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Destination: Brunswick Islands – July 6, 2019

The Brunswick Islands!!

 

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Yes!!  There’s more than one island, more than one beach and more vacation fun than you’ve had in a long, long time.  There is something for everyone.  Go Zip Lining or climb a very unique lighthouse or try several beaches and find your favorite.  But, don’t leave out the great, delicious food that you know North Carolina can deliver.  Yum!!  Try one of several restaurants or purchase seafood fresh from the boat and cook it in your vacation rental home.

Hear all about Annita’s recent trip and how much fun she had and how you can go and have the same fun, plus more.

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There are fabulous beaches all around.  Choose your favorite or try them all.

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You know North Carolina is known for great seafood.  And, my sunset dinner at Fishy Fishy Cafe was so relaxing and delicious.  Glorious!!  You must give it a try too!  Everything is on the menu!!  Check out their website:  https://www.fishyfishycafe.com

 

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The Oak Island Lighthouse, standing just over 150 feet tall, offers the perfect opportunity to see amazing coastal views. Venture up the unique 131 “steps” to the observation platform and capture exceptional aerial photos of Oak Island and the seemingly endless ocean of Caswell Beach.  Visit their website to plan your visit before you arrive.  http://www.oakislandlighthouse.org

 

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Kayaking at Sunset Beach with Summertide Adventure Tours  – check out their website and book your kayaking fun before you arrive.  www.summertidetours.com

 

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Swamp Park in Ocean Isle is all about family fun.  From zip lining to exploring the site where alligators call the swamp area home, there is an adventure for the whole family.  Check out their website:  https://www.shallotteriverswamppark.com

On our show Saturday, you’ll hear about kayaking, climbing a unique 150 foot lighthouse, walking above alligators and a old bridge that’s so dear to the local folks they made it into a museum.

Check out the websites of several other exciting things to do.

Sunset Island Old Bridge – Old Bridge Historical Society continues to maintain the history and a museum so visitors can learn all about the life on the island during the time of the bridge.  https://www.oldbridgepreservationsociety.org

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From small house to large houses, a vacation rental is the perfect solution to “where should we stay?’  There is something for large families, small families, right on the beach, maybe you want a pool too.  It’s all part of the options available with Holden Beach Vacation Rentals.  Book early!  Here’s the website:  https://www.holdenbeachvacations.com

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How about a golf cart tour.  Yes!  We all love riding in golf carts, now let’s add a tour of Southport with Southport Fun Tours.  Did you know Southport was recently named “America’s Happiest Seaside Town?”  It is a very picturesque city right on the water with historic home and plenty of green area.  There have been several movies filmed in the area:  “Safe Haven” and “A Walk to Remember”. Check out their website and plan a tour.

https://southportfuntours.com/

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Learn all about marine life and coastal North Carolina at the Museum of Coastal Carolina.  There you can learn about the loggerhead sea turtles which nest on Ocean Isle Beach.  You’ll hear all about conservation efforts which are underway to keep the turtle population healthy and surviving. http://museumplanetarium.org and learn more about the turtles – https://oibseaturtles.org/

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And, more great places to enjoy delicious NC seafood:

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Have a meal at Provision Company and you’ll say this no-frills eatery and bar is the perfect stop after a day at the beach.  Give their Grilled Shrimp burger a try.  Yes, that right… a shrimp burger. They’re located at 1343 Cedar Landing Road in Holden Beach.

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Each vacation includes an evening where you want to have a special evening.  Jinks Creek is the spot right by the waterfront and with the ambiance that says, “time to relax and enjoy the scenery and the food.”  Try their raw bar.  Visit their website to see their menu which includes many non-seafood options.  https://www.jinkscreek.com

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Stop by Old Ferry Seafood for presentation for fresh seafood and prepare dinner in your vacation rental.  Hey… it’s right of the boats, you can’t get any fresher than that!  https://www.oldferryseafood.com

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North Carolina is waiting… here’s you road map to get you there.

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