Arts & Culture

7 Must-See Stops in Bradenton’s Village of the Arts

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

Located no more than 10 miles north of Sarasota proper

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.

Street Smart: Third Street South in Naples

Arts & Culture, Florida Gulf Coast, Naples, Street Smart|

Naples is known as Florida’s shopping Mecca. Here we explore the historic street in the heart of Old Naples that started it all.

Rockland’s Art Gallery Renaissance

Arts & Culture, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, New England Coast|

Why do the lamppost banners proudly boast “The Arts Capital of Maine” in downtown Rockland, Maine? Because of a swelling cluster of studios and galleries begging to be explored.

Inside the Attractions of Delray Beach’s Old School Square

Arts & Culture, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys|

This one-time school campus has been converted into one of Delray’s coolest and most avant-garde arts destinations, home to a museum, musicals, and more.

Day On, Day Off: Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa and Jupiter Beach

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Opal Moments|

Looking for a unique combination of relaxation and activity – fueled by fantastic food and drink? Look no further than Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa and Jupiter Beach, which offer 24 hours (and more) of sights, sports, and sensational cuisine.

Christopher Still’s Public Art Guide to Clearwater

Arts & Culture, Clearwater Beach, Destination Guides, Florida Gulf Coast, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

A native Floridian whose paintings grace the Smithsonian Institution, Christopher Still knows a thing or two about art – and boy, does it abound in Clearwater Beach.

Property in Perspective: Zota Beach Resort

Arts & Culture, Beach, Destination Guides, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

One of Opal’s newer properties (it opened in spring if

Street Smart: Cleveland Street in Clearwater

Active, Arts & Culture, Clearwater Beach, Destination Guides, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments, St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Street Smart|

Clearwater Beach is known for its artsy, beachy vibe, but

Day On, Day Off: Belleview Inn & Clearwater Beach

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

The beauty of staying at the historic Belleview Inn, just