McClure Realty Vacations Blog

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 »

Sweet Treats in Ocean Isle Beach

   Sweet Treats in Ocean Isle Beach While on vacation, your dieting rules go out the window. Fried shrimp? Yes, please. Barbecue sandwich? Sure, why not! Just remember, you can never be too full for dessert. McClure Realty Vacations is steps... View the full post »

NC Wildlife Commission - Fox Sightings

Foxes in Ocean Isle Beach For the latest information from the NC Wildlife Commission regarding fox sightings, please visit the following link.

Beach Getaway to Ocean Isle Beach NC

With all the things to do in Ocean Isle Beach, you'll never be bored! Whether you’re looking for relaxing beach days, or thrilling adventures through the parks and nature centers of Ocean Isle Beach NC. Book one of Mcclure Realty Vacations’ beautiful oceanfron... View the full post »

Eco Tours Near Ocean Isle Beach

Eco Tours near Ocean Isle Beach, NC The breathtaking panorama that Ocean Isle Beach has to offer is perhaps one of the greatest surprises that visitors encounter during their time here, and the best way to take it all in is through one of the many Ocean ... View the full post »

Educational Week in Ocean Isle Beach

How to combine entertainment with education during a week in the Ocean Isle Beach, NC area Day 1: Museum of Coastal CarolinaFar from being a typical place where the artwork is displayed on walls with not much else to offer the visitors, the Museum of... View the full post »

Best Snorkeling Spots in Ocean Isle Beach

When you travel to Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, you are probably expecting to be spending the majority of your time by the beach. And who can blame you when the crystal blue water and relaxing beaches are just calling your name? There are just so many things to do at Ocean Isle Be... View the full post »

Upcoming Festivals to Attend in Ocean Isle Beach

The holidays have ended, and the new year stretches out before you.Filled with possibilities and dreams, you just KNOW that this year is going to be the best yet! Of course, the best way to ensure a fantastic year is by planning adventures that will make your soul sing: an afternoon at the ... View the full post »

Things to Try This Winter in Ocean Isle Beach

Winter is our favorite time of the year here in Ocean Isle Beach; days that are still warm enough to allow for long walks on the beaches, nights that are cool enough to snuggle close with your favorite traveling partner, and adventures that are just waiting to be had. If this isn’t how yo... View the full post »