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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Erin Freitas

    "We had a wonderful time and your home was beautiful definitely accomadating for a large group! The weather was great for the most part and would love to rent again during warmer weather. The only thing my guests were disappointed about was that there were no tips on the cue sticks for the pool table so they couldn't play pool. Otherwise our stay was great and we would definitely stay again. Next time we will take our kids. Such an adventure driving through the Sand and seeing the wild horses. It's pretty great taking everything out to the beach using your vehicle. Thank you again Brenda for the awesome rental property."
    Guest: Erin F. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 24, 2015
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  • jewel of the Isles

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was very clean. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: the house was clean and in good order. my only suggestion: have someone adjust the temperature of the oven as it is off by about 25 degrees. Also, there is something wrong with the on/off switch to the fireplace. We were able to switch it on up until Friday. the pilot was still on. One suggestion It would be nice to have bath mats in all of the bathrooms. We hope to be back in 2016 as this property suits our family very well. thank you for fulfilling my pre-visit requests."
    Guest: A guest from Norfolk, VA Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 6, 2014
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  • Fantastic cottage

    "Absolutely wonderful week! The location is quiet, on a sandy ridge in pine woods. The beach is wonderful for splashing, on days when the ocean is too windy the sound is much more pleasant to play in. The cottage is very well appointed with comfortable beds, the best rental kitchen we've ever cooked in, and easy access to the banks without having to fight the crowds in Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills. You can bike anywhere in Manteo, so you could conceivable stay for a week and never start the car up! We've rented various cottages in various locations, and this one sits on top of our list as the best rental experience we've ever had."
    Guest: Steve Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 7, 2015
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  • something fishy

    "this was the first time i have been back to frisco in many years, my husband goes every year. we lost out beloved little dog this month he was 17 years old, and he loved going to the beach and thanksgiving so we decided to take him along with us. from the first email and text to arriving at the cottage was wonderful, she was wonderful to work with left us a nice thanksgiving cake and snacks in the cottage. the cottage was clean and loved that you did not have to bring linens and towels. great location and convenient to everything. we would recommend this cottage to anyone you cannot go wrong. like i said jayne is great. thank you again.......you rock"
    Guest: john Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 30, 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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