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 Outdated or mismatched decor can hinder your perfectly beautiful vacation home from achieving its maximum potential.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…]

Outer Banks Public Parks

Outer Banks Hidden Treasures

While the Outer Banks’ miles of Atlantic coastline are often lauded as this cluster of coastal towns’ best attraction, sometimes you want a change of pace from the buzzing beaches. For days when you prefer a more quiet retreat, the Outer Banks offers many parks and nature preserves. There is the larger and notable Jockey’s[Read More…]

Legacy OBX Vacation Rental Renovation

A New LEGACY: Before and After

Built on the beautiful Southern Shores oceanfront, this Outer Banks vacation rental underwent an amazing transformation last year. An updated color palette and coastal designs complement the gorgeous ocean views. Keep scrolling to see #027 Legacy’s beautiful changes. Exterior From drab to fab: a new shade of tropical cerulean turns this vacation home into a beachfront[Read More…]

Shopping Local on the Outer Banks: Jewelry

For several Outer Banks artisans, the North Carolina coast is the ideal spot to craft sparkling crystals and gems into unique pieces of jewelry. Thanks to these talented jewelers, you can wear a lovely reminder of your Outer Banks vacation, even when you’re back home. All Washed Up Jewelry [table id=13 /] A family business[Read More…]