Food & Drink

7 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Summer

Active, Arts & Culture, Bar Harbor, Beach, Experiences, Family, Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Key West, Lake George, Lake Placid, New England Coast, New York Adirondacks, Sarasota/Longboat Key|

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

Street Smart: Sarasota’s Palm Avenue

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

When it comes to things to do in Sarasota, Florida, there’s no better place to spend a morning or afternoon soaking up the chic shopping experience than this popular stretch of Palm Avenue.

High Spirits: 5 Booming Florida Distilleries

Florida East Coast & Keys, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Jupiter/North Palm Beach, Sarasota/Longboat Key, St. Petersburg/Clearwater|

Thanks to loosening laws, more and more Florida craft distillers have opened shop over the last few years. Here are a few based near Opal destinations.

Inside Opal’s Newest Property: Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa

Active, Arts & Culture, Beach, Experiences, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Hutchinson Island/Jensen Beach, Opal Moments|

Opened in October of 2017, Hutchinson Shores Resort & Spa is a boutique hotel set on a hidden gem of a barrier island. Here’s what makes it your ultimate, always-relaxing home away from home.

Day On, Day Off: The Sagamore & Lake George

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

Looking for things to do in Lake George? We lay out two full days – one spent exclusively on-property at The Sagamore Resort; the next, a full day in the village of Lake George.

Top Things to do in Key West from June through August

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

When the tourists head north after May, Key West lets its true colors show with laid-back attractions and festivals that the locals love.

Dish in Demand: Salmon Florentine at La Bella Vita

Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Food & Drink, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

The salmon florentine at La Bella Vita at the Samoset Resort encapsulates the restaurant’s Italian roots. We share the details, ingredients, and recipe here.

The Art of Making Your Own Sushi

Clearwater Beach, Florida Gulf Coast, Food & Drink, Opal Moments|

Chef de cuisine at Sandpearl Resort’s Caretta on the Gulf provides a primer to making the Japanese delicacy at home.

Street Smart: Rockland’s Main Street

Active, Arts & Culture, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Experiences, Family, Food & Drink, New England Coast|

When it comes to things to do in Rockland, Maine, there’s no better place to explore than the town’s Main Street, a one-mile stretch through downtown that feels perfectly warm and familiar to New Englanders and outsiders alike.

8 Reasons to Visit Opal Destinations This Spring

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.