5 FREE or Ridiculously Cheap Things to do in Emerald Isle

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So the car is packed and you are headed to the Crystal Coast for a vacation. If this is your first time visiting Emerald Isle, you may be asking yourself;

 what is there to do in Emerald Isle, NC?

Here is a great list of activities you try when you arrive!

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Things Your Family can do on an Emerald Isle Fall Vacation

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Fall is a terrific time to take an Emerald Isle, NC family vacation! The weather is ideal, the water is still warm and there are plenty of things to do. As seen in the video below, you can toss the football on the beach (ours was blinged out with LEDs), kayak in Bogue Sound, explore islands, ride the waves, bike, play golf and so much more!

What’s your favorite fall activity on Emerald Isle?

Leave a comment and let everyone know.

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Emerald Isle Parrot Head Weekend Aug 3-5, 2012

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Headed down to the Crystal Coast of NC this weekend? If so, you might want to check out the Parrot Head Weekend today (Friday, August 3) through Sunday, August 5. The Town of Emerald Isle has even proclaimed this weekend as Emerald Isle Parrot Head Weekend. In it’s proclamation town mayor Arthur B. Schools, Jr encourages all residents and visitors to “enjoy and embrace this weekend in the same way that it will be observed by the Emerald Isle Parrot Head Club – with laughter and good friends – “Party With A Purpose”!

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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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2011 Emerald Isle 4th of July Fireworks Return to the Bogue Inlet Pier!

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4th of July Fireworks Return to Bogue InletThe town of Emerald Isle has just announced the 2011 4th of July fireworks display will return to the Bogue Inlet fishing pier. After a two year absence, the town agreed to renew it’s partnership with the Bogue Inlet Fishing pier.

4th of July Fireworks Launched from the Bogue Inlet Pier

The 4th of July Emerald Isle Fireworks Launching Pad?

Which launch pad do you prefer for the Emerald Isle 4th of July fireworks display? The Bogue Inlet pier or the location at the McLean Park near mile marker 18 in Emerald Isle? Leave a comment and cast your vote?

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Best of Our Crystal Coast Vacation

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Now that we have returned home from our Crystal Coast vacation, I wanted to offer “our best of the Crystal Coast” highlights. If your family took your summer vacation to the Crystal Coast, don’t forget to list your personal favorites by leaving a comment below. Here are our best of nominations!

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Want to Get Healthy? Walk the Beaches of the Crystal Coast!

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If you live or vacation along the beaches of the Crystal Coast of North Carolina, you already know taking long walks on the beach is a popular pastime. In addition, the sights and sounds of the Atlantic Ocean are pretty amazing. But did you know that leisurely walk along our Southern Outer Banks offers you some significant health benefits too?

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Emerald Isle 4th of July Fireworks 2009

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If you are wondering if the town of Emerald Isle will be launching it’s 4th of July fireworks display from the Bogue Inlet Pier, you can only hopeEmerald Isle Fireworks launched from the Bogue Inlet Pier in 2008 it happens in 2010. Apparently, there are sign ordinance issues between the pier and the town of Emerald Isle that prevents the Bogue Inlet Pier from serving as the launching pad for this year’s Independence Day fireworks display.

Where will the Town of Emerald Isle Host It’s 2009 Fireworks Display?

Sources now report the town of Emerald Isle’s Fourth of July Celebration will light up the night at McLean Park near mile marker 18 in Emerald Isle. For more details be sure to dial 252-354-6350.

New Crystal Coast Photo Blog!

If you happen to snap a great Emerald Isle 4th of July photo, I would love to see it and share it with the thousands of readers who stop by my new Crystal Coast Photo Blog.

Drop me an email at info@crystalcoastblog.com and I’ll share your photos for all to see.

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Crystal Coast Blog Post – My Personal Favorites!

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I have received many calls and questions emailed to me from readers wanting information about Crystal Coast homes and specifically about Emerald Isle condos for rent and for sale. Most of these questions center around the local Emerald Isle real estate market, and questions about things to do in Emerald Isle.

My Personal Favorite Entries From the Crystal Coast Blog

To help provide the answers many visitors to this blog have asked, here are some of my personal favorite past Crystal Coast Blog post.

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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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