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3 of the Most Effective Beach Walking Workouts

A beach vacation offers the perfect opportunity to get outside and get your exercise in all at the same time. The views are spectacular as you breathe in the salt air and feel the sand beneath your feet and the sun on your skin.  Step out of your Emerald Isle rental and into the easiest exe... View the full post »

What You Need to Know About Emerald Isle Seafood

Fresh, local seafood is a staple of any beach vacation. So where do you go for freshest local seafood, whether you want to prepare it yourself in your Emerald Isle rental or go out on the town? We're glad you asked! Here's all you need to know about Emerald Isle seafood. Make North Carol... View the full post »

How to Get Wild and Crazy on the Crystal Coast

  Endless adventures abound on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. Whether by land, sea or air, there are many ways to experience the best of coastal North Carolina during your Emerald Isle beach vacation. You don't have to travel far from your Emerald Isle rental to find them, either. ... View the full post »

4 Free Things To Do This July in Emerald Isle

The month of July is sizzling hot with activities, adventures and things to do during your summer on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina. Emerald Isle is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and for being one of America's favorite beaches. Not only will you enjoy the 13 miles of pristine... View the full post »

How to Have the Best 4th of July in Emerald Isle

  It's hard to believe that it's almost July already. Where does the time go? As Independence Day 2017 rolls around, we want to make sure that you have the best Fourth of July ever in Emerald Isle. To help you do that, here are some suggestions for ways to make it the best one yet. I... View the full post »

All You Need to Make the Move to Emerald Isle

We're doing a follow-up to our previous post on What You Need to Know About Relocating to Emerald Isle, North Carolina by giving you more tools and resources to help ease your transition to beach life and island living. Now that you know all of the wonderful benefits about living here, it... View the full post »

How to Make a Difference on World Sea Turtle Day

  You may not even be aware of this, but you should be! Did you know that there is a day on the calendar to honor sea turtles? World Sea Turtle Day happens every June 16th, making it the ideal time to step up and take action. World Sea Turtle Day is a special day to recognize, appreciate and... View the full post »

The Most Exciting Emerald Isle Events This Month

June is sizzling hot with fun local events and things to do in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. Enjoy your beach days, but also check out what's happening around town this month. You won't want to miss these fun Emerald Isle events, so mark down these dates on your calendar.   Here... View the full post »

The Best of Summer on the Crystal Coast

We're putting the spotlight on summer on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina where beautiful beaches abound, the Atlantic Ocean is your constant companion, and the smell of the salty air makes you feel right at home on the Southern Outer Banks. We're featuring the highlights of summer in... View the full post »

The Top 10 Reasons to Love Life on Emerald Isle

  We talk about life on Emerald Isle because we love it so much and feel fortunate to live, work and play in such a beautiful place. In the spirit of this sentiment, we've decided to highlight the top 10 reasons we love life here. When you vacation here, you only get a glimpse of what th... View the full post »

Brilliant Hacks for the Best Beach Day Ever

  A day at the beach should be just as it sounds—easy, carefree and the best it can be. Forget the hassle and stress of too much packing and planning, instead just stick to the beach essentials! Bring the minimum of what you'll actually need and use for a day at the beach and you'r... View the full post »

How to Make the Most of Your Memorial Day on the Crystal Coast

The Memorial Day holiday is quickly approaching and the start of the summer season is right around the corner. Where are you going to celebrate Memorial Day this year? Come to Emerald Isle, North Carolina where life is a beach all year long, but especially on the weekends and holidays. Spend you... View the full post »

Emerald Isle Events You Need to Know About This Month

Wow, it's hard to believe that May is here already. Here comes summertime in full force! Long lazy days on the beach, splashing around in the cool Atlantic, and all that the start of beach season brings are on deck this month. From the start of sea turtle nesting season to the symbolic start... View the full post »

What You Need to Know About Relocating to Emerald Isle

  You've dreamed of island life where the pace is a little slower, the scenery is spectacular and sun, sand and surf are your constant companions. Why just dream? Make beach living your happy reality. Moving to Emerald Isle, North Carolina is a choice made by beach lovers far and wide wh... View the full post »

The Most Powerful Ways to Show Mom Love and Appreciation

Mother's Day is coming up and perhaps you've started thinking about how best to show the moms in your life—whether it be your wife, your mother or your mother-in-law, or all of the above—just how special and valued they really are. How can you adequately express your love and appreci... View the full post »