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

Energy Forum at Jennette’s Pier

Coastal North Carolina is at the center of an energy goldmine. Listening to a panel of experts at a Outer Bank Chamber of Commerce luncheon today—Thursday—that message came amidst all the talk of renewable and alternative energies. Jim Bennet, Chief of the Office of Renewable Energy Programs, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), was on … Continue reading Energy Forum at Jennette’s Pier

Dare County Art Show Highlights Student Creativity

One of the most remarkable facets of life on the Outer Banks is how strong the art community is and how much a part of everyday life artists, musicians and writers seem to be. This past Sunday there was a great example of that at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery in Nags Head where Glenn … Continue reading Dare County Art Show Highlights Student Creativity

Unprecedented-Cold Stunned Sea Turtles on Outer Banks

  We sure had a warm December on the Outer Banks. Then suddenly earlier this week, temperature plummeted, we had a dusting of snow and a whole day where the temperatures struggled to reach the freezing mark. Inconvenient and a little bit miserable for us warm blooded animals, but for for cold blooded animals—especially sea … Continue reading Unprecedented-Cold Stunned Sea Turtles on Outer Banks

Joe Lamb, Jr. Outer Banks Review of 2015

By any standards, 2015 was a good year on the Outer Banks. Final figures aren’t in yet, but unless November and December post a negative number of people coming to the Outer Banks, visitor spending will set new records. The housing market is back on its feet again. There has been steady improvement for the … Continue reading Joe Lamb, Jr. Outer Banks Review of 2015

Winter is Wow on the Outer Banks

Now that winter has officially settled on the Outer Banks things will slow down, but that slower pace does not mean there’s nothing to do. Actually there is almost as much to do on the Outer Banks in the winter a there is in the summer, although we will admit that not too many people … Continue reading Winter is Wow on the Outer Banks

Merry Christmas From Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates

  The winter solstice is upon us here on the Outer Banks and evening comes early, although the darkness of the winter night is pierced everywhere by the sparkling lights of Christmas decorations that line the streets and neighborhoods. The younger kids are getting excited, hoping that fat jolly old elf will remember the first … Continue reading Merry Christmas From Joe Lamb Jr. & Associates