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Best Florida Vacation Destinations
The quest for the best Florida vacation destinations is a common inquiry – and deeply researched topic – among our guests. So we did the legwork to deliver these curated selections tailored to various travel interests. Read More
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Your Guide to the Best of Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach
Halfway between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, Atlantic Avenue is Delray Beach’s version of Worth Avenue or Las Olas Boulevard with – dare we say? – a little more attitude. We’ve got just the list of latest hotspots you must hit along this award-winning avenue. Read More
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Best Rooftop Bars on the Eastern Seaboard
If you’re looking for rooftop bars along the eastern coast of the US, we have six worthy waterside picks in Opal destinations, from Bar Harbor, Maine, down to Key West, Florida. Read More
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10 Experiences to Level Up Your Next Opal Escape
Opal Collection resorts and hotels are more than just luxurious places to lay your head. From private chef-led culinary events to hands-on outdoor adventures you’ll be raving about for years to come, here’s how our collection can craft and connect you to indelible experiences that discerning travelers covet. Read More
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5 Top Attractions In Florida Vacation Destinations

Where will your Florida vacation take you? We make your decision easy by highlighting five draws at every Opal destination in the Sunshine state. Clearwater Caladesi Island State Park, voted Florida’s best beach multiple times. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home to movie… Read More

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Where to Stay: The Resort at Longboat Key Club

This environmentally friendly resort is Sarasota’s only with AAA’s Four-Diamond status. The luxury resort’s 410 acres is set on a secluded barrier island, giving a unique blend of privacy and easy access to all that Sarasota, Florida’s cultural coast, has to offer. Though, with white sand beaches, watersports, five restaurants and lounges, 45 holes of golf, and an award-winning tennis complex, you may never step foot off resort grounds. Read More

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Our Picks: Fall Festivals for Families

We offer you five great reasons to get the gang in the car – or even on a plane – for a fall weekend getaway built around everything from Florida’s tastiest crustacean to Maine’s most magnificent boats. September Windjammer Festival [Camden, ME] September 4–6 Sidle up to magnificent schooners… Read More

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This or That: Clearwater Beach or Sarasota

These two Florida gulf gems sit on either side of Tampa Bay from each other, but where Sarasota has its eye on arts and culture, Clearwater Beach turns to classic beach options. Here’s your guide to choosing your ideal beach adventure. The Biggest Thrills Clearwater Beach: Sky Surfing Take to the… Read More

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