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


Your Oak Island Blog Roundup: Your One Stop for Everything You Need to Know about Oak Island | Better Beach Rentals

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 and see, plus other helpful tips to make the most of your vacation, can be found right here on our blog. Here are some of the best blog posts of the year to help you get ready for your 2019 beach vacation. 

Food for thought

Let's face it, no vacation is complete without amazing food. Whether you plan on cooking at home in your vacation rental or looking to dine out, Oak Island has something for everyone. All of our vacation homes have well-appointed kitchens making them perfect for learning and trying some local seafood recipes. Here are a few posts to help you on your Oak Island culinary adventure. 

How To Grill Seafood Perfectly Every Time | Better Beach Rentals

How To Grill Seafood Perfectly Every Time

Great seafood isn't hard to find on Oak Island. Everyone knows the best way to prepare fresh seafood is by grilling it to perfection. So fire up the grill because today we're going to share with you everything you need to know to grill seafood like a pro right here on Oak Island. Of course, we will also share some tips and tricks on buying nothing but the freshest seafood from our local vendors. Soon you'll be grilling and thrilling your family with the best seafood Oak Island has to offer.  Let's get started!

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The Ultimate Low Country Boil 

Sometimes simple is best and there is nothing more simple, delicious, and perfect beachy than a traditional Low Country Boil. This one pot wonder of flavor is the perfect way to celebrate an Oak Island beach vacation. So grab a pot, set the table, throw down some newspaper, and get ready to come to seafood heaven.

All The Best Places To Dine On Oak Island | Better Beach Rentals

All The Best Places To Dine On Oak Island 

One of the best things about Oak Island is the many different family owned and operated places to eat. We don't have anything against the big chains, but we think you'll find the local atmosphere to be one of the best parts of your Oak Island beach vacation. This post has some of the best local places to eat in and around Oak Island. 

Plan Your Fun 

From surfing to day trips, Oak Island is full of things to do and see. Of course, knowing where to find the resources to have these adventures is helpful so we have a few posts that will give you all the information you need to have a great Oak Island adventure. 

Six Awesome Things To Do This Summer On Oak Island.  | Better Beach Rentals

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. In previous posts we've discussed the benefits of planning activities early. Early planning helps you prepare a budget, get the best deals, and make sure that everyone in the family gets to pick their favorite activity. This post features six awesome things to do on Oak Island this summer. Here we go. 

Plan The Perfect Day Trip To Bald Head Island 

The enchanting island of Bald Head Island is just a few short miles off the coast of Oak Island. While we love having you on Oak Island, we also love hearing our guests tell us about the day trips their families took during their vacation. This week we share with you everything you need to know about visiting beautiful Bald Head Island. Get ready for a magical day on one of North Carolina's great treasures. 

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How To Have The Perfect Day Trip To Southport | Better Beach Rentals

How To Have The Perfect Day Trip To Southport

Grab the camera, throw on some sunscreen, and get ready for a day filled exploring our neighbor to the east, Southport, NC. This quaint little town is not just a favorite locale for Nicholas Sparks books; it is also one of the nicest small towns on the Carolina Coast. Lucky for you, Better Beach Rentals has lots of vacation homes just minutes away from all the best destinations and even a few in Southport. So come along with us for the day as we explore Southport, NC.

Discover Our Local History 

Visiting new places is fun. However, what do you really know about Oak Island? Sure it is a beautiful place with miles of pristine beaches, stunning views, and small town charm. If you want to pull back the curtain and discover the history of Oak Island and one of our biggest traditions, then these posts are for you. Don't worry there is no test at the end :)

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Oak Island.  | Better Beach Rentals

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Oak Island. 

Considering North Carolina's history, Oak Island was only recently discovered. Of course, several Native American tribes lived, hunted, fished, and traded along the North Carolina coast. However, it wasn't until the building of Fort Caswell that the island began to have a permanent residence.  In this post, you'll learn all about the history of Oak Island. 


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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 and wondered what the hype was all about, then keep reading and discover the beachy sounds and rhythms of Carolina Beach music. 

Now that you have all the information you need to make the most of your 2019 Oak Island beach vacation all that is left to do is book your Oak Island vacation rental. There is still plenty of time left to find the perfect vacation home for your family. Just give us a call today to book your vacation home. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to help you. Of course, you can also click the button below to see all of our vacation rentals and book online 

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