It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane – It’s a Crab! Memory Monday 12/11/17

This week’s Memory Monday photo submission comes to us from Angela Baldwin of Owings Mills, Maryland who stayed with Outer Banks Blue recently in the property “High Dune” in Duck.   In this picture you can see that they are not quite sure what they are looking at….is it a Bird?  What exactly is that thing?  Well it is actually a CRAB. READ MORE

Rodanthe Old Christmas Is Older Than Rodanthe

Rodanthe Old Christmas

Every place develops traditions that mark it as different or unusual, something that indicates that it is truly distinctive from any other place. The celebration of Old Christmas at the Hatteras Island Village of Rodanthe, though, seems to have taken that to another level. It is an observance that goes back to colonial times but its roots can be traced much farther into the past. READ MORE

Christmas Celebrations in the Outer Banks

poulos outer banks christmas

If you’re looking for a special way to spend Christmas this year, the Outer Banks is a magical place to make Christmas memories. The weather is temperate, with average highs of 55 degrees and lows of 37 degrees, so there’s just enough chill in the air to let you know the holidays have arrived. Beach rentals are a great value, and there are no crowds or traffic to interrupt your tranquility. READ MORE

Storm Warning – Memory Monday 11/27/17

We are all a little bit excited around here because this week marks the official end to the Hurricane season (11/30 is the official end to the season).  This has been one heck of a year in terms of named storms and we were very fortunate to have gotten through the storm season unscathed.   We had one minor scare in September, but overall the Outer Banks did very well in 2017 in terms of named storms, but we are glad to see it go. READ MORE

Two golden girls and a guy – Memory Monday 11/6/17

Greetings from a foggy OBX this morning as temperatures are cool this morning, but expected to skyrocket into the 80’s today here.  Great time to be at the beach, just check with two golden girls and a guy- this week’s Memory Monday subjects. READ MORE

Sea Glass Hunting on the Outer Banks

sea glass craft wall art

Sea glass is one of the coolest things you can find while strolling the beach aside from seashells. If you’ve taken a couple long walks on the beach, you may have found sea glass before and had no idea what it was or how it got there. Sea glass comes in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colors and can be found in various parts of the beach, but what is it? It begins as a regular shard of glass that gets tumbled repeatedly in the ocean waves, making the once sharp edges smooth and rounded and giving it a frosted appearance. READ MORE

Feedspot names “Everything Outer Banks” a Top Vacation Rental Blog: Memory Monday October 30, 2017

Good morning.  Usually you see in this space a weekly posting of a photo from a guest that provides great memories of their stay on the Outer Banks.  We beg your forgiveness today if we do a little self promotion and pass along thanks as “Everything Outer Banks” was named to a prestigious list this past week.  Feedspot named “Everything Outer Banks” as one of the top 20 Blogs in the Vacation Rental Management Industry among thousands that are currently active! READ MORE

Bringing Your Dog To The Outer Banks

outer banks dog friendly

If you’re bringing your dog with you to the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks you want to make sure you’re prepared and know everything you can to keep them safe and healthy. To make your life a little simpler, we’ve compiled a list of laws/ordinances, emergency phone numbers and other pet safety information for you. READ MORE