Tag Archives: Outer Banks Vacation Rentals

Fall in Love with the Outer Banks

Fall is a great time of the year to come visit the Outer Banks. While school is back in session for most kids, it means that you will be able to take advantage of feeling like you have the beach to yourself. Plus, you will be able to find a great Outer Banks vacation rental[Read More…]

Beach Essentials for Your Next Vacation

Summer is here and that means it’s time for the beach! At Southern Shores Realty, we strive to provide you with the best Outer Banks vacation rentals that we can. Along with our extensive selection of OBX vacation rentals, we also put together this list of 10 beach essentials designed to make your days on the sand[Read More…]

N.E.S.T.’s Guide to Outer Banks Sea Turtles

By Dennis Pohl, President of N.E.S.T.   The Network for Endangered Sea Turtles, or N.E.S.T., was founded in 1995 by Millie Overman. We are an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. N.E.S.T. is dedicated to the protection and preservation of habitat and migration routes for threatened and endangered sea turtles on the Outer Banks. There are 5[Read More…]

10 Tips for Dog-Friendly Beaches

  If you’re a beach lover AND a dog lover, then you’re probably going to want your pup to enjoy the beach with you! And with some of the most dog-friendly beaches (and pet-friendly OBX vacation rental!), the Outer Banks is a perfect choice for dog lovers. Here are our tips and tricks for a stress-free[Read More…]

Summer Events on the OBX 2018

Come for the beach, stay in one of our Outer Banks vacation rentals & stay for the events! With summer fast approaching, there’s a plethora of exciting things happening on the Outer Banks that the whole family can enjoy. Not only are there weekly activities like Whalehead Wednesdays in Corolla and Manteo’s First Fridays, but[Read More…]

5 Last-Minute Gifts for Mom

  Mother’s Day is right around the corner and we’ve rounded up the perfect last-minute gifts that mom will actually love. Thank her for all that she does, since after all, she did go through labor pains for you and the least you can do is take her to brunch AND a spa AND buy[Read More…]

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Welcome to Doppio Sogno

  No, you’re not dreaming. Though it may seem too exquisite to exist outside of a beach lover’s imagination, Doppio Sogno is entirely real. Meaning “Double Dream” in Italian, this sage green beauty is among the most unique Outer Banks vacation rentals. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in Southern Shores, Doppio Sogno creates an impressive presence on[Read More…]

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5 Reasons Why Going to the Beach in the Fall is Actually the Best

I should begin by letting you know that this post will be completely biased. I absolutely LOVE fall on the Outer Banks. Don’t get me wrong, you’ll find me on the beach catching some rays any chance I get during the summer. But fall at the beach will forever hold a special place in my heart.[Read More…]

Local Eats: Rich and Creamy Crab Bisque

There’s no shortage of fresh, local seafood on the Outer Banks. And one of the best culinary experiences on the beach is a smooth and creamy bowl of crab bisque. Crab bisque is made with lump crab meat, cream, and seasonings, with sherry being a key ingredient. Luckily, crabs are easy to come by on[Read More…]

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7 Reasons to Visit the Outer Banks in Winter

This week on the Outer Banks, all focus was on the tubes. But not the gnarly waves as you would think, the water pipes! More precisely, how to keep them from freezing as temperatures dipped into the 20s and snowfall cast a frozen sheen on the beaches. Locals know all too well how to make[Read More…]

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