Tag Archives: Outer Banks

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…]

The Outer Banks Vacation Rental Packing List

You just made it to your Outer Banks beach house; the vacation weekend you have been planning for the past 6 months now! You quickly unpack the car and everyone scrambles to put on there bathing suits so you can all get on the beach as fast as humanly possible. Grabbing the beach bag you[Read More…]

The Art of Hygge at Home

The Danish term has seen a spark of popularity in the United States in the past few years, and for good reason. A quick search on Pinterest for the word and you’re rewarded with images of people wrapped up in thick blankets, pillows strewn next to a fireplace, and candlelit gatherings. So what exactly is[Read More…]

Hello, Red Drum: A Guide to Fall Fishing on the Outer Banks, NC

We like to think that the Outer Banks has something for everyone, whether it’s the newly nourished beaches, the wild horse tours, or the coastal dining, everyone is sure to find something they love. And out of all the Outer Banks has to offer, fishing might just be at the top of that list. Every[Read More…]

Outer Banks Coffee Shops

What better way to celebrate National Coffee Day, a holiday second only to Christmas, than with a blog all about coffee on the Outer Banks? There are coffee shops in each town from Corolla to Nags Head and we’ve selected just a handful of our favorites to share with you. Each of these coffee shops[Read More…]

Outer Banks Little Free Libraries

As a former school librarian, Lori Keating understands the importance of reading. So when she decided to retire to the Outer Banks, she could think of no better way to continue inspiring reading in the community than the Little Free Library project. “I just thought, wouldn’t it be great to have [a little free library][Read More…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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