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Kill Devil Hills Trash Attack 2017

Kill Devil Hills - Trash Attack 2017

The Town of Kill Devil Hills’ annual Trash Attack! community clean-up will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. (Rain date: Sunday, April 2, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.). Volunteers will meet and register at the lot beside the KDH Fire Station,located at 1634 N. Croatan Highway, beside the Dare Centre. Once registered, volunteers selectwhat area of Kill Devil Hills they want to help clean up. The Town provides disposable...


Top 6 Reasons To Visit The Outer Banks In The Spring

Top 6 Reasons To Visit The Outer Banks In The Spring

By Kelly Allman, March is here and spring is doing her thing! It’s time to get outside and appreciate the longer days, warmer air and the unspoiled beauty that is the Outer Banks. There are so many things that we love about spring on the OBX, but here are a few of our top reasons: S uper savings can be found through Memorial Day.  Not only are many of our homes deeply discounted during the shoulder season, but Seaside Vacations is also offering...


Vacation Rental Makeover Sweet Ts

Vacation Rental Makeover - Sweet T's

As many of our terrific vacation home owners at Seaside Vacation’s do, the owners of Sweet T’s in Nags Head have given their home a makeover.  Thousands of dollars’ worth of upgrades including new décor, deck work, carpet, siding, paint, window treatments and more have given this home a fabulous new feel.   Take a look at what you can now expect from this 4 bedroom, 2 bath, oceanside vacation rental.    BEFORE AND AFTER...


The Beauty of the Outer Banks Beach House Rental

The Beauty of the Outer Banks Beach House Rental

By Kelly Allman,    My family has always been a big proponent of the multi-generational vacation – well before it was ever “a thing.” For years, the grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins would assemble and embark on our annual family getaway. Together we’ve enjoyed cruises to the Caribbean, jaunts to Jamaica, and even a cross-county RV trip.  But of all the shared holidays, the one that stands out as our perennial favorite is the beach...


Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Outer Banks in the Off Season

Top 10 Reasons to Visit the Outer Banks in the Off Season

Seaside Vacations, a leading vacation rental company located on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, lists the top 10 reasons to visit the Outer Banks during the off season. Come enjoy the beach all over again this spring and fall with everything you love about the Outer Banks – warm sunny days, refreshing ocean waters, fine dining, natural treasures, historic sites, local attractions – with fewer crowds.  Outer Banks weather begins to warm back...


Stay connected to OBX with an Outer Banks Box

Stay connected to OBX with an Outer Banks Box

By Chad Fournier, Today we ran across a great way for you to stay connected to the Outer Banks as you’re waiting for your next Outer Banks vacation dates to arrive –  outerbanksbox.com . You can have an Outer Banks Box delivered to your door four times a year.  You can order a box subscription for yourself, or give it as a gift.  Your Outer Banks box includes 4-6 items that range from food, snacks, photo gifts, knick-knacks,...


Top Rented Homes of 2016

Top Rented Homes of 2016

  Top Ten Most Rented 1-3 Bedroom Homes of 2016   Top Ten Most Rented 4-6 Bedroom Homes of 2016 Top Ten Most Rented 7-10 Bedroom Homes of 2016 Top Ten Most Rented Dog-Friendly Homes of 2016...


OBX Holiday Menu idea Lucky 12 Taverns Blackened Tuna Bites

OBX Holiday Menu idea -Lucky 12 Tavern’s Blackened Tuna Bites

Blackened Tuna Bites with Green Onion Crema    Since your making the Blackening Spice , why not make a full batch and share with friends…  Blackening Spice Ingredients: 7 oz Kosher Salt 12 oz Paprika 5 tbsp Dried Thyme leaves 5 tbsp Ground Black pepper 5 tbsp Granulated Garlic 2 1/2 tbsp Cayenne Pepper 2 1/2 tbsp White Pepper 5 tbsp Crushed Chile Flakes 7 1/2 tbsp Chili Pepper mix all togeher and store in an air tight container Green...


OBX Holiday Menu idea Awful Arthurs Crab Lobster Bisque

OBX Holiday Menu idea - Awful Arthur’s Crab Lobster Bisque

Awful Arthur’s Crab-Lobster Bisque     Ingredients: 4 oz. Butter, unsalted 1 ea. Large onion, roughly chopped 1 ea. Medium carrot, peeled, roughly chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1½ Tbsp. Paprika  ½ Tbsp. Awful Arthur’s Crab Spice (or Old Bay)  2/3 Cup All-purpose flour 1 Quart Clam juice 1 tsp. Tabasco Sauce …(or more to taste)  1 Tbsp. Worcestershire Sauce 1 Pint Heavy Cream to taste Black pepper, freshly cracked...


OBX Holiday Menu idea Sugar Creeks Seafood Mac and Cheese

OBX Holiday Menu idea - Sugar Creek's Seafood Mac and Cheese

Seafood Mac and Cheese    Ingredients: 1 pound elbow macaroni 1/2 pound shrimp 3 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons flour 1 tablespoon powdered mustard 4 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup yellow onion, finely diced 1 clove minced garlic 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 large egg 12 ounces sharp cheddar, shredded 8 ounces pepper jack, shredded 8 ounces cream cheese cubed 8 ounces monteray jack, shredded 1 teaspoon kosher salt Fresh black pepper Topping: 3 tablespoons...