Discover Historic Swansboro, North Carolina

Swansboro, North Carolina, known as the “Friendly City by the Sea,” is a quaint, historic town located on the North Carolina Coast boarding both the IntraCoastal Waterway and the White Oak River.

Strolling through the streets of the historic downtown waterfront, visitors can envision life as it once was for the port community. Many historic homes and buildings are well preserved and carry national historic designations. Tall shrimp boats mark the horizon, bringing to mind the town’s early heritage of ship building and commercial fishing industry.

With water all around (and the Atlantic Ocean mere minutes away) water sports are the number one activity in the area…and there are plenty to pick from! On any given day you’re likely to see any number of kayakers and paddle-boarders making their way through the Intracoastal Waterway headed towards the many scenic beaches along Bogue Inlet. Others [...]

Family Friendly Beaches, Water Sports, Shopping and Seafood in Pender County, North Carolina

Pender County, North Carolina is home to the family-friendly beaches of Topsail Island, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the Black and Northeast Cape Fear River, where water sports and fishing abound. We are also home to rich history, farmer’s markets, seafood markets, boutiques and specialty shops.

Pender is home to several towns, including Surf City and Topsail Beach. Cross the iconic swing bridge and you will enter “Island Time” where the pace is slower. Pender County is also home to Burgaw, a historic town in which the Civil War Trails travel and the North Carolina Blueberry Festival is celebrated.

Pender County is our home and we welcome you. Pull up a beach chair. Or traverse the Coastal Crescent of the Mountains to Sea Trail. Take a cruise on the Intracoastal or go experience a deep-sea charter.

Island Real Estate Has Wonderful NC Vacation Rentals

Sun, Sand and Surf, Topsail Island does these things better than any beach anywhere. Located just minutes away from Wilmington NC, but a lifetime away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Island Real Estate has wonderful vacation rentals on Topsail Island.

Topsail is home to 3 smaller beach towns, 2 bridges and 1 traffic light. Topsail Beach, Surf City and North Topsail Beach all have many private beach cottages available for vacation rentals. These personal getaways range from 8-bedroom houses to one-bedroom condominiums. Oceanfront, pools, pet friendly, whatever you’re looking in a vacation is waiting for you at Island Real Estate located smack-dab in the middle of Topsail Island in Surf City.

This classic beach town offers kayaking, surfing, paddle-boarding, swimming, scuba diving, fishing, boating or just plain sitting on the sand. The evenings offer dinner in one of [...]

Choose from Over 700 NC Beach Vacation Rentals

Celebrating 57 years of making dream beach vacations come true along the beaches of North Carolina! Emerald Isle is the perfect destination for your family reunion, beach wedding, retreat or any getaway. Choose from over 700 NC beach vacation rentals including cottages, duplexes, condos and luxury units with pet friendly properties as well. Relax at the beach or let our activity coordinators create the perfect itinerary for your family or group.

Choose from kayaking, boating, fishing, biking, golf, ecology tours, bird watching, parasailing, surfing lessons, scuba diving and more! Or spend the day visiting our historic sites, museums and parks along the Crystal Coast. There’s always something to do!

Contact us at Emerald Isle Realty where we will go the extra mile to make your visit to the Southern Outer Banks a memorable experience. Online specials posted daily. Visit www.EmeraldIsleRealty.com or [...]

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