Author Archives: Karen Haley

Brunchin’ on the Banks

The best way to kickstart a full day on the NC Coast? A big ole brunch that serves up the most! We’ve got a list of some perfect spots for you and your family to get their fill! ** Check with the individual restaurant for availability, as COVID and seasonal hours may influence operations. **[Read More…]

Fall Events on the OBX

Outer Banks Virtual Parade of Homes Virtual Thursday, October 8th – Sunday, October 11th Oink N’ Oyster Roast3833 N Croatan Hwy (Longboards Bar & Grille) – Kitty Hawk Saturday, October 10th 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Capital City Four Wheelers Surf Fishing TournamentBuxton Beach Access point (the end of Old Lighthouse Road) – Hatteras Saturday,[Read More…]

Coffee Shops

Coffee is steadfast through every season. Ya just gotta have it! In the summertime, kick off a fun filled day with an iced brew; in the off-seasons, savor a hot cup with the chilly coastal weather. We’ve got plenty of places that’ll fill your mug with something yum! Ashley’s Espresso Parlour 100 E. Helga Street,[Read More…]

Virtual OBX Excursions!

“With the summer season winding down, and the school year commencing, taking virtual “field trips” couldn’t be a better idea! Join local educators on the Outer Banks from the comfort of your home. Eastern 4-H Center: September 18, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. As part of the Albemarle Sound, The Eastern 4-H Center is situated in[Read More…]

Pampered in Paradise

As if time on the beach wasn’t relaxing enough, we’ve compiled a list to help you seek the ultimate level of relaxation on the OBX. What could be better than a rejuvenating massage to kick-start your day? AQUA Spa 1174 Duck Road – AQUA Spa treatments nourish the body, mind and soul while reducing[Read More…]

Beach Safety Refresher

As we approach a new season, we approach new beach conditions –especially surrounding the hurricane season. The further we get from summer, the more intense the ocean becomes. This is great news for watersports enthusiasts, like surfers. For the rest of us, this means we need to be extra cognizant of beach safety. The warm[Read More…]

OBX Yoga

Find your zen at the beach with our local yogis! There’s plenty of variety to switch things up from your usual routine; we have yoga on the beach, out on the water atop paddle boards, next to the sound-front, and at your very own vacation home. We’ve compiled a list of some excellent studios to[Read More…]

OBX Fishing Guide

North Carolina is home to some world-class fishing. The Outer Banks in particular is every fisherman’s paradise. We have diverse water habitats; hundreds of species; and gorgeous seasonal weather, making a “must stop” for anglers. Outer Banks Surf Fishing Surf fishing is one of the most popular activities on the OBX. The seemingly endless coastline[Read More…]

OBX From Above

No wonder the Wright Bros. chose the Outer Banks to be where they attempted the first flight — who doesn’t want a bird’s eye view of this beautiful area? We’ve got a line-up of great ways for you get above the sandbar to see it like the pelicans do! – Climb Atop A Lighthouse! –[Read More…]

OBX Jellyfish Guide

Have you ever been walking on the beach and came across silicone looking, jelly-like, crystal clear discs? Have you been swimming and encountered a peculiar brown blob floating by? Maybe you’ve emerged from the ocean with itchy, slightly stinging skin. All can be linked back to our local jellies. With an abundance of marine life[Read More…]

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