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.

August Calendar of Events

August 2022 Events on the Crystal Coast

Whether you’re vacationing with us or a local, there’s always something to look forward to and fun to be had. Don’t miss any of these August 2022 events on the Crystal Coast.

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3 Must-Stop Antique Stores in Beaufort, NC

Antique shopping is about more than just going store to store in search of relics of the past. Don’t miss these 3 must-stop antique stores in Beaufort, NC

Spotlight: July 2022 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 miss any of these July 2022 events on the Crystal Coast.

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Coastal Angling | Emerald Isle Fishing Charters

Whether you’re seeking inshore or offshore experience, Emerald Isle is teeming with top-tier fishing charters to show you the ropes. To give you some ideas on who to hire, we put together a trio of services that are sure to impart their knowledge and help you create unforgettable memories on the water.

Spotlight: June 2022 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 miss any of these June 2022 events on the Crystal Coast.

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Spotlight on our Favorite Parks Along The Crystal Coast

We all know that location plays a major part in your search for the perfect home. Parks are not only a great place to meet new neighbors, but they can also increase property value in the long run.

A young vacationer smiles as she cruises aboard the Morehead City Ferry.

What to Know About the Morehead City Ferry Service

Part of what makes a memorable vacation is “living like a local,” and hitching a ride on the Morehead City Ferry Service is your ticket to an immersive experience rife with gorgeous scenery and unwavering charm.

April 2022 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 miss any of these April 2022 Events on the Crystal Coast.

A first-person point of view from the seat of a kayak in the Crystal Coast.

Experience Nature: Kayaking the Crystal Coast

Go kayaking on the Crystal Coast and paddle through salt marshes and barrier islands as you spot local wildlife. Discover our crystal clear waters for yourself at one of these kayaking destinations on the North Carolina Coast:

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Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you may have questions about the vacation rental process, therefore we’ve put together our top 17 FAQs (frequently asked questions) to help give you some guidance. Of course, if you have questions that aren’t covered here, we encourage you to reach out to us and give us a call!

March 2022 Events on the Crystal Coast

Don’t miss any of these March 2022 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.

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A Guide to the Best Things to Do in Swansboro, NC

The North Carolina coast is a unique place full of charming port towns, fascinating history, and gorgeous beaches. Located five miles from Emerald Isle, you’ll find the coastal town of Swansboro, also known as “The Friendly City by the Sea.”