10 Heart Melting Outer Banks Vacation Marriage Proposal Ideas Pt. 2

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Last week we released part 1 of of our Outer Banks vacation marriage proposal ideas   series and as promised, we’re back with the the final 5 ideas that are perfect for your next OBX vacation . Be sure to share your favorite Outer Banks marriage proposal ideas with us at the bottom! :)

6. Sunset Sailing on the Roanoke Sound 

Outer Banks sailing at its finest! The Downeast Rover departs from the Manteo waterfront for two-hour sailing trips that are offered three times a day including a sunset tour at night. Away from the hustle and bustle of the beach, you can enjoy the 55-foot topsail schooner sailing on the Roanoke Sound with Jockey’s Ridge and Roanoke Island as the perfect back drop. The beautiful sunset tour is BYOB so bring along your favorite bottle of champagne to toast once your loved one says yes.

7. Nighttime Walk on an OBX Pier 

After having dinner at a local restaurant or at your OBX vacation rental, head over to the nearest pier for a nighttime walk. Jennette’s Pier is the nicest pier on the Outer Banks but any of them will do. Get down on one knee when you reach the end and the pier’s lights reflecting off the ocean water will set the perfect scene for an unforgettable engagement proposal!

8. Romantic Waterfront Restaurant 

One of the most romantic places to have dinner on the OBX would have to be at one of our many waterfront restaurants. Below are some highly rated local waterfront restaurants that are perfect for not only a delicious meal, but the perfect setting to propose your love.

1587 Restaurant
405 Queen Elizabeth Ave
Manteo, NC
(252) 473-1587
Brine and Bottle
7531 S Virginia Dare Trail
Nags Head, NC
(252) 715-1818
Colington Cafe
1029 Colington Rd
Kill Devil Hills, NC
(252) 480-1123
The Blue Point
1240 Duck Rd
Duck, NC
(252) 261-8090


9. Sunset on Jockey’s Ridge 

Park across the street from the tallest natural sand dune system in the Eastern United States and walk over with your loved one just before dusk. One of the best places to watch a sunset on the Outer Banks, your loved one’s heart will certainly melt as the sun falls and you offer your everlasting love.

10. Banner in the Sky 

What is more romantic than seeing your names together in the sky? Contact the folks at Island Aerials and have them fly over the beach near your Outer Banks vacation rental. They are the only locally owned and operated banner towing company on the OBX and with their fleet of four airplanes they can accommodate any scheduling needs.

Please tell us your favorite idea out of list of 10 and be sure to check out our Outer Banks wedding page for everything you need to know about planning an OBX wedding after your sweetheart says yes! :)

Photo courtesy of Courtney Hathaway Photography

Tuesday, September 24, 2013


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