Williamson Realty Blog

How to Plan Your Thanksgiving Beach Vacation

With fall arriving it is time to start thinking about one of our favorite times of the year...Thanksgiving! There are a lot of places you can choose to have Thanksgiving, but none are as amazing as the beach. If you've never had Thanksgiving at the beach, 2020 is the p... View the full post »

Everything You Need to Know About Oysters

Fall is here and what a wonderful time of year it is on Ocean Isle Beach. The weather is perfect, the water is still warm and best of all, oysters are on the menu! This week we have something you can add to your fall vacation menu...all things oyster! So, fire up the compu... View the full post »

5 Fun Science Experiments the Kids Can Do at the Beach

With so many kids participating in virtual school, many families have chosen to head out for an early fall vacation! We thought it would be a great time to share some fun beach science projects you can try with the kids. If you haven't planned your fall beach vacation ... View the full post »

How to Have School at the Beach

School at the beach? The fact is, dealing with the impact of Covid-19 has forced many schools to employ an online-only school schedule. The one advantage of this is that it allows families to head to the beach during one of the best times of the year. Late summer and early... View the full post »

Easy Ways to Create A Beach Vacation Budget

For many families, planning a vacation is a big expense, a treat and something to look forward to all year long. Of course, because of Covid-19 and the fact that many schools are having online-only classes, families can now take advantage of this new schedule and book a (l... View the full post »

5 Great Father Son Beach Adventures You Have to Try

The beach has a magical power like no other place on earth. A place where once can go to relax, unplug and recharge from the stresses of daily life. Perhaps one of the best things about the beach is the way it allows families to reconnect in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. ... View the full post »

How to Pick the Perfect Sunglasses for the Beach

Choosing the best sunglasses is as much about reflecting your personal style as it is protecting your eyes from the sun's harmful rays. Deciding what style suits you and your personality is just as important. After all  to this day, the scene of Tom Cruise in Top ... View the full post »

How to Protect Your Beach Vacation With Travel Insurance

Let's face it, a vacation represents a big investment of your family's time and money. Unfortunately, every year vacations are interrupted by unforeseen events. One way that can help protect your vacation investment is by purchasing travel insurance. This week we h... View the full post »

Tips for Making the Most of Your Yoga Practice on the Beach

Is there anything as relaxing as a day on the beach? How about bringing your Yoga practice to the beach. We've all had a stressful year, few would argue that 2020 has been a year to remember. Now more than ever is a great time to book a beach vacation and as a benefit ... View the full post »

5 Fun Ways to Get Your Teens To Put Down their Phone

Raising children in the age of portable computers and ubiquitous internet access has led to an increasingly common problem. Teens are now glued to their smartphones, and trying to pry these devices from their hands has become harder than ever, even during a beach vacation.... View the full post »

Easy Ways to Get the Most Value Out of Your Vacation Budget

For many families planning a beach vacation is the highlight of the year. After all, everyone loves the beach and we could all use a little less stress in our lives. The beach is the perfect place to getaway from it all, recharge, and take in the soothing sounds of the oce... View the full post »

Technology Every Beach Lover Has to Have

The world has changed a lot since I was a kid splashing around in tidal pools looking for hermit crabs and other sea creatures. Whether you like it or not technology is here to stay and most of it makes our lives a lot easier and in many ways more fun. If you are one of th... View the full post »

How to Have a Great Day on the Beach with a Toddler

Few things are as fun as watching your toddler play in the sand or dip her toes in the ocean for the first time. A child's joyful spirit is exactly why we all love the beach. Of course, for mom and dad, taking little ones to the beach can be more challenging than relax... View the full post »

5 Delicious and Easy Snacks That are Perfect for a Day on the Beach

Every parent knows all too well that a day on the beach requires a cooler full of snacks for the kids. It seems like the little ones (and especially teenagers) have ferocious appetites and always need a snack when you are farthest away from a place to get one. With each pl... View the full post »

All You Need to Know About Scuba Diving on Ocean Isle Beach

If you love scuba diving you might already know about the coast of North Carolina and its reputation for incredible scuba diving.  However, you might not know about Ocean Isle Beach. Our charming community is the perfect destination for novice and experienced divers a... View the full post »