Outer Banks Vacation Blog

Top Ocracoke Shops and Restaurants

The Island of Ocracoke is located just a short ferry ride south of Hatteras Island and is a favorite destination for vacationers and residents of the Outer Banks’ northern beaches alike.  Ocracoke Village is the only section of the tranquil island that has stores and restaurants, but what t... View the full post »

Boating and Charter Fishing Tips for Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island is one of the best locations on the Outer Banks to spend time boating and fishing. If you are staying in a Hatteras vacation rental, you may want to try boating or going charter fishing during your vacation time. Check out these tips for boating and charter fishing during a stay in... View the full post »

Must-Visit OBX Valentine’s Restaurants

Valentine’s Day on the Outer Banks offers a unique experience. The weather that is common during this time of year create a cozy and romantic setting ideal for dining out with your significant other. While many of the Outer Banks’ restaurants remain closed for the winter months, there are ... View the full post »

Best Soundside Accesses on the Outer Banks

  The beautiful Atlantic Ocean that boarders the Outer Banks gets its fair share of attention, and for good reason. It has created some of the most pristine beaches on the east coast. However, the sound that boarders the Outer Banks to the west is a great place to spend time when in the a... View the full post »

5 Awesome Places on the OBX Beach Road

The Outer Banks’ "beach road”, also known as Virginia Dare Trail, is a favorite place to hang out during the summer months. Since the area has no true boardwalk area, locals and visitors alike spend their time in the stores, delis, and burger drive-ins adjacent to the road when not on the b... View the full post »

Best Outer Banks Seafood Festivals of 2015

The Outer Banks are home to some of the very best fishing in the country. The deep coastal roots and generations of fishermen who have called the area home for hundreds of years have created such a fantastic place to enjoy seafood. Looking for a particular type of seafood? Chances are, Oute... View the full post »

Best Attractions to Visit in Corolla

One of the Outer Banks' northernmost towns is Corolla. This relaxed beach town is home to some of the best vacationing on the North Carolina coast. Like the rest of the Outer Banks, Corolla is nestled between the sound and the ocean. Corolla's wide variety of attractions offer excitement a... View the full post »