Christmas on the Outer Banks

Christmas on the Outer Banks

Of course the Christmas season is special no matter where you are, but why not spend it in the beautiful Outer Banks? While you probably won’t see a white Christmas on the coast, there are plenty of reasons why the Outer Banks make the perfect family destination, no matter the season. The weather is chilly but not bone-chilling, vacation rentals are at the best value you’ll see all year, and when summer leaves, it takes all the traffic and crowds along with it. READ MORE

Here Comes The Sun – Memory Monday 10.8.18

Here comes the sun

Good Monday morning from the Outer Banks.   As this post is being published the sun is rising over the Atlantic ocean and we have yet another unbelievably beautiful day in store on the beach.  As the song by the Beatles says “Here comes the sun, and I say – its alright!” READ MORE

The Pioneer Theater: Experience Stepping Back In Time

Pioneer Theater

Maybe it’s the popcorn—the glorious, wonderful aroma of fresh popped popcorn that fills the air in the lobby of the Pioneer Theater in Manteo. The Creef family who owns the theater has always popped their own popcorn right there at the concession stand and it is much a memory of the theater as any movie that plays there. READ MORE

Surfing On The Outer Banks: A Breakdown By Seasons

surfing in all seasons

There are some very good reasons why the Outer Banks is considered the premier destination for surfers on the East Coast. Rather than list everything, we’ll just reduce it to this—with 175 miles of beach and sandbar jutting out into the Atlantic Ocean there is almost always something to surf. READ MORE

Family Time – Memory Monday 9/17/18

Family Picture

Good morning from a beautiful and for the most part back to normal Outer Banks.   They last week has been quite a week with Hurricane Florence disrupting everything in the area.  Family vacations were interrupted, the area was evacuated, we watched with anxiousness, and are now trying to get back to our regular schedules now that the storm has passed. READ MORE

Hurricane Florence Advisory #5 9/14/18 10:00 AM

Hurricane Florence

Tropical Storm Warning, Storm Surge Warning, State of Emergency, Mandatory Evacuation, Flash Flood Watch, Tornado Watch in Place for the Outer Banks.

On Friday morning Hurricane Florence is came ashore in the Wilmington, North Carolina area, but strong effects of the storm were being felt all along the Outer Banks. READ MORE

Hurricane Florence Advisory #4 9/13/18 10:00 AM

Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Warning,, Storm Surge Warning, State of Emergency, Mandatory Evacuation, Flash Flood Watch in Place for the Outer Banks.

On Thursday morning Hurricane Florence was still some 200 miles from the southeast coast of North Carolina, but effects of the storm were being felt all along the Outer Banks. READ MORE