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.

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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 […]

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December Calendar of Events

December 2021 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 […]

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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

Dog friendly establishments on the Crystal Coast

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 […]

Plan a North Carolina Winter Vacation for the Holidays

Plan a North Carolina Winter Vacation for the Holidays The start of the holiday season means many places across the country are preparing for colder weather and snowy days. A […]

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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 […]