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Property in Perspective: Zota Beach Resort

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

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

Condé Nast–Confirmed: 10 Opal Properties Recognized in 2018’s Readers’ Choice Awards

Across Opal, Active, Bar Harbor, Beach, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Clearwater Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, Naples, Opal Moments, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

The people have spoken. Ten Opal Collection properties were awarded

Day On, Day Off: Belleview Inn & Clearwater Beach

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The beauty of staying at the historic Belleview Inn, just

The Clearwater Beach Family Bucket List

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One of the top family resorts in Clearwater Beach, Sandpearl Resort gives you easy access to a frenzy of family-friendly to-dos on property – and off.

Day On, Day Off: Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa and Jensen Beach

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You may be surprised by how much you can fit into 48 hours in Jensen Beach. Here’s how to spend two days in this town once known as the “pineapple capital of the world” – one full day spent at Hutchinson Shores Resort and Spa, followed by a second day in town.

Must-See Stops Along the Northern Half of the Pinellas Trail

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Belleair and Belleview Inn are the perfect jumping off point to explore the northern stretch of this 38-mile linear bike trail that runs from St. Pete to Tarpon Springs.

Florida’s Gulf vs. Atlantic Beach Scene

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When you think Florida, you think beach and ocean. But the state is home to two very distinct coastlines – the East Coast and the Gulf Coast – offering very different beach experiences for families, surfers, and fisherman. So which coast is the best destination for your vacation?

Alternative Thanksgiving Getaways in Opal Destinations

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Dreaming of a stress-free Thanksgiving away, where there’s no cooking and no cleaning involved? Here are a few top alternative turkey-day dinners and events in Opal destinations to shape a last-minute stay around.

8 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Fall

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

Key West’s Classic Landmarks & Their Hidden Counterparts

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If you’ve checked every box next to Key West’s most popular landmarks, these similar – but lesser-known – highlights are as worthy of a look.