Outer Banks Marathon 2017

Outer Banks Marathon 2017

This past weekend, we cheered on nearly 800 runners as they raced to the finish line in the annual Outer Banks Marathon. The marathon is one of the Outer Banks’ largest annual events and draws thousands of visitors to the area for the weekend. This was the 12th year for the marathon and we were[Read More…]

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Thanksgiving Dinner on the Outer Banks

Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner on the Outer Banks

The temperature may be hovering in the low 70’s here but Thanksgiving is still right around the corner. This is one of our favorite times to be on the Outer Banks; there’s less traffic, milder weather, and more seashells. Cooking Thanksgiving dinner for the family can be stressful, however, and the last thing you should[Read More…]

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Vegetarian Restaurants on the Outer Banks

Vegetarian Guide to the Outer Banks

Tasting new foods and dining at new restaurants is one of the most thrilling parts of vacation. When you have specific dietary needs, however, trying to find a place that accommodates you can seem like a daunting task. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the top five Outer Banks restaurants with vegetarian options while[Read More…]

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Last Minute Halloween Costumes

5 Last Minute Halloween Costumes: OBX Edition

Would you describe yourself as a procrastinator? Have you just been too busy lately? Completely forgot that Halloween is tomorrow? Don’t worry because we have five OBX-inspired costumes that you can (probably) make last minute. The Outer Banks is rich in history and has had several famous residents, so finding an OBX-inspired costume is easy.[Read More…]

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The Art of Hygge at Home

The Art of Hygge at Home

The Danish term has seen a spark of popularity in the United States in the past few years, and for good reason. A quick search on Pinterest for the word and you’re rewarded with images of people wrapped up in thick blankets, pillows strewn next to a fireplace, and candlelit gatherings. So what exactly is[Read More…]

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Outer Banks Coffee Shops

Outer Banks Coffee Shops

What better way to celebrate National Coffee Day, a holiday second only to Christmas, than with a blog all about coffee on the Outer Banks? There are coffee shops in each town from Corolla to Nags Head and we’ve selected just a handful of our favorites to share with you. Each of these coffee shops[Read More…]

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Outer Banks Little Free Libraries

Outer Banks Little Free Libraries

As a former school librarian, Lori Keating understands the importance of reading. So when she decided to retire to the Outer Banks, she could think of no better way to continue inspiring reading in the community than the Little Free Library project. “I just thought, wouldn’t it be great to have [a little free library][Read More…]

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Shopping Local on the Outer Banks

Shopping Local on the Outer Banks: Art

Home to a flourishing creative community, the Outer Banks is a source of infinite inspiration for the artists lucky enough to call these barrier islands home. You’ve probably had the chance to see some of these remarkable creations, whether hanging on the walls of a local Outer Banks restaurant or featured in one of the[Read More…]

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