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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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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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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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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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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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Planning A Family-Friendly Beach Vacation: Location, Location, Location

Where To Take Your Family Vacation You’ve developed your family budget and – for the purpose of this series – decided to spend your vacation along the North Carolina coast. (By the way, great decision on vacationing at the beach! … Continue reading

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