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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Best Vacation Ever!

    "This was the best vacation ever! The house was beautiful and accomendated my entire family (my mother, 6 siblings, their spouses and kids). The views from every room were extraordinary with wonderful beach scenes and the sunrise/sunset, was picture perfect. I can't wait until our families next vacation."
    Guest: Perfection Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 10, 2014
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  • Excellent time

    "My family and I had a wonderful time on our vacation in Nags Head. The house is fantastic, and offers plenty of room. We are a family of 5, and the space is great. The surf was so rough at the beach that they didn't allow swimming, but having access to the Beach Club, and especially the house pool made the vacation a success. When our 19 month old would need a nap during the day, we would enjoy the pool for hours. The home is very clean, offers great views and is located in a quiet beautiful neighborhood. The listing is very accurate. Literally, a bike ride or 3 minute shuttle to the beach. Close to Kill Devil Hills, plenty of shops, restaurants, mini golf etc. Only thing the property is missing is an adequate grill outside. And possibly some updated TV's. Mike and Lisa were simple to deal with, and I would definitely recommend this property."
    Guest: Darin Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 3, 2014
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  • Lovely House, Well Stocked and Spacious

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was spotless. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: The house is very comfortable and with five bedrooms and four bathrooms, there is plenty of room. The kitchen is very well stocked and has everything you could possibly need. The pool is large and the hot tub is nice. It is pet friendly but you have to walk your dog on a leash. The pool area is fenced in but it isn't suitable for dogs. The house is not close to the beach but there is a shuttle during the high season. Harris Teeter and Duck Donuts are right at the entrance to the Currituck Club so everything is very convenient. There is a bit of traffic noise from HWY 12. That can be overlooked given the size of the house and how lovely and comfortable it is."
    Guest: A guest from Virginia Beach, VA Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: November 3, 2014
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  • Donnie, Veronica and Riley pup

    "We had a wonderful time at Turning Point. The view was amazing, more than I had expected. Irene was a fantastic host. She called to ask us about the bed, because she had some complaints that it made a noise. It did, but nothing you couldn't deal with. We slept perfectly fine. We enjoyed crabbing and fishing off the dock. Our pup Riley seemed to enjoy it the most. She loved sitting in front of the glass doors or on the deck as we enjoyed our morning coffee. It is a far drive from most tourist type things, but is well worth it. You are on a part of the island that is so narrow, that you can see the sound on one side and the ocean on the other. The only suggestion I would make is to bring bug spray. The mosquitos are relentless! We even left the citronella candles we bought for the next guests. Other than that, we had a fantastic time. I have been to the OBX many times and stayed a few places. From here on out, it will be at Turning Point! We look forward to coming again next year if we can."
    Guest: Donnie Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 7, 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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