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3 of the Most Popular July 2018 Events in Emerald Isle

Every time we do our monthly event posts for Emerald Isle, it's hard to believe how fast 2018 is flying by. Can't you just see the calendar pages being torn off in what seems to be fast forward? Yet here we are, halfway through the year, with the summer beach seas... View the full post »

Quick, Easy and Healthy Snacks Perfect for a Day at the Beach

Are you looking for some healthy, yummy and easy snacks that you can easily make in your Emerald Isle vacation rental or to take with you to the beach? We've got some simply amazing snack ideas for you! We've rounded up some of the best beach snacks from Pinterest... View the full post »

Top 10 Things That Ought To Be in Your Beach Bag

Packing your beach bag may not be something you give a whole lot of thought to, but you should! You don't want your beach day ruined because you forgot something simple—yet necessary. Here's a quick top 10 list of beach bag must-haves to ensure you don'... View the full post »

How to Easily Buy a Home in Your Twenties

Homeownership doesn't have to be a middle-age goal. Buying a home in your twenties is totally doable—and can be achived easily and without stress if you do it right. It's all about setting a goal and taking the necessary steps to achieve it, just like with any o... View the full post »

The Best June 2018 Events on the Crystal Coast

June is just around the corner and Emerald Isle beach and the surrounding Crystal Coast of North Carolina are ready for all of the fun, sun and festivities that this month has to offer its residents and visitors alike. You can find all of these June 2018 events easily wit... View the full post »

Quotes That Will Get You in a Beach State of Mind

Summertime beach vibes already abound in Emerald Isle, North Carolina. Are you longing for the peace and tranquility of sun, sand and sea? Do you want to feel the soft sand between your toes? The warm sun on your skin? Then go ahead and book your next NC beach vacation in... View the full post »

The Most Adorable Beach Crafts You Ever Did See

Sometimes you and the kids just need a break from the sun and sand. Or maybe you're looking for a quiet, indoor activity or two to do during your Emerald Isle beach vacation. Or perhaps the weather just isn't cooperating that day and you need a Plan B activity. Well,... View the full post »

The Most Refreshing Cocktails to Sip at the Beach

Beach season is here! Soon you will have your toes in the sand and a cold drink in your hand. If you're looking for some absolutely delicious cocktails for your Emerald Isle beach vacation—we have them right here. Tropical, refreshing and the perfect way to end your... View the full post »

The Best May 2018 Events on the Crystal Coast

May days here on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina are filled with natural wonders, family-friendly activities, beach and watersports, music festivals and more. Let's not forget about the symbolic start of summer with Memorial Day happening this month, too. Whew! Ar... View the full post »

Home Buying Costs You Need to Know About

Hey there first-time home buyers—this post is for you! Buying a home is a major investment and a most worthy endeavor. We want to make sure you have all of your bases covered as you embark on this exciting new adventure in your life. Preparing today for tomorrow's h... View the full post »

How to Pack a Capsule Wardrobe for the Beach

When it comes to packing for your beach vacation, why not make it as easy as can be? Forget lugging all those extras that you'll probably never use anyway and instead consider packing a capsule wardrobe for the beach. Travel capsule wardrobes are one of the keys to tr... View the full post »

2018 Hair Trends Perfect for a Day at the Beach

Summer beach season is almost here. Is your hair ready? We're here to help you with some the hottest hairstyles and trending beach hair that have been seen on the fashion runways for 2018. Don't worry, they are totally doable and very versatile. Many of these s... View the full post »

Quick and Easy Meals You Can Make on Vacation

Need some quick and easy meal ideas for your next vacation? We've got them! These recipes require only a few common ingredients and satisfy a wide range of tastes. They are family friendly and can easily feed a crowd. Try one or try them all! Don't stop here. Go a... View the full post »

April 2018 Events You Need to Know on the Crystal Coast

Happy Spring 2018! Have you made your Emerald Isle beach vacation plans yet? If not, now's the time. Come warm up on our sunny shorelines, sit back and relax on the pristine sands, and gaze out upon the sparkling blue-green Atlantic Ocean waters. A North Carolina beac... View the full post »

Do You Really Need a Property Management Company?

You have a rental property (or maybe more than one). What now? Should you hire a property management company or try to manage it yourself? While every vacation rental situation is unique, you can ask yourself a few simple questions to lead you in the right direction. Not ... View the full post »