Experience the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo on your Next Vacation to the Outer Banks

Vacationing to the Outer Banks any time of the year has its perks for many different reasons. One of the reasons is the many various parks that are located on the island. Staying in one of our Outer Banks vacation rentals will allow you and your family to enjoy all the beautiful parks and wildlife … Continue reading Experience the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo on your Next Vacation to the Outer Banks

Explore the Wright Brothers National Memorial on your Next Vacation

Kitty Hawk, North Carolina a small fishing village on an isolated strip of beach on the mid Atlantic coast provided the perfect opportunity for two brothers from Ohio to make their dreams come true. The Outer Banks is such a special and magical place and the Wright Brothers knew it only too well.  “We could … Continue reading Explore the Wright Brothers National Memorial on your Next Vacation

Explore Jockey’s Ridge State Park on your next Outer Banks Vacation

Spending time at Jockey’s Ridge State Park when on vacation in the Outer Banks is always a fun and different activity for families to enjoy.  Staying in one of our Outer Banks vacation rentals near Nags Head will allow you and your family to stay close to the park and not miss any of the … Continue reading Explore Jockey’s Ridge State Park on your next Outer Banks Vacation

Discovering A Little Free Library On The Outer Banks

Reading a book while sitting on the beach is by far one of the most relaxing things to do on an Outer Banks vacation. Exchanging a book at one of the many Little Free Library’s scattered about OBX is in the top Things To Do when visiting The Outer Banks.  These cute model houses or … Continue reading Discovering A Little Free Library On The Outer Banks

Vacationing On The Outer Banks With Your Dog

The Outer Banks is a great destination to bring your dog with you when taking a vacation.  Not only will your pups get to enjoy the beach alongside you and your family, but they will get to enjoy a vacation as well. Staying in one of our Pet-Friendly vacation rentals will allow you to bring … Continue reading Vacationing On The Outer Banks With Your Dog

What To Pack In Your Beach Tote When Visiting The OBX

Do you have a family vacation planned to The Outer Banks of NC this year? If the answer is yes, then we here at Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates understand that spending a week or more sitting on the beach soaking up the rays is just what you need.  Staying in one of our oceanfront … Continue reading What To Pack In Your Beach Tote When Visiting The OBX

Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area Puts Clean Energy in Outer Banks Future

There is energy production in the Outer Banks future. Clean energy, actually. Not oil, but a known resource just waiting to be exploited. It’s wind energy. Twenty-seven miles off the coast of the northern Outer Banks there is an area called the Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA).  Looking at it on a map, it … Continue reading Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area Puts Clean Energy in Outer Banks Future

The Beach-Is There One that is the Best on the Outer Banks?

People are always asking us, “What is your favorite Outer Banks beach?”  It’s a tough question to answer, because the truth is, we don’t have one. When it comes to the beach, or at least an Outer Banks beaches, all of them have a some characteristics in common. From Carova to Ocracoke all of our … Continue reading The Beach-Is There One that is the Best on the Outer Banks?

Corolla Wild Horses-Mustangs Outsmart Fence Looking for Greener Pastures

The Corolla Wild Horses have gotten themselves in the news again. It seems the herd has figured out that the fence meant to keep them in the 4WD area of the Currituck Banks is damaged. The fence runs from  the Currituck Sound to the Atlantic Ocean. Reports seem to indicate the horses like the lush … Continue reading Corolla Wild Horses-Mustangs Outsmart Fence Looking for Greener Pastures

Home Sweet Sandy Home–Life on a Barrier Island

Welcome to the Outer Banks where, as the saying goes, we live on island time…except we don’t really live on islands. More like sandbars that have managed to rise from the sea.  That really is what a barrier island is and the Outer Banks are barrier islands and like all barrier islands they are not … Continue reading Home Sweet Sandy Home–Life on a Barrier Island