Outer Banks Vacation Blog

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 »

Outer Banks Spotlight on the Village of Waves

  We're on a road trip through the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Have you been along for the ride? Hope so! We're currently making our way through the Tri-Villages of Hatteras Island. Last time we were seeing the sights in Rodanthe and now we're moving on to the Village of Wav... View the full post »

How to Have a Haunting Halloween on the OBX

If you're wondering about Halloween on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, this blog post is just for you. The perfect combination of beach beauty and frightening fun await you here. From fall festivities to spooky Halloween events, you'll find just what you're looking for to fill you... View the full post »

Why OBX Restaurant Week is the Best Value for Your Dollar

   Did you know that there are two times of the year where you can experience the best of the Outer Banks restaurant scene, while also getting the best bang for your dining buck? Oh but there are! Outer Banks Restaurant Week is a bi-annual event during the spring and fall seasons where ... View the full post »

The Kid-Approved Parent Guide to the OBX

  Hey parents, this one's for you! We've rounded up some of the best family-friendly attractions and things to do during your Outer Banks vacation. Beach time reigns supreme, but here are some other ideas for quality time together during your stay on the OBX. They are all kid-teste... View the full post »

Outer Banks Spotlight on the Village of Rodanthe

   We're on a roadtrip along the Outer Banks in our OBX Spotlight Series and our next stop is the Village of Rodanthe. If you're a Nicholas Sparks fan, then your first thought may immediately be his popular novel Nights in Rodanthe. More recently, the natural beauty of the beach... View the full post »

Why is an Outer Banks Rental the Best Vacation Option?

How much do you really know about Outer Banks vacation rentals? Do you know why they are a traveler's best vacation option when it comes to finding the best OBX accommodations?    We're here to shed a little more light on why an Outer Banks rental is the best vacation option ... View the full post »