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Kayaking Adventures on the Outer Banks: Teaser Image of Couple Kayaking

Whether you're seeking a leisurely exploration of coastal marshlands or a challenging journey through dynamic ocean waters, the Outer Banks has something to offer for everyone. Join us as we delve into the unique landscapes, rich wildlife, and vibrant coastal communities that make kayaking in the Outer Banks an unforgettable experience.

Outer Banks Animals Teaser

Check out our list of some of the more well-known land animals, from mammals to reptiles, that you might see during your stay.

Sustainable Beach Tourism Teaser Image of starfish in the sand with ocean background.

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.

Plants of the Outer Banks Title on a green background surrounded by leaves.

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!

How to Protect Outer Banks Beaches Teaser

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!

Tan background, text: Birdwatching, Photo of a finch against blurred background

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.