This Week on the Outer Banks: 7/22 – 7/27

Monday July 22nd: OBX Bioluminescence & Full Moon Tour: Bioluminescence is a naturally occurring phenomenon where organisms produce light as a result of a chemical reaction. Experience the beauty of bioluminescence on the water with the OBX Bioluminescence Tour. The tour is approximately one and a half hours long and is suitable for all ages.[Read More…]

Everything You Need to Know About Midges

Every few years the Outer Banks experiences a influx of tiny flying bugs called midges. Fortunately, midge swarms are usually not a widespread issue, and affect only a small number of vacation homes. But we would like to provide our visitors the following information, not only to educate, but also to offer some helpful tips[Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks: 7/15 – 7/20

Monday July 15th: Backyard Birds: Every Monday, come out to the Elizabethan Gardens for a session on Backyard Birds. Kids will learn how to draw birds and make a treat for the birds in their own backyard. After the program, children and their families are welcome to take part in a scavenger-hunt held in the[Read More…]

H2OBX Waterpark

Two weeks ago, Southern Shores Realty’s Marketing Department spent the day at the Outer Banks’ newest attraction – the H2OBX Waterpark. Thanks again to everyone that visited our table and took home some sweet prizes. If you want to learn more about H2OBX including information about attractions, dining options, and overall experience, then keep reading![Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks: 7/8-7/14

Monday July 8th: Fish With A Ranger: The Hatteras Island Fish with a Ranger Program is open to fishermen and women of all ages. This free program is hosted by one of the national park rangers each Monday and Thursday during the summer. Poles and rigs are provided for all attendees, but you must provide[Read More…]

This Week On the Outer Banks: 4th of July Special

Monday July 1st: 20th Anniversary of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse Move: In 1999, the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse was moved 2,900 feet over a period of 23 days to its current location. At 9:30am visit the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse to celebrate this incredible historical monument through speeches, a Q&A panel, artifacts from the moving of the lighthouse,[Read More…]

Last Minute Gifts For Dad

Forgot to get your dad a gift for father’s day? No need to worry, there are plenty of amazing gifts for your dad right here on the Outer Banks. Whether you’re looking to give him that well deserved day playing golf or a night tasting craft beers at a local brewery, the Outer Banks has[Read More…]

This Week on the Outer Banks 6/10-6/15

Whether you’re here for a relaxing week spent on breathtaking beaches, or here to get away from the stress of everyday life, spending more time with the ones you love, there is always an event planned that is perfect for you. The Outer Banks prides itself on its community involvement throughout the summer, carefully planning[Read More…]

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day 2019 on the Outer Banks

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 on the Outer Banks

Are you coming to the Outer Banks to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? March is a great time to be on the Outer Banks as the weather is warmer and there is normally a little more sunshine out for you to enjoy. Waking up on St. Patrick’s Day while on vacation is nothing like[Read More…]