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Who doesn’t love bringing back a souvenir from vacation to remind them of their fabulous trip? Well, here in the Outer Banks, you’ll find plenty of shops that offer unique gifts for all ages. Check out these Nags Head shopping experiences for everything from surfing gear to hammocks! Don’t forget to check out the best […]

North Carolina’s coast is full of beautiful locations with fantastic views, great surf, and vast stretches of golden sand. While there are plenty of ideal places to stay, Roanoke Island is the best area in the Outer Banks for families. The combination of prime vacation rentals, incredible amenities, and an array of attractions and activities […]

A vacation is a great time to try something new and exciting, especially when you’re at the beach. There are many incredible ways to experience the unique sounds and inlets along the North Carolina coast, but kiteboarding in the Outer Banks is a one-of-a-kind adventure. Once you learn the basics and build up the confidence […]

Legends of fearsome pirates patrolling the Atlantic coast are central to the identity of the Outer Banks. If the stories of buried treasure, plundering, and swashbuckling fascinate you, then you will love taking a journey on a pirate ship in Manteo. From dressing up to firing (water) cannons, you get the entire experience with this […]

Coastal weather is unpredictable. One minute you’ll be outside enjoying the beautiful sunshine, and in the snap of a finger, a rainstorm is hovering in the area. Don’t worry—there are many Outer Banks indoor activities that your whole family will love! From aquariums and museums to shops and restaurants, there’s an endless stream of ways […]

North Carolina’s coast is famous for its large swells and professional surfing tournaments. We recommend you try your luck at surfing in the Outer Banks while you’re here. Whether you’re an experienced wave rider or a beginner, our beautiful shores provide the perfect wave-riding opportunities for everyone!  If you want to discover more exciting activities, […]