Everybody Loves Raymond

  In the very recent past, the 4×4 area of the Currituck Outer Banks was home not just to wild mustangs, but also cattle, goats, and even buffalo. Local farmers let their livestock graze the island and it was not uncommon to come across long-horned steers on the dunes. There were also a few donkeys[Read More…]

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Beach Essentials for Your Next Vacation

Beach Essentials for Your Next Vacation

Summer is here and that means it’s time for the beach! At Southern Shores Realty, we strive to provide you with the best Outer Banks vacation rentals that we can. Along with our extensive selection of OBX vacation rentals, we also put together this list of 10 beach essentials designed to make your days on the sand[Read More…]

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N.E.S.T.'s Guide to Outer Banks Sea Turtles

N.E.S.T.’s Guide to Outer Banks Sea Turtles

By Dennis Pohl, President of N.E.S.T.   The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, or N.E.S.T., was founded in 1995 by Millie Overman. We are an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. N.E.S.T. is dedicated to the protection and preservation of habitat and migration routes for threatened and endangered sea turtles on the Outer Banks. There are 5[Read More…]

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Pet-Friendly Packing List

Pet-Friendly Packing List

  Planning a trip to the Outer Banks and thinking about bringing a four-legged friend? Southern Shores has plenty of pet-friendly Outer Banks vacation rentals to choose from! Now that you’ve found your perfect OBX vacation rental, it’s time to start packing and hit the beach. Here’s a list of all the essentials that you’ll need[Read More…]

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10 Tips for Dog Friendly Beaches

10 Tips for Dog-Friendly Beaches

  If you’re a beach lover AND a dog lover, then you’re probably going to want your pup to enjoy the beach with you! And with some of the most dog-friendly beaches (and pet-friendly OBX vacation rental!), the Outer Banks is a perfect choice for dog lovers. Here are our tips and tricks for a stress-free[Read More…]

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A Fresh Look for this Duck NC Home

A Fresh Look for This Duck, NC Home

In preparation for a busy summer season, this scenic oceanfront vacation home got a fresh new look. New furniture and flooring throughout breathe new life into 1124 Stargazer. Keep scrolling to see what’s new and if you’re interested in an Outer Banks vacation rental, we can help with that too! 1 // Living Room Before After Out[Read More…]

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Top 10 Tips for Finding Sea Glass

Top 10 Tips for Finding Sea Glass In The Outer Banks

Walking on the beach in the is undeniably one of the most relaxing activities that you can enjoy right outside one of our many Outer Banks vacation rentals. The sand between your toes, sunlight warming your skin, it all adds up to one of our favorite ways to enjoy the OBX oceanfront. And looking for treasures along[Read More…]

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Say Goodbye to Straws on the OBX

Say Goodbye to Straws

When you take a seat at your favorite Outer Banks restaurant this year, you might notice something missing. Plastic straws along the beach are disappearing—and for good reason. Coastal communities across the U.S. are joining a growing movement to do away with plastic straws. Here on the Outer Banks, that movement is being spearheaded by[Read More…]

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Welcome to What Were We Thinking

Welcome to What Were We Thinking?

We’re thrilled to have a new addition to the Southern Shores Realty family! Joining us for the 2018 season is “What Were We Thinking?”. This fabulous new construction is just a short walk from the ocean in Southern Shores. Keep reading to see all about one of our newest Outer Banks vacation rentals! On the upper[Read More…]

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Summer Events on the OBX 2018

Summer Events on the OBX 2018

Come for the beach, stay in one of our Outer Banks vacation rentals & stay for the events! With summer fast approaching, there’s a plethora of exciting things happening on the Outer Banks that the whole family can enjoy. Not only are there weekly activities like Whalehead Wednesdays in Corolla and Manteo’s First Fridays, but[Read More…]

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