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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Duck Blind Villas

    "This was our third year staying at Duck Blind Villas and each year it just seems to get better. The unit was very clean upon arrival and ready to settle in to. We enjoy the closeness of the unit to the beach and the fantastic ocean view. The pool is a nice back up to the ocean. It is so convenient to walk into Duck and walk the boardwalk, have pizza on the sound, and pick up fresh Italian pastries at Tulio's Bakery. The only problem we had was that time seems to go way to quickly..."
    Guest: Bob Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 22, 2014
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  • Windsept RIdge Summer 2014

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was more than happy with the location. The vacation rental was very clean. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: It was a very nice vacation."
    Guest: Hans-Immo Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 7, 2014
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  • Great owner. Great property. Everything we hoped it would be.

    "The owner of this property was a delight to work with. His communication was always prompt and helpful. He clearly knows what he is doing and earned our trust every step of the way. He was helpful and reasonable. In like manner, the property was perfect. It is very clean and extremely well maintained. The four bedrooms are all on the entry floor and nicely laid out with plenty of storage space in each room. The laundry is also on the first floor, off the hallway, and worked well. The upstairs was a great space to hang out and relax. The air hockey game was a nice treat. There are three outdoor decks. The open deck, a screened in room and an roof-top deck reached by ladder. The view is very nice. We could watch the sunrises and sunsets with ease. There was even a lunar eclipse while we visited and we had a perfect view of the event. The eclipse to the west and the sunrise to the east. Wow! The property is conveniently located on the south end of Avon, just a short distance from the big grocery store and hardware store. Lots of good restaurants nearby (we loved Pangea's Tavern, Lo Fogata and the Frozen Yogurt place). There is also easy access to the beach and to the bike trail. We could hear the crashing waves from the porches. Bottom line? You can feel safe with this owner and property. Highly recommended."
    Guest: Gil G. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 12, 2014
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  • Amazingly Awesome Experience!

    "From the time we arrived at Otter's Pub, we were in awe of this vacation rental. The home was immaculately clean, very tastefully decorated and every need you could possibly want was taken care of. There was even a bottle of wine waiting after our long drive. The location and view (right on the canal) was picture perfect, with easy access to Hatteras & Frisco beaches, fishing, the sound, restaurants and historical sites. And the best part was we were lucky enough to meet the owners, Stephanie & Ron, upon our arrival, who were very friendly, personable and just great people to meet. I can't say enough wonderful things about this vacation home. If we travel to this area again, I would hope we could return to Otter's Pub. Truly one in a million!"
    Guest: Dale & Jackie Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 17, 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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