Sunset Beach, NC News and Events

The Coolest Vacation Packing Hacks Ever!

Seasoned travelers use certain strategies that can make packing for a trip more efficient. Hacks you can use to make sure everything arrives in one piece, help you can fit more into less space, and of course, not forget a thing. Today's blog will list a few of ou... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About the NC Oyster Festival

2021 is the 40th Annual NC Oyster Festival!  This blog will tell you everything you need to know about this long-standing tradition. When to go, what to do, what to bring (and what to leave at home). Did you know that they have a variety of contests, including Oy... View the full post »

7 Quotes Inspired By the Beauty of the Beach

There is nothing quite like the beauty of the beach. It's undeniable. Especially if you are visiting the ocean from a hardened, concrete city, or even from the tree-lined streets of the suburbs, the beach is transformational. Is it the colors? The sounds? The sme... View the full post »

How to Find Awesome Sunset Beach Rentals

Are you looking for Sunset Beach rentals? You came to the right place. Sunset Vacations is a vacation home management company that has been serving the Sunset Beach area since the 1980's - and we KNOW Sunset Beach! This blog will tell you how to find awesome Sunset Be... View the full post »

The ULTIMATE Blog for Kids Who Love Sunset Beach!

Today we have gathered some of our favorite blogs from the last few years for you to share with the rest of the family. It includes printables, games, fact sheets, and cool information that will make your Sunset Beach vacation richer, more educational, and FUN! Just ... View the full post »

Videos, Photos and More: How to Best Capture Vacation Memories

Sometimes it seems like the photos and videos from a vacation are better than the actual vacation! After all, you probably only capture the best moments (and not the sullen teen who had his phone taken away, or the toddler tantrum that was the direct result of a miss... View the full post »

7 Foods You Need to Try While On Vacation in Sunset Beach, NC

Trying new foods is fun, especially on vacation.  Things just taste better when you are away from the monotony of home. And, when you travel, there are so many new things to try! It's important to experience the local cuisine. You will feel more connected to ... View the full post »

How to Fly a Kite On the Beach

If you are like most people, you buy a kite, run around with it, and hope it will end up in the sky. But as we did a little research for this blog, we realized that there are actually some tricks that will help your kite get airborne, stay airborne, and hopefully not impa... View the full post »

Cheers! Breweries and Wine Bars Near Sunset Beach, NC

Do you love to try new wines & beers?  Vacation is the perfect time to do it. The area around Sunset Beach is home to several fun breweries and wineries that are sure to entertain the "over 21" set in your group! Today on the blog we will direct you to a few ... View the full post »

Want to Get Married in Sunset Beach? We Can Help!

Dreaming of a beach wedding?  Or perhaps, you just want to celebrate your reception or honeymoon here? You might be surprised at how many wonderful resources are at your disposal in the Brunswick Islands. If a destination wedding is what you seek, we can help. No... View the full post »

Kids! Print This Beach-Themed Scavenger Hunt

Get ready to do a fun beach-themed scavenger hunt! Print this scavenger hunt before your next Sunset Beach vacation. Kids love the beach, but sometimes the novelty of the sun and sand wears off after a couple of days. That's when it's time to hand them a quick... View the full post »

How to Take a Day Trip to Southport, NC

Southport, NC is only about 48 minutes from our office in Sunset Beach.  Southport is the perfect little day trip. It has tons of wonderful restaurants, great shopping, fun coffee shops, interesting events and easy access to the Oak Island Lighthouse and Bald Hea... View the full post »

Learn to Do Something New On Vacation

Vacation is the BEST time to learn something new!  You have left the office behind. The responsibilities of house and home are on pause. Kids are taking a break from school. It's time to open up your mind to a new experience! Odds are good that "home" do... View the full post »

Delicious Waterfront Dining in and Around Sunset Beach

Searching for waterfront dining in Sunset Beach?  Today's blog will list a few beautiful and tranquil spots to enjoy a waterfront meal or beverage during your next Sunset Beach vacation! After all, the views of the ocean, bays and marshes are one of the main ... View the full post »

Ice Cream & Candy Shops of Sunset Beach

Treat yourself!  A stop for ice cream or sweets should definitely be on the vacation agenda. Sunset Beach, NC is home to several wonderful little shops where you can grab a delicious ice cream treat, candy, and other desserts. You can even use this list as a brib... View the full post »