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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Sweet!

    "The cottage is very “Outer Banks”. Cute as can be, a real gem. Upon arriving, the very first surprise was how clean the cottage was. John really maintains this well. This is a Outer Banks classic. We have stayed in some very pricey hotels that were not up to par with this rental. The cottage is close to the pier and a short walk from two very good beach accesses. It has a cute back yard and exudes a feeling of “home”. You could do far worse than renting this cottage. Are we coming back? You betcha!"
    Guest: OBXfisherman Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 21, 2014
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  • Pilot House

    "There were two families staying at this cottage for the week. We had other family members staying down the street, so it was a "reunion" for all of us to get together in one place. We love this cottage! The owner was very nice and accommodating. He was very helpful and attentive to details. The cottage was clean, comfortable, well maintained and well stocked with everything you would need. The location was great! Loved the pool! We would rent this cottage again! We would give this cottage a star rating of more than 5!"
    Guest: Jane B. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 9, 2014
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  • Perfect beach house for windsurfers and kiters

    "This house was perfect for our group. We came up to Hatteras from South Carolina to surf, windsurfer, and kite. The location was within a 5 minute drive to the top spots of Canadian Hole and Ego Beach. Glen, the owner, gave us tons of tips and local info that helped make our vacation most enjoyable. He recommended the best kitesurfing teacher, Captain Billy Stark, for lessons. These are good people who you can trust and support with your business!"
    Guest: Derek Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 23, 2014
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  • Loved the little cottage

    "This was our first visit to the outer banks and we were pleasantly pleased. We loved the area and especially the cottage. We felt very comfortable and cozy there, and we very much enjoyed having our two dogs with us. We loved it but the dogs loved it too! There was constantly a cool breeze coming off the ocean even though it was a few blocks away, and we loved relaxing on the porch in the chairs or the hammocks with a book and letting the dogs sit on the porch. This was truly a memorable vacation spot and we would love to return. Furnishings were great and also had fun playing the games that were there to play at night. We had great weather but it would have been fine even if it was raining. A great find!"
    Guest: LM Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 20, 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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