Plan Your Spring Vacation

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Plan Your Spring Vacation

Alright, y’all! Ready to plan your spring vacation? I know I am, especially after the hectic year everyone has undoubtedly had! To make your vacation planning easier, we’ve created a checklist to help you get ready for a week along the crystal-colored waves.

Choose the Best Vacation Town on the Crystal Coast

First, you’ll want to choose the perfect spring vacation destination on the Crystal Coast (think Emerald Isle, NC., or Atlantic Beach, NC.), then you can get giddy about planning your week away!

Family having fun on their spring vacation

The Crystal Coast is the perfect family-friendly getaway! Not only are there tons of places to plant yourselves for a day at the beach, but you will also find a wealth of fantastic restaurants to try and activities that will suit the whole family!  [Get Started: Find the Perfect Vacation Rental on Emerald Isle or Atlantic Beach]

Next, you’ll want to make sure you have everything you need! We’ve created this spring vacation planning packing list to help you prioritize your beach necessities. Remember that you never need as much as you think you do; don’t stress! 

Grab our Ultimate Packing List for Easy Vacation Planning!


Beach Wear:

  • swimsuits
  • beach cover-up
  • flip flops
  • sunglasses
  • beach hat


  • tank tops
  • shorts/ pants
  • sundresses
  • sandals
  • sneakers
  • socks
  • underwear
  • pajamas

Beach Essentials:

  • shibumi
  • sunscreen
  • beach tote
  • beach towels
  • beach chairs
  • water bottles
  • cooler
  • beach toys
  • identification
  • cash

Beach House Essentials:

  • chargers
  • board games
  • food & drinks
  • laundry bag
  • disinfecting wipes


  • SPF lip balm
  • shampoo
  • conditioner
  • detangler (great for kids)
  • hairbrush
  • deodorant
  • body wash
  • toothbrushes
  • toothpaste
  • floss
  • mouthwash
  • moisturizer
  • aloe
  • bug spray
  • hand sanitizer
  • baby wipes
  • hair ties
  • razor
  • first aid kit (or at least some band-aids)
  • medications


  • frisbee (or even a game of Kan Jam)
  • umbrella
  • drink koozies
  • cash
  • Bluetooth speaker
  • baby powder


Now that you’ve got your Spring vacation planning list, you’re ready to go! Which vacation rental are you going to choose? Share with us in the comments. 

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Grab our checklist and plan your spring vacation in Emerald Isle NC