Planning your summer vacation with the kids and spouse? Look to the fabulous state of North Carolina, home for awesome North Carolina family vacations, where there is something to do and see for all ages and all interests alike this summer.

Want a walk through history? Then take a walk through Tryon Palace! This beautiful structure is a reconstruction of the actualcolonial royal governors’ palace of colonial North Carolina. Here you can experience the beginnings of North Carolina and relive history like never before. From tours and re-enactments to interactive exhibits at the North Carolina History Center, Tryon Palace is a must see for all North Carolina visitors.

With 250 years of history and southern hospitality, Kinston NC is a historic city with an intriguing past, a vibrant present and an exciting future. Located in Lenoir County, North Carolina, you’ll find arts, recreation, unique shops and family friendly excursions for visitors and residents [...]

The towns of North Carolina’s Crystal Coast have a charm all their own and something to offer everyone. The pristine beaches, array of boating and fishing opportunities, delicious restaurants and fresh local seafood help make this beautiful area the perfect place for a beach vacation or second home. Factor in the Southern hospitality and friendly people, lovely old homes, exciting festivals and tournaments, historical sites, museums and aquarium and you are sure to return to this area again and again.

Locals think of the area spanning from Emerald Isle through Pine Knoll Shores/Beacon’s Reach and Atlantic Beach over to Morehead City and into Beaufort as one community, and travel between the areas is easy & enjoyable.

Cannon & Gruber, REALTORS offers the best in real estate sales and vacation rentals providing families with beach cottages, residential homes, condominiums and building sites.

We know you’ve been waiting all year for that perfect beach vacation. Kitty Dunes Rentals, the premier Outer Banks Vacation Company, has been helping families vacation stress free by the sea since 1970.Our vacation homes are diverse and unique and offer a different adventure for every family. From cozy beach bungalows to ocean front estates Kitty Dunes Rentals has the perfect vacation home to please even the pickiest traveler!

Step onto our beaches and experience the unique timelessness of the Outer Banks. Whether it’s a quite walk along the historic beaches or an exciting hang gliding experience over Jockey’s Ridge, a trek to the top of the Corolla Lighthouse, or watching the wild Spanish Mustangs playing in the surf, each adventure will be sure to create lasting vacation memories. Call now to book your next Vacation Adventure. Friendly Vacation Specialists are waiting for your call!


You’ve been waiting all year for the perfect vacation. Kitty Dunes invites you to take in the wonder and beauty that make up the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We have been helping families have stress-free vacations by the sea since 1970. Our vacation rentals are diverse and original. From simple cottages, town homes and condos to fancy house accommodations, Kitty Dunes is the company for your vacation rentals. We are considered by most to be one of the Original Hosts of this Historic Coast.

Step onto our beaches and experience the unique timelessness of the Outer Banks. Take a slow walk upon the oceanfront at sunrise or float along in your home’s private pool; barbecue with the family late at night or hide away with a book for some quiet time.

Make a reservation to vacation in the Outer Banks today!


Southern Shores Realty has great taste, and so do you! Enjoy Taste of the Beach 2013 with our special Taste of the Beach 2013 Accommodations Package! Enjoy 2 FREE tickets with ANY qualifying stay, to one of the all time favorite events of Taste of the Beach: The 2013 Outer Banks Chowder Cook-off. The Chowder Cook off takes place on Saturday March 16th at Coastal Provisions Market & Wine Shop in Southern Shores from 12pm – 3pm. Dozens of Outer Banks restaurants will be in attendance fighting for the Best Chowder on the OBX. Kids 12 and under are free. Your admission gets you two drinks of your choice, plus an enjoyable afternoon tasting and indulging in fantastic local seafood fare! To qualify, guests must stay a minimum of 3 nights during 2013 Taste of the Beach (March 14 – 17, 2013), and must mention [...]

Coastline Realty Helps You Plan Your Topsail Island Adventure

Plan your much needed vacation on beautiful Topsail Island – one of North Carolina’s most exquisite beaches. Located between Wilmington and Jacksonville, this 26-mile long barrier island is made up of three towns – North Topsail Beach, Surf City and Topsail Beach. The friendly and experienced staff at Coastline Realty can help you find that perfect beach rental on Topsail Island. Rentals include single family homes, duplexes, quadplexes, condos, cottages and townhomes.

The friendly atmosphere makes Topsail Island a popular place for a fun, family vacation. Relax on the beautiful, uncrowded beaches, ride the waves, fish, boat, hang glide, shop, golf and dine in our great seafood restaurants.

We will make your stay on Topsail Island an unforgettable adventure. Call today to make reservations and request a FREE brochure!

Coastline Realty

965 Old Folkstone Road, Suite 108

SneadsFerry, NC 28460


How to Have a ‘Sweet’ Vacation: Visit Sugar Mountain Resort

Sugar Mountain Resort Accommodations and Resort Real Estate and Rentals are located in the heart of the North Carolina High Country. Convenient to Banner Elk, Beech Mountain, Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Golf, Har-Tru tennis courts, hike, bike, lift rides, fishing, whitewater rafting, theatre, cultural events, antiques, museums and historic landmarks. Grandfather Mountain, Tweetsie Railroad, the Blowing Rock, Gem mining, Linville Caverns, just to name a few.

Fully furnished cabins, homes and condos offer the comforts of home at a modest price. Rent by day, week or month. 30% Discounts on daily and weekly rentals to June 15 on select properties. Call 1-800-438-4555 and mention GQ12 for discounts.* Some restrictions do apply.

Golf at Sugar Mountain’s 18 hole executive course designed by Frank Duane, longtime project manager for Robert Trent Jones, Sr. At an elevations of 4000’ with immaculate putting greens, lush MOUNTAIN SCENERY, [...]

Kitty Dunes Rentals Welcomes Families and Their Pets

For 40 years, Kitty Dunes Rentals has been offering Outer Banks vacations with a smile and friendly welcome. Kitty Dunes Rentals is the company for your vacation rental needs on the Outer Banks with everything from simple cottages to lavish accommodations, from Corolla to South Nags Head.

Step onto our beaches and experience the unique timelessness of Outer Banks beaches. Take a slow walk on the oceanfront at sunrise; barbecue with the family late at night; hide away with a book for some quiet time; with no deadlines, no boss and no work – spend your Outer Banks vacation with no itinerary, no rules and no “No’s”. Fido and Fifi will love our large selection of Outer Banks pet friendly beach rentals; be sure to bring along your family pets.

You’ve been waiting all year for the perfect Outer Banks,North Carolina vacation, so get started now by [...]

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