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February 2019 Events and Things To Do on the NC Coast

February is almost here. Perhaps you're not even thinking about an Emerald Isle beach vacation right now, but you should! Not only is Valentine's Day coming up, giving you the perfect opportunity to plan a romantic getaway to our North Carolina beaches, but the... View the full post »

What You Need to Know About 2019 Real Estate

With every new year comes the question for home buyers and sellers: What's the real estate market going to look like this year? Is it a good time to sell a home? Is it a good time to buy a home? Real estate predictions and market conditions are a lot like weather pred... View the full post »

How to Plan a Romantic Getaway to the NC Coast

Whether you're thinking about planning a Valentine's Day beach escape for you and your loved one or a romantic getaway any time of the year, you'll want to read up on these quick tips for planning your trip. Emerald Isle is the perfect destination for couples ... View the full post »

Where to Find the Best Cup of Coffee at the Beach

Alright, coffee lovers, this post is for you! Have you been wondering where to find the best coffee in town during your Emerald Isle beach vacation? We have some wonderful suggestions for you and they're all right near your Emerald Isle vacation rental. Start your ... View the full post »

January 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Crystal Coast

Just because the holidays are over doesn't mean the fun and festivities have to end. There's always plenty of local events and things to do on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina this month and every month of the year. Check out what's happening and make plans... View the full post »

Happy Quotes That Remind You Where You Need To Be

The winter days are short and the months are long. Are you dreaming of your happy place? And by happy place we mean the beach, of course. We have some of the happiest beach quotes to wash your winter blues away and replace them with the uplifting coastal blues of sky and ... View the full post »

One Easy Appetizer Recipe That Will Wow Your Guests

Are you looking for an easy yet elegant appetizer to serve up over the holidays or any time you're entertaining? We've got it! This rich, garlicky dip caused a feeding frenzy in the Food Network test kitchen and received high ratings in its reviews, so we thought ... View the full post »

How to Stay Healthy During the Holidays and All Year Long

Here come the holidays! Are you ready? Like anything else in life, it's good to be proactive about what's to come. Don't let yourself get caught off guard this holiday season and derail into too many unhealthy habits—which is incredibly easy to do this time ... View the full post »

The Most Fun and Festive December Events on the Crystal Coast

It's the most wonderful time of the year here in Emerald Isle, North Carolina and all along the gorgeous Crystal Coast. Have you ever experienced a coastal Christmas? If not, you sure are missing out. You get all of the traditional elements of the holiday—minus the ... View the full post »

Plan Your 2019 Vacation Now for the Best Year Ever

With your mind on the holidays and just everything going on in daily life in general, it's easy to push off your next year's vacation planning. But did you know that there are so many benefits you can reap by just planning ahead for your 2019 vacation? Seriousl... View the full post »

Why Retiring to Emerald Isle NC is the Place to Be

Are you approaching that wonderful time in your life where you get to do all the things you love in a place that you love to do them? Oh the joys of retirement! Emerald Isle, North Carolina has a lot to offer those who are in search of relaxed retirement locale where t... View the full post »

A Veterans Day Read Guaranteed to Inspire

Not only is Randy's Way the name of one of Emerald Isle, North Carolina's beach accesses, but it's also the title of an inspirational true story and the latest book written by Tom Gill based on the the life of Major Randy Hebert—both of whom are Emerald Isle lo... View the full post »

November 2018 Events You Need to Know About in Emerald Isle

November is almost here and it's shaping up to be a busy month in Emerald Isle and all along the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. We want to keep you updated and informed of the what's happening locally in our towns and our beaches, so here's what you need to ... View the full post »

How to Prepare Your Rental for the Busy Season

As the owner of a vacation rental here in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, you currently have a lot on your plate. You're probably still in the day-to-day mode of recovering from Hurricane Florence and getting your home back to its normal state of things. That is certain... View the full post »

The Most Popular October 2018 Events on the Crystal Coast

October is here and you might be wondering what the status is for all of the locally loved events in Emerald Isle and on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. Hurricane Florence has caused some of our big events to have to be rescheduled or cancelled, but there are also so... View the full post »