Destination Guides

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.

Design in Detail: Samoset Resort’s New Look

Arts & Culture, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Family, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective|

Shiplap walls, stunning Midcoast Maine photography from a local artist, decorative wooden paddles – these are just a few of the nautically rich details to look forward to in the recent 178-room refresh at Samoset Resort.

Street Smart: Rockland’s Main Street

Active, Arts & Culture, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, Family, Food & Drink, New England Coast, Street Smart|

When it comes to things to do in Rockland, Maine, there’s no better place to explore than the town’s Main Street, a one-mile stretch through downtown that feels perfectly warm and familiar to New Englanders and outsiders alike.

7 Best Places to Eat in Key West

Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West|

If you came to Key West, you likely looking to experience the local flavor. And there are no more flavorful joints that these amazing Key West restaurants.

The Hunt for the “Grey Ghost:” How to Catch a Bonefish in the Florida Keys

Active, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Key West|

May and June signal the start of bonefish season in the Keys. But this coveted sportfish isn’t nicknamed the “Grey Ghost” and “Silver Bullet” for no reason.

Sculpting Steeds: Richard Allen’s Driftwood Art of Midcoast Maine

Arts & Culture, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences|

Ever noticed driftwood on the beach? Rockland artist Richard Allen certainly does. Such knobby, bleached pieces serve as the medium for his stunning, life-size horse sculptures which are taking the Rockland/Rockport/Camden area by storm.

A Modern-Day Great Camp

Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective|

Lake Placid Lodge was recently hailed as a top Adirondack hotel by Architectural Digest. Why? Luxury and service aside, the hotel serves as an amazing reproduction of an Adirondack Great Camp.

Fresh Takes on Wellness in Lake Placid

Active, Experiences, Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks|

From the Japanese art of “forest bathing” to a massage that takes place on a boat in the lake, health and wellness in the Adirondacks is evolving into anything but ordinary.

Victorian Glamour & Grace

Lake George, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective|

Recently called one of Architectural Digest’s most beautiful hotels in the Adirondacks, The Sagamore Resort has served as a Victorian-era icon on Lake George since 1883 – and not much has changed since.

Street Smart: Key West’s Whitehead Street

Arts & Culture, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West|

Duval Street may get all the glory, but this one-mile stretch serves up the essential quirky cultural finds that define Key West.