Covid-19 Update: March 26, 2020

In accordance with CDC guidelines discouraging travel, Dare County is currently prohibiting visitor access. We do not know how long these restrictions will remain in place. We understand that these are troubling times and if you have questions or concerns... Read more

Spring is here on the Outer Banks!

The weather is beautiful and the crowds are not yet here! Contact us for great off-season rates and no crowds. Long weekend and partial week stays available. Read more

Town of Nags Head beach nourishment update: June 7, 2019

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Nags Head Beach Nourishment Project

Please find below a link to the latest information available from the Town of Nags Head regarding this project. The project has not yet started and the process will be very unpredictable and constantly subject to change depending on weather/surf... Read more

Top 4 OBX Spa and Wellness Centers

A beach vacation, especially when you’re vacationing on the Outer Banks, is all about health and wellness. The Outer Banks boasts many accommodating activities to help you relax and rejuvenate during your stay here. We’ve created a list of the... Read more
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Roanoke Island Festival Park

Exploring the Outer Banks is all about enjoying the great North Carolina outdoors and experiencing all the attractions, sights, and events the area has to offer. One of the best places to do just that is at the Roanoke Island... Read more
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How to Visit the Top 20 OBX Towns in a Day

The Outer Banks is home to hundreds of attractions, places to see, and things to do. From quintessential east coast lighthouses to fresh local seafood, to the pristine beaches, you’ll be hard-pressed to see everything you want to on your... Read more
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OBX Pirate Festival

Ahoy, Matey! It is time to arm up, grab your gear, and set sail on the high seas. Every year in mid-August, the Outer Banks gets a little rowdier for a weekend for the OBX Pirate Festival in Nags Head.... Read more
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Top 3 Vacation Rentals on the Outer Banks

Seeking a beach spot on the Outer Banks of NC for a romantic getaway? Want an accommodating and spacious multi-storied home with five or more rooms close to the main attractions? Our Outer Banks vacation rentals cover it all. We... Read more
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Top 5 Breakfast Restaurants on the Outer Banks

Start the morning right. You have the sunrise in front of you and the expansive blue waters in every direction. You have some spectacular accommodations and authentic and classic-styled rentals on the Outer Banks. But really, what is a vacation... Read more
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Top 5 Towns of the Outer Banks NC

A visit to the Outer Banks features the best of oceanside living along with exciting cultural activities and a taste of local history. When you first visit the Outer Banks, you may only know about the beaches and the incredible... Read more
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Take the Lighthouse Tour Through the Northern Side of the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is home to some of the most spectacular and iconic lighthouses in the world. When most people think of a lighthouse here, they very likely have a version of the jaw-dropping Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in their mind... Read more
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Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the Outer Banks

One of the best Outer Banks events in March is the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade in Nags Head. It has grown to become the largest St. Patrick’s Day parade in North Carolina and one of the best annual events... Read more
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Spring Events – Taste of the Beach

Every spring season unveils a wide breadth of brilliant new Outer Banks events for locals and vacationers alike. There’s enough here to unpack for every day of the fresh warm weather of North Carolina. But, many of the finest events... Read more
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Buffalo City Exhibit – Logs & Moonshine

North Carolina is filled with mystery. Dare County was once home to Buffalo City, a booming logging and moonshine town that lasted from the late-19th to early 20th centuries. In what seemed like the blink of an eye, the city... Read more
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Best Casual Dining Spots on the Outer Banks

In the Outer Banks, you’ll never be short of beautiful places to see, adventurous things to do, and, perhaps most importantly, family-friendly spots to grab a good meal. When vacationing with the whole family, you want casual dining that is... Read more
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5 Great Bars and Grills on the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is acclaimed for its many varied bars and places to eat. From fine-dining establishments serving exclusively local seafood to the eccentric and beach-themed dive bars, the area seems to serve up a little bit of everything for... Read more
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Jennette’s Pier

Jennette’s Pier might sound like a simple dock with nice seasonal fishing, but it a full family vacation experience in and of itself. It captures all the best components of the Outer Banks in a wonderful mix of games and... Read more
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Top 3 Seafood Restaurants on the Outer Banks

If you’re like an estimated 2.7 million other people who know a good thing when they see it, your next vacation is going to be at the Outer Banks, North Carolina. The good things you’ll see include over 100 miles... Read more
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Best Ways to See Wildlife on the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is a haven for the local flora and fauna with a large variety of wildlife refuges that are well protected and remarkable in their biodiversity. The marshes, maritime forests, wetlands, beaches and dunes are preserved as a... Read more


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