Outer Banks Whale Watch

It’s not every day that whales pass this close to the Outer Banks. These are the big guys, too–humpback whales–not the wonderfully playful dolphins and porpoises that we usually see. They’re mostly gone now, or at least probably gone. Superstorm Nemo took care of that, churning the waters up and …

Mid-Currituck Bridge Update

I had the opportunity to attend a recent NCDOT presentation on the Outer Banks.  According to Division Engineer, Barry Hobbs, who is Project Manager for the northeastern North Carolina division, the NC assembly may not provide ongoing funds for the project.  Hobbs made his remarks at a Chamber of Commerce …

Outer Banks Wedding Vendors

An exciting and experienced collection of vendors are available and at your service for your Outer Banks wedding – from Corolla to Nags Head and all areas in between- Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Duck and Roanoke Island. Depending on the size of the wedding, professionals are available to help …

Outer Banks Winter Beauty

Winter has slowly arrived on the Outer Banks, bringing with it a peaceful and stark beauty. Live oaks and pine trees, that are so much a part of our barrier island landscape, take on a richer shade of green when cast against the surrounding leafless trees. The Atlantic takes on …

Outer Banks Scenic Byway Selected as “Best of the Road”

The Outer Banks has another prestigious recognition.  Rand McNally Road Trips has chosen 21 maritime communities along 137.8 land miles of the Outer Banks National Scenic Byway as Best of the Road evolved in response to barrier islands, capes and shallow sound waters.  Striking natural features and nationally significant historic …

Corolla Pedal Foot Paddle Triathlon

Beginning at Currituck Heritage Park Saturday, April 14th at 8:00 a.m. the “Pedal-Foot-Paddle” starts with a 7-mile scenic cycle through Corolla followed by a 2-mile run on the beach at low-tide, wrapping up with a 1-mile kayak paddle on the Currituck Sound.  For the more leisurely-minded enjoy the half-mile fun …

Wild Horse Adventure Tours

Discover some of the most unique sights our area has to offer with their air-conditioned Excursions or open-air tours.   Friendly and knowledgeable guides take you onto the pristine northern beaches – accessible only with a 4×4 off-road vehicle – in search of Outer Banks Wild Corolla Spanish Mustang Horses.  Wild …

2012 Outer Banks Wedding Show is this weekend!

The 2012 Outer Banks Wedding Show is this weekend!  Presented by obxbrides.com, this event will be held on March 24, 2012 from 11:00 – 4:00 p.m. at The Sanderling Resort & Spa in Duck, North Carolina.  Don’t miss out on this fantastic experience tasting great foods from qualified caterers like …

Race Out to Support A Worthy Cause

Third Annual Night at the Races, a benefit The Corolla Wild Horse Fund, begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn in Kitty Hawk, NC, on Saturday, March 17th.  Enjoy a night of horse racing, heavy hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, prizes, raffles, hat contest, and more. Tickets are available for purchase at …