Top 6 Tips for Budget-Friendly Vacations in the Outer Banks

budget-friendly vacation planning

Vacations can cost a great deal of money. With travel expenses, lodging, food and activities, it’s easy to roll through thousands of dollars without thinking twice. With these savvy tips, however, you can take a budget-friendly vacation without feeling slighted. READ MORE

Outer Banks “Wicked Tuna” premiere

                           

Wicked Tuna North vs. South Premiere on The OBX!

                               


Tomorrow night (Sunday, August 17th) the National Geographic Channel premieres a new series that spotlights the Outer Banks offshore fishing industry in “Wicked Tuna  North vs. South,” but an exclusive number of Outer Bankers got a sneak peek preview this past week.  Outer Banks Blue’s reporter on the scene (me) was invited to attend the premiere. READ MORE

Savvy Travelers’ Top Tips for Budget-Friendly Vacations in the Outer Banks

Vacations can cost a great deal of money. With travel expenses, lodging, food and activities, it’s easy to roll through thousands of dollars without thinking twice. With these savvy tips, however, you can take a budget-friendly vacation without feeling slighted. READ MORE

Bonner Bridge FAQs

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photo courtesy of hamptonroads.com

=&1=& Yes on Tuesday, December3 the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Closed the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge, which spans Oregon Inlet and connects Hatteras Island to other parts of the Outer Banks. This is the first time since 1990 the bridge has been closed for repairs. =&2=&

Holidays are Better at the Beach!

It’s October.  Time to start the conversation about where to have Thanksgiving and Christmas (if you haven’t already).

We have an idea.  Instead of everybody piling into YOUR house for the holidays, how about come to one of OUR houses instead. READ MORE

Memory Monday 4/1/13

Full Moon….Blue Moon!

This week’s Memory Monday Photo submission comes to us from Liz LaPolt Clark of Fort Washington, Maryland who submits this photo of a “Blue Moon.” READ MORE

Memory Monday 1/7/13


Family Reunion on The Outer Banks

This week’s Memory Monday Photo Contest entry comes to us from Kathy Ireton.  Kathy brings us an iconic family reunion shot of her group during their vacation to the Outer Banks this past summer. READ MORE

Finding Beauty in the Outer Banks

This week’s Memory Monday submission comes to us from one of our youngest entrants ever….Renee Tallman of Pocono Lake, Pennsylvania who is just 16 years old. Renee caught this postcard type picture at the Whalehead club in Corolla Village on her visit to the Outer Banks last August when she stayed with Outer Banks Blue. READ MORE

Outer Banks Blue Spreads the word on Summer Specials


Today we call attention to and congratulate one of our own. Outer Banks Blue’s company president Tim Cafferty was quoted in this past Sunday’s New York Times in the travel section (4/3/11). In an article on “Grabbing Vacation Rental Deals” writer Michelle Higgins highlighted several locations around the country and commented on the booking pace for the upcoming summer season. In her comments on the Outer Banks, Tim Cafferty was exclusively quoted where he indicated that Outer Banks Blue was experiencing excellent bookings for the upcoming season, and anyone looking to take a vacation in July and August needed to make their reservations very soon. Outer Banks Blue has several natural price reductions in August and those were highlighted for budget minded travelers. READ MORE

Plan Your Getaway to the Outer Banks Today

The Outer Banks is known for its gorgeous sunshine filled days with warm temperatures and memories on the beaches! There are also nice relaxing days where a bowl of soup and a good book sound like the perfect ending while the rain comes down around us. These are the moments where we get to slow down and take a moment to reflect on all of the good things in life. Our lives are so jam packed with events, planning, work, and technology that we rarely get to take the time we do while on vacation to just be still. Call Outer Banks Blue today to make reservations for your Outer Banks getaway at 866 792 9239. READ MORE