OBX Crossword

Test your knowledge of the OBX with Southern Shores Realty OBX crossword puzzle. We have both an interactive and printable version. The first puzzle can be filled out right on our page! If you’d like to print out and share, feel free to download. This is printer-reader! Happy puzzling! Answer key 1: vinegar, 2: bonner,[Read More…]


OBX Fitness

For many, vacation is a time to relax and unwind. For others, the grind doesn’t stop. If you’re one of those folks, who many may call “crazy” for your dedication to fitness, then your vacation will probably also include getting active. With the most beautiful location, getting blood pumping can be fun! Walk/run along the[Read More…]


Spotlight on Local Business

The Outer Banks is home to a vast array of family-owned businesses. We love our fellow small businesses that make the OBX the unique destination that it is. We want to shine a light on some great companies that Southern Shores Realty loves to work with! Each business name is clickable, and will take you[Read More…]


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…]



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…]


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…]



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…]


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…]


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. The use of valium or diazepam drugs is rising: around 4,2 million Britons are now taking the pills. During the two[Read More…]


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…]