A Mostly Good 2016 Year in Review

2016 was certainly an interesting year. Most of it was really positive and and there is not doubt the Outer Banks is still the best place anywhere for a family vacation. Some of the headlines, though, were not as pleasant as others, and a lot of those unpleasant headlines were all about the weather. From … Continue reading A Mostly Good 2016 Year in Review

Ribbon Cutting at Renovated Roanoke Island Aquarium

With North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory on hand to cut the ribbon on the renovated North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, the final step was taken to introduce a remarkable transformation of one of the most popular sites for visitors on the Outer Banks. With over 300,000 visitors annually, the Aquarium is an important part … Continue reading Ribbon Cutting at Renovated Roanoke Island Aquarium

Roanoke Island Aquarium Renovations-Better Than Ever

After a false start and a couple of construction delays, the renovation of the Roanoke Island Aquarium–the Outer Banks only aquarium–is almost complete. It’s open now and even though a couple of the exhibits aren’t quite ready yet, what there is a really exciting. We should stress that the few exhibits that are not open … Continue reading Roanoke Island Aquarium Renovations-Better Than Ever