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There is Still Time to Book Your Oak Island Beach Vacation

It may be the end of April and May is right around the corner. If you haven’t started planning your 2019 Oak Island summer beach vacation, there is still time. Booking a summer vacation is as easy as ever. With our dynamic websit... View the full post »

Ten Beach Safety Tips for Parents

A day on the beach is a time-honored tradition that many of us look forward to all year long. Let’s face it, this winter has been a long one. However, the beach is both a wonderful place to be and a place that can be stressful to those of us with kids. W... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Bring to Your Oak Island Vacation Rental

Are you getting ready for your next beach vacation? Have you chosen one of Better Beach Rental's fantastic vacation homes? If you have (especially if it is your first time) there are a few things to know. Condos and vacation homes offer a lot of great amenities, extra ... View the full post »

Your Oak Island Blog Roundup: Your One Stop for Everything You Need to Know about Oak Island

Summer is right around the corner and while we are in full gear getting ready to welcome all of our visitors, it is also a great time for you to start planning your vacation activities. One of the best sources for information about Oak Island and all the fun things to do a... View the full post »

Ten Quotes to Chase the Winter Blues Away

It may be cold outside, but summer is not too far away. Getting into that beach vacation mindset is just what the doctor ordered for the winter blues.  This week we have ten great quotes to get you in the mood for the summer. So let those winter blues drift away and l... View the full post »

Build the Ultimate Sandcastle During Your Oak Island Beach Vacation

The beach is calling and if there is one thing that goes perfectly with a day on the beach, it's gathering up the kids for an epic family sandcastle build. Oak Island has miles of pristine beaches that create the perfect family-friendly playground and this week we have... View the full post »

All the Best Local Places to Dine on Oak Island

Visiting a new area or even coming back to the same destination each year offers visitors the chance to try all the latest places to eat on Oak Island. Let's face it one huge part of a successful vacation is having awesome places to wine and dine. From ice cream to fre... View the full post »

Six Awesome Things to do this Summer on Oak Island

Summer is almost here, ok, we know it is months away but who wants to talk about winter? Certainly not us. As many of you begin to plan your 2019 beach vacation, it is also a good time to plan your activities. Remember our previous blog post: Plan Your 2019 Oak Island Vaca... View the full post »

10 New Year's Resolutions That Are Perfect for the Beach

A new year is almost upon us and for many of us, it's time to consider our 2019 New Year's resolutions. Many resolutions revolve around the same old themes, so we figured we would give you a few different resolutions to consider. Yup, you guessed it, we have ten gr... View the full post »

10 Amazing Christmas Traditions You Can Start This Year

For most families, Christmas traditions play an important part of the Christmas holiday.  The passing down of a Christmas tradition from generation to generation is a time-honored part of the holiday season.  Occasionally though, it's nice to change things up... View the full post »

Plan Your 2019 Oak Island Beach Vacation

It's hard to believe but 2019 will be here before you know it. As your family and friends get together this holiday season take advantage of this time to plan a summer vacation. When looking for the perfect Oak Island vacation home look no further than Better Beach Rentals.... View the full post »

Top 10 Reasons to Celebrate Thanksgiving on Oak Island

Visiting Oak Island isn't just for summertime. The off-season on Oak Island is just as fantastic as summertime and it has a lot of advantages in and of itself. Fall is a particularly great time to visit because you can incorporate your Thanksgiving celebration into your visit... View the full post »

Celebrate the Holidays on Oak Island With These Awesome Events

That time of year is upon us... the holiday season. There is no better place to visit during the holidays then Oak Island. From Halloween fun to Thanksgiving with the family on the beach, and finally a wonderful beach Christmas  what could be better! There is nothing like ... View the full post »

Oak Island is Cleaned Up and Ready for Your Fall Beach Vacation

The North Carolina coast is a beautiful and majestic place, and Oak Island is one of the best destinations on the coast. Of course, being on the coast occasionally we have to put up with a feisty Mother Nature. Last month Hurricane Florence set her eyes on Oak Island. Who could... View the full post »

Learn all about the History of Carolina Beach Music

Few things are as fun as being on the beach except, of course, being on the beach with great music. Here in North Carolina we have a special connection with a unique kind of music that is infectious, fun, and beach inspired. If you've ever heard the term Carolina Beach Music a... View the full post »