We have to smile when guests ask us if there are any good seafood restaurants on the island. After all, not only are we a sport fishing capital, but also the island’s history is all about the fish! Commercial fishing was, and is, a way of life for many, many islanders and their families. The […]
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Just this weekend, new signs appeared along Highway 12 indicating that our highway is now a National Scenic By-way. We are proud of this designation and hope that when you drive down the island from Oregon Inlet heading south, you will really enjoy the drive. All too often, the scenery and the atmosphere of the […]
This weekend we celebrate Mother’s Day. There is no doubt in our minds that there is something very special about a Beach Mom. Beach Moms magically appear during family vacation time. They morph out of the Moms we all know at home but they have a special glow about them when they get to the […]
“From sea to shining sea, these protected lands (national parks, seashores, lakeshores, and more!) are brimming with breathtaking scenery, amazing wildlife, and activities galore. Discover our nation’s most unspoiled getaways, from the rocky shores of Acadia National Park to the tree-covered ridges of Point Reyes National Seashore.” See all of the Top 25 Gorgeous Coastal National Parks according to […]
This past weekend we had a full house as we were one of the sponsors of the annual “4 Plus” Fishing Tournament. For many of you who vacation with us during the summer, you may not know how busy we can be in April, October and November for these large tournaments. The spring tournament has […]
If only vacations could last forever! But the days move along, and all too soon it is time to check out. Here are a few suggestions to make checking out a bit easier, so you can keep that OBX feeling all the way home. 1. If you are traveling on a Saturday or Sunday, it […]
If you’re headed this way, these updates provide important travel information. File this under “Know before you go!”. See Video on YouTube • Expect Daytime Lane Closures Monday – Friday until June 13* One lane will remain open during these lane closures, but motorists are advised to allow extra travel time. From time to time, […]
“Greasy Spoons Most restaurants here close for the off-season, so we cooked most of our meals. Whenever we met locals, though, we’d ask for restaurant recommendations. Those led us to a few choice eateries, such as, Fattys where we chowed down on biscuits and gravy.” Read the entire awesome article in Men’s Journal.
You’re all settled into your room and now the real vacation can begin! For first-time visitors to the ocean and the Outer Banks (and even for repeat visitors), the variety of things to do and places to visit can be overwhelming. Here are some tips to enjoy your visit to the fullest. Just please remember, […]
USA Today Travel 10Best recently named, Cape Hatteras National Seashore #8 Best National Park Beach. Cape Hatteras National Seashore, America’s first national seashore, offers 70 miles of pristine sandy beaches running between the Atlantic Ocean and Pamlico Sound. See more.