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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As Seen on TV

Southern Shores Realty hits the big screen — or, well, however big your TV is 😉 Since this airs locally, we wanted to share with you all! Meet some of our fabulous team! We can’t wait to see you all in 2021!

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NYE 2020 Happenings

On the Outer Banks this holiday season? While normally occurring New Years Eve events are mostly cancelled this year, there are some fun ways to enjoy the holidays OBX style. Winter Lights – The Elizabethan Gardens Elizabethan Gardens – Winter Lights November 30 – January 18 (Tues – Sun in December, Fri – Sat in[Read More…]

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Local Art Receives National Attention

With the conclusion of 2020 drawing near, many of us are taking time to reflect on the unique 12 months we’ve faced. Every year TIME magazine does a wrap up featuring the most compelling images that illustrate the years events. Among some of the events of this year was the most active hurricane season in[Read More…]

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Holiday Sweater Contest

ANNOUNCING: Southern Shores Realty Virtual Holiday Sweater Contest! We are NOW accepting entries! There are no restrictions, sweaters can be ugly, pretty, funny, cute; whatever gets you in the holiday spirit! We will upload entries this week, where voting will be open to the public. Winner will receive an Outer Banks Gift Package (including OBXopoly,[Read More…]

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OBX Lighthouses

Guardians of the Graveyard of the Atlantic, the Outer Banks is home to 4 dignified lighthouses. Due to our location at the meeting grounds of 2 major ocean currents, the Gulf Stream and Labrador Current, our waters have been traversed by many a mariner. The currents can wreak havoc on vessels and are known to[Read More…]

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Pet-Friendly Outer Banks

Dogs. Not just pets, but also family. With the increasing availability of pet-friendly vacation rentals, it comes to no surprise that more and more folks are asking, “what else is pet-friendly?” Apart from the Fido friendliness of our beaches, there’s plenty more going on! All OBX beaches allow dogs, but with varying rules on times[Read More…]

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Dining update

Happy holiday week! We’re into Thanksgiving week and the beach is bustling! For many businesses, this is their last “hoorah” before the off-season sets in. The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau compiled an excellent list of restaurant and dining updates. We’re happy to share their chart for your convenience. For OBVB’s full document, click here.

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