Packing for an OBX Beach Vacation

You just made it to your Outer Banks beach house, finally! It’s the vacation you’ve counted down towards for the past 6 months. You stealthily unpack the car, and scramble down to the beach. As you make your way across the soft, warm sand, breathing in the salty air –it hits you. You forgot your[Read More…]

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OBX CONDOS

There are so many options for staying on the Outer Banks: private homes, condominiums, hotels, etc. Each vacation is unique, and each rental provides something different for guests. While we have a great variety of rental homes, we’d like to highlight our condos. The #1 perk to staying in a condo is the affordability. They[Read More…]

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Taste of The Beach 2021

The Outer Banks Restaurant Association is putting on yet another annual Taste of the Beach. Beat the rush of the summer crowd to your favorite locales for this delicious event. We’ve featured a few events that, as of the time of this posting, still have tickets! Events listed chronologically. Visit Taste of the Beach’s website[Read More…]

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Shipwrecked!

The “Outer Banks”, the “OBX”, the “Graveyard of the Atlantic”, and “The Best Place on Earth” are just a few of nicknames our sandbar has adopted over the years. The one that piques the most curiosity is “The Graveyard of the Atlantic.” Due to our location, where the Gulf Stream and Labrador Currents collide, the[Read More…]

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March Events

Annual Outer Banks Beer Mile Saturday, March 13th 1:00 PM – 3:00 PMKill Devil Hills – Outer Banks Brewing Station Sweet T’s St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Saturday, March 13.  2:00 PM – 5:00 PMDuck – Sweet T’s Outer Banks Entrepreneurs Women’s Winter Expo Saturday, March 13 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMNags Head – Outlet Mall[Read More…]

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Live Stream OBX Surf Cams

Get your fill of the beach and check conditions all with a touch of your finger! We’ve compiled a list of live streams from local webcams. Check them out whenever you’re missing the beach. Corolla Surf CamView of surf by OBX Surf Info Corolla Light Surf CamPanning webcam from the Corolla Light Resort Kitty Hawk[Read More…]

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Beach Home Design 2021

A vacation rental should feel like home, and often times, that is either lost or found in the details. Be sure to pay attention to them. Owning a beach home on the Outer Banks, what an accomplishment! Seriously, thousands dream of becoming a homeowner in such a beautiful community. Making the decision to rent it[Read More…]

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How to Plan for an OBX Vacation

Picture this: sun on your skin, warm sand in between your toes, a salty shore line scattered with shells, and a cold drink in your hand. This doesn’t have to be a just vision in your head, this can be your reality. Beach vacations are not only great ways to relax and unwind, they’re also[Read More…]

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Booking Early

It may be the middle of winter, but it’s never too early to be thinking about summertime and sunshine! With 2020 behind us, we are setting our sights forward and never looking back 😉 Last year was certainly one for records, and in more ways than one. The Outer Banks saw unprecedented numbers in regards[Read More…]

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OPEN this Winter

Corolla Agave Roja (252) 453-0446 Bacchus Wine & Beer Bistro (252) 453-3333 Corolla Pizza (252) 456-8592 First Light Breakfast & Burgers (252) 453-4664 Sooey’s Corolla BBQ (252) 456-4423 Sundog’s Raw Bar & Grill (252) 453-4263 Uncle Ike’s (252) 597-1606 Duck Blue Point (252) 261-8090 Cravings Steak & Seafood (252) 480-0032 Donutz on a Stick &[Read More…]

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