Food & Drink, Lake George, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments|

Simply a swan sculpture it is not. The Glacier Ice Bar that descends upon The Sagamore Resort every January is an Instagram eye-candy extravaganza entirely made out of ice.

A Guest-Geared Guide to Opal’s Sweetest Hotel Suites

Active, Arts & Culture, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Lake George, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Treasure Island|

We aren’t speaking in hyperbole when we say these rooms are our biggest and boldest. And we’re presenting them to you based on what type of grand retreat you’re looking book.

Condé Nast–Confirmed: 12 Opal Properties Recognized in 2020’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Across Opal, Active, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

The people have spoken. Twelve Opal Collection properties were awarded Condé Nast Traveler’s 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards. So what’s all the fuss about?

Alfresco Eating: Our Favorite Opal Outdoor Dining Experiences

Across Opal, Bar Harbor, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks|

(Above) © The League Collective, @leaguetravels Dining in an outdoor setting

5 Ways Donald Ross Lives on at The Sagamore Golf Course

Active, Experiences, Health & Wellness, Lake George, New York Adirondacks|

Ranked among “Top 200 Resort Golf Courses” by Golfweek’s Best of 2020, the 18-hole Sagamore Golf Course was designed and built under legendary course designer Donald Ross’s personal supervision in 1928 – and very much stays true to his distinct style, in more ways than one. 

Our Favorite Outdoor Fire Pit Experiences at Opal Resorts

Across Opal, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Destination Guides, Florida Gulf Coast, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Treasure Island|

These seven Opal resorts offer fire pit experiences that are nothing like your average campfire – but you can still feel free to toast marshmallows.

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.