Experiences

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”