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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Heron Haven was great

    "Rating Details: I was 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: Great location and amenities. Clean rental and ready for us when we arrived at 2 pm. Mobile app check in and check out was excellent. My only point would be that the kitchen utensils were subpar (rusted tongs, old kitchen mitts, ratty kitchen rug, not enough wine glasses, old/dented pots, old table mats, etc. etc.) One of the rattan bar stools was breaking up and leaving pieces on the floor. No problems with anything in the house. Everything worked well, and we were generally pleased with our week's stay. Thank you!"
    Guest: A guest from Potomac falls, Virginia Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Wonderful!

    "Perfect location for our first family vacation in 17 years. Our group ranged in age from 15 to 63 and we all loved our week in this location. The house is beautifully furnished and lives up to the photos. The kitchen provided plenty of room for all the family chefs to work together and the dining table accommodated all of us. Pool, hot tub and pool table were welcome alternatives to the uncrowded beach. Beds were very comfortable. Highly recommended!"
    Guest: English Rose Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 25, 2014
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  • Great house!

    "My family and I have stayed here several times, it is a great house right in the middle of everything but without traffic or noise in a perfect spot with ocean views. Its a short little walk across the street and down a bit to the beach and you can check the surf from the balcony! Plenty of room for us and our friends, washer and dryer is so nice to have on a longer trip and they have even re-done the kitchen with upgraded appliances and counter tops since we've been coming! We love coming down here and will stay here again!"
    Guest: Liz Date of Stay: December 2013 Review Submitted: March 25, 2014
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    "This how is incredibly clean and very well taken care of, the location is the icing on top! The views from the top deck are breath taking and the shops and places to eat around are amazing aswell. You could walk anywhere you want, especially the beach which is just steps away from the house! This house has everything and more and my family and I loved every moment of our vacation in the outer banks thanks to this house and we will be back!"
    Guest: Meganjamz12 Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 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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