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Portuguese Man of War
Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Emerald Isle, North Carolina and the Portuguese Man of War

The Portuguese man of war is native to the Atlantic Ocean. They can occasionally be found in the waters off the southern coastline of the United States. The warm waters of summer, changing tides, and ocean winds bring the man-of-war closer to shore in summer. And the dangerous creatures do sometimes wash up on the beach. Emerald Isle, while being one of the southernmost North Carolina coastal communities, does not see very many man-of-wars each season. Man-of-wars are more common from South Carolina to Florida and a common nuisance in the Gulf of Mexico. Emerald Isle is just out of the normal range for man-of-wars to be a serious, ongoing concern.

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Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Is the Cost of Living in Emerald Isle, NC Truly a Cost?

It is hard not to fall in love with Emerald Isle, NC. Visitors have access to beautiful beaches and great resorts, while still enjoying a quieter, more relaxed feel. This place is quite Emerald Isle the draw. Many people find themselves returning every year, trying to soak up every minute before they have to return home. And many more people love it so much that they decide that they want to stay there forever. Are you one of those people?

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Emerald Isle, North Carolina

What to do in Emerald Isle, NC

The North Carolina Coast offers a rich variety of recreational activities on the water. And the quaint beach town of Emerald Isle is no exception. Emerald Isle has its own charter fishing opportunities, surf camps, sport rentals, and even a private luxurious beach club with weekly and annual memberships available. In addition, visitors to Emerald Isle enjoy both the Atlantic Coast and the sound for fishing, kayaking, and other water sports. Public access to beaches and boat slips is readily available.

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Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, North Carolina

Choosing a Vacation Spot: Atlantic Beach, NC versus Emerald Isle, NC

When deciding to take a beach vacation its important to decide what is important to you! Then, it’s helpful to compare your wishes with what is available in various locations. We are comparing: Atlantic Beach, NC and Emerald Isle, NC. For today’s comparison, we are going to assess three main features cost, location and activities. It’s up to you to decide which location is the right one for you!

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