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5 of the Best Outer Banks Charter Fishing Guides

No trip to the North Carolina coast is complete without casting your line in the Atlantic or one of the sounds or waterways nearby. These Outer Banks charter fishing companies provide incredible experiences for adults and kids looking to test their angling skills. Most are either on our property marina or less than a 10-minute […]

01/13/2020 | by Kevin | | OBX Things to Do

How to Make the Most of a Visit to Roanoke Island Festival Park

The Outer Banks is home to a treasure trove of history. From the first English settlers in America to the legends of Blackbeard patrolling the coast in search of riches, our area’s past is full of fact, myth, and legend. One of the best places to uncover knowledge of our history is the Roanoke Island […]

12/27/2019 | by Kevin | | OBX Things to Do
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10 of the Best Roanoke Island Restaurants

Every great vacation needs great food to be successful. Once people start to get hungry, your trip can quickly unravel. Luckily for you, these Roanoke Island restaurants offer an array of delicious fare that will leave everyone in your family satisfied. Whether you want to start your day the right way at one of the […]

12/13/2019 | by Kevin | | OBX Food & Drink
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How to Plan the Ultimate Outer Banks Three-Day Itinerary

The North Carolina coast is a fantastic destination for a quick weekend getaway. Our beautiful beaches, fascinating history, and collection of shops and restaurants make it easy to fill up a three-day Outer Banks itinerary. Keep reading for an inside look at our recommendations for spending a long weekend in our beautiful coastal paradise! Don’t […]

12/09/2019 | by Kevin | | OBX Travel Tips
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7 of the Best Places to Go Shopping in Nags Head

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 […]

12/03/2019 | by Kevin | | OBX Things to Do
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Why Is Roanoke Island the Best Area in the Outer Banks for Families?

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 […]

11/26/2019 | by Kevin | | OBX Travel Tips
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Where Are the Best Places to Go Kiteboarding in the Outer Banks?

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 […]

11/15/2019 | by Kevin | | OBX Food & Drink
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Why You Need to Sail on the Manteo Pirate Ship

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 […]

11/09/2019 | by Kevin | | OBX Things to Do
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5 of the Best Indoor Activities in the Outer Banks

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 […]

10/25/2019 | by Kevin | No Comments | OBX Things to Do
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6 of the Best Outer Banks Surfing Spots

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, […]

10/18/2019 | by Kevin | No Comments | OBX Things to Do