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…]



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…]


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…]


The Whalehead Club Outer Banks NC

The Whalehead Club

    The small village of Corolla is nestled amongst remote beaches and acres of national wildlife refuges. As the area has experienced increasing growth throughout the years, some structures remain as monuments of the Outer Banks of the past. One such monument is the Whalehead Club of Historic Corolla. This golden yellow building is[Read More…]


Fall 2017 Events on the Outer Banks

Fall 2017 Events

We’ve already told you why fall on the Outer Banks is so special but did we mention the incredible events that take place every year? From races to music festivals, fall on the Outer Banks offers a ton of ways to get outside and have some fun in the cooler weather. Here, we’ve listed our[Read More…]


Tips for Decorating Your Beach House

Top 5 Tips for Decorating Your Beach House

Every Outer Banks beach house has its own personality—from the impressive oceanfront mansions to the cozy beach bungalows—these homes are each unique in their own way. An important part of a beach home’s character is its decor. Outdated or mismatched decor can hinder your perfectly beautiful vacation home from achieving its maximum potential. To help[Read More…]


Duck's Cottage Mantel over Fireplace

Peace, Love, Coffee + Books in Duck, NC

As many visitors to the Outer Banks know, these islands are home to a number of local establishments. There’s a special kind of atmosphere on the OBX, perhaps because it is a tight-knit beach community, which fosters thriving local businesses. One such local business is Duck’s Cottage. This coffee shop/bookstore mash-up in Duck is nothing short[Read More…]



Outer Banks Barrier Island Bagels

Bagels on the Beach: Barrier Island Bagels

What’s better than a sunny beach morning in your Outer Banks vacation rental? Enjoying a sunny beach morning while chowing down on a freshly baked bagel. At Barrier Island Bagels, they’re baking delicious, fresh bagels on the Outer Banks every day. Started by Allie and Josh Legg, this bagel bakery and deli has become a[Read More…]