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

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

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

Take the Ferry to Explore Ocracoke Island in the NC Outer Banks

Take the Ferry to Explore Ocracoke Island in the NC Outer Banks

Few places are as magical as Ocracoke Island. Once a favorite haunt of Blackbeard the Pirate, this remote retreat boasts some of America’s most beautiful beaches… along with breathtaking views of Pamlico Sound on one side and Atlantic Ocean on the other. Not to mention a legendary lighthouse, quaint shops, charming seaside restaurants, art galleries, and more. READ MORE

Explore the Outer Banks Safely: COVID-19 Travel Tips

Explore the Outer Banks Safely: COVID-19 Travel Tips

Want some good news? The NC Outer Banks are open for business.

Yes, even during the COVID era, you can still enjoy a fun-filled family vacation on these beautiful barrier islands. North Carolina has no travel restrictions, so you can freely enter or leave the state without having to test or quarantine. READ MORE

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