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.

A young girl rests on the railing of the Morehead City Ferry while anticipating her next adventure.

What to Know About the Morehead City Ferry Service

What to Know About the Morehead City Ferry Service With its stunning oceanside vistas and iconic waterways, Morehead City is a picturesque town flooding with beauty. Among the various ways […]

May events on the crystal coast

Crystal Coast Events for May 2022

Crystal Coast Events for May 2022 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 […]

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

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 […]

Spring Break April Events

April 2022 Events on the Crystal Coast

Spotlight: 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. […]

A point-of-view shot of a kayak heading into the Crystal Coast's tranquil waters with the words "Experience Nature: Kayaking the Crystal Coast" in cursive.

Experience Nature: Kayaking the Crystal Coast

Experience Nature: Kayaking the Crystal Coast If you’ve never traveled to the Crystal Coast, you may be wondering what the name is all about. The name refers to our glistening […]

March 2022 Events on the Crystal Coast

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 […]

Photo of shrimp: a common dish at the Emerald Isle restaurants

Try These Local Favorites for Seafood and Southern Cuisine on Emerald Isle

Try These Local Favorites for Seafood and Southern Cuisine on Emerald Isle Are you searching for a vacation destination where you can lounge on the beach and dine on mouthwatering […]

February Calendar of Events

February 2022 Events Looking for some fun to do along the Crystal Coast? Don’t miss any of these February 2022 events!   Trivia Night at Promise Land Market Reoccurring weekly […]

January's events on the crystal coast

January Calendar of Events

January 2022 Events 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 January […]

Photo of Fort Macon: a North Carolina Historical sites

A History Lover’s Guide to North Carolina Historical Sites

A History Lover’s Guide to North Carolina Historical Sites The Crystal Coast may be known for beach getaways and epic fishing adventures, but the coast also boasts a fascinating history. […]

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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 […]