While Charlotte is undeniably a beautiful, bustling city with plenty to do, city live can be tiring! Sometimes, you just need the salty air and gentle waves of the beach. Next time you’re planning weekend getaways from Charlotte, consider enjoying a relaxing and rejuvenating weekend in Emerald Isle. Spend your time enjoying the sand, surf, and sun on the most beautiful town along the Crystal Coast!
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How to Plan Weekend Getaways from Charlotte
Is there anything better than spending a day at the beach? The gentle waves of the ocean, the warm sun, and soft sand make for the perfect environment in which to destress. Luckily for guests of Spinnaker’s Reach, our homes are just minutes away from the quiet stretch of shoreline on Coast Guard Road. Do some sunbathing, venture out into the water for a swim, or just sit and observe the wildlife and people roaming to and fro. Be sure to pack some essentials, like water and other drinks, food, sunscreen, beach towels, bathing suits, and beach hats. Scope out the perfect spot, lay back, and listen to the sound of the waves rushing in and crashing on the shore. Welcome to your happy place!
If You Want to Explore Emerald Isle
If you’re looking for a more stimulating way to enjoy your trip, go exploring! The Crystal Coast is known for its natural coastal beauty, and also has several historic sites open to the public. Try the Rachel Carson Reserve for a pristine example of North Carolina coastal habitats. Fort Macon State Park is also a popular attraction and a piece of history that Civil War buffs will enjoy seeing up close.
If You Want to Try Something New
Want a complete break from your normal routine? If you’re searching for some adventure during your time on the Emerald Isle, you’ll definitely find it! The area is known for great surfing, so if you’ve never ridden a wave before, this might be the perfect opportunity to make your first attempt. Or, try going below the surface with Olympus Dive Center. Explore area shipwrecks and see some beautiful underwater creatures when you learn to dive with their experienced professionals. For thrill seekers, this is the fun weekend trip you’ve been dreaming of!
Stay with Spinnaker’s Reach
Don’t wait any longer! It’s time to start planning the ultimate weekend getaways from Charlotte. The first step is finding the best accommodations available on The Crystal Coast! Spinnaker’s Reach has an unbelievable selection of gorgeous homes, perfect for families traveling on their annual vacations or for cozy getaways with your loved ones.
Consider booking Pooh’s Corner, a gorgeous four-bedroom, four-bathroom home that rents weekly during the summer but has more flexible dates during the rest of the year. This home is great for families who don’t want to sacrifice privacy or comfort during their vacation. Your kids will love spending time in the rec room, which includes a pyramid bunk, a Wii console, and a private deck. It also has access to the patio area, which features a hot tub and outdoor shower. On the second floor, you’ll find three gorgeous bedrooms, including a king master suite with a private covered deck. The third floor features a gorgeous fully-equipped kitchen, living space, and a large sun deck. It also features another room with a queen-size bed.
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