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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Great Family Stay

    "Just back from a wonderful stay at pelican rest. The home is very large- great for multiple famlies. The kitchen is well stocked. The kids had a great time in the huge pool. You're a short walk to the beach. Great beach house- we'll be back. Thanks for a great week!!"
    Guest: Amanda Z. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 5, 2014
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  • A Little Piece of Beach Heaven on Cape Hatteras

    "This condo was perfect for our girls long weekend, and let me say right up front that I'm sure we'll be back and I also hope to get my husband here, it's just that nice! There's nothing like sitting on the balcony and watching the waves, dolphins, and pelicans. I've never seen so many pelicans!! The condo was beautiful, spotless, and had everything you would need. And it must've been decorated by a professional; everything went together perfectly! It was situated near everything - the lighthouse as well as the ferry to Ocracoke. And I think the best thing was the way that time seemed to stand still. I'm not really quite sure how they did that, but it was much needed and certainly appreciated! (We went off-season to get away from it all, and we succeeded; I can't vouch for any other time of year.)"
    Guest: Catherine S. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 16, 2014
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  • Close to Beach and Shopping

    "We had a great time and loved how close to the beach our condo was. Very clean and cozy. We appreciated having the pool for evening swims. Corolla is a wonderful area, less commercial but still plenty of shopping. Loved having grocery and Duck Donuts across the street. Jacqueline was a great help!"
    Guest: Kate Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 2, 2014
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  • Fantastic stay at "Wilkom"

    "My first trip to OBX and what a great property this is!! Kitchen and baths totally renovated and updated, new carpet throughout home, very roomy with lots of areas to spread out. Kitchen extremely well-equipped with everything you could possibly need. We cooked in every night except one night out at Blue Point restaurant (best she-crab soup and crab cakes!) This home is in a very nice neighborhood. Many decks on the home to enjoy breezes off the ocean or watch wildlife in the adjoining wooded area(we saw a mother and baby deer one morning). Very short walk to nice beach area. Short drive to great shops and restaurants in Duck. Will definitely return to this lovely home!! Also the owners are so very easy to work with!"
    Guest: Barbara Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 10, 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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