Post Your Emerald Isle Instagram and Twitpics Here!

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We’ll Make You Famous!

Well, not you but your shared Instagram and Twitpics for sure! And we will give photo credit to each photograph linking back to your website, Twitter profile or Instagram profile.

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Categories: Crystal Coast Memories, Emerald Isle Beach Talk

What Should be in Your Beach Bag?

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So you have rented your Emerald Isle vacation beach house. The car is packed and you’re about to head south. Many of you traveling longer distances hail from Ohio, or maybe Pennsylvania. Why do we know this? Take a glance at the license plates when you arrive in EI. See what I mean?
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Categories: Crystal Coast Fashion, Emerald Isle Beach Talk, Off Topic

Emerald Isle, NC Fireworks Display July 4th, 2012

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What would the 4th of July Emerald Isle holiday be without a fireworks display off the Bogue Inlet Pier? The great news is you can bring your whole family to see the Emerald Isle 4th of July Fireworks 4th of July Fireworks Return to Bogue Inletdisplay for 2012! Clearly seen from the Intracoastal Waterway and Bogue Sound, this year’s fireworks will be launched from the Bogue Inlet Pier. Visitors up and down the Emerald Isle coast will be able to catch the display!

With parking a premium, you would be wise to arrive early for parking. The fun begins at 9 PM!

 

Speaking of parking, be sure to view the Google Map below to help you find the most convenient parking to the Bogue Inlet Pier.


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Categories: Crystal Coast Memories, Emerald Isle Beach Talk, Emerald Isle Fun Things

Carefree Sandancer West Beach Cottage Guest Journal

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This week the Carroll families are renting 124 Heverly Drive in Emerald Isle. A popular component of many Emerald Isle beach vacation rental Carefree Sandancer Rentalproperties is a guest book or renters journal. The property owners of Carefree Sandancer West offer such a journal for their rental guest. Curious to know what other renters have documented, I peeled back the pages to find some interesting observations about the unit and what activities visitors enjoy when they come to the Crystal Coast.

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Categories: Crystal Coast Memories, Emerald Isle Beach Talk

Mark Your Crystal Coast Event Calendar!

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This is one family event you will not want to miss. The Emerald Isle Parks & Rec is hosting a “Friday Free Flick”, Friday, April 17. Checkout the details below. If you are planning a trip to the Crystal Coast, don’t miss the FREE movie “Bolt”.

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Categories: Crystal Coast News, Crystal Coast Vacation Tips, Emerald Isle Beach Talk, Emerald Isle Fun Things

New Suite Hotel Coming to Emerald Isle

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According to local media sources, only one final permit is required from the Emerald Isle Board of Commissioners for a new Emerald Suites hotel to be built. Planned for the corner of N.C. 58, Islander Drive and Crew Drive (see map below), the hotel project is being developed by a partnership of the two long-time Emerald Isle families, Larry and Daisy Spell and Paxon Holz. Ms. Holz is the daughter of W.B. McLean. Developer Larry Spell’s uncle, George Spell, and W. B. McLean were the original developers of Emerald Isle.

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Categories: Crystal Coast News, Emerald Isle Beach Talk

Big Plans for the Crystal Coast Blog in 2009!

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It is painfully obvious that I have been a total slacker when it comes to posting regularly here at the Crystal Coast Blog over the last few months. I’m going to use an “excuse” I hear often from my real estate agent clients and friends, “I’ve been too busy to blog“. There, I used the excuse and it’s still a totally lame reason not to blog (IHMO).

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Categories: Crystal Coast News, Emerald Isle Beach Talk, Emerald Isle Real Estate

Merry Christmas from the Crystal Coast Blog!

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As I sit in our warm North Carolina home, surrounded by family who enjoy excellent health, I am completely overwhelmed by just how wonderfully blessed we are. We give thanks today for the wonderful gift of the birth of Christ. We also give thanks for the gift of family, friends and our extended friends scattered everywhere who are a part of our lives on so many levels.

Here is Our Christmas Wish for You!

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Categories: Crystal Coast Events, Emerald Isle Beach Talk

World’s Youngest Crystal Coast Blogger

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I recently asked my five year old grandson to write his first blog. Below is what he typed on the computer and added to my Facebook page:

Guest Post by Taylor Cookman

What makes Nana and Papa’s house special is their toy’s and TV. I also like to go with Nana and Papa to the Farmer’s Market to eat chicken nuggets. Papa and Nana are fun to play with. Nana and me like to play crosswords. Me and Papa like to play trains. I also like to go to the Parade of Homes in Raleigh with Nana and Papa and Mommy and Daddy, and look in the homes.

My Favorite Things to do in Emerald Isle

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Categories: Crystal Coast Memories, Emerald Isle Beach Talk, Emerald Isle Fun Things

4 Family-Friendly Things to do in Emerald Isle

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Now that school is back in session, and the summer crowds are gone, you might be wondering what’s left to do on that quick weekend getaway to the Crystal Coast. Just remember, with less crowds and pleasant weather in the fall months, it’s an ideal time to visit Emerald Isle. If you’re coming for a weekend or maybe even a fall vacation and you’re not quite sure what you and the kids should do, here are my top 4 things every family should do when coming for your Crystal Coast fall getaway.

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Categories: Atlantic Beach Fun Things To Do, Crystal Coast Vacation Tips, Emerald Isle Beach Talk


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