Opal Moments

Design in Detail: Samoset Resort’s New Look

Arts & Culture, Camden/Rockport/Rockland, Family, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective|

Shiplap walls, stunning Midcoast Maine photography from a local artist, decorative wooden paddles – these are just a few of the nautically rich details to look forward to in the recent 178-room refresh at Samoset Resort.

A Modern-Day Great Camp

Lake Placid, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective|

Lake Placid Lodge was recently hailed as a top Adirondack hotel by Architectural Digest. Why? Luxury and service aside, the hotel serves as an amazing reproduction of an Adirondack Great Camp.

Victorian Glamour & Grace

Lake George, New York Adirondacks, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective|

Recently called one of Architectural Digest’s most beautiful hotels in the Adirondacks, The Sagamore Resort has served as a Victorian-era icon on Lake George since 1883 – and not much has changed since.

Property in Perspective: Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina

Bar Harbor, Family, New England Coast, Opal Moments, Property in Perspective|

With their new wall-to-wall renovations, Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina is doubling down on family fun.

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: Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina and Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor, Day On, Day Off, Food & Drink, New England Coast, Opal Moments|

When it comes to things to do in Bar Harbor, Maine, we have the perfect ways to spend two days – the first occupied with the offerings at Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina; the second, a full day in town.

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.

A Participating Chef’s Perspective on Delray Beach’s “Savor the Avenue”

Delray Beach/Boca Raton, Florida East Coast & Keys, Food & Drink, Opal Moments|

What happens when you host a dinner party for 1,100 people at a 1,320-foot, five-block-long table? You get Delray Beach’s annual March Savor the Avenue event.

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.