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5 Reasons to Kick the New Year Off with a Beach Vacation

A coastal getaway has a unique way of renewing our perspectives and inspiring a positive outlook on the new year.
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A Beginner’s Guide to the Crystal Coast Beach Communities

Did you know that the Crystal Coast is made up of more than 10 different communities? We'll explore them all in today's blog.
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Top 10 Things to Do in Beaufort

From breathtaking waterfront views to shops, historic sites, tours and more, you're sure to enjoy these top 10 things to do in Beaufort, NC.
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6 Tips for Planning a Family Beach Vacation During the Holidays

As you gather with your loved ones this holiday season, check out these excellent tips for planning your family’s next vacation!
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6 Reasons to Extend Your Stay on the Beaches in North Carolina

Want the freedom and time to enjoy your next beach vacation? Here are six reasons to extend your stay on the beaches in North Carolina.
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Benefits of Booking Your 2022 Vacation in Advance

Your options are wide open with the release of 2022 availability on vacation rentals in Emerald Isle. But, properties will book up quickly, so don’t wait to book your stay!
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Trip Ideas for Your Fall Girls’ Getaway in Emerald Isle

Plan your fall girls’ getaway in Emerald Isle and enjoy the beautiful beaches, quaint shops and delectable cuisine found throughout North Carolina’s Crystal Coast.
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Fun Family Things to Do in Morehead City, NC

From coastal art murals to underwater adventures, find fun family things to do in Morehead City, NC during your next Crystal Coast vacation.
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10 Free or Nearly Free Things to Do this Summer in Emerald Isle

From days on the beach to time spent on the trails, you'll find plenty of free or nearly free things to do this summer in Emerald Isle.
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Hidden Gems on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast

From Cape Lookout and the wild horses of Shackleford Banks to shelling at Sand Dollar Island and kayaking to Bear Island, explore these hidden gems on the Crystal Coast.
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Best Pet Friendly Vacations on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast

Explore more than 100 pet-friendly vacation rentals in Emerald Isle and find restaurants and things to do with your pet during your next family vacation to North Carolina's Crystal Coast.
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5 Fun Ways to Spend Your Spring Vacation in Emerald Isle

From family attractions to outdoor adventures and more, here are a few fun ways to spend your spring break vacation in Emerald Isle!
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10 Bucket List Ideas for Your Next Emerald Isle, NC Vacation

To make your next trip even more unforgettable, use these 10 bucket list ideas to plan your vacation to Emerald Isle, North Carolina.
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5 Tips to Help Plan a Family Spring Break to Emerald Isle

Use these 5 tips to help plan your family Spring Break in Emerald Isle and make it a vacation that will be remembered for years to come.
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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Emerald Isle

So, you’re thinking about taking a vacation to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and just spend some time relaxing and spending time with family and friends. With its miles of pristine beaches and beautiful waters, North Carolina’s Crystal Coast has been drawing families back year after year for vacations since the 1960s. […]
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Best Vacation Rental Amenities for a Fun Socially Distanced Vacation

From private boardwalks to gourmet kitchens and more, our vacation rentals are filled with amenities that make it easy to enjoy a vacation while social distancing.
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Ways to Social Distance on Your Crystal Coast Beach Vacation

Enjoy a fun and safe vacation from your Emerald Isle vacation rental. Find ways to practice social distancing on your next Crystal Coast beach vacation!
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Learning and Working Remotely from Your Vacation Rental

Emerald Isle Realty has a wide variety of vacation rentals perfect for learning and working remotely on the beautiful beaches of Emerald Isle, North Carolina.
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Catching Your Pin.terest

Here are just a few of Emerald Isle Realty’s top Pinterest boards to get you excited about your trip to North Carolina’s Crystal Coast!
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14 Things to Do at the Beach in Emerald Isle, NC This Summer

When you ask vacationers who visit Emerald Isle, why they choose the Crystal Coast to visit, the most popular answer is the beach. Our beautiful sands and gorgeous water provide breathtaking views and the perfect place to relax and enjoy a beach day with friends or family. With so much to do on the beach, […]
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How to Find the Perfect Crystal Coast Vacation Rental for Your Getaway

  With more than 700 Crystal Coast vacation rentals to choose from, you may be wondering what’s the best way to find the perfect one for your stay? The idea of taking a vacation sounds simple enough, but when it really comes down to it, it can be somewhat of a daunting task. At Emerald Isle […]
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Crystal Coast Summer Reading List

Getting lost in a book can be a pleasant escape when you want to be transported to a new place or setting. A book can also make for a nice companion to bring along with you when you have some downtime or are looking to relax. If you have an upcoming trip to Emerald Isle […]
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Fun DIY Seashell Craft Ideas that Make Great Vacation Keepsakes

Looking for ways to put those fabulous Crystal Coast beach finds to good use? Or maybe you’re like many of us who fully intend on making a scrapbook of your last beach vacation, but somehow never get around to doing it. Here are a few fun DIY craft ideas using beach shells, along with some […]
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Visit the North Carolina Beach Towns that Inspired the Settings of Nicholas Sparks’ Best-Selling Novels

Looking for more ways to experience the beauty of North Carolina’s Crystal Coast? Read the books and then visit the southeastern North Carolina beach towns that inspired the picturesque settings found throughout popular romance novels written by Nicholas Sparks, a renowned author from North Carolina. You’ll fall in love with the coast all over again […]
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Our Favorite Recipes from the Sea

One of the best ways to get your mind off the daily grind is to do a little cooking! And what better way to really experience the coast than by treating yourself to some delicious seafood. Enjoy a little coastal living from the comforts of your own home with these tasty seafood recipes from Emerald […]
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