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Outer Banks End of October

Outer Banks End of October

As October draws to a close the Outer Banks has great seasonal fun just for you! Our restaurants are now featuring fantastic daily and weekly specials. (Scroll down to Weekly Live Entertainment & Activities for more information.)The fishing couldn’t be better. The weather is exceptionally pleasant. And the fun just continues… CHICAMACOMICO LIFE-SAVING STATION – … Continue reading »

October on the Outer Banks

October on the OBX has been amazing so far and that continues this week. The wonderful Wings over Water celebration continues, there are a couple of fishing tournaments, and there is still plenty of live music… WINGS OVER WATER – October 21st – 26th – A celebration of wildlife & wild-lands in eastern NC.  Each … Continue reading »

Fall in the Outer Banks

Fall in the Outer Banks

Did you ever consider visiting the Outer Banks for the autumn “shoulder season”? Why Not! Did you know: – the temperatures on the Outer Banks in September and October are much the same as those in May and June (75 – 85 degree days)  but… the water is actually warmer!!!! – most of our fabulous … Continue reading »

Outer Banks Musical Inspiration… Please Listen & Enjoy!

It seems the Outer Banks provides great inspiration to all kinds of artists. Just visiting our local art galleries is proof enough. These wonderful musicians have also found inspiration here! Thank You to Jamie Trent for the wonderful tribute to the OBX “The Outer Banks and You” and Thank You to Southern Shores Realty for … Continue reading »

U.S. NEWS RANKS OBX NUMBER ONE IN THE U.S.A!

U.S. NEWS RANKS OBX NUMBER ONE IN THE U.S.A!

The word has gotten out… U.S. News this week ranked the Outer Banks#1 for Family Vacationsin the USA! Thank you U.S. News for appreciating our beaches, our history, all the great activities and how much a family can enjoy the OBX. We are very excited, proud and appreciative. Don’t miss out on the fun! Go … Continue reading »

Outer Banks Seafood Festival

Outer Banks Seafood Festival

On Saturday October 18th the eagerly awaited annual Outer Banks Seafood Festival, presented by Towne Bank, will take place in at the Outer Banks Events Site in Nags Head from 10:30 am to 6:00 pm!  The Festival features first class entertainment and superb cooking of fresh local seafood, along with a touch of education and storytelling about … Continue reading »

A Pittsburgher on the Outer Banks

A Pittsburgher on the Outer Banks

In the late 1950’s Gilbert Love, a columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, wrote an article about the joys of vacationing on the Outer Banks which prompted a family to decide to try it out. That summer the six of them loaded their station wagon and made the journey. Upon their arrival they drove down the … Continue reading »

Outer Banks Corolla Wild Horses

Outer Banks Corolla Wild Horses

On Thursday July 26th U.S. Senators Kay Hagan (D-NC) and Richard Burr (R-NC) introduced legislation to help protect the wild horse population of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act (S. 3448) calls for the Secretary of the Interior to enter into a new management plan with the Corolla Wild … Continue reading »