Arts & Culture

A Walk Down Memory Lane: Joseph Carr’s Stint as The Sagamore Resort’s Sommelier

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

We take a walk down memory lane with Joseph Carr of Joseph Carr Winery and Josh Wines, who served as the resort's sommelier in the 1980s.

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.

The Not-So-“Sloppy” Side of Key West After Dark

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Destination Guides, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Key West|

When the sun goes down, the bars along the central

8 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About St. Armands Circle

Arts & Culture, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

Above © The League Collective, @leaguetravels More than just a

Gulfport, Florida: A Hidden Gem in the Shadow of St. Pete

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Welcome to Gulfport, Florida, a largely undiscovered, intimate, and artsy

Hidden History in Plain Sight: Inside the Artifacts of Belleview Inn’s Morton Reading Room

Arts & Culture, Clearwater Beach, Florida Gulf Coast, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

On display in the Morton Meeting Room of the reimagined

5 Unique Ways to Get on the Water in Clearwater Beach

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink|

“America’s Best Beach” gets all the attention and for good reason. But being on the water in Clearwater – not just beside it – is an attraction in itself with so many diverse takes.

This or That: Opal Key Resort & Marina and The Capitana Key West

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Key West, Opal Moments|

This winter, Opal will add two more Key West, Florida, properties to its collection. But just because they share the same zip code, don’t think that that means they are carbon copies of each other. Read on to see what makes each of these gems uniquely Opal.

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.

Where to Stay: The Capitana Key West

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Where to Stay|

The Capitana Key West, Key West’s newest boutique hotel opening in December of 2020, is inspired by the famous shipwrecks that dot the shores off the Florida Keys.