Discover Nature with Outer Banks Land and Sea Tours

outer banks tours

Whether it’s your first time vacationing in the Outer Banks or you’re a regular visitor, one of the top ways to get to know North Carolina’s special barrier islands is to take a tour. Plenty of small group excursions highlight the best of land and sea in almost every area of the Outer Banks. Here are some of our favorite tours: READ MORE

Plan Some Memorable Girls’ Time in the Outer Banks

A Girl Time Escape to the Outer Banks

Whether it’s you and your daughters, multiple generations, or multiple families sharing a vacation property for the week, the Outer Banks is the perfect spot for the girls to relax and create memories together. Here are a few ideas to help you plan your special “girls-only” time. READ MORE

Fun Activities That Made The Outer Banks Famous

Must-Do Activities The Outer Banks Is Famous For

An Outer Banks vacation offers plenty of opportunities to take it easy as you explore the beach and settle into your relaxing rental home. As you soak in the gorgeous ocean vistas, you will also want to take advantage of the many activities the Outer Banks is famous for so you can create new memories with your family. Whether you crave historical exploration, a day of shopping, or some challenging outdoor adventures, the Outer Banks has something for everyone. READ MORE

Memory Monday 7/15/13

Kids Enjoying the Beach

This week’s Memory Monday Photo submission comes to us from Patricia Spranza of Ashland, Virginia who stayed with Outer Banks Blue the week of Memorial day with her family in the property “Wellfleet” in the Pine Island subdivision in Corolla. READ MORE

=&0=& =&1=& =&2=& the worlds largest and most popular on-line travel site recently released results of a poll conducted of more than 1200 U.S. respondents regarding their opinions related to travel this summer.  The results indicated that a whopping 86% of respondents are planning some sort of summer retreat this year, a 6% increase over results of the same poll of one year ago.  The survey also reveals that beach travel destinations top their list of places they want to visit! =&3=& =&4=& According to 93 percent of Memorial Day trekkers and 87 percent of summer vacationers, gas prices will not have an effect on plans this summer. As national average gas prices continue to decline year-over-year, so does the impact of gas prices on leisure summer travel plans among TripAdvisor survey respondents:
Year
Average National
Gas Price mid-May┬╣
Gas Impacting
Summer Travel Plans
2013
$3.60
13%
2012
$3.75
14%
2011
$3.96
39%

                      According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, national average per gallon for regular gas READ MORE