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Three Places to Admire the Emerald Isle Night Sky

Nothing quite compares to the beauty of the Emerald Isle night sky. Whether you’re staying with us during a once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon or you’re just searching for constellations with the kids, there’s no better place to take in the wonders of the sweeping night-sky views. When you pair the extraordinary night sky with the serenity of the Crystal Coast, you’ll get to enjoy two of our favorite island features.  
Once you’ve enjoyed everything about our beautiful dark skies, take a look at our Things To Do Page, and find out everything you can do on the Crystal Coast from dining to entertainment to attractions. Every moment you spend here will be one to remember!  

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Where to Enjoy Emerald Isle Night Sky?

The Beach

When you travel to the coast, you have to spend some time observing the night sky from the sand. Our quiet shores are the perfect place to observe the Emerald Isle Night Sky while the crashing waves wash all your worries away. Take a stroll down the beach and feel the sand between your toes while stopping to spot some of the most beautiful constellations.  

What Constellations Are Visible on Emerald Isle?

  • The Big Dipper 
  • The Little Dipper 
  • Orion 
  • The Bull 
  • The Twins 
  • And many more!  

Bogue Inlet Pier

Stretching into the water for nearly 1,000 feet, Bogue Inlet Pier is an Emerald Isle staple. A stroll on the pier under the night sky is a must for anyone looking to enjoy an evening by the water. Walk to the edge of the pier and look out into the night sky as far as the eye can see or take a seat along the pier, lean back and count how many constellations you can spot. A peaceful stroll along the pier and stargazing is sure to leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed!  

Your Spinnaker’s Reach Realty Vacation Rental

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Whether you’re a night owl or an early riser, there’s no better place to enjoy stargazing on Emerald Isle than from the comfort of your home away from home. When you stay with us, all you have to do is step onto the porch before sunrise or after sunset and take a seat! In addition to everything you love about a vacation home, our premium seaside rentals feature large outdoor porches that offer spectacular views of the Crystal Coast night sky. With a sprawling porch and comfy outdoor furniture, A Time to Remember is one of the best Spinnaker’s Reach vacation homes for stargazing. This ten-person vacation rental unit has everything you need to make your family feel at home, including beach gear, a coffee maker, and a fully equipped kitchen. The best part? Since you’re only steps from the porch or the beach, you can observe the night sky without going far.  Don’t wait to book the family vacation of your dreams! 
Browse our available properties and book a stay beneath the Emerald Isle night sky!