Outer Banks Vacation Blog

The Best Dog Beaches on the Outer Banks

If you’re like many Outer Banks visitors, your pets are a part of the family and no family vacation is complete without them. Luckily for you, the Outer Banks loves its pets too and welcomes you and your canine kids to many of its beaches and attractions. Here are a few of the best DOGgone beaches... View the full post »

March 2014 Running Events

If you are a runner and love spring races like most runners do, then look no further than the Outer Banks in March. Spring on the Outer Banks ushers in warmer weather with cool breezes off the water and the perfect time for an Outer Banks vacation. It is the ideal time for some of the best races o... View the full post »

Visit Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse on Your Vacation in the Outer Banks

Probably the most prominent fixtures of the Outer Banks are the lighthouses strategically placed up and down the barrier islands to make sure that water vessels safely travel the waters that can be somewhat treacherous. While there are well-known fixtures along the shores, the Roanoke Marshes Ligh... View the full post »

Money-Saving Tips for Your Outer Banks Vacation

Everyone wants to save money while enjoying an Outer Banks vacation, but how can we do this when we want to please our families? In the article, you will read about some money-saving tips to practice before you leave, while you are traveling, and during your stay. Learn how to spend less and ... View the full post »

Nature Preserve

Nags Head Woods is a 1400 acre maritime forest located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. It was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1974. The maritime forest is home to several species of plants, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Over 50 species of bird breed which includes yellow prothon... View the full post »

Hatteras Island Birding

For the first time in many years, an odd phenomenon has happened in the South. The snowy owl has been spotted in parts of North Carolina as well as Florida. In fact, there have been 14 sightings between Wrightsville and Cape Hatteras and the western part of the state. Known for their love of ... View the full post »

Attend the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show on Your OBX Vacation

For its 36th year, the Frank Stick Memorial Art Show is coming back to the Outer Banks. It is the longest running visual art exhibition in Dare County and takes place from January 25th to February 22nd at the Glenn Eure Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head. Local OBX artists show their work for dis... View the full post »

Outer Banks Vacation Winter Beachcombing

If you spend any time on the Outer Banks during the winter months, you know that it is a very special place to be. There are just a few people, the surf and water are beautiful, and the air is crisp creating a perfect combination. For those who brave the winter weather during their Outer Banks ... View the full post »