What You Need to Know About Outer Banks Surf Fishing in the Fall

Outer Banks Fishing

The fall in the Outer Banks is the best time to go surf fishing. At the end of the summer, the weather is cooler, and there aren’t fewer people. Of course, you don’t have to fish in the fall. Surf fishing is fun any time of the year. It can be a relatively inexpensive hobby compared to other activities such as windsurfing or kiteboarding. Here are the things you need to know about surf fishing in the fall in the Outer Banks. READ MORE

Top 10 Outer Banks Activities for the Adventurous Vacationer

tandem hang gliding

If adventure is something you crave then the Outer Banks has a lot to offer you. With the Outer Banks being the site for the first flight it is no surprise that we have become a destination for those who love an adrenaline rush. There’s nothing like combining the beauty of the Outer Banks with a heart racing activity to create the perfect Outer Banks adventure. READ MORE

Planning Your Outer Banks Vacation with Your Kids

Get the Kids Involved: Learning About Life Through Outer Banks Vacations Can Be Fun

Children have a magical way of looking at the world. Everything is exciting and wonderful in the eyes of a child, particularly when they see a new place for the first time. Vacations offer children opportunities to explore new places, meet interesting people, try new activities, and experience different cuisine. However, they do not always understand that going on vacation involves more than throwing some clothes in a bag and jumping in the car. That’s why some experts advocate using your next family vacation as an educational opportunity for your children. As you plan your trip to the Outer Banks, you can get your kids involved in the planning, preparation, and responsibilities in order to help them learn about all the different aspects of creating your favorite family memories. READ MORE

Plan Some Memorable Girls’ Time in the Outer Banks

A Girl Time Escape to the Outer Banks

Whether it’s you and your daughters, multiple generations, or multiple families sharing a vacation property for the week, the Outer Banks is the perfect spot for the girls to relax and create memories together. Here are a few ideas to help you plan your special “girls-only” time. READ MORE

Top 10 Must-Do Activities for Outer Banks First Time Visitors

First Time in the Outer Banks? Here Are the Top 10 Things You Must Do

If you are planning your first trip to the Outer Banks, you undoubtedly plan to spend some time on the beach soaking up the sun and enjoying the waves. But the Outer Banks has many other attractions and points of interest you will not want to miss, including fascinating historical sites, diverse wildlife, and delicious local cuisine. As you plan your trip, be sure to make room on your itinerary for these top 10 most popular attractions that hard-core OBXers recommend. READ MORE

What They’re Not Telling You About The Shark Incidents on The Outer Banks

Because of my job I am focused on watching what is happening on the Outer Banks. Part of my monitoring of what’s going on is I have a Google alert set up to let me know if anything shows up on the internet with “Outer Banks” in it. Over the past month alerts with articles about the shark incidents have been pouring in. On some days I have received over 40 notices of news reports. That’s astounding. READ MORE

Fun Activities That Made The Outer Banks Famous

Must-Do Activities The Outer Banks Is Famous For

An Outer Banks vacation offers plenty of opportunities to take it easy as you explore the beach and settle into your relaxing rental home. As you soak in the gorgeous ocean vistas, you will also want to take advantage of the many activities the Outer Banks is famous for so you can create new memories with your family. Whether you crave historical exploration, a day of shopping, or some challenging outdoor adventures, the Outer Banks has something for everyone. READ MORE

Come See Turtles, Dolphins, Sharks & More In The Outer Banks

Marine Wildlife Encounters On The Outer Banks

The Outer Banks of North Carolina are home to a staggering number of wildlife species, from ducks, pelicans and cranes to the famous wild horses of Corolla. Just as numerous as the shore-dwelling creatures and waterfowl are the numerous marine wildlife species that you may encounter during your stay. As you prepare to hit the beach, keep your eyes open for some of these animals that may be sharing the water with you.

Dolphins
Friendly, frolicking dolphins will easily win your heart with their antics. If you look closely, you may see a group of them in the waters near the beach. Watch for their curved fins and distinctive tails as they surface. For a better chance of spotting dolphins, a dolphin cruise will take you to places where dolphin groups have been spotted recently. Be sure to bring your camera and some binoculars, although sometimes the dolphins enjoy following in the wake of the boat, giving you the opportunity to get a close-up look. READ MORE

Check Out This List Of Fun Family Beach Activities In The Outer Banks

Fun Family Beach Activities In The Outer Banks

For some, an ideal day on the beach means spreading out a towel, popping on some headphones, and soaking up some sun. But for others (especially those with children or large groups), a day at the beach should involve plenty of activities, games, and water sports. Whether you plan to spend a day or two of your Outer Banks beach vacation splashing in the surf with the kids, or you are on the lookout for some serious wave surfing, the beaches of the Outer Banks offer plenty of activities to keep everyone busy. READ MORE