Outer Banks 4th of July an All Day Affair

On the Outer Banks the 4th of July is pretty much an all day affair. There’s a parade; there’s a street fair—two of them, really. And of course fireworks. Spectacular fireworks. One of our favorite ways to start our Independence Day celebration and really get us in the mood for the rest of the day … Continue reading Outer Banks 4th of July an All Day Affair

An Outer Banks 4th of July-What to Do

With July 4th coming this Wednesday, plans have to be made about how to observe our nation’s birthday, and with so much to do on the Outer Banks it may be difficult to figure out just what is the best way to celebrate. From the Whalehead Club in Corolla to the town of Manteo, there … Continue reading An Outer Banks 4th of July-What to Do

A Fantastic Independence Day Week on the Outer Banks

What a great Independence Day week we just had here on the Outer Banks–parades, fireworks and small town feel made it ideal. Everything just seemed to fall into place to create a memorable time. July 4th, the official holiday, sure was fun. Yes, there were some weather issues—the Whalehead Club had to cancel their fireworks because … Continue reading A Fantastic Independence Day Week on the Outer Banks

Kill Devil Hills 4th of July Fireworks Friday Night

The Celebrations We had a spectacular 4th of July for most of the Outer Banks. The Duck Parade was every bit as whacky and wonderful as ever, and the watermelon at the end of it was perfect. Manteo really came through this year with a wonderful outdoor concert from the 208th Army Band at Roanoke … Continue reading Kill Devil Hills 4th of July Fireworks Friday Night

Outer Banks Independence Day Celebrations

It looks as though the annual Independence Day celebrations on the Outer Banks are going to be extended a bit this year. According to reports in local media, Kill Devil Hills had to move their fireworks celebration to Friday evening because of a shortage of fireworks. Regardless, that’s not a completely bad situation since it … Continue reading Outer Banks Independence Day Celebrations

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

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

Cold & Snow Bring OBX Magic to Corolla

It snowed yesterday on the Outer Banks an it’s cold today. By any standards, it’s cold. The daytime temperatures struggled to make to 25 degrees and there was a brisk northwest wind all day to make it seem more like 12 or 15. Even though we didn’t get much snow there wasn’t much melting. From … Continue reading Cold & Snow Bring OBX Magic to Corolla

Outer Banks Sites for Soundside Fishing

Fall is fishing time on the Outer Banks. The surf and pier fishing has really picked up, there’s lots and lots of tournaments scheduled for the season and offshore has been reporting a banner year. Not everyone, though, is wants to fish the ocean, so we checked with some local fisherman about some great locations … Continue reading Outer Banks Sites for Soundside Fishing