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…]


Money Saving Vacation Tips

Money Saving Vacation Tips

January is almost over and soon summer will be here before you know it. We know that saving money when you go on vacation can be a good thing for any family, big or small. We wanted to go over a few money saving vacation tips that while they may seem a bit simple, they[Read More…]


How To Plan A Family Vacation on the Outer Banks

How To Plan A Family Vacation On The Outer Banks

Planning a vacation can be overwhelming and let’s face it can be hard work for those who haven’t planned one to the Outer Banks. Many considerations go into planning a vacation such as timing, budget, weather, activities and more importantly lodging. By taking advantage of a few possible considerations, you can increase your chances of[Read More…]


2018 Outer Banks December Events

2018 Outer Banks December Events

Are you and your family taking a family vacation on the Outer Banks this year? Here is a small list of some of the Holiday Events happening on the Outer Banks this year. December on the Outer Banks offers locals and visitors with numerous events and things to do to help celebrate the holiday season.[Read More…]


2018 Outer Banks November Events

2018 Outer Banks November Events

November is an awesome time to be on the Outer Banks!  The holidays will be here before you know it and it only means planning your Thanksgiving holiday to the Outer Banks. Staying in one of our Outer Banks vacation rentals will help you be close to where all the fun events are this November.[Read More…]


Fun Events Happening This October

Fun Events Happening This October

Looking for fun events happening this October?  Look no further!  Below is a list showing some fun activities for the month of October while you vacation on the Outer Banks. We have included some Outer Banks Haunted & Halloween events as well. We don’t want you to miss out on the fun activities at the[Read More…]


Fall in Love with the Outer Banks

Fall is a great time of the year to come visit the Outer Banks. While school is back in session for most kids, it means that you will be able to take advantage of feeling like you have the beach to yourself. Plus, you will be able to find a great Outer Banks vacation rental[Read More…]


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…]


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…]


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…]