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Manteo Holiday Tour of Homes

The Manteo Preservation Trust has put together another incredible tour – this time of important local buildings, old and new. The 13th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes will walk participants through the extensive and rich history of North Carolina’s Outer... Read more

Kites with Lights

Kites, lights, and Santa Claus – the Kites with Lights event has everything kids could possibly want this holiday season and more – right in the center of Nags Head. The events is sponsored and put together by Kitty Hawk... Read more
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Upcoming Outer Banks Marathon 2017

This weekend, locals and travelers from all over will partake in the TowneBank Full Marathon, Southern Fried Half Marathon Run and several shorter races on the Outer Banks. To ring in the winter season, flex your endurance and bring the... Read more
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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

The Outer Banks is a welcoming coastal attraction in North Carolina. It remains one of the most popular tourist destinations on the East Coast, with spacious Outer Banks vacation homes on the water and a whole assortment of seasonal activities... Read more
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Halloween Events and Things to Do on the Outer Banks

The East Coast of the United States has a number of draws, from the cliffside adventures in the Northern coast to the tropical paradises of Florida. But, few can contend with the assortment of fall-themed activities and festivals of the... Read more
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The Wright Brothers National Memorial

The Wright Brothers National Memorial is part of a rich Kill Devil Hills history and one of the top Outer Banks things to do. The Wright Brothers chose this area to test their flying machines because there were many hills... Read more

Halloween on the Outer Banks

Halloween on the Outer Banks is a fun time on a beautiful strip of barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina. This iconic vacation destination is commonly visited during the summer season, but has much more to offer year-round... Read more
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The Best Surf Spots on the Outer Banks, NC

On the east coast of the United States, there is no surfing spot quite like the Outer Banks. It is known to draw surfers from around the country for annual surfing tournaments and local instruction from some of the best in... Read more
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Family Adventures at H2OBX Waterpark

While any Outer Banks things to do list is long with outdoor and man-made adventures, there is a new way to get your thrills that is perfect for the whole family – by visiting H2OBX Waterpark. As a water park... Read more
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Adventure Awaits at Alligator River Wildlife Refuge

The Outer Banks are ideal for swimming, surfing, and sunbathing. But did you know they’re also famous for kayaking, camping, and wildlife watching? One of the best examples of what we mean is Alligator River National Wildlife Refuge. This remarkable... Read more
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12 Fun Outer Banks Activities for the Whole Family

Some vacation destinations are geared primarily towards children. Disneyland is a classic example. Others are intended more for adults; think of Las Vegas. Then there’s the Outer Banks, which offers plenty of fun activities for people of all ages. In... Read more

Step Back Into Outer Banks History

Take Some Time to Explore These Historic Homes during Your Outer Banks Getaway The Outer Banks is one of the most beautiful places on earth. So it’s no surprise that so many people have flocked here over the years to... Read more
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Outer Banks Bike Trails and Bike Rentals

It should come as no surprise that the Outer Banks is an ideal place to enjoy the pleasures of bike riding, whether you’re a casual cyclist or a hard-core extreme athlete. In this article we’re going to review some of... Read more
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Outer Banks Running Competitions in April

Nothing goes together like the Outer Banks and vigorous physical activity. Maybe that’s why our shores are favorite destinations for runners, walkers and cyclists of all ages and skill levels. Coming up at the end of April is a series... Read more
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Bike Week is Coming to the Outer Banks

Attention Harley riders: Outer Banks Bike Week is coming to the North Carolina coast April 22nd through the 30th. This is your chance to ride the winds in one of the most spectacular natural settings on earth. Plus, when you... Read more
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Some of the Most Treacherous Waters on Earth

A Maritime History of the Shipwrecks Along the Outer Banks One of the great things about an Outer Banks vacation is the way natural beauty combines with rich history to create an experience the entire family can appreciate. Case in... Read more
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Try This Unusual Nighttime Activity At the Beach

Looking for a fun, free family activity during your Outer Banks vacation? Try ghost crabbing, which requires only a flashlight and a pair of comfortable shoes. Here’s how it works: Crabs are carnivores. They’re also scavengers. When the sun goes... Read more
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Cozy Seaclusion Great for Family Vacations

Nothing beats a trip to the Outer Banks for renewing mind and body. But sometimes it’s hard to enjoy yourself when you’re surrounded by other visitors. That’s exactly what makes our Cozy Seclusion property such an outstanding value. Surrounded by... Read more
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The Fearing’s Cottage in Nags Head, NC

Don’t let the name of our Fearing property fool you! This amazing vacation home will give you only enjoyment and peace of mind during your trip to the Outer Banks. That’s because it has everything you would expect from a... Read more
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Things To Do Near OBX Dream Vacation Home

There’s nothing like a trip to the Outer Banks to refresh your spirits and create precious memories that will last a lifetime. Plus, when you stay in one of our choice properties during your getaway, you’ll not only enjoy everything... Read more


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