H2OBX Water Park-A Family Adventure

The H2OBX Water Park in Powells Point is finally open. A bit behind schedule, but by all accounts, it was worth the wait. The rides are outstanding and the staff well-trained and very pleasant, but what really stands out is how family oriented the experience is. H2OBX is designed is meant to be an all … Continue reading H2OBX Water Park-A Family Adventure

New Island Forms off Cape Hatteras Point

Barrier islands are pretty dynamic places and today’s evidence of that is Shelly Island, an islet that has formed just off the Cape Hatteras Point. At this time the island is at most a mile long and varies in width, although all of that is constantly changing. Reports put the new land about 50 yards offshore … Continue reading New Island Forms off Cape Hatteras Point

2nd Annual Fun Fair a Great Time for Families

Sometimes there are so many things happening on the Outer Banks that we don’t quite get to mention everything until the event is past. We’ll rack up the 2nd Annual Soundside Fun Fair to that explanation. Fun Fair sounds great, but Carnival is what it really is. A Great Time by Roanoke Sound By no … Continue reading 2nd Annual Fun Fair a Great Time for Families

Excitement Builds as H2OBX Water Park Set to Open

Sometimes there is something new under the sun, and for the Outer Banks that’s what the H2OBX Water Park in Powells Point is. In terms of entertainment, there hasn’t been anything like this on the Outer Banks for some time. Certainly no one has made this kind of an investment in just making people happy … Continue reading Excitement Builds as H2OBX Water Park Set to Open

Three Outer Banks Parks for the Whole Family

The Outer Banks prides itself in being a family oriented place for a family to visit and there is a lot for the whole family to do while here. There are the obvious things…going to the beach, checking out the Wright Brothers Memorial, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on Hatteras Island. Sometimes though, it’s the … Continue reading Three Outer Banks Parks for the Whole Family

Rogallo Kite Festival at Jockey’s Ridge Saturday & Sunday

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Something for the whole family? If that’s the case, check out the Rogallo Kite Festival at Jockey’s Ridge State Park in Nags Head Saturday and Sunday. Sponsored by Kitty Hawk Kites, the event is a wonderful celebration of a true American hero. Francis Rogallo and His Invention … Continue reading Rogallo Kite Festival at Jockey’s Ridge Saturday & Sunday

Downtown Manteo Weekend Party Welcomes Summer

With a generous contribution from the weather, downtown Manteo was definitely the place to be this weekend. On Friday the first First Friday of the summer kicked the season off in spectacular fashion followed by what may have been the best Dare Days celebration in some time. First Friday The June First Friday has traditionally … Continue reading Downtown Manteo Weekend Party Welcomes Summer

Manteo Is the Place to Be This Weekend

With Dare Days and First Friday on tap, Manteo is the place to be this weekend. Making it even better, the Outer Banks weather is looking great for Friday and Saturday. First Friday First Friday is the Manteo celebration of small town life the first Friday of the month from April through October. What makes … Continue reading Manteo Is the Place to Be This Weekend