About 2 years ago we wrote an article with the Top 5 Outer Banks coffee shops, but some were missed and one went away. Not to mention a new coffee shop made its appearance on the Outer Banks this year.
There are so many restaurants to choose from on the Outer Banks but some of the best come with spectacular views of the ocean or sound from sunrise to sunset. Here are our top 10 favorite restaurants to go to enjoy the view and a delicious meal!
Good morning. This Monday, the first Monday of August is another great day on the Outer Banks. The weather has been glorious this summer on the beach. Temperatures have been fantastic, rain has been politely staying away, and people have enjoyed their time here.
Ready for an up-close-and-personal look at the NC Outer Banks? Try kayaking. This hugely popular watersport lets you and your family paddle across calm, shimmering sounds; over grass-fringed salty marshes; and through secluded nature preserves teeming with coastal wildlife. It’s an eye-opening, fascinating way to explore the OBX.
By now you have no doubt heard that this week is the most popular viewing week for the Discovery Channel. It is Shark week on the television network, and it is the most popular week of viewing for the channel – by far. People have a real fascination with sharks.
Right off the coast of Cape Hatteras, two mighty currents collide.
One is the warm-water Gulf Stream, flowing up from the Gulf of Mexico. The other’s the Labrador Current, which carries much cooler water down from the Arctic Ocean.
It is hot, hot, hot on the Outer Banks today, and it has been for the last week. A great day to head to the pool and cool off. If you enjoy a sunny week at the beach – this is your time to be here
There’s more to the Outer Banks than sun, sand, and serenity. At Nags Head, you can spend a fun-filled day with your entire family, both on and off the beach. You can fish from the state’s longest public pier, climb the Eastern seaboard’s tallest dunes, visit a thrilling adventure park, then cap off your day with a delicious dinner at a nearby eatery.
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.