Outer Banks Fireworks 2015

It is almost America’s birthday, and you know what that means….. FIREWORKS!  There’s no better place to enjoy the sights and sounds of 4th of July pyrotechnic masterpieces than on the beaches of the Outer Banks.  Take a look at the list below of the July 4th fireworks celebrations on the Outer Banks from north to south:[Read More…]

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5 Bridges MUCH SCARIER to Drive Than The OBX Bonner Bridge

Over the past few months, posts have been circulating the interwebs about the “most scenic” as well as “most terrifying” bridges to drive in the United States.  One of which, the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge (a.k.a. Oregon Inlet Bridge), was posted in a scenic article and I was shocked to see all the people commenting[Read More…]

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Outer Banks Beach Report | May 29, 2015

Just some soothing footage from Friday at the Kitty Hawk bathhouse beach access!  Stay tuned for more information about our upcoming summer contests in the next few reports!

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Memorial Day Weekend Beach Report 2015

Another beautiful day on the Outer Banks!  We’re sharing the scenes from Kill Devil Hills and the Hayman Blvd beach access. Don’t forget about Crystal’s article about Kill Devil Rum and head on out to the Beach Music Festival this Memorial Day at the Roanoke Island Festival Park!

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The Local Makers of Kill Devil Rum

  Let us take you back in time to the early 1700s, a time when pirates sailed the open seas.  One popular pirate, named Blackbeard, terrorized many ships on the Atlantic Ocean.   Most of the ships he stole from carried grain, molasses, and kegs of rum.   Blackbeard loved his favorite hideaway on Ocracoke Island on[Read More…]

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Outer Banks Beach Report | May 13, 2015

What a beautiful week we’ve been having on the Outer Banks…. the sun’s been out, only scattered rain, and plenty of warm days to kick back at the beach!  Today’s shoot is at the Kitty Hawk Pier, just a stone’s throw away from the Southern Shores Realty office. The weather forecast is looking fantastic and[Read More…]

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June 2015 OBX Events & Activities

June is one of my FAVORITE months on the Outer Banks!  The summer state of mind is in full swing and there are many events and activities going on up and down the beach.  The “don’t miss” event of the month is definitely Dare Day, taking place on Saturday, June 6 in downtown Manteo.  There are dozens[Read More…]

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OBX Beach Report – May 5, 2015

It’s a warm, sunny Cinco de Mayo and we’re reporting from the Lillian Street beach access in Kitty Hawk, NC.  Last week’s Nor’ Easter blew surf up and took out a small patch of the beach road just south of our shoot, but NCDOT will have it up and running in no time! The tourism[Read More…]

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Mid-Currituck Bridge Finally Dies, High Speed Hovercrafts on the Way

It is a very exciting time for Outer Banks visitors and residents alike.  Yesterday, Tom Jenkins, a spokesperson for the North Carolina Department of Coastal Transportation (NCDOCT) announced a decision has finally been made regarding the much needed alternate route to the northern Outer Banks.  Beginning June 6, 2015, the very first high-speed car-carrying hovercraft ferry service will[Read More…]

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Corolla, NC Shipwreck 2015

What’s in a name?  The “Graveyard of the Atlantic” showed off some memorabilia on the Whalehead Beach in Corolla this week.         See more by visiting our Facebook page and 2/13/15 Corolla, NC Shipwreck photo album.

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