Outer Banks Vacation Blog

3 Educational Activities on the Outer Banks

From museums and lighthouses to parks and monuments, the Outer Banks is a viable history lesson. Dating back thirty years before Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, the Outer Banks was home to the nation's first European settlers and has since collected landmark moments in time, including the Wr... View the full post »

Kayak Fishing and Events on the Outer Banks

Did you ever dream of reeling in a gorgeous dolphin from your kayak? Well, it happens more often than you think. A growing sport that allows you to fish from a kayak is, well, kayak fishing. This way of fishing is becoming more and more popular with water lovers and combines two favorite pa... View the full post »

Pet Travel Tips for Your Outer Banks Vacation

So you're dying to get away on an Outer Banks vacation but can't bear the thought of leaving your furry little friend behind. Don't fret. Family vacations are no longer reserved for those of us who walk on two legs. According to a study by AAA and Best Western International, more than ha... View the full post »

The Best Soundside Fishing Spots

  ***This post was originally posted on September 9, 2014...but has been updated as of October 25, 2017***  We are always amazed at our guests' expressions when they discover fishing on one of our breathtaking sounds while on their Outer Banks vacation. Most people think that su... View the full post »

Prep Your Vacation Rental for the Winter Months on Hatteras

As we are nearing the end of our busy season here on the Outer Banks it is time to start thinking about what you can do to ensure that your Hatteras vacation rental makes it through the off season in a smooth manner while you are spending your time elsewhere. Putting in a little extra work now ... View the full post »

8 Must Visit Attractions in Duck

There is no better place to spend time during one of your Outer Banks Vacations than Duck, North Carolina. The town is filled with quaint shops as well as services for those looking for a bit of adventure. When in Duck, be sure to make the most of your time by taking a look at our list of the 8 mu... View the full post »

Harvest Season Events on the Outer Banks

Harvest season marks the end of the "growing" season, and on the Outer Banks, marks the end of the busy season, as well. This time of year is all about being thankful and sharing good times with loved ones, so if you find yourself on an Outer Banks vacation during this time of  year, join ... View the full post »