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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • A Wonderful Family Vacation

    "My family and I enjoyed one of our best vacations ever at The Salty Pause! The house was perfect for 6 adults and 4 children. The house was immaculate when we arrived and it just took our breath away when we walked up the stairs and saw the view from the open kitchen/family room/dining room! We had many fun cocktail hours on the deck! The beach is beautiful and having the outdoor shower and pool in the back yard was perfect. Everyone enjoyed the hot tub, too! My 10 year old granddaughter would like us to buy The Salty Pause so we can all live there together forever!! We will definitely be back!!"
    Guest: Karin C. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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  • Awesome memories were made!

    "Good morning Maurice, I finally have a minute to sit down and say thank you again for opening your home for our family vacation – we really enjoyed the trip. As you know it was our first trip to the OBX and it didn’t disappoint. The house was wonderful and I’m so happy that we chose Corolla for our location, I don’t think we could have ended up in a better spot for a first trip. The house setup and location worked perfect for our group. Access to the beach was very easy and quick and the beaches were great in that area. We cooked out several nights and spent many hours in the pool and hot tub. We hit several of the restaurants in the area including the pizza parlor, sooies bbq, ice cream and the lighthouse deli. The guys were able to get out and play a round of golf at the Currituck Club which was awesome – what a great course. We also enjoyed several games on the basketball court and loved the entrance to the house with the nice long driveway and off the main road – perfect for kids. The house was great and very accommodating – it felt like a home once we settled in. It had everything we needed from plates, cups, and silverware to blenders, spices, and toys. We loved all the natural light and the evening views of the golf course from the deck. The t.v in each room was also helpful with the kids. We loved that the entire group could hang out upstairs together – that was basically the main social gathering area as you probably know. We also got to make a drive towards Hatteras – it was beautiful down there and next time I think we have to rent a jeep so we can get out on the beaches!"
    Guest: Nancy Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 2014
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  • 50 feels better in Hatteras!

    "Overall, this house exceeded expectations. We had family and friends with us to celebrate a 50th birthday and everyone had a terrific time. The house was very well represented on the website and the owner, as well as the reality company, was very easy to work with and incredibly accommodating. We would recommend this house to others. House guest ages ranged from 2 to 50 and this location worked for all!"
    Guest: E Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 28, 2014
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  • Calm vacation

    "The area of Salvo is perfect for a quiet vacation, 30 to 40 min drive to Kill Devil Hills. Beach access walkway from the house is 2 houses over and available to neighboring homes, I would call it a short hike to the beach. Beach area is fairly private and had no issues with a 9 and 5yo running all over the beach. The area is QUIET, people mostly driving through Salvo to get south. Grocery store 15 min south of Salvo and a few restaurants within a close drive of the house. Dollar Tree store by the Food Lion also if you need a few dollar items you didn't have room to pack or discovered you need. Now for the house; easy to find it's really blue but so is every 15th house in the area. Pool was great for days the kids wanted to swim but were concerned about the weather walking to the beach. Fridge and ice maker at pool, plenty of seating, no pool toys, pool kept clean! Outdoor enclosed shower with hot water, BONUS! Main bedrooms have deck access, kids bunk rooms do not have deck access, SAFETY! Bedrooms are sufficient sizes for sleeping. We slept in the first main bedroom. The liquid barrier sheet is sooo crunchy sounding and there was some issue with the frame being very creaky just from rolling over. We should have tried another bed. Extra blankets and pillows in huge closet. Bathrooms were spacious enough but bring or buy your TP. They provide half size rolls, we brought 2 rolls with us and had to buy more; 1 female, 3 males. Trash bags provided are super thin and clear, bring your own. Beautiful kitchen was FULLY stocked with appliances, tupperware, and silverware. Plenty of main floor room for two families. Rec area upstairs great for kids but kids needed railing rules! Hot tub was a great experience for kids and would be great for adults if the weather was cooler. House was clean, no sand on the floor but a cleaning service does not put that touch of care into the home that an owner would. Straightening drawers, washing small rugs, making sure the clock worked, etc. Refrigerator ice maker did not work, we kept the pool ice in a bowl in the freezer, owners apologized in a note, not a convienient feature though. We were responsible for taking out trash on certain days but didnt realize until 3 days in, wasn't a problem though, more of a surprise. Sun rises over the ocean at the deck area and sets at front of the house by car port, absolutely beautiful."
    Guest: 1st Family Vacation! Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 4, 2014
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Northern Coast & Outer Banks Travel Tips

The Outer Banks is a glorious stretch - 200 miles, to be exact - of barriers islands and peninsulas along the North Carolina coast. Though it boasts magnificent beaches, there’s plenty to do here year-round.

What to Do

The options are nearly endless in the Outer Banks.

- Take a hike at the Fort Raleigh National Historic Site on the northern end of Roanoke Island and visit the beautiful Elizabethan Gardens - a memorial to the first colonists.

- Immerse yourself in the history of flight at the Wright Brothers National Memorial and Museum in Kill Devil Hills, just south of Kitty Hawk.

- Visit the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island to feed stingrays, pet an alligator, learn about sea turtle rescues and be wowed by the largest group of captive sharks in North Carolina.

- Go Kayaking or take stand up paddleboarding lessons in Kitty Hawk Bay from Kitty Hawk Kites or Kitty Hawk Surf Company.

- Do something extreme at Jockey’s Ridge State Park. There are awesome sand dunes here - if you know how to sand-board, get a permit and come here between October 1 and March 31. You can also take hang-gliding lessons from Kitty Hawk Kites and soar over Jockey’s Ridge, or go windsurfing in the shallow Roanoke Sound.

- Play a game of golf at any of the excellent courses, from the Currituck Club up in Corolla all the way down to Nags Head Golf Links.

What to See

The Outer Banks offer miles of scenic beauty and historic treasures.

- See the many historic lighthouses on the coast. Make sure you have your walking shoes on when you climb Cape Hatteras Lighthouse on Hatteras Island - it has 248 stairs on an iron spiral staircase, the equivalent of climbing 12 stories! After all of your work, you’ll be rewarded with a stunning view of the Atlantic. You can also visit the Ocracoke Lighthouse on Ocracoke Island at the very southern point of the Outer Banks, or head to the northernmost point to learn the sordid and mysterious history of the Currituck Beach Lighthouse in Corolla.

- Visit the Roanoke Settlement Site, the first English colony in the New World and learn about the mysteries of The Lost Colony. It’s an educational experience with games and woodworking to show what life was like back then. You can also visit and board a replica of the Elizabeth II, one of the boats that arrived in the New World in 1585. There’s plenty of activities for both kids and adults to enjoy here. In the summer, the play “The Lost Colony” is performed to educate and entertain.

- Check out the views from Jockey’s Ridge and Jennette’s Pier, both in Nags Head. Sunsets here are simply unmatched.

Events

There are plenty of festivals in the Outer Banks that harness its unique heritage and location. Check out the Bluegrass Island Festival, a newer addition to the fall lineup held the first weekend in October. It features Bluegrass by traditional artists as well as younger revival artists. Don’t forget to come for the homey Southern-style cooking!

The Outer Banks Seafood Festival is another fest celebrating coastal heritage. It’s held for one weekend in mid-October every year in Nags Head across the Roanoke Sound. Aside from enjoying various local seafood and cooking demonstrations, visitors can participate in the Fish House Olympics, including a Mullet Toss - the fish, not the hairstyle - and crab races. There’s also live music and a Dock & Dine event hosted by The Dunes Restaurant.

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