If you’re looking to get away from the everyday grind, then escaping this fall to Emerald Isle, NC is the perfect place to relax and unwind. From sparsely crowded beaches where you can enjoy shelling and maybe even finding a shark tooth or two, to viewing some of the most stunning sunsets of any area along the North Carolina coast.
With low humidity and temperatures hovering the in mid to low 70’s during the day, fall is also a great time of year to enjoy the outdoors. Whether it’s taking a walk or casting your line from the Bogue Sound Pier or taking a hike in the Croatan National Forest with its 160,000 acres of beautiful views and landscape. A picnic in Emerald Isle Woods Park is also a great option which offers a nice little boardwalk, a bird trail and pier. The Crystal Coast has plenty of opportunities to experience the great outdoors.
Don’t forget food! Across the bridge in Swansboro, you must try Yana’s Restaurant, located in the Yana Mama’s 50’s Memorabilia Shoppe, for a delicious breakfast featuring American fare and where fruit fritters rule! Lunch is excellent at The Village Market where you should definitely order their clam chowder. For dinner, try the honey butter glazed croissants and crab cakes at Rucker Johns. And a stop at Sweet Spot is a must for the islands best ice cream and taffy around. There are plenty of dining opportunities in the area, here are some other dining options.
With peak season over, vacation rental prices also decline this time of year. Emerald Isle Realty offers a variety of vacation rentals from oceanfront cottages to duplexes and pet friendly properties. You’re sure to find the perfect rental to fit both your needs and budget. Emerald Isle Realty also offers a variety of vacation rental specials, and if you book a property now by November 15, 2014, you’ll get 10% off your weekly rate!
With so many options and reasons to visit, Emerald Isle is the perfect place to do as little or as much as you’d like for your fall vacation.