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Best Golf Courses in Naples, Florida, to Play in Summer/Fall

Active, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Naples|

The best golf courses in Naples are prime for play year-round, yet there is nothing quite like hitting the links during the time of year when you’re able to sidestep the snowbirds.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Touring the Lake George Craft Beverage Trail

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Food & Drink, Lake George, New York Adirondacks|

Within a half-hour drive from the Sagamore, Lake George boasts six different ways to experience locally crafted beers, wines, and spirits.

7 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Spring

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

We dug deep into all Opal destinations from Florida, Maine, and New York to build this list of top spring events and seasonal vacation ideas.

Sarasota’s Secret Surf Scene

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

When it comes to the best surfing in Florida, your mind likely goes to the East Coast stretch of the state. That’s not the case for waterman Juan Rodriguez, who, despite having surf all over the world, has always been partial to the surf scene of Sarasota.

Day On, Day Off: The Samoset Resort & Rockport

Active, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Day On, Day Off, 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.

Rare Rocks: Inside Jupiter Island’s One-of-a-Kind Blowing Rocks Preserve

Active, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Opal Moments|

Celebrating five decades of protection in 2019, Jupiter’s Blowing Rocks Preserve is considered one of The Nature Conservancy’s proudest achievements – and most fascinating stretches of restored barrier island habitats in all of Florida.