McClure Realty Vacations Blog

Taking 2022 Reservations Online Now!

Reservations for 2022 can be made online now as of November 5, 2022.The website search function is now enabled for 2022 dates.Of course, you can still call or email for availability if you prefer.

NC Oyster Festival in Ocean Isle Beach

We previously published that the Oyster Festival would be in Shallotte, but on September 14, it was voted to be held in Ocean Isle Beach once again!Your Guide to the NC Oyster FestivalMcClure Realty Vacations is your premier vacation rental company located right in th... View the full post »

Summer Concert Series 2021 still in full swing!

Ocean Isle Beach Summer Concert Series 2021It is an exciting time of the year as the Ocean Isle Beach Summer Series is still going strong! Through September 17, live concerts will be held featuring beach music, oldies, rock and roll, and more. McClure Realty Vacations... View the full post »

Plan a Pet-Friendly Getaway in Ocean Isle Beach

Nestled in the picturesque coastal corridor between Wilmington, North Carolina, and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, is an island paradise. Our town is the perfect size to let you avoid crowds and still have a great time! You’ll find t... View the full post »

Freedom 5K & Firecracker Mile

Freedom 5K &Firecracker Mile The Freedom 5K and Firecracker Mile are being hosted this year at Mulberry Park in Shallotte, NC on July 3rd at 7am.  Participants will join in a 5K and or 1 mile event in the morning followed by a cookout with hotdogs and drinks in the park.  ... View the full post »

Guide to Golf Courses

Ocean Isle Beach is famous for its gorgeous beaches, but there is more to do and see than just the sand and ocean. This small barrier island on the North Carolina coast is where the greens meet the sea. This popular vacation spot brims with golf courses, so if you fancy yo... View the full post »

Fun Vacation Rental Games to Play

Fun Vacation Rental Games to PlayIf you’re looking for a unique coastal vacation to enjoy this year, look no further than Ocean Isle Beach, NC. An underrated neighbor of Myrtle Beach, Ocean Isle Beach is a fantastic option for families looking for something a little dif... View the full post »

Where to Get Ice Cream in Ocean Isle Beach, NC

For travelers looking for amazing beach destinations on the sunny East Coast, you cannot go wrong with Ocean Isle Beach, NC. North Carolina has some exceedingly beautiful ocean landscapes, and it’s the perfect getaway for anyone looking for a seaside escape in this peac... View the full post »

Book your 2021 Ocean Isle Beach vacation today!

Our website is ready for searching, pricing, and booking for 2021!Use the search function to find properties available for 2021 dates.Call or email if you have any questions.Book online 24 hours a day!

Restaurant Options for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving, Ocean Isle 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-out ord... View the full post »

Try the Best North Carolina Recipes at Your Beach House Rental

It’s no secret that the kitchen is the heart of any household. It’s the room where, whether consciously or not, families and friends tend to gather, swapping stories, and enjoying each other’s company. Luckily for you, our Ocean Isle Beach rentals at McClure Realty ... View the full post »

Guide to Making 2021 Reservations

Reservations for 2021 can be made by telephone now!The website search function is not enabled for 2021 dates.Call or email for availability.Most properties just require a $100 down payment to book for your 2021 week now!

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 »