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.
Happy Belated Mothers Day to all of the mother’s out there. We had a great weekend here on the Outer Banks with sunny skies and warm weather. Today’s Memory Monday photo submission has a great story behind it and so we step aside to hear the story of Danny’s Necklace from Fred Streb of Chantilly, Virginia who stayed with Outer Banks Blue at the Corolla Vacation Rental property “Island Hopping.”
Happy Easter Monday to one and all. What a gorgeous Easter Sunday we had here on the Outer Banks yesterday with temperatures reaching into the high 80’s. A perfect day for a family gathering on the beach.
In 2014, we released this article because summer traffic to the Outer Banks was a topic we knew could use a little insider information on how to avoid this traffic. The article was well received and many people responded with their own tips and tricks. 3 years later avoiding traffic on the drive to the Outer Banks is still a subject that is valuable to our visitors so we decided to update this article with some of the wonderful tips provided by our readers.
Let us be one of the first to wish you a happy spring, or better yet a happy end to winter! While temperatures are still not very spring like in a lot of places, we see signs of warmer weather everywhere. Daffodils are popping out, golf courses are getting a little bit greener every day, and we are also noticing song birds in the morning for the first time in a while. Ahhhhh…..spring.
The Steps to A Great Vacation
Good Monday morning from the Outer Banks! We start our Monday as we always do with a photo memory of one of our guests from their stay with Outer Banks Blue.
Enjoying the beach!
Happy Monday everyone. We hope your teams won yesterday and are in the Super Bowl in two weeks. Lots of Pittsburgh Steeler fans here on the Outer Banks and among our usual guests so we feel for you, but we are very excited for Atlanta Falcons’ fans today who get to cheer for their team in the biggest football game for just the 2nd time in history.
Happy New Year!
Well our phones are quite busy here at Blue today as folks are realizing it is 2017 and its time to reserve your special getaway at the beach for this coming summer. We have lots of great properties available, but we urge you not to delay as the best properties and the best weeks will be booking up quickly.
Horsin’ Around in Corolla
So I am sure you are all aware of the Corolla Wild Horses that roam freely on the Northern Outer Banks. Today we share a rare photo of one of those horses, that is wild in a different sort of way.
I am sure you are like all of us around the office today and that is trying to figure out how we put on some extra weight over the last few days. Could have been the last helping of stuffing? Turkey? Pumpkin Pie? Country ham? Roasted Oysters? Well, that last one might be unique to the Outer Banks, but we are sure you are feeling stuffed like we are on this first Monday after the holiday, but looking forward to enjoying time with our families again in less than one month for the upcoming holidays!
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