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

Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens a Holiday Delight

Roasted Marshmallows and Beautiful Lights Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens is one of those Christmas traditions that is a reminder of how special the holiday season can be. Any time of the year is a great time to visit the Gardens, a 10 acre site immediately adjacent to Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on Roanoke … Continue reading Winter Lights at Elizabethan Gardens a Holiday Delight

Finding the Holiday Spirit on the Outer Banks

Thanksgiving is almost here and that, of course means the Holiday Season is just around the corner. Sometimes it takes just a bit of effort to get into that Christmas spirit, so in the interests of promoting goodwill and cheer among all our visitors to the Outer Banks and local residents, here are two Thanksgiving weekend events … Continue reading Finding the Holiday Spirit on the Outer Banks

Easter Egg Hunting Time on the OBX

The Easter Bunnies are revving up their greetings, the weather is looking fantastic for the weekend and there are some great Easter Egg hunts on tap for the kids on the Outer Banks. We admit it…we’re suckers for watching kids scramble across grassy fields or almost any open space searching for Easter Eggs. There is … Continue reading Easter Egg Hunting Time on the OBX

Elizabethan Gardens Winter Lights-Outer Banks Beauty

Surrounded by hundreds of thousands of lights, nights at the Elizabethan Gardens are turned into a holiday wonderland. Throughout December and for the first three weekends of January, Winter Lights fill the paths, trees and plants of the Gardens with the magic of imagination and color. Of all the Outer Banks traditions during the holidays, … Continue reading Elizabethan Gardens Winter Lights-Outer Banks Beauty

Thanksgiving Start of Outer Banks Holiday Traditions

Thanksgiving is a pretty special holiday on the Outer Banks. It is certainly a family time when many of our homeowners come with their children, grandchildren, brothers and sisters to celebrate the holiday. Of course for the those of us who live here, it’s much the same—a day to treasure time with family and close … Continue reading Thanksgiving Start of Outer Banks Holiday Traditions