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Travel Smart: Products for the Outdoor Enthusiast

Waterproof phone cases. Folding kayaks. Our outdoor products guide has everything you need to enjoy your next great adventure at six OPAL destinations.

Bushnell 6x 50mm Equinox Z [Naples, FL]

You can spy on alligators, ibises, and deer in the sprawling Everglades National Park on clear mornings and inky nights alike with these versatile, high-performance binoculars. Simply push one button to turn on an infrared illuminator and, if you’re lucky enough to spot something elusive, press another button to capture a video of the moment.

Where to Stay Edgewater Beach Hotel


LifeProof Waterproof Phone Cases [Key West, FL]

No trip to Key West is complete without a dip, dive, or cast in the cerulean waters off the Florida Keys, and you shouldn’t have to leave your phone on the beach before taking the plunge. LifeProof’s cases are built to survive hours of submersion up to several feet.

Where to Stay Sunset Key Cottages


Oru Folding Kayak [Bar Harbor, ME]

With 3,478 miles of shoreline and the legendary Maine Coastal Trail that connects islands along every mile, Maine is the ideal place to kayak coastal waters. Down East’s gem is undoubtedly the waters surrounding Mount Desert Island. Take in the circling gulls, playful seals, and perhaps even a rare puffin with these easy-to-assemble folding kayaks that can be swiftly snapped into a 26-pound box for transport in the trunk of your car.

Where to Stay Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina | West Street Hotel

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Miir 64 Ounce Vacuum Insulated Growler [Lake George, NY]

This vacuum-sealed behemoth can hold 64 ounces of water, and Miir touts its ability to keep cold liquids cool for up to 24 hours, as well as keeping soups and coffee warm for a half-day. It’s the ideal companion for a daylong excursion into the Adirondacks in warm summers and frigid winters alike, and at two pounds and five inches tall, it will fit comfortably in any pack.

Where to Stay The Sagamore Resort


Isle Soft Top Standup Paddleboard  [Delray Beach, FL]

If you’re torn between surfing and kayaking in the warm waters of coastal Florida, why not try both? This comfortable, stable paddleboard with gorgeous ingrained wood is the ideal craft for plying the waves off  Delray Beach while getting an excellent workout. For novices, The Salt Fly outfitters offer quick and easy lessons.

Where to Stay Opal Grand Resort | Delray Sands Resort


Solio Classic Hybrid Charger [Jupiter, FL]

While you’re keeping your phone safe and dry on the beach with a waterproof case, you might as well make sure your battery doesn’t run down. This funky solar-powered charger efficiently soaks up the sun’s energy and stores it for up to a year, meaning that you can charge your phone on the white sands of Jupiter Beach, then charge it again two days later while waiting for your flight home.

Where to Stay Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa


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