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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Charming getaway!

    "Our stay at Laura and Andy's was a great getaway! The location is just off the sound bridge leading onto the Outer Banks. Beware of Weekend traffic going into the bridge. Plan ahead! The studio is brand new and they have done a wonderful job of making it charming and comfortable. The spacious futon opens up to a full queen size bed. Kitchenette is perfect for small meals. The yard is inviting and a beautiful view off the dock on the Sound. Laura and Andy have done a great job with the studio. We will return!"
    Guest: NixFix Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 29, 2014
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  • Best Vacation Ever!

    "What a beautiful home. Perfect location. So convenient to everything. Kitchen is outfitted better than any rental I've ever seen. Master bedroom has the best mattress I've ever slept on. We all loved the pool especially the grand kids. We've already booked for next year and can't wait! Owner is wonderful to work with."
    Guest: Debrah S. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 29, 2014
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  • Great week at Sailaway

    "This was our 2nd year renting Sailaway. It's a wonderful location, close to all the shops in Duck and just steps away from the beach. After a miserable winter in the northeast, we had sunny weather and temperatures in the 70's every day. It was wonderful. It was the relaxing week I needed. Cindy is great to work with--waived the pet fee since we were returning guests. The house was really clean on arrival and the pool area was sparkling. I would recommend this house to everyone. Great house. Great location"
    Guest: Susan Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 21, 2014
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  • Hinesite was Wonderful!

    "House was very clean upon arrival, everything as expected. Spacious enough for two families to feel comfortable. Included all amenities, close bike ride to the beach. Landlord was very accommodating to circumstances that arose due to Hurricane Arthur. The pool was a great option to have especially with the children. Lots of games and fun things around the house for children. I would highly recommend this for a couple of families with children."
    Guest: Debbie Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 17, 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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