Hurricane Irene Update for Monday, August 29

The latest update for the Outer Banks of North Carolina. First of all, we appreciate all of your patience with Southern Shores Realty. Karen, our marketing manager, worked extremely hard throughout the storm to keep you all informed on Hurricane Irene. Thankfully, the OBX was not demolished. We understand that frustration is starting to rise,[Read More…]

Jockey’s Ridge – “The Living Dune”

Located on the US 158 Bypass, milepost 12.5, Jockey’s Ridge is a fantastic park to explore with many different activities for the entire family. If you are looking for fun then this is the place to be while on the Outer Banks! You can experience the perfect wind conditions at the top of the dune[Read More…]

Surf fishing on the Outer Banks

SURF FISHING FUN ON THE OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA! This couple from Northern Virginia was out surf fishing this morning, having a blast if you can’t tell! “I’ve been lucky all morning long, you can go check out everything that I have caught if you would like to” said the gentleman holding the fishing[Read More…]

The OBX is home to the Spanish Wild Mustangs.. But How?

I think anyone would admit that witnessing the wild mustangs on the 4×4 beaches in Corova is incredible. It’s their home as it is ours, and they sure do bring something special to this unique area. Ever since I was a little one, I have been in awe of the wild horses on the Outer[Read More…]

Have you visited the Aquarium on the OBX yet?

Yesterday I was able to stop in at the North Carolina Aquarium located on Roanoke Island. It is such a fantastic place to visit while on your Outer Banks vacation. All three NC Aquariums were established in 1976, and according to the website they are here to promote awareness, understanding, appreciation, and conservation of the[Read More…]

Crossing Over To The Outer Banks

The Wright Brothers Memorial Bridge. The Wright Brother Memorial Bridge is an incredible sight to see especially if you catch it at the right moment! It is located on the mainland of Currituck (the last long stretch of the county) and leads over to the Outer Banks. Unless you’re coming through Manteo, you will indeed[Read More…]

The Lost Colony’s Back Stage Tour

The Lost Colony is celebrating its 74th season this summer. Many thanks go out to Waterside Theater for inviting Southern Shores Realty to join in on the backstage tour so that we could share some of the fun with you. The tour guides Paul and Kori were great, from explaining the history of The Lost[Read More…]

Outer Banks Fishing Piers

If you are not interested in catching fish then you will be the lucky one catching the amazing Atlantic view from anyone of these five piers. Go ahead and bring the whole family to gain some quality fun time with each other. There is nothing better than getting a local’s Outer Banks feel while visiting,[Read More…]

Checking into Outer Banks Vacation Home

Take a moment to read if you want your check in day to go smoothly. You will want to be fully prepared on the day of arrival so that the ride is enjoyable as well as your first day here. I am writing this article for new guests to the Outer Banks who may need[Read More…]

A Guide To Booking An Outer Banks Vacation Rental Online!

Need some help searching for the perfect Outer Banks vacation rental ? We understand that it can be quite overwhelming with all the options you have to choose from, so we would like to make the online booking process as simple as possible for YOU! Booking your vacation rental online can make your life easier[Read More…]