April 2014 Events

April is a beautiful month down here on the Outer Banks. On top of the beautiful Spring temperatures, our list of April events will keep you coming back all month long. From Historical Flat Top tours, to a Duathalon, to OBX Bike Week, there is something for everyone this month. Southern Shores Historic Flat Top Cottages Open House April[Read More…]


Outer Banks Beach Report February 27, 2014

We’re at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head, NC serving up the latest and greatest OBX weather, news, surf, and events! This also marks our 300th video on our YouTube channel!  Check it out and subscribe now for all the best Beach Reports delivered right to you!


Outer Banks Taste of the Beach 2014

It’s almost upon us… four days of food, drink, and fun on the Outer Banks!  I’m talking about the 2014 OBX Taste of the Beach celebration! Each year, some of the finest eateries on the Outer Banks team up to prepare amazing dishes and culinary experiences for out-of-towners and locals alike to indulge in.  This[Read More…]



Outer Bank’s Top 10 Surf Spots

Top 10 Surf Spots The Outer Banks is full of things to do.  I am grateful to live in an environment when asked: “what do you want to do today?” at least the first 5 to 10 things that come to mind are all outdoors, weather permitting.  From riding bikes, toskating, to playing volleyball, to[Read More…]


Photo taken by Karen Haley for Southern Shores Realty.

St. Patrick’s Day 2014 on the Outer Banks

I’m feeling the luck of my Irish side this year, predicting sunshine and warmer temperatures.  Waking up for St. Patrick’s Day is not like waking up for any other day.  Here on the Outer Banks, St. Patrick’s Day is taken very seriously.  There are activities going on from sunrise to sunset. Here, you go to[Read More…]


Southern Shores Realty Turbocharges Rewards Program

Southern Shores Realty is excited to announce its 2014 lineup of guest rewards for Outer Banks vacationers.  Their guest rewards program includes exclusive discounts from local businesses ranging from in-home chef services to popular water sport activities. The newest exclusive rewards include: free tickets to Outer Banks Daredevils Summer League baseball games, unlimited 15% off water sports[Read More…]


Southern Shores Realty #1 OBX Vacation Rentals Food Donor

Southern Shores Realty is proud to announce a milestone for its community outreach efforts.  According to Kathy McCullough-Testa, Executive Director of the Beach Food Pantry, the team at Southern Shores Realty and its guests collected over 1,000 pounds of food donations in 2013; topping the list of Outer Banks vacation rental companies. Southern Shores Realty[Read More…]


Wild Horses of Corolla

From Carova to Ocracoke there are beautiful sights to see all along our picturesque beaches of the Outer Banks. But one vision stands out in particular and this vision has people flocking to our northern beaches for a possibility of seeing; the Wild horses of Corolla. They used to roam the Village of Corolla and[Read More…]


Outer Banks 2014 March Events

March is a beautiful time of the year to be here at the Outer Banks. Then again when isn’t it a beautiful time of the year when you’re here? There is fun for the whole family in our March events. From the Mardi Gras Gala, to the Graveyard 100, to North Carolina’s largest St. Patrick’s[Read More…]