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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks property reviews

  • Great vacation house for large family with kids

    "Loved this property. The house was just as shown in the photos. This was a perfect vacation house for a family group of 12. We really enjoyed the location on the canal where we could dock our boat, kayak and canoe. The kids loved fishing from the dock and we often utilized the BBQ outside on the deck. We enjoyed the beautiful beach several times which was just a couple of minutes away. Shopping was close by as were restaurants and various tourist attractions. This house had everything we needed and more. I hope to come back again!"
    Guest: SB Date of Stay: June 2013 Review Submitted: July 2, 2013
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  • Great time at Thanksgiving

    "We had a great time! The house, itself, was fantastic. We were close to all the stores we needed. It was nice to have an elevator....very convenient. It was more than enough room and the view was really nice. The only glitch was with the staff at the check-in office. She wasn't the nicest. Other than that, I would recommend this house to others."
    Guest: Ms. Barnez Date of Stay: November 2013 Review Submitted: January 19, 2014
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  • no way irene!

    "Thank you so much for a great beach house.. We enjoyed a wedding and family vacation. Everything about your home was fantastic. All the personal touches made our time there so great!!"
    Guest: mother of the bride:) Date of Stay: September 2011 Review Submitted: November 14, 2011
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  • spring vaca

    "I love the tub in the master BR. Hammering & work being done on house behind us was a bit annoying, but what can you do.."
    Guest: Jenny Date of Stay: April 2012 Review Submitted: April 24, 2012
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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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