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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 look for an itinerary that’s a bit more adventurous.

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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 a bit longer? Then you’ve come to the right place! 

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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 places that come to mind. But, if you haven’t considered North Carolina’s Crystal Coast as a golf destination, put it on your list, now.

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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 of this region is why it is often referred to as the Crystal Coast.

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2021 Beacon Sponsors, Partners, and Supporters!

We can’t say enough good things about our 2021 Beacon sponsors, partners, and supporters! Supporting local businesses is an important part of keeping the hometown feel of our Crystal Coast.

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Where You Can Enjoy Fireworks Along the Crystal Coast

Come enjoy fireworks along the Crystal Coast with us! We are completely thrilled that we will have fireworks for the Fourth of July this year. We’re sharing which towns are hosting celebrations and where you can watch the fireworks along the Crystal Coast.

How to Spend Your 93 Days of Summer on the Crystal Coast

Summer on the Crystal Coast is finally here and it is time to celebrate – from the various water sports in Emerald Isle, to conquering Fort Macon in Atlantic Beach the things to do are limitless!

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Why Spring is a Great Time to Visit the Crystal Coast

Spring on the Crystal Coast is the perfect way to have fun in the sun on an early getaway! 

Are you planning a trip to the Crystal Coast during Spring? Here are a few reasons why the Spring on the Crystal Coast is a great time to visit!

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How to Have a Great Vacation Despite Rainy Days on the Crystal Coast

It’s bound to happen sooner or later, rain while you’re on your vacation! But a rainy day doesn’t have to ruin your vacation.