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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • 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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  • Just What I Needed

    "The house had everything I needed for a few comfortable days at the beach."
    Guest: G Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 29, 2014
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  • Perfect beach house for windsurfers and kiters

    "This house was perfect for our group. We came up to Hatteras from South Carolina to surf, windsurfer, and kite. The location was within a 5 minute drive to the top spots of Canadian Hole and Ego Beach. Glen, the owner, gave us tons of tips and local info that helped make our vacation most enjoyable. He recommended the best kitesurfing teacher, Captain Billy Stark, for lessons. These are good people who you can trust and support with your business!"
    Guest: Derek Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 23, 2014
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  • Great Vacation Home - Great Location!

    "Many thanks to Anne and family for the use of their villa! Anne is so easy to communicate with, very responsive and accommodating. It was our first time on the Outer Banks - my husband and I and our 16 and 13-year-old daughters, and we all had a great time! The location is perfect, just a couple of minutes to the ocean and a very short walk to the bay. The beach is beautiful and even though it was too cold to swim in the ocean this time of year, we enjoyed the sun, sand, and flying a kite! We swam in the wonderful indoor pool at the club, too, just a short bike ride away. Thank you so much for the use of the bikes! We loved the lighthouse, so close, as well as the sunset on the bay. The house is nice and clean, is exactly as advertised. and it's a real bonus that linens are included. There are plenty of cooking utensils, pots and pans, and we enjoyed meals on the deck. For restaurants, don't miss Agave Roja in Corolla and The Blue Point if you get to Duck! We also really enjoyed playing outdoor sports (basketball, shuffleboard, etc.) at the villa, hang gliding off the dunes of Jockey Ridge State Park, and the Wright Museum. Our only wish is that we had more time on the OBX! We look forward to returning to the Outer Banks and to Cheeseburger in Paradise!"
    Guest: Carolyn P. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 20, 2015
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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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