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

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

After Dark at All Saints Offers Something for Everyone

If it’s late January, almost February, on the Outer Banks, it must After Dark at All Saints Episcopal Church. Every February for at least the past 10 years All Saints Episcopal Church in  Southern Shores has been offering its classes on everything from food to music to art. There is something for everyone in the … Continue reading After Dark at All Saints Offers Something for Everyone

40 Years of Lighting the Outer Banks Sky – The Poulos Family Christmas Lights

In the darkest of nights, which is what the winer solstice is, the beauty of Christmas lights have a power beyond the decorations of the season. A lot of homes and businesses take the time to create Christmas scenes with their lights, but, there are two places on the Outer Banks that take that whole … Continue reading 40 Years of Lighting the Outer Banks Sky – The Poulos Family Christmas Lights

Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens-A Must Do Part of Christmas on the Outer Banks

There is so much happening during the Holiday Season on the Outer Banks that it’s hard to make a simple recommendation. So we’ll hand out multiple recommendations over the next few weeks. Our first recommendation, and it is a must do, is Winter Lights at the Elizabethan Gardens. At any time of the year, the … Continue reading Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens-A Must Do Part of Christmas on the Outer Banks

November Version of Outer Banks Food Truck Showdown a Great Time

You know the winds are brisk when the kiteboaders are skimming over the waters of Roanoke Sound all day. And Sunday they were getting some great rides. It didn’t seem to faze the 1000 or so who showed up for the first every Outer Banks Fall Food Truck Showdown.  Sure, it was a bit chilly. And … Continue reading November Version of Outer Banks Food Truck Showdown a Great Time

Great White Sharks Migrate Past the Outer Banks

We’ve seen a couple of headline in the past two weeks about how Great White Sharks are swarming to the waters off the Outer Banks. It’s based on the tagged sharks that OCEARCH has been tracking. OCEARCH is an oceanographic research organization that tags a number of species, including whales and tiger sharks, but the … Continue reading Great White Sharks Migrate Past the Outer Banks

Fierce Nor’Easter Exits the Outer Banks; Hatteras Island Takes the Brunt

The last two days on the Outer Banks have been interesting. Sustained winds somewhere around 40 mph with gusts getting up to 55 or so, that makes for an interesting time. What is finally moving out to sea is a classic nor’easter. The surf was running at 15’ or so, the winds were howling, probably … Continue reading Fierce Nor’Easter Exits the Outer Banks; Hatteras Island Takes the Brunt

Works on Paper at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery Will Challenge Artists

Here’s something different to do on the Outer Banks this week. Or if not this week, there’s the rest of the month to check it out. The 2019 Invitational Exhibition Works on Paper at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery in nags Head, offers a little seen glimpse into the creative process of artists.  Sponsored by … Continue reading Works on Paper at Glenn Eure’s Ghost Fleet Gallery Will Challenge Artists