Category Archives: Adventure Activities

Southport Prepares To Welcome The King…Mackerel

Bring On the Boats Southport and Oak Island is abuzz in anticipation of the Granddad of all North Carolina King Mackerel fishing competitions, the US Open King Mackerel Tournament. Fishing enthusiasts flock to the marina by the thousands to watch … Continue reading

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Battling The Post-Oak Island Vacation Blues

Battling The Blues You’ve spent a full week on Oak Island, life was slow and easy-going. No alarm clock wake-ups, no stressful “after-work” routines of homework, dinner, bath- and bedtime. For some, there were exciting adventure activities that involved being … Continue reading

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Things To Do When It Rains On Your Oak Island Vacation

            Summer in coastal North Carolina ushers in more than just warm weather and vacationers. A bit of unsavory weather has been known to grace us complete with thunderstorms, heavy winds, and rain. Oak Island … Continue reading

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The Top 10 ‘Must-Dos’ During Your Southport & Oak Island Vacation

1. Let Your Light Shine Completed in 1958, the Oak Island Lighthouse is a major source of local and state pride in North Carolina. Known as one of the state’s “newest” lighthouses, it is located in the Caswell Beach area of the … Continue reading

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Big Family, Big Fun! Oak Island Vacation Deal

Book any 5-8 bedroom vacation rental (reservation must be made between April 27th and May 11th) and receive a $150 Vacation Voucher that can be used to boost your vacation fun! Margaret Rudd & Associates, Inc. has partnered with great local … Continue reading

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Free Things To Do In Southport / Oak Island NC

The Southport and Oak Island NC area has an abundant amount of fun things to do throughout the year – many of which are FREE! Of course, our favorite free thing to do is visit the 14 miles of beautiful … Continue reading

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Conchology: Sea Shells by the Sea Shore

If you’ve ever been to the beach at any age, you’ve likely practiced Conchology – the hobby of collecting shells. We all love to look for that perfect sea shell to commemorate that perfect day, something tangible we can take home … Continue reading

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Spend More Time at the Beach to Carry Out Your New Year’s Resolutions!

This is a reblog of a post shared today (January 6th, 2015) from North Carolina’s Brunswick Islands. For information on where to find these activities on Oak Island, please visit our Activititiespages on www.rudd.com. On almost every New Year’s resolution … Continue reading

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Southport Gets Ready for the King…Mackerel!

SOUTHPORT NC – In less than a month, thousands of people will flood Southport-Oak Island once again for the 2015 Annual U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament, often considered the Grandfather of King Mackerel tournies. And whether you are into fishing or not, … Continue reading

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The Oak Island Lighthouse – Did You Know?

CASWELL BEACH, NC – I’ve lived here my entire life and while I’ve always loved our lighthouse, I didn’t know much about it. As I started asking around, I found out that I’m not alone. So I decided to dig … Continue reading

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