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How To Have the Best Thanksgiving on Emerald Isle 

Imagine spending time with friends and family and celebrating the holiday season along the Crystal Coast. It doesn’t get much better than that! With spacious vacation rentals, pleasant weather, and small-town charm, we think that you’ll have a blast spending Thanksgiving on Emerald Isle.   
No matter what time of the year you visit Emerald Isle, there’s always lots to see and do! To learn more, look at our complimentary things to do listIt contains local insight on the area’s best attractions, restaurants, outdoor activities, and more! 

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Enjoy Thanksgiving on Emerald Isle 

We want you to make the most out of your stay with us. To learn how to have the best Thanksgiving on Emerald Isle—read on!  

Cook a Delicious Thanksgiving Dinner 

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Besides creating memories with your loved ones, a mouthwatering feast is the best part of the Thanksgiving holiday. When you stay in a Spinnaker’s Reach vacation rental, you’ll have access to a fully-functional kitchen to prepare an outstanding meal. Our homes also feature dining areas to share food and tell stories and spacious living areas where you can unwind and watch classic holiday films and football games.   

Attend the Emerald Isle Christmas Parade 

Each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving Day, locals and visitors alike flock to Emerald Isle for the kick-off of the holiday season. At the Christmas Parade, you can gaze at elaborate, festively decorated floats as they pass by. You can also enjoy sing-alongs, hot cider, warm cookies, a Christmas Tree Lighting, and visits with Santa. 

Cast a Line 

During the fall months, the beaches don’t have as many beachgoers compared to the summer. This makes it a prime time for fishingPlus, redfish can be found year-round in shallow waters. These fish are flourishing in Fort Macon State Park during the cooler months. You can also embark on a fishing charter on the open ocean and catch impressive creatures.  

Shop ‘Til You Drop 

Start checking off your list of presents to get for your loved ones during your stay on Emerald Isle. Our town is home to an array of unique shops and boutiques where you can find fantastic souvenirs and gifts. Peruse impressive selections of jewelry, clothing, antiques, sweet treats, and home furnishings and décor. Some locations might even be having Black Friday sales and discounts!

Stay in a Spinnaker’s Reach Vacation Rental 

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As you plan your getaway to the Crystal Coast, you’ll need somewhere to make your home away from home. Stay in a luxurious vacation home with Spinnaker’s Reach and create memories that will last a lifetime. All our homes have everything you need for the perfect holiday. You’ll fall in love with our pristine kitchens, comfortable living areas, spacious dining areas, cozy bedrooms, and gorgeous decks and porches. Some homes even feature game rooms where you can have fun-filled game nights! Plus, our rentals are conveniently located near the best attractions throughout the area.   
There’s no time to waste! Check our availability and start planning your trip to Emerald Isle. We can’t wait to host you!  

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