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visit the outer banks beach on labor day

Whether you plan on escaping for a long weekend or are finally scheduling that week vacation after a long, busy summer, Labor Day is the perfect time for an Outer Banks getaway. Since most people already have the day off, it’s a very popular day...

New Years Eve OBX

It’s hard to believe it’s already the end of 2019! This year may have flown by but luckily, there is still plenty to do around the OBX! From kid-friendly activities and champagne toasts to full dance parties, you'll be able to close out the year in...

Due to our geographical ability to easily obtain fresh seafood and local produce, food culture is often at the center of our celebrations here on the Outer Banks... but who doesn't love a fun food festival? One of the most anticipated food-related events every year is the Outer Banks Food Truck Showdown—a fun, family-friendly celebration of food from all over the state!

holiday presents

Situated on a 100-mile stretch of barrier islands off the coast of North Carolina, the pristine beaches of the Outer Banks have become a well-known family vacation destination. In addition to their picturesque beaches, they’re well known for historic landmarks and cultural interests, charming shops,...

The holidays are here! Believe it or not, it’s that time of year again which can only mean one thing—it’s time to plan an awesome holiday vacation! If you’re heading to the Outer Banks for a holiday getaway in November or December, here is a...

Tens of thousands of people flock to the Outer Banks each year to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy a week-long vacation with family and friends. Although the area is well-known for being one of the premier vacation destinations on the...

fall leaves

Fall is arguably one of the best seasons of the year—who doesn’t love pumpkin patches, warm sweaters and apple cider? On the Outer Banks, Fall is basically our “second summer” where visitors get to enjoy everything from great weather and quiet beaches to savings on...

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of the year for friends and family to gather together and celebrate everything they are thankful for… and there are plenty of reasons to be thankful that you’re spending Thanksgiving here on the Outer Banks.

Now that Fall is approaching, fisherman will be flocking to the shore to try their luck at reeling in that big catch. If you enjoy a good competition and are looking for a real fishing challenge this fall, register to enter the 2019 Outer Banks Kayak Fishing Tournament!

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most influential and well-known space exploration achievements: The Apollo 11 Moon Landing of July 20, 1969. This month, there will be celebrations all over the nation in honor of the anniversary of this incredible event but you can celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 right here on the Outer Banks!

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