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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.

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.

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, 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.

Jensen Beach’s Best Boating Tours

Active, Beach, Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Jupiter/North Palm Beach|

From fishing charters to airboat tours to brunch, we explore five ways to hit the waves around Jensen Beach and Port St. Lucie.

Naples’s Novel Wellness Trend: Animal Yoga

Active, Beach, Experiences, Florida Gulf Coast, Naples, Opal Moments|

Downward dog and upward dog take on entirely new meanings when you perform the poses…with your dog. That’s just one of the ways the health mecca of Naples, Florida, is pioneering the trend of “animal yoga.”

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.