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Recent Northern Coast & Outer Banks reviews

  • Excellent Home Away From Home

    "First, the owners were great to work with and quick to respond to any questions or concerns. The home itself was within walking distance and the porch swing was a wonderful place to enjoy morning coffee or afternoon relaxing after a day at the beach. The game room was a hit with the children as was the TV in their own room. Even though we had two families staying together, there was plenty of room for everyone and the large table made us able to all eat together, something we haven't been able to do in other places we have stayed. The owners have anticipated any renter's needs and graciously share their belongs, from the beach wagon to the corn hole and more. This is a place we will definitely keep listed under our favorites for possible future visits to the Outer Banks."
    Guest: Pam A. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 18, 2014
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  • The perfect place for our family to relax!

    "Horatio's Too is even more charming and comfortable in person than in the pictures provided. We have rented many places off vrbo over the years and can honestly say this one is our favorite. The house is well-stocked, beautifully decorated, and in the perfect location. Our young sons (6 & 8) loved crabbing in the canal and paddling around in the provided canoe. They told us this was the best vacation of their lives. If you're looking for a relaxing and beautiful place to vacation, Ocracoke is it! The property owner was helpful and easy to work with. We are already planning our return trip for next summer and can't say enough good things about this house."
    Guest: Shannon R. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 12, 2014
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  • Bill and Ann

    "Weather not so good, April 6-10. Rainy and cold. But we had many many things to do, and Chris's house made the stay great!"
    Guest: William W. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 12, 2015
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  • Our Ocracoke Adventure

    "Pat's Place was great. We absolutely love Ocracoke and if you are are familiar with it, you know you have to want to get there. The house is far enough of the beaten path to feel away from everything, but close enough that you could walk to pretty much anything except the beach. It was just my wife myself and our 10 month old, but it was great. Helena (the owner) did everything she could to accommodate us and we texted a few times during our stay. The nice thing about the house is that we could have easily shared it with another family. We hope to stay here again."
    Guest: Rich P. Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 19, 2015
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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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