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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Edgewater II

    "We just concluded our second stay at Edgewater II. We travelled with 2 families including 4 adults and 6 kids. We found the house to be perfect for all of our needs. The house is very clean and well maintained. Edgewater II is a short walk from the beach which made it very easy to run back and forth throughout the day. We appreciated that the house is fully stocked with lots of beach equipment including chairs, boogie boards, sand toys, etc. The house is also a few blocks from "turtle pond" as our kids named it during our many evening visits. The kids had fun feeding the turtles and watching them swim around the pond. Additionally, the owner is very helpful. She quickly responded when we had questions about the house and the nearby community. During our first stay, the owner provided us with a list of some fun activities to try with the kids. We hope to return to Edgewater II next year for another great family vacation!"
    Guest: lmcq Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 16, 2014
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  • 322066 Nags Head Beach Cottage

    "Excellent location, on 13th hole Nags Head Golf Links, owner was very accessible for questions, amenities at house great, look forward to return to this location !"
    Guest: Marion H. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 12, 2014
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  • great vacation house

    "Was here with the family in July of 2014 and we really enjoyed ourselves...house is large with plenty of room and is equipped with all kitchen supplies. We used the available baby gate for my dog, who is older and we didn't want him going up and down the stairs. This brings me to the elevator - what a life saver not only for previously mention older dog, but getting your suitcase and supplies to the top floor - whew loved the elevator. There were also pool float items in the garage - I even donated 1. Speaking of the pool - this is where I spent most of my time - the only down side was the water feature was leaking and could not be used. I was slightly disappointed, but we did fine without it. A few things that we did not like - horrible smell when we first got into the house - like someone had cooked fish - cleaning crew should use febreeze! Also grill was VERY dirty. We had to clean it before we could use it. And yes we cleaned it again before we left. The stereo at the pool was not working properly and the ice maker upstairs was also not working. We call and the maintenance crew came and fixed the ice maker (big chunk of ice stuck) and bought a new stereo for the pool. Big props for maintenance - very pleasant and solved all the problems. As I said we had our dog, so pet friendly - fenced in yard is great. House is close to everything. We really had a good time!"
    Guest: Lisa S. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 2, 2014
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  • Perfect Family Beach Vaction

    "My family and I just stayed at Lighthouse Point and loved it. We have 3 young children and the house was perfect for our first long family vacation. It had everything we needed to be comfortable and feel at home. It was so nice to be able to walk to the beach in a few short minutes. We can't wait to come back next summer!"
    Guest: Rebecca Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 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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