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3 of the Best Beach Homes for Weekend Getaways in NC for Families

If you’re in need of a quiet escape, Emerald Isle is the place for you. With friendly residents, miles of pristine shoreline, and an outstanding selection of rental properties from Spinnaker’s Reach, you’ll be able to unwind with your family. Want to find out the best renta... View the full post »

5 of the Best Paddle Board Rentals in Emerald Isle, NC

If you’re looking for a relaxing activity out on the water, consider paddleboarding! The Bogue Sound is a fantastic spot for a leisurely day on the water. There’s no experience required - this popular hobby is easy to learn and a great way to enjoy the quiet beauty of this re... View the full post »

Explore the Best of the Crystal Coast Beaches

If you’re looking for the ideal beach destination, you won’t find anywhere better than the Crystal Coast! This region contains some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, as well as some charming small towns that are perfect for your family vacation. Discover what makes ... View the full post »

Check Out Some of the Best Events Near Emerald Isle!

If you’re searching for something fun to do during your Emerald Isle getaway, why not check to see if there’s a fun event happening around town? From marathon races that benefit charities to music festivals, you’ll find a little bit of everything along the Crystal Coast. Check ou... View the full post »

Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival and What You Need to Know

  Celebrate the end of summer with the Emerald Isle Beach Music Festival! This annual event is a great way to say goodbye to the season before we all head back to school and work. Typically held during the last Saturday in September, this event co... View the full post »

Visit 3 of the Best Carolina Beaches This Summer

Summer only comes once a year, so don’t waste your vacation on a second-rate beach! When deciding on the best destination for your annual beach getaway, you’ll want to go somewhere with beautiful scenic views, friendly locals, fun attractions, and warm, clear water. You want ... View the full post »

What You Will Find at the Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium

Traveling with kids can be a hassle. While the sand, sun, and surf is enough entertainment for most of us, it might be wise to have a backup plan during your Emerald Isle vacation. Luckily, there are a number of great attractions nearby. One of the best is the Pine Knoll Shores Aquarium. It combi... View the full post »

Emerald Isle vs Outer Banks: How to Choose the Best One for Your Family

If you’re planning your first visit to Emerald Isle, you might be a little confused on how the Crystal Coast and the Outer Banks are split up, as well as what makes them so different. While these areas are both coastal regions in North Carolina and very close in proximity,... View the full post »

Your Guide to the Best NC Surf Fishing

Surf fishing is more than just a hobby here on Emerald Isle: it’s a way of life! And luckily for us, Emerald Isle is one of the best places for surf fishing in North Carolina. There are plenty of opportunities to cast your line during your vacation. With our tips (and with a little b... View the full post »

How to Have an Awesome Emerald Isle 4th of July

Celebrate our nation’s independence in one of the most gorgeous beachfront towns in the U.S! An Emerald Isle 4th of July is a celebration unlike any other. Aside from a stunning display of colorful fireworks, we put on our Crystal Coast spin on the day with an ongoing concert s... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

The 60th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament is taking place from June 8 to 16, 2018! This beloved event brings anglers from all over the region to the coastline to reel in the blue marlins. There are a ton of great events happening during the contest, so be sure to register for the... View the full post »

Your Ultimate Guide to Weekend Getaways from D.C.

Are you craving a break from the stress and crowds that come with living in our nation’s capital? Do you need some sun, surf, and sand to melt away the stress of busy city life? We know the perfect destination for your beach getaways from D.C. Emerald Isle, NC, is the perfect h... View the full post »

Take One Of the Best Weekend Getaways from Charlotte

While Charlotte is undeniably a beautiful, bustling city with plenty to do, city live can be tiring! Sometimes, you just need the salty air and gentle waves of the beach. Next time you’re planning weekend getaways from Charlotte, consider enjoying a relaxing and rejuvenating we... View the full post »

Have the Best Family Fun Day at This Emerald Isle Water Park!

Are you looking for the perfect family-friendly attraction to visit during your stay on Emerald Isle, NC? You’re in luck! The Salty Pirate Water Park happens to be the premier Emerald Isle water park. With plenty of fun water-based attractions that will keep the kids (and even ... View the full post »

Have a Great Trip to One of the Best Beaches Near Raleigh, NC!

Go from concrete jungle to coastal paradise when you take a trip to one of the many great beaches near Raleigh, NC! Whether you’re planning a family vacation, lovers’ retreat, girlfriends’ getaway, or fishing trip, we know the perfect destination. Enjoy the best... View the full post »