Tour the “Oyster Trail” Year-Round in the NC Outer Banks

North Carolina Oyster Trail

Did you know you can enjoy “oyster tourism” in the NC Outer Banks?

These beautiful barrier islands are home to a growing number of specialized oyster farms. And now you can tour these flourishing farms, where you can sample scrumptious oysters while learning all about “mariculture.” READ MORE

Discover Fun-Filled Amusement Parks in the NC Outer Banks

Amusement Parks on the Outer Banks

How do you keep your kids entertained during an Outer Banks vacation? That’s easy, right? Hit the beach! Children love to frolic in the waves, build sandcastles on the shore, and search for shells in the shallows. In fact, they’ll happily spend hours in the water – it’s difficult to drag them away! READ MORE

A Perfect Day in Kitty Hawk in the NC Outer Banks

Kitty Hawk Outer Banks

You may associate Kitty Hawk with the Wright Brothers’ famous First Flight (although that actually took place in nearby Kill Devil Hills).

But there’s much more to this quaint Outer Banks town than its role in aviation history. With its pristine beach, wooded coastal reserve, children’s museum, and waterfront restaurants, Kitty Hawk provides plenty of opportunities for memorable family fun. READ MORE

Get Your Need for Speed at Outer Banks Fun Parks

go-kart outer banks

The roar of the engines. The thrill of sheer speed. The daunting challenge of steeply banked curves. If that’s the kind of excitement your youngsters crave, you’ll want to check out the go-kart speedways of the NC Outer Banks. READ MORE

Not the Usual Tourist Activities on the NC Outer Banks

Not the Usual Tourist Activities on the NC Outer Banks

You’ve seen all the famous attractions: lighthouses, beaches, botanical gardens, etc. Now it’s time to head off the beaten path and explore hidden Outer Banks havens where tourists are scarce but natural beauty abounds. You may find that these uncrowded spots are the most memorable activities of them all! READ MORE

Rainy Day Fun in the Outer Banks

Rainy Day Fun in the Outer Banks

The Outer Banks is famous for blue skies and bright golden sun. Yet, every once in a while, storm clouds do gather, and rain comes pouring down. When that happens, don’t worry. You and your family can still have a blast with kid-pleasing indoor activities. In fact, the occasional rainy day gives you a great chance to see the OBX from a fresh new angle. Check out rainy day options like these, all child-safe and family-approved. READ MORE

4 Truly Sic Kids’ Summer Surf Camps in the NC Outer Banks

surf camps Outer Banks

Surfing. It’s been described as “amazing,” “thrilling,” “euphoric,” “incredibly filled with pleasure.” (From Quora, “What Does Surfing Feel Like?”) READ MORE

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