Category Archives: Vacation Rental Tips

The Beginners Guide To A Pet-Friendly Beach Vacation

You’ve been planning your family vacation for months, and then it hits you….           Unfortunately, many accommodations carry strict no-pet policies for guests. Those fortunate enough to find a hotel within a convenient distance from their … Continue reading

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Book Direct & Save On Your Oak Island Vacation

The popularity and prevalence of third-party, online travel agencies (OTAs) like VRBO, Airbnb, Expedia, and Booking.com has soared in recent years. Short term rentals (including vacation rentals) are a hot topic of debate among municipalities and communities across the country. … Continue reading

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Celebrate Love With An Oak Island Vacation

As the years pass, it gets tougher to find that perfect gift for the one you love on Valentine’s Day. Let’s be honest. Even if you’re the type of person who enjoys delicious chocolates, beautiful flowers and a romantic dinner … Continue reading

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4 Reasons To Visit Oak Island In The Fall

Oak Island is the perfect destination for your fall family getaway. Not only could the drive down provide you with some of the best fall foliage views, but arriving in an oceanfront town during the off season certainly has its perks. … 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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5 Reasons You Should Stay In An Oak Island Vacation Rental

Vacation rentals are in high demand with the current popularity of sites like Airbnb. Visitors realize that staying in a vacation rental property provides benefits that they simply cannot get from booking a hotel. I Need My Space Space is … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream

Sweet Summertime Memories Be honest, there was NOTHING in this world like hearing the sound of the ice cream truck coming down your neighborhood road. It was a marker for summertime and a bowl of excitement served right at the end … 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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Planning A Family-Friendly Beach Vacation: What To Pack

Success! You’re in the homestretch of this thing called planning a family vacation. You’ve developed and stuck to your budget. You’ve decided where to go and booked your vacation rental. Now, you just have to deal with the dreaded packing … Continue reading

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