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Outer Banks Shopping Guide

In addition to going to the beach, taking a hang gliding adventure, or enjoying all the fun and history that the Outer Banks has to offer, you’ll also find that the Outer Banks has a wide variety of shops and boutiques to pique your interest and find something for everyone in your family to love.

One of the best things about an Outer Banks vacation is the ability to enjoy fresh-caught local seafood right off the boat at any number of fantastic local restaurants. But when you’re ready to purchase fresh, local seafood to whip up your own masterpiece, the Outer Banks also has a wide variety of local Outer Banks seafood markets that will ensure you’ve got the freshest catch available for your vacation meal. Keep reading to find the closest seafood market to your vacation home, listed by town.

When coming to the Outer Banks for vacation, you want to spend your time relaxing, hanging out on the beach, and enjoying all of the adventures that the Outer Banks has to offer, not worrying about grocery shopping. Fortunately, the Outer Banks is home to many chain grocery stores, as well as local markets, where you can easily find everything you need during your stay.

Outer Banks Surfer

When you’re looking for breaking waves on the Outer Banks, it’s not always as simple as grabbing your board and heading east until you hit the sand. Yes, the OBX is famous for some of the best breaks on the east coast. However, they’re not always as easy to locate as those off the Pacific. We asked some true OBX locals some of their go-tos for frequent swells. Graciously, they decided to divulge some of their favorite hot spots!

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To be a thin stretch of barrier islands, the Outer Banks certainly isn’t short on fun places to try tasty craft beers. We don’t offer your run-of-the-mill bars with standard brews. The establishments in the area try to offer more of an eclectic selection and scene. Most even offer local options that you’ll be hard-pressed to find anywhere else!

Nightlife in the Outer Banks is a lively time filled with delicious seafood, unbeatable drinks, exciting games, and good tunes. From Corolla to Nags Head, you can easily find fun any night of the week! The OBX hosts both big-name performers and talented local...

Vacations are all about taking a break and enjoying time with loved ones, but it's also a great time to step up your Instagram game! You've already packed your cutest outfits, now you just need to find the best backdrops to make your picture POP - and we can help:)

7 Things To Do On The OBX When The Sun Goes Down

When you think of visiting the beach, you are probably picturing bright, sunny days out by the ocean. While there is nothing like a sunny beach day, your fun doesn’t have to end just because the moon has come out. In fact, there are dozens...