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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Much More Than We Expected!!!

    "This was our third year vacationing at Breakers...you will not be disappointed...beautiful home, gorgeous view....centrally located to restaurant, store, and close walk to beach. Quiet neighborhood, nice for evening walks and bike riding. Bike and beach rentals almost next door....just a great great place to spend a vacation. Owners are the best people to work with...Lori you are the greatest!! Had a problem with the door lock and called them up and immediately problem was taken care of. I've already made my reservation for next year...can't wait....We just love this place :)"
    Guest: LGC Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: August 21, 2014
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  • Good Times & Good Memories!

    "Located in a quite neighborhood and walking distance to the beach, this cottage is exactly as pictured and described. It is clean and well appointed, a comfy place for a little R&R. My personal favorite was the screened in porch with a good book. We would recommend this property to anyone and plan on returning."
    Guest: OBXLove Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: August 29, 2014
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  • Low-Key, Great Location

    "We've stayed in fancy Duck houses and a couple that were below our standards. This house is just right. Really comfortable, well maintained, nicely equipped kitchen, great spa with pleasant outdoor seating. The Colony By the Sea pool - right by the beach, with bathrooms - is a great arrangement for a family. The bedrooms downstairs are small, but if your main purpose - like ours - was to be either outside or together in the common areas, that's a minor consideration. Janet the owner is friendly and helpful."
    Guest: Jim S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 14, 2014
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  • September

    "We have been to the Outer Banks numerous times but this the first time staying at this property. We found it to be everything the description said it was. Extremely clean, well stocked kitchen, big screen TV (my husband's favorite to watch those football games), beautifully decorated, bikes, and ping pong. The owner responded very quickly when I sent a text in regards to a key issue. He also called prior to use coming to make sure directions were understood etc. I have just one slight suggestion since we are ones who like to depart early on our last day. Bed linens are provided ( a nice gesture by the way), however they need to washed/dried prior to departure....so if you are one that doesn't mind waiting on the laundry this would not be an issue, but if you are like us....bring your own bed linens. Other than that....no complaints at all and I would highly recommend this property to my friends and we would even rent it again Thank you for allowing us to stay at your property."
    Guest: Bea B. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 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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