Outer Banks Vacation Blog

Date Night Ideas on the Outer Banks

*This post was originally published in October 2015 but has been updated in 2016 to include even more date night ideas on the Outer Banks. Try one or try them all! The Outer Banks is filled with wonderful date night destinations for any age and budget. Our area's variety of restaurants and... View the full post »

Where to Shop for Holiday Presents on the OBX

Holiday shopping on the Outer Banks can be easy if you know what stores to visit in order to find the right gift for everyone on your list. There are galleries and boutiques for the style and fashion conscious women in our life, surf shops and outdoor stores for the surfers and fishermen, a lo... View the full post »

Restaurants Open During the Winter Months

While the charm of the Outer Banks during the summer months is hard to beat, the winter season can be very enjoyable as well. Vacationers and locals alike enjoy the winter months when dining out as there is always ample seating at our favorite restaurants. However, finding a restaurant brave e... View the full post »

Think Local: The Benefits of Local Property Management

When considering which property management company is best for your Outer Banks vacation rental, be sure to choose one with local expertise. At Elan, our team knows the Outer Banks vacation clientele like no other company on the beach. Our employees know what those who visit our area want in t... View the full post »

Visit the Corolla Wild Horse Museum

The wild horses of Corolla are one of the Outer Banks' most impressive spectacles. These Spanish Mustangs have been stranded on the northern end of our beaches for decades. The Corolla Wild Horse Fund is responsible, in large part, for the prosperity of the wild horses today. The Corolla Wi... View the full post »