Crystal Coast Vacation Rental Blog

Your guide to the Crystal Coast

The Crystal Coast Vacation Rental Blog has everything you need to know for your Crystal Coast vacation, plus so much more that you’ll want to know, too! You get it all straight from the locals at Bluewater Vacation Rentals who live and play here along the coast.  

We’re covering Emerald Isle to Beaufort and everything in between to ensure you make the most out of the time you spend with us right here in coastal North Carolina. Can’t find what you’re looking for? No worries, just reach out to our Guest Relations team by phone or send us a message on social media. We’re always happy to help!  

There’s Plenty to Do on the Crystal Coast

North Carolina’s Crystal Coast has family-friendly events and lots of things to do in the Spring and Summer leading into the Fall and early Winter. Don’t miss our Crystal Coast Calendar of Events where you’ll find a list of festivals, concerts, tours, historic events, museums, attractions at the Aquarium – all centered around what our Crystal Coast is known for – the beautiful beaches, history, fishing, food, and family fun.

Celebrate Love on the Crystal Coast

Celebrate Love on the Crystal Coast Looking for the perfect way to pamper your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Make this year extra special by celebrating love on the Crystal Coast! […]

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January Calendar of Events

January 2022 Events Looking for some fun to do along the Crystal Coast? Don’t miss any of these January 2022 events!   Karaoke Sunday Nights at Cru Every Sunday in […]

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6 Crystal Coast Vacation Itinerary Options

6 Crystal Coast Vacation Itinerary Options Planning a vacation can be a bit of a daunting task. We thought we’d take some of the guesswork out of what to do […]

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December Calendar of Events

December 2021 Events Looking for some fun to do along the Crystal Coast? Don’t miss any of these December 2021 events!  9th Annual Gingerbread Festival December 3rd – 5th, 2021 […]

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Don’t Miss These 5 Things to Do in Atlantic Beach, NC

Don’t Miss These 5 Things to Do in Atlantic Beach, NC There’s a reason why so many people return to the Crystal Coast to vacation year after year. Maybe it’s […]

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Take a Peek Inside 2 Step on Emerald Isle

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Dog-Friendly Places on The Crystal Coast

Dog-Friendly Places on The Crystal Coast If you’re a dog lover, you know it isn’t always easy to find pet-friendly places while you’re traveling. Today, we’re sharing dog-friendly places on […]

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An Itinerary for Thrill-Seekers on the Crystal Coast

An Itinerary for Thrill-Seekers on the Crystal Coast Beach vacations for most of us can be summed up in one word: Relaxation. But a few thrill-seekers on the Crystal Coast […]

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Spotlight: October Events on the Crystal Coast

Spotlight: October Events on the Crystal Coast Whether you’re vacationing with us or you’re a local, There’s always something to look forward to and always fun to be had. Don’t […]

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10 Emerald Isle Activities for a Fall Getaway

10 Emerald Isle Activities for a Fall Getaway Although summer is technically over, the warm temperatures remain on the Crystal Coast. Are you looking to extend your summer vacation just […]

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Love Golf? Plan a Crystal Coast Golf Vacation!

Love Golf? Plan a Crystal Coast Golf Vacation! If you love golf, I bet when you think of a golf vacation, places like California or Florida are probably the first […]

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Southern Outer Banks North Carolina Things to Do

Southern Outer Banks North Carolina Things to Do Along the Southern Outer Banks of North Carolina is a stretch of 85 miles of breathtaking sandy shores. The crystalline blue water […]