Outer Banks Vacation Blog

Four Must-Try Restaurants on Cape Hatteras

Dining out is always in the plans when on vacation.  Hatteras, NC vacation rentals have nicecouple at restaurant sized fully equipped kitchens but let’s face it – Mom is on vacation too, so why not plan on eating out a few times.  There are great locally-owned places to eat on Hatter... View the full post »

Outer Banks SCUBA Diving Opportunities

SCUBA – Self-Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus…And, there you have it.  Now you know the meaning of SCUBA.  And the waters on the Outer Banks offer some amazing SCUBA diving opportunities for divers of all levels. Diving enthusiasts come from all over the world to dive in the ... View the full post »

5 OBX Restaurants You Probably Haven't Heard Of, Plus 5 More!

*This post originally ran in April 2015, but has been updated in October 2016 to include 5 more OBX restaurants you probably haven't heard of. Check out the new entries and don't forget to tell us your favorites in the comments! One of the best things about going on vacation is experie... View the full post »

Snowy Winter Means Getting What You Want in May & June

After a winter filled with record snowfall in many parts of the country, many families are making their vacation plans a little later than usual due to the uncertainty of their children’s make-up snow days.  For travelers with school-aged children, making up the days missed during the w... View the full post »

What's New on the OBX in 2015

The beautiful landscape, rolling waves, historical landmarks and spectacular sunsets are mainstays here on the Outer Banks, but there are a few additions to these great barrier islands this year that you might want to check out on your 2015 Outer Banks vacation. Here are 4 new features to add ... View the full post »