McClure Realty Vacations Blog

Beach Fun (At a Distance)

Beach Fun (At a Distance): 5 Unique Beach ActivitiesWho doesn’t love spending a sunny summer day at the beach? When you stay at McClure Realty Vacations’ North Carolina beach rentals, every day you’re here is chock-full of beach fun. Being outside listening ... View the full post »

Get Out on the Water - Part 3

Best Ocean Isle Beach, NC, Fishing Charters Are you ready to hit the waves and get your angler in the water sans the stress of hauling your own boat or figuring the best fishing spots and times? Local Ocean Isle fishing charters are great for everyone, from skilled f... View the full post »

Get Out on the Water - Part 2

Photo source: Summertide Adventure Tours Facebook page Kayaking and Paddle Boarding in Ocean Isle BeachWhile enjoying Ocean Isle Beach in a McClure Realty Vacations rental home there's no doubt you'll enjoy lounging on the beach and spendi... View the full post »

Get out on the Water - Part 1

Ocean Isle Beach Boat RentalsThere are many things to do at Ocean Isle Beach for you to enjoy the water, such as snorkeling, parasailing, kayaking, and walking along the shoreline. Although, our staff at McClure Realty Vacations most frequently is asked, “Are there any ... View the full post »

Gift Certificates for sale!

Gift a McClure Realty Vacations gift certificate this year! Give the gift of family time!Whether it's for a specific dollar amount or for a prebooked unit, unwrapping a gift certificate for an OIB vacation is sure to bring a smile to anyone this Christmas!Order by:December... View the full post »

Veteran's Day Sale!

Veteran's Day Sale Book your summer vacation between November 10 and November 15 and save $100!Must present (by email) an active or retired military ID, and then book your reservation by phone with a reservationist.Valid on reservations booked 11/10/2019-11/15/2019 for Summer 2... View the full post »

Thanksgiving Dinner, Vacation Style

Thanksgiving Dinner, Vacation Style Vacation should be easy and relaxing, and several area restaurants are all about making the Thanksgiving dinner part of your Ocean Isle Beach vacation just as easy. Whether you'd like to stay put and get a meal delivered, want to call in a take-ou... View the full post »

Visitor’s Guide to Ingram Planetarium and Museum of Coastal Carolina

No matter how many trails you hike or reefs you snorkel, there are countless natural wonders hidden in plain sight. The world we live in is beautiful beyond compare, but sometimes we need some assistance to see the impossible. When visiting Ocean Isle, North Carolina, it... View the full post »

213W1- The Big One gets updates this winter!

In 2016, the name of 213 West First Street was changed from Changing Tides to The Big One. With 8 bedrooms, it was, at the time, our largest vacation rental property. Since then, we and Farag Hospitality Group have added a 10 bedroom rental property and they are currently building a 9 bedro... View the full post »

A Taste of Ocean Isle Beach Restaurants

Waiting in those impossible lines for a meal during vacation never ends well. Oftentimes, the best meals on vacation are at restaurants off the beaten path. Ocean Isle Beach offers an ample amount of restaurants to choose from that won’t keep you from enjoying your next... View the full post »

Groundbreaking Ceremony - New Town Park

Groundbreaking Ceremony for the New Town Park (11 E. Second Street) was held on September 10th, 2019. During the summer, the Town conducted a "Name the Park" contest which yielded numerous creative ideas and thoughtful suggestions. Many thanks to all who participated. Aft... View the full post »

Travel Insurance is encouraged for Fall reservations

As we approach the heart of hurricane season, we want to remind everyone that we offer Red Sky Travel Insurance which helps with a trip cancellation or interruption due to a hurricane.  If you're thinking about booking a stay for September or October, please consider travel insuran... View the full post »

Ocean Isle Oyster Festival

North Carolina invites you and your family to celebrate everything oyster at this year’s 38th annual Ocean Isle Oyster Festival. Every year, Ocean Isle Beach transforms into the NC Oyster Festival and offers a variety of food, crafts, contests and musical performances. ... View the full post »

Top Summer Activities in Ocean Isle Beach

There’s much more to do in Ocean Island Beach than just see the beach. Ocean Isle Beach and the surrounding areas are home to many impressive museums and must-see sites. Our McClure Realty Vacations rentals are located throughout the Ocean Isle area to ensure our guests... View the full post »

2020 Reservations

Reservations for the same property you're in for 2019 can be made during the week you're here. Reservations for a different property must be made after the week is over, if not rebooked by current year guests.2020 weeks that correspond with 2019 weeks that have al... View the full post »