Tag Archives: OBX

Coffee Shops

Coffee is steadfast through every season. Ya just gotta have it! In the summertime, kick off a fun filled day with an iced brew; in the off-seasons, savor a hot cup with the chilly coastal weather. We’ve got plenty of places that’ll fill your mug with something yum! Ashley’s Espresso Parlour 100 E. Helga Street,[Read More…]

Virtual OBX Excursions!

“With the summer season winding down, and the school year commencing, taking virtual “field trips” couldn’t be a better idea! Join local educators on the Outer Banks from the comfort of your home. Eastern 4-H Center: September 18, 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. As part of the Albemarle Sound, The Eastern 4-H Center is situated in[Read More…]

World Oceans Day 2020

Happy World Oceans Day 2020! We are so fortunate to live on this beautiful blue planet. Did you know that the ocean comprises 70% of the Earth’s surface? That’s a pretty big deal! On the Outer Banks we are surrounded by big blue and we couldn’t love our ocean more! World Oceans Day is a day[Read More…]

Kayaking on the Banks

Being surrounded by the water, our little sandbar is jam packed with opportunity for activity. While we are known for our oceanfront, there are beautiful beaches and waterways to be explored in addition to the shore. Kayaking is a great way to experience these calmer waters. It’s a great way to find new areas and[Read More…]

TOP 10 OBX FOODS

Situated on a barrier island, smack dab in the middle of the East Coast, lies a melting pot of flavors. Attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors from all over the world every year, the Outer Banks has landed a spot in “foodie” heaven. We’ve drawn in the likes of Guy Fieri, Food Network features, and[Read More…]

World Wildlife Day – OBX Edition

An international day for celebrating animals and raising awareness to their protection and conservation. Happy World Wildlife Day! We are so eager to share this special day with you all! On this international day of celebrating, we’re proud to share what the Outer Banks contributes to the intricate worldwide web of wildlife.  I mean, it[Read More…]

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day 2019 on the Outer Banks

Are you coming to the Outer Banks to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year? March is a great time to be on the Outer Banks as the weather is warmer and there is normally a little more sunshine out for you to enjoy. Waking up on St. Patrick’s Day while on vacation is nothing like[Read More…]

Before & After: Canterbury is…Renovated!

One of our favorite OBX vacation rentals, Canterbury, is truly unrecognizable after its extensive remodel. This once traditional property is now a modern and inviting home away from home, thanks to the skilled workmanship of Joe and Lori McGraw of Albemarle Contractors. Living Room Sunshine streams through the new windows in the living room, creating[Read More…]

The Best Places for Coffee on the Outer Banks

Vacation is a time to step away from the routine of everyday life and enjoy a more relaxed pace. But there’s no need to take a vacation from your morning coffee habit. The Outer Banks offers many locally-owned coffee shops so you can enjoy that coffee goodness each morning with a unique OBX style! Front[Read More…]

Why we love the off-season on the Outer Banks

Off Season on the Outer Banks Before I became a resident of the beautiful Outer Banks, I lived in a town outside of Richmond, VA. Every Summer I couldn’t wait to get here. We have always stayed, and continue to stay in Duck. The only adjustment my family has made over the years is when[Read More…]

1 2 3