10 Reasons To Be Thankful for the Outer Banks


10 Reasons To Be Thankful for the OBX

We can think of so many reasons to be thankful for the Outer Banks of North Carolina. This time of year is always a time of reflection, gratefulness and appreciation. Let's strive to be thankful each and every day for all of the beautiful things in our life.

On that note, there is so much to love and appreciate about the OBX on a daily basis, that it's hard to narrow it down to only ten (but we did). As you read over our top 10 list, be thinking of what you would add. We'd love to hear your thoughts.


10 Reasons To Be Thankful for the Outer Banks


1. It's a beautiful place to live and to vacation.

Outer Banks beach houses

2. The coastal sunrises and sunsets are breathtaking.

OBX coastal sunrises and sunsets

3. The Outer Banks is a fisherman's dream.

Fishing boats on the Outer Banks

4. The wild horses of the OBX are a sight to behold.

5. It's a pet-friendly place.

OBX pet friendly

6. Kids love the OBX.

Kid friendly OBX

7. There is so much natural, untouched beauty.

Untouched natural beauty on the OBX

8. The shores are dripping with maritime history.

Maritime history on the OBX

9. You can still find fishing piers.

OBX fishing pier at sunset

10. From sound to ocean, water adventures abound.

Surfing the OBX

Are you ready to plan your next OBX beach vacation? It's never too early... or too late! Don't forget to peruse our site for helpful vacation planning resources and follow Elan Vacations' weekly blog posts for everything you need to know about the OBX.

If you're interested in learning more about the Outer Banks of North Carolina, check out these links.

OBX for the Holidays

10 Things You May Not Know About North Carolina's Outer Banks

Your Outer Banks Bucket List

Outer Banks Named Best Family Beach Vacation

Kid-Friendly Fun on the OBX

Your Pet-Friendly OBX Vacation

Okay it's your turn. What do you appreciate most about the Outer Banks? We'd love to hear from you!