You can’t miss it. It’s that visible.
If you’re driving along NC Highway 12 between Nags Head and Cape Hatteras, you’re sure to spot the Bodie Island Lighthouse (pronounced “body,” with a short “o”).
“The Graveyard of the Atlantic.” That’s what Southern seafarers used to call the North Carolina Outer Banks. Before the advent of electronic navigation, countless ships ran aground during furious storms, crashed into hidden shoals, or sank in the Gulf Stream’s fierce, turbulent current.
Good Monday from the Outer Banks. Temps are cooler today and we have some showers moving through this morning before the sun returns later today and for the rest of the week. A great time to take a relaxing walk on the beach with your pups.
Are you vacationing with a large group? Perhaps you’re booking an Outer Banks getaway for a wedding party, family reunion, church group, corporate retreat, or multi-family gathering?
Back in 2014 we released a blog article on how to avoid the traffic on you drive to the Outer Banks. After seeing how many people that article helped and reading everyone’s responses and tips, we’ve decided to update it. Anyone who has driven to the Outer Banks on a Saturday knows how bad the traffic can be during peak season. We’ve had reports saying the traffic was backed up 20 miles behind the Wright Memorial Bridge.
Greetings from a sunny and warm Outer Banks! This week’s Memory Monday photo submission is entitled Jumpin’ for joy, and that is what we are doing this holiday week!
Greetings from a picture perfect Monday here on the Outer Banks. The temperatures will be in the mid-80 degree range today, the sun is shining, and it is a perfect time to be on the beach. That leads us to our weekly segment here on Everything Outer Banks – Memory Monday. Or this week we are saying Merman Monday.
If you’re going on vacation, why not eat where the locals eat? You can find chain restaurants everywhere you go, but for these 6 “mom and pop” restaurants, you won’t find their delicious recipes or one-of-a-kind atmospheres anywhere other than the Outer Banks.
With social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook, a picture is worth a thousand words. If you’re looking for a place for some awesome Insta-worthy photos, you won’t be disappointed with what the Outer Banks has to offer! Even if you never post them, it’s nice to have an album chock full of beautiful sights and memories to cherish in years to come. If you’re looking for tips on how to take your vacation photos like a pro, just keep on reading!
Greetings from the Outer Banks on this beautiful Monday. The beach is hopping, and summer seems to be in full swing. This week on Memory Monday we share some pics from a guest that stayed with us just last week.