Discover the best places to watch the sunrise and the sunset on the Outer Banks. Unforgettable views await your next Outer Banks vacation!
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Check out our list of some of the more well-known land animals, from mammals to reptiles, that you might see during your stay.
Keep reading and we'll explore the hazards associated with digging holes on the beach and highlight the importance of practicing safety and responsibility.
One of the things that makes the Outer Banks just so special is the abundance of nature and wildlife. However, as the impacts of climate change become increasingly apparent, it is more important than ever to consider sustainable choices when planning our vacations. Join us as we explore how to enjoy a greener Outer Banks vacation by making responsible choices that minimize our environmental footprint.
After you've spent plenty of time surfing the waves and learning about the centuries of amazing history on the Outer Banks, check out these fantastic local spots that are perfect for scratching that hiking itch during your next Outer Banks vacation. Multiple hiking trails up and down the Outer Banks offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy the flora and fauna of the Outer Banks.
Below you'll find a list of the many different types of plants that you'll find on the Outer Banks, some native and others invasive. Keep reading so that you'll be able to identify and name some of the most common fauna on the Outer Banks on your next OBX vacation adventure!
Here are some things that you can do both while on vacation and once you’re back home to help protect and restore the beautiful beaches of the Outer Banks!
Keep reading for more information about the species of birds that you’ll find on the Outer Banks, the best times of year to travel to the OBX for birdwatching, and some tips and tricks for your next birdwatching adventure.
All five of the sea turtle species that visit the Outer Banks are considered endangered under the Endangered Species Act, meaning that it is illegal to attempt to harm them or their eggs. Keep reading to find out more about nesting season on the Outer Banks, conservation efforts, and what you can do to help keep these sea turtles safe.
The Outer Banks is known as one of the best areas on the east coast for stargazing thanks to low light pollution. See our guide to Outer Banks stargazing!