Memory Monday 7/24/17 – Perkins’ Vacay

Good Monday morning.   It is a fabulous beginning to the week here on the Outer Banks with the temperatures in the 90’s few clouds, and a calm ocean to greet us all on this special ribbon on land off of North Carolina.   We share with you today Perkins family vacation photos on our Memory Monday photo submission. READ MORE

Super-Cool Kid Activities on the Outer Banks

kid activities

When you think of vacationing in the Outer Banks the first thing that comes to mind is probably beach related activities. What you may not realize is the Outer Banks is consistently ranked one of the best family destinations and offers some super-cool kid activities not found elsewhere. READ MORE

Memory Monday 7/17/17 Patriotic Baby

Greetings from the Outer Banks!   This rainy Monday on the Outer Banks is not starting out as a great beach day, but we have had so many great beach days this summer we can’t complain too much.   This week’s Memory Monday photo submission comes to us from Tina Macleay of Fredericksburg, Virginia who stayed with Outer Banks Blue the week of July 4th at the vacation rental property Majestic Palm in Nags Head, and provides to us this Patriotic Baby. READ MORE

Memory Monday 7/10/17 – Winward Vacation

Greetings on this beautiful Monday from the Outer Banks.   It has been unbelievably hot here on the OBX lately, but today it is pleasant and making for a good beach day.   That brings us to this week’s Memory Monday photo submission from the Winward family vacation that occurred at one of our properties just a week ago.  As you will see the Winward family enjoyed just about everything the Outer Banks has to offer during their week. READ MORE

Top 5 Outer Banks Coffee Shops

Tree House Coffee

Most people need a good cup of coffee to get their morning started, and everyone has a specific way to make the perfect cup. Your perfect cup could be as easy as a little cream and sugar or be something more complicated and long that is sounds a bit like a foreign language. While on vacation pleasing every coffee drinkers’ palette can be difficult, but there is a great personalized experience to be had for everyone and we have a list of our top coffee shops to visit in the Outer Banks that will make your vacation mornings memorable. READ MORE

Memory Monday 7/3/17 – The Moment

So tomorrow is July 4th so let us be the first to wish you and your family a great Independence day celebration.  Lots of fireworks displays will be going on around the Outer Banks this week including 3 tomorrow night (Manteo, Corolla, and Avon) and then another one in Kill Devil Hills this Friday night.   We can’t wait for the moment when the displays begin around the obx.  Always lots of fun! READ MORE

Memory Monday 6/19/17 – Kitty Hawk Sunrise

We hope everyone had a great Father’s day yesterday.  It sure was a hot one here on the Outer Banks with temps in the high 80’s and the humidity right there too.  A great day usually starts with a great sunrise, and this week we have a Kitty Hawk sunrise for you. READ MORE

Memory Monday 6/5/17 – More Beach To Love

Greetings from the Outer Banks on a sunny Monday morning where last week the beach nourishment operations began in Duck to create More Beach to Love.

More Beach to Love is the website that our Dare County government officials have created to keep everyone updated on the progress of a much needed, and long-awaited pumping of sand on our eroded beaches.   The project has been talked about for years, and delayed from the Spring of 2016, but it is finally here and it is happening quickly. READ MORE

Top 10 Ways to Make Family Travel to the Outer Banks Easier

family group travel

Whether you are traveling with your own clan, a group of friends, or other families, road tripping as a group has perks. One of the biggest advantages of family travel is congregating in one of those spacious, gorgeous, oceanfront Outer Banks rental houses you’ve always admired. READ MORE