Outer Banks Vacation Blog

How to Get Fit and Fabulous for Summer

  Summertime isn't all that far away. Beach vacations are on the horizon. Swimsuit season is near. Have you been thinking about getting healthier, more active and more fit? Those are worthy goals not just for summer but for anytime that you're ready to make a change in your life. Eve... View the full post »

2017 Beach Beauty Trends You Need to Know About

We've been pouring over the latest beauty and hair trends for 2017 spring and summer season from the runway to the every day, and we couldn't help but notice how so many of this year's beauty trends are going to pair perfectly with your summer beach days. These hot hair and beauty tr... View the full post »

The Best February Events and Things To Do on the OBX

  February is here and there's plenty of fun, festivities and fabulous events this month on the OBX beaches and in the OBX towns. Get out your calendars and mark down these dates for some of the best things to do. Ready? Here's everything you need to know about February on the Outer ... View the full post »

Your Valentines Day Top 10 List for the OBX

Valentine's Day is coming soon. What do you have planned? May we suggest a beach escape to the always beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina? Romance abounds on the windswept shorelines, sparkling blue-green Atlantic waters, and in the quaint maritime towns. You'll find plenty of ways t... View the full post »

Outer Banks Spotlight on the Village of Buxton

  Our Outer Banks travels have brought us to the Village of Buxton on Hatteras Island. How much do you know about this OBX beach destination? Let's find out! There are some big Outer Banks attractions located here on the quiet shores of this quaint maritime locale. Here are the highlight... View the full post »

The Best Places to Tee It Up on the Outer Banks

If golf is your game, then the Outer Banks is where you should aim! The beach may be the main attraction here, but it's not the only one. In fact, there are nine OBX championship golf courses for you to choose from and each offers up a unique tee-to-green experience for a golf enthusiasts of... View the full post »

How to Plan the Most Romantic Beach Escape Ever

Idyllic scenery. Great escapes. Wild adventure. Epic love. These are the things that romance is made of. Do you want to whisk your loved one away to a romantic beach escape of the grandest proportions? But you may be wondering: How do I plan for the most romantic getaway ever? And what do I do t... View the full post »

The Most Important Reasons to Include the OBX in Your 2017

Do you need and want a little more beach in your life? Of course you do! The Outer Banks of North Carolina is just the place to get that. With the New Year here, you'll want to make your beach vacation time a priority. Why? Well, we're glad you asked. There are a lot of reasons, but we&#... View the full post »

Outer Banks Spotlight on the Village of Avon

Our Outer Banks road trip has taken us down the beautiful coastline of North Carolina starting in the northern beaches of Carova all the way to Hatteras Island. Our next stop along the way is the rustic and vibrant village of Avon. With pristine beaches and a close-knit community steeped in mari... View the full post »

Why There Will Be More Beach to Love on the OBX

Changes are coming to the Outer Banks of North Carolina soon which will give residents, visitors, vacationers and the marine wildlife more beach to love with OBX beach nourishment projects slated for Spring of 2017. The proposed beach nourishment projects are expected to provide sand and widen b... View the full post »

5 Fantastic Ways to Celebrate the Wright Brothers on the OBX

In honor of aviation history makers Orville and Wilbur Wright, we are highlighting some of the best ways to celebrate the Wright Brothers right here on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The brothers began their flight research and experimentation in the late 1890s, and by the early 1900s they w... View the full post »

3 Wonderful Ways to Light Up Your Holidays on the Outer Banks

'Tis the season for holiday festivities, favorite family traditions, and that extra holiday sparkle that makes this time of year so special for many of us. If you're in search of the best ways to light up your holidays on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, then look no further. We are fe... View the full post »

Outer Banks Spotlight on the Village of Salvo

We're currently touring Hatteras Island in the beautiful Outer Banks of North Carolina. We've been exploring the tri-village area of Rodanthe, Waves—and now our next stop, Salvo. How much do you know about this little OBX village with its quiet shores, untouched beauty and interesting ... View the full post »

Top 10 Reasons to Have Thanksgiving on the Outer Banks

  An Outer Banks vacation is not just for summertime. In fact, the off-season on the OBX has a lot of advantages in and of itself. It's also a wonderful opportunity to have a holiday celebration at the beach. Let us show you why! Here is our Top 10 list of reasons to have an Outer Banks... View the full post »

How to Run Your Way Through the OBX This Fall

  Fall on the Outer Banks is a beautiful time to soak up the sunny days and breathe in the salty air—and the perfect place to get your daily run in on the beach. If you're looking to join in on some OBX running events this season, we have the fall run down (pun intended). Even if you d... View the full post »