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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • good, not great

    "Rating Details: I was satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was very clean. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: place was in a great location. Several things were in disrepair (drains, front door lock etc). Trolley service was slow--had to wait forever for one that wasn't full."
    Guest: Justine Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 23, 2014
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  • Best Family Vacation Ever!!!!!!!!!

    "We rented Rodanthe Paradise during the last week in August. This was our first time vacationing in the Outerbanks. We were looking forward to a fun week with our family and friends (in all - we stayed in the house with 3 other families; 8 adults and 8 kids under the age of 7). We are from out of town - so relied mainly on the internet - and looked for a large house on the water (specifically the ocean side). We were so thankful to find this amazing house!!! The owner, Paul, is the greatest person!!!! He was so helpful and provided us with great contacts before we left (it definitely helps to know where to find good pizza in the area!). Paul also provided us with a great contact that had answers to all of our questions - which was so helpful!!! Once we arrived at the beach house - we were beyond impressed with the location of the house - and the size of the house!!! We actually had a hard time deciding where each family would stay - because each room is amazing - great sizes and all with large beautiful bathrooms! The house is in amazing condition - the kitchen is amazing (and fully stocked!!!) - and opens up to a impressive great room (and the largest kitchen table we have ever seen!!!). The views are AMAZING!!!! With lots of little kids in the house - it made walking to the beach easy (it was literally steps away!!!) - and the best part - the Pier (which is the shortest walk from the house - you can literally see it from the house!!) !!! Paul has an agreement with the pier owners that anyone that stays in his house has access to the pier (otherwise - it cost $ to site see/fish on the pier). With lots of kids looking for fun things to do - it was great to walk to pier and enjoy the view while fishing (our little 6-year old even caught a fish!!! Highlight of his trip!!!). The pier also has live music on certain nights during the summer and a fun little game/arcade area for the kids! The beach house is in an amazing location - at the end of the street (short walk!) is a great little shop area - great coffee House, fun bead store for the kids - and even a few shops to get some fun souvenirs! We enjoyed many nights in this beautiful house!!!! Paul is amazing - and his house is beautiful!!!!! We definitely highly recommend this house for your next family vacation!!!! Thank you, Paul!!!!!!!!!"
    Guest: Sullivan Family Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 2, 2014
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  • Cozy, clean and comfortable!

    "This place is just as it appears in the photos. It was clean and comfortable. The rooms were nice sized, including a very large bathroom. The location was great. We especially appreciated the ample, comfortable seating in the living room. It was well appointed, and well maintained. The neighborhood was quiet. And Lisa was very easy to work with! We came down for a girl's getaway, and would definitely stay here again."
    Guest: Karen Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 2, 2014
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  • Saw dolphins on our first evening!

    "The cabana was cozy and we had a great time for our third wedding anniversary! The location was perfect, a short drive away from a grocery store, restaurants, and the ferry to Ocracoke. The unit was very clean upon entry and the description and pictures were accurate. Our first night we decided to watch the sunset and we were lucky enough to see a pod of about 50 dolphins a bit far off shore! A great way to kick off our long weekend! The owners were very prompt in replying to emails and easy to communicate with."
    Guest: Abby M. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 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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