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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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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: When To Book

Timing The Perfect Family Vacation Can Be Tricky Juggling multiple schedules, considering the household budget and analyzing seasonal weather conditions all have to be taken into account. In our first piece for this series, we discussed creating a vacation budget. … 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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April Events in Southport / Oak Island

Spring has officially sprung! This is a great time of year in the Southport / Oak Island area because we are ready to get outside and have fun! There are tons of great April events – from the Southport Spring Festival to … Continue reading

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Most Scenic Golf Courses in Brunswick County

The North Carolina Golf Coast stretches from Leland, NC to North Myrtle Beach and includes more than 30 of the world’s finest courses. With so many choices, how do ever decide where to play? You could base your search on course … 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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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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